Host Xolani Kacela discusses the topic of Intuition as he is both host and guest.
Las Cruces Bulletin publisher Richard Coltharp and writer Mike Cook recap the week's news and preview some upcoming events as they highlight some of the articles in the latest edition of the newspaper.
Local artists Vickie Morrow and Kathy Baker will discuss the Healing Wings project, which hopes to use public art to help remember those lost to COVID-19. People can decorate ceramic wings to hang on a permanent sculpture in Mesilla.
Eva St. John, of the Country Club Neighborhood Association; Cassie Paben of Tetrad Property Group; and Katherine Harrison Rogers, a senior planner for the city, discussed the Apodaca Blueprint and development plans for 75 acres of land where the Las Cruces Country Club used to be. The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved zoning changes, which still must be voted on by the City Council.
Leah Tookey, history curator at the NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum and local artist Bob Diven will discussed the newest exhibit at the museum, which uses the famous tale of Billy the Kid to tell the larger story of the Lincoln County War. Diven created a life-size sculpture of the famed outlaw for the exhibit.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman will discuss items in the news.
From the day in 2005 when the agreement between Bill Richardson and Richard Branson for what would later become Spaceport America was first announced, the business model for southern New Mexico has always been to separate wealthy tourists from their not-so-hard-earned vacation money.
“... First flights of a suborbital spaceliner (are) now planned in late 2008, early 2009,” Virgin Galactic announced in a 2005 press release, the first of what would be many overly optimistic projections.
Think Again welcomes multi-talented Shahid Mustafa to the program. Shahid is well known in our community as the owner/operator of Taylorhood Farms - a local farming and Community Supported Agriculture food grower and distributor. Today, we share a conversation centered on his experience in the specific realm of music. Shahid is a talented musician, singer, songwriter, producer, visual artist, and frequent contributor to Edible NM magazine.
Lisa Lucca talks with screenwriter Elyssa Rosen about her poignant journey of accepting her transgender daughter and the television pilot they wrote together.
Stuart Kelter interviews Shilpa Raj, one of five girls featured in the four-part Netflix documentary, Daughters of Destiny, about growing up from age four in a residential school called Shanti Bhavan in Tamil Nadu, India, near Bangalore. Founded by and originally fully funded by Indian-American businessman and philanthropist, Abraham George, the school’s mission is to help children and their families break out of the underclass. Shilpa was one of the first students at the school, which opened in 1997, the new home away from home for 300 children, from rural villages or urban slums, from families earning less than $2 per day, nearly all from the group or caste called Dalit or Untouchable. In 2017, the same year as the release of Daughters of Destiny, Shilpa published a memoir, The Elephant Chaser’s Daughter. She has gone on to earn a master’s degree in psychology and is currently enrolled in a psychology doctoral program at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York.
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