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Many Ways to Create a Sustainable World Print E-mail

Listen to Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show 4-5:00 pm today to hear about contemporary approaches to sustainability, one for businesses and communities, the other based on world-wide research with guests:

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Karl Schmidtis professor of Practice in Sustainable Engineering at Villanova University.  He will be discussing modern approaches to sustainability in business settings and how he prepares his graduate student engineers to provide sustainable consulting to businesses and townships.  He is the director of the RISE (Resilient Innovation through Sustainable Engineering) program at Villanova.

 

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 Dr. Katharine Wilkinson is the vice president of Communication and Engagement for Project Drawdown.  This project does world-wide research on current techniques that are working to lower greenhouse gases and could be scaled up. Their initial findings came out several years ago and listed 100 techniques.  They have recently published an update, The Drawdown Review, which Katherine will discuss. 

 

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Listen Up! Wednesday 08/05: People You Might Know (Or Not) Print E-mail
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Songs about people you may or may not know. Think of it as your encyclopedia edition of Listen Up!

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SKYWAVE August 5 @ 5pm: DEATH/BABY?! Print E-mail

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Welcome to Skywave for remote live radio play entertainment. We begin with a story from the mystery series "The Sealed Book". Originally aired 1945, "Escape By Death" has 2 elderly sisters stuck in a country house totally distanced from their usually social crowd. Determined that their niece and nephew have imprisoned them in order to poison them without anyone suspecting and thereby inheriting their wealth, they hatch a plot to remove their greedy relatives. Will the old ladies return to their place of high society or...Stay tuned as we continue with a melodrama from the Fleischmann Yeast Hour series. 1st broadcast 1935, "The Baby Carriage" has Mrs. Lezinsky in a pickle when her husband turns down her request to pay $5 for a treasured baby carriage because they have bills to pay up to the you-know-whatsis, not to mention what it'll cost to cure Mr. L's increasing blindness. Oi vey! What is a mother of 3 (with child yet) supposed to do? Well, the following regular voices know what they're going to do- entertain you! They are Susan Triggiani, Shelli Pentimall-Booker, Maury Harris, Tom Casetta and your host, Andy Pettit.

 
The (Not So) Hidden Agenda, Sun (8/2), @5pm-Healing Oppression-w/psychologist Dr. Eleonora Bartoli Print E-mail

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SPECIAL SERIES:  COPING WITH CORONAVIRUS

**HEALING OPPRESSION (during a pandemic)** 

TODAY at 5pm--Tune in to hear Dr. Stephanie Heck's latest interview with psychologist, author, and multicultural and antiracism consultant, Dr. Eleonora Bartoli. Dr. Bartoli discusses the urgency of anti-racist action, describes how trauma healing is the key to undoing oppression, and explains the actions we can each take, individually and collectively, to effect change RIGHT NOW!  Don't miss it!

 
FEWSH [Aug. 2, 2020] Print E-mail

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Freakish flights. Gaffes. Blemishes. Music. Musings.

Fewsh.

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Listen Up! Wednesday 07/29: Transportative Effects Print E-mail
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Fill your head with a sizable mix of up dredged up audio ingredients for your mid week, mid afternoon. Mutant primal sludge, prog and glorious space rock strangeness, bad-trip guitars, international psych plus other assorted recorded treats to turn your mind into cottage cheese.

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SKYWAVE july 29 @ 5pm: GONG THE ANTS?! Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave for more remote live radio play action. We begin with 2 selections for playwright Caitlin Cieri. Let's begin with "Struck Like Gongs". Back in 1930, Noel Coward penned a famous line "certain women should be struck regularly" his play "Private Lives". But what if he wrote about a relationship in which striking women was the point. After negotiating, setting the scene and implementing safe words, you have "Struck Like Gongs". We continue with "The Queen Is Dead, Long Live The Queen", which is a political thriller to rival Game of Thrones. On Nov. 4 2020, the ant princesses Alate and Ergatogyne discover the monsters who plagued their home have all vanished. Is this s new beginning for their colony or the end of the world? Stay tuned as we conclude with a script from the sci fi series X Minus One. 1st broadcast 1955, "1st Contact" considers an encounter between an Earth spaceship and an alien one. when the 2 make initial contact, can they maintain a cordial association or must conflict ensue...resulting in...? Guest actors are Jennifer Shorstein, AJ and regulars are Carol Moog, Caitlin Cieri, Tom Casetta and your host, Andy Pettit. 

 
FEWSH [July 26, 2020] Print E-mail

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 Guess we'll do another.

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SKYWAVE @ 5pm: ADAM, EVE and the VIPER?! Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave for live radio play theatre social distancing style. We begin with an episode from the mystery comedy series "the Tin Man". 1st broadcast 1944, "the Case of the All-American Menace" concerns the suspicious death of a guy nobody likes. Was someone framed...or just outlines? Stay tuned because we follow with a short comedy from The Chase and Sanborn Hour. Originally aired 1937, Adam and Eve" is a contemporary feminist take on the account of original sin. So is Eve responsible for bringing on the evil or is it that a woman goes where no man would dare explore? Well, here to answer ALL questions are voice regs Leah Holleran, Aaron Roberge, Tom Casetta and your host, Andy Pettit.

 
Listen Up! Wednesday 07/22: More Stuff Print E-mail
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Tune in to Listen Up! from 2-4pm est on Wednesday and discover that Rock n Roll isn’t dead, it just sleeps late. It's an afternoon of ageless rock 'n' roll, new and old, sweet and snotty to create a mess of fun on a summer's day.

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