Today’s guests are Dr. Clayton Rose, the fifteenth president of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, and nationally known entrepreneur Alaina Marie Harris, creator of Alaina Marie, a collection of bait bag-inspired clutches.Love Maine Radio #309: Clayton Rose + Alaina Marie Harris Transcription
Today our guests are Elizabeth McLellan, founder and president of Partners for World Health and Robert Atkinson Ph.D., an internationally-recognized expert on life story interviewing, personal myth making, and soul-making.Love Maine Radio #308: Elizabeth McLellan + Robert Atkinson Transcription
Sean McCarthy and Max Davis are the bass and banjo players for the Ghost of Paul Revere, a non-traditional folk band that has won multiple awards, including Best in Maine at the 2014 New England Music Awards.
DJ Jon has been consistently voted Portland’s number one DJ for over two decades. Currently he can be heard at WHTP-Portland’s Hot 104.7. In 2016, he formed Event Mix DJ, a company that provides quality DJ services for events, weddings, and birthdays.Love Maine Radio #307: DJ Jon + Sean McCarthy and Max Davis
Summer chapels offer Maine residents and visitors of all denominations a unique setting in which to worship. Today we speak with the Reverend Kit Sherrill, who for many years served as the summer rector of the chapel of All Saints-by-the-Sea in Southport. We also speak with the caretaker of All Saints-by-the-Sea, Al Moses, whose great-grandfather began the tradition of worship at the site more than a century ago.Summer Chapels #306 Transcription
This year on August 5th will be the twentieth running of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth. This event attracts elite runners from around the globe, as well as recreational runners from across the country. Today we speak with race founder, Joan Benoit Samuelson, winner of the first Women’s Olympic Marathon in 1984. We also speak with volunteer coordinator, Maya Cohen, and her husband, Dr. Mylan Cohen, who cares for race participants (when necessary) in the medical tent.Maine’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K #305 Transcription
Sometimes it takes a willingness to engage in conflict—and work our way through difficult situations—in order to succeed. Today we discuss this idea with executive and entrepreneur Jean Hoffman, and we also speak with the superintendent of Portland public schools, Xavier Botana. Both Hoffman and Botana were recently featured in Maine magazine’s 50 Mainers issue for their contributions to our state.Entrepreneurship & Education #304 Transcription
Music is part of our celebrations and our inspiration. It can serve as a means of commonality between humans. It can also heal. Today we speak with Pamela Florea, a psychotherapist who integrates sound into the modalities she offers her clients in order to help them break cycles of physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering. We also have a conversation with Maine singer/songwriter Daniel Connor, who has returned to his music as a way of returning to health after having surgery for a brain tumor in 2012.Musical Healing #303 Transcription
Maine is known for its commitment to education, at all levels. Today we speak with Hebron Academy head of school Daniel Marchetti and Luke Shorty, executive director of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, a top-ranked charter school in Limestone.
High-Quality High Schools #302 Transcription
There is an inherent joy in working with what the earth offers. Today we speak with Stacy Brenner who lives, farms, and flowers at Broadturn Farm in Scarborough. We also discuss the Portland-based Rwanda Bean Company, which returns 50 percent of its profits to coffee farmers in Rwanda, with co-founder Mike MwenedataFarming Flowers & Cultivating Coffee #301 Transcription
We all have had experiences that push us to go beyond what we know in our daily lives. Today we speak with Dr. Emily Isaacson, the artistic director of the Oratorio Chorale and Maine Chamber Ensemble, about her unique commitment to music and how she came to make her life’s choices. We also explore ideas of grief in childhood, with psychologist Dr. Mary Plouffe, author of the memoir I Know It in My Heart.From the Heart #300 Transcription
Philosopher George Santayana is remembered for having said, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” During times of turmoil, we do well to recall how we got to be where we are. Today we speak with career journalist Douglas Rooks about his book Statesman: George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible, and with Dr. Christopher Petrella, whose academic career has explored questions at the intersection of race, criminality, and citizenship.Living History #299 Transcription