Author: Tom Walker

Missed it? It’s in the archives: go to  Then just search for “Peace” and pick the right date. Check out some of the other past show topics here. Tom will be on vacation until June 25. This Wednesday May 17 we talked to Charles Reith about the progress he and his volunteers have made […]

This Wednesday, May 10 at 9am, we’ll talk to Charley and Pam Rogers, volunteers with the Pachamama Alliance. Pachamama Alliance envisions a world that works for everyone: an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet—a New Dream for humanity. And their mission is “to empower Indigenous people of the Amazon rainforest […]

This Wednesday, May 3 at 9am we’ll first talk to Jay Wolin, minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota. We’ll talk about reproductive justice, laws restricting DEI and teaching African American history, the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, and New College. He has taken Thich Nhat Hanh’s Five Mindfulness Trainings – see a summary here. Our […]

This Wednesday April 26, at 9am we’ll talk to David Wilkins about the new Manasota ASALH Freedom School. It’s being held at the Betty J. Johnson Library in Newtown at noon every Saturday through April 29. By the way, if you’d like to learn about black history but spend only two minutes or less each in […]

Our first guest this Wednesday will be Doug Staley, the Executive Director of the Child Protection Center. The CPC’s mission is the Prevention, Intervention, & Treatment of Child Abuse. Read more about their programs HERE. On the second half our our show, since it’s the third Wednesday, we’ll hear Justice Matters, brought to you by the […]

First we’ll talk to Leslie Glass, co-founder of Reach Out Recovery. Reach Out Recovery is focused on addiction education, prevention, and family wellness and crafts meaningful content for millions of people impacted by addiction and mental illness. We’ll also talk to two students who have benefitted from Reach Out Recovery. On the second half of the […]

Our first guest this Wednesday will be Andrei Malaev-Babel, Director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, a three-year graduate program culminating in a Master of Fine Arts degree. Only twelve students are chosen each year from the thousands who audition nationwide to work in a program that combines rigorous classroom training with guest artist workshops […]

Tomorrow, March 29th, we’ll talk to Dr. Larry Thompson. Larry became President of the Ringling College of Art and Design in July of 1999. He’ll talk about how the college has grown and what is planned for the future. Then we’ll talk to Andrew K. Franklin, a former Senior Producer at NBC News. Andy was with […]

This Wednesday at 9am we’ll talk to Paul Ratner about the Sarasota Film Festival which starts this Friday, March 24. Paul is Managing Director of the festival. We’ll be joined by two filmmakers: Chucha Barber is the Producer of Unfiltered: The Truth About Oysters. It’s a documentary film that “explores the oyster’s role both in our […]

This Wednesday at 9am our guest will be Daresha Kyi, director of the film Mama Bears. Mama Bears is a feature-length documentary that explores the many ways in which the lives of conservative, Christian mothers are impacted and utterly transformed when they decide to affirm and advocate on behalf of their LGBTQ children. As members of a […]

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