Award-winning instrumentalist, vocalist and bandleader Cynthia Sayer defies all the banjo player assumptions as she single-handedly re-popularizes the 4-string banjo in jazz. Sayer is celebrated as one of the top 4-string jazz banjoists in the world today: soulful, edgy, both contemporary and classic, with a playing style that is all her own.
For 24 year-old Entreprenette Lindsay Tia Reilly, her creations are more than just a bag – they’re an experience. Lindsay’s merchandise is influenced by the experiences that have inspired her, made her brave, and sparked a desire to empower others.
Now her dream is to fashionably pay it forward by motivating others to inspire, encourage bravery, and empower each other!
Kerri Leblang, author of "How One Word will Change Your World"
Addressing such topics as self esteem, self confidence, positive self talk, and compassion, “How One Word Will Change your World” was written specifically to touch the heart of the child reader, and ignite a upshift in perspective and healthy self concept.
Hear the story of the Martin Richard Statue, dedicated recently at Bridgewater State University. Singer Linda Chorney connected with portrait artist David Wells Roth and sculptor Victoria Guerina to present a statue honoring the life and inspiring lessons of 8-year-old Martin Richard, victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Vallie Szymanski, Exec. Director and Co-Founder of OCSA
The Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization (OCSA) works to expand public awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer in an effort to contribute to the early detection of this deadly disease, and by doing so, save lives.
It has been said that the most dangerous place for a child to grow up in America is at the intersection of poverty and race. That danger is especially prevalent for young black men, who are five times more likely to be incarcerated than black girls. Understanding the struggles these young men face is key to finding solutions.
A look at the major legal stories of the day including the New England Patriots Deflate-Gate controversy and the story of the Kentucky clerk who opted to go to jail rather than issue licenses to gay wedding couples.