Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on what happened during the most recent county commissioners meeting and takes a final in-depth look on what happened during this year's legislative session in Santa Fe.
All About Books: Amoreena "AJA" France
Lynn Moorer chatted with Amoreena “AJA” France about her preternatural thriller, The Seventh Daughter, which features white magic practiced by Wiccans, led by preternatural psychologist Tabitha Taliaferro, and dark magic practiced by vampires. Set in Spokane, Washington (where the author has lived), and around Lake Pend Oreille across the border in Idaho’s panhandle, Tabitha feels compelled, when asked, to help FBI investigators and other law enforcement personnel find missing children through harnessing her sometimes unreliable power which rises when her blood flows.
Lisa Lucca talks with Verna, owner of Indigo Mermaid in Las Cruces about the practical use of crystals and essential oils for health and well being.
Sparked by two current events (the local literary journal, Sin Fronteras, coming out this week, and the annual "For Love of Art" poetry reading scheduled for Saturday afternoon at the Center for Spiritual Living), Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with poets Joe Somoza, Dick Thomas, Ellen Roberts Young (editor of Sin Fronteras), and Chuck Harper.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel discussed the State of the City with Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagashima.
Cafe Con Leche: Guest Irene Oliver-Lewis
Host Nan Rubin interviews local arts activist Irene Oliver-Lewis on the many initiatives to support the City of Las Cruces Arts District program. They discuss cultural tourism and the positive effect this has on the economic life of the city.
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley have as their guests Las Cruces Sun- News columnist Cassie McClure, and Pastor Kevin Glenn from Calvary Baptist Church to discuss the role of organized religion in the lives of people today. Following up on Cassie's recent Sun-News column Millennials: Faith No More?, they explored the relationship between millennials and what we think of as "Faith" today. What are the implications of the role of "church" in an era when over 40% of respondents answer the question of religious affiliation with the answer "none."
Stuart Kelter interviews his son, Jacob Kelter, about what he learned about sleep through his co-founding of Rise Science, a start-up that focuses on improving the sleep habits of elite athletes and correlating it with their performance metrics.
Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on the latest from the state legislature and what happened during the most recent city council meeting. This week's feature interview was about La Clinica de Familia's new clinic and the future of mental health services in Doña Ana County with Jaime Olivas, the clinic's Chief Behavioral Health Officer, and Jose Valdiviezo, its Clinical Director of Behavioral Health.
Live True: For the Love of (He)art
To continue this month of Art & The Heart, Lisa Lucca talks with Dr. Caryn Iverson, CNO and Emily Gomez of Memorial Medical Center, and artist Cynthia de Lorenzi about the For the Love of (He)Art Initiative and Cardiac SweetHeart Expo at MMC, and the healing power of art.
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