Love Maine Radio #309: Clayton Rose + Alaina Marie Harris

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.

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Love Maine Radio #307: DJ Jon + Sean McCarthy and Max Davis

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.

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Summer Chapels #306

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.

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Maine’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K #305

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.

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Entrepreneurship & Education #304

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.

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Musical Healing #303

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.

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Living History #299

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 Possibleand with Dr. Christopher Petrella, whose academic career has explored questions at the intersection of race, criminality, and citizenship.

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