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  • Award Winning Author Cathy Luchetti

    Author Cathy Luchetti Cathy has written Women of the West, Under God’s Spell, Home on the Range: A Culinary History of the American West, Medicine Women, Children of the West, Men of the West as well as a health cookbook for menopause, The Hot Flash Cookbook. Three have won prestigious national awards: Women of the West, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award, Medicine Women, runner-up for the Willa Cather Award, Home on the Range, the James Beard Award for Writings on […]

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  • Documentary Photographer Emilio Bañuelos & Black Boots Ink Magazine

      Emilio Bañuelos has worked as an editorial photographer and consultant for newspapers in Mexico, Panama and the US. His documentary work earned him fellowships from the Poynter Institute, the Marty Forscher Fellowship for Humanistic Photography and an award from EnFoco Inc. Emilio has taught photography since 2002 for such organizations as The Academy of Art University, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the University of Hawaii and through Black Boots Ink. He specializes in […]

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  • Kenney Mencher, A Painter like no other…

      “A painterly Peter Sellers, Mencher’s works are like the film “Being There.” Mencher likes to watch. Citing literature, television, film, and stage drama, as major influence’s on his work, Mencher’s objective is to present a figurative composition divorced from its context that forces viewers to create their own interpretation of the narrative. By combining calligraphic gestural brushstrokes with passages of tight traditional glazing techniques, Mencher’s work explores the thread of human connection that is woven into our experiences. Collaged […]

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  • Diane Epstein, Fresco Inspired Photographs

      Diane Epstein, an American fine art photographer has made Italy her home since 1995 where she has been exhibiting her fresco photographs of Italy both in the U.S, and abroad. She also has had numerous commissions to do installations of her large-scale images, as well as private photography shoots. Epstein has a keen eye towards bringing to life Ancient and Renaissance Rome, as well as other old-world cities. Epstein captures an original view of the monuments, statues, fountains and […]

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  • Mary Mackey, Author and Poet

      Mackey is the author of thirteen novels and six collections of poetry. She is noted for her historical fiction, particularly for The Year The Horses Came, The Horses At The Gate, and The Fires of Spring, a trilogy set in Neolithic Europe which Mackey based on the research of archaeologist Marija Gimbutas. She is also noted for her lyric poetry which has been praised by Wendell Berry, Jane Hirshfield, Dennis Nurkse, Ron Hansen, Dennis Schmitz, and Marge Piercy for […]

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  • Jeff Jacoby: Sound Artist,Sound Designer and the Traveling Radio Show

      Jeff happily practices sound design, sound art, radio production,directing, writing, and performing, and serves as Associate Professor of Audio & Radio in the Department of Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts at San Francisco State University. Jeff has served on the faculty and boards of Quinnipiac University, Real Art Ways, The Media Arts Center, and the National Radio Project. Current projects include Into Sonic Space (sound art installations and performances), The Traveling Radio Show (creative radio program), and numerous collaborations […]

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  • Dorothy Fadiman Part II

    Dorothy Fadiman Interview part 2 covers her film MOMENT by MOMENT, the story of a determined woman’s physical and psychological recovery from a severe spinal cord injury. Medical professionals told Molly Hale that there was little hope of recovery of movement. Defying that prediction, she worked together with her husband and her community toward a remarkable rehabilitation. Lastly she discusses “Producing with Passion Making Films that Change the World. The A-Z on Documentary filmmaking. http://www.concentric.org/films/world_peace.html

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  • Dorothy Fadiman Documentary Filmmaker Part 1

    Dorothy Fadiman Documentary Filmmaker Part 1

    Dorothy discusses her story of becoming a social justice filmmaker with the production of her film: WORLD PEACE is a LOCAL ISSUE, shown to both Houses of Congress and broadcast on PBS stations nationwide.

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  • Nara Denning talks about her new film: Grief, Love and Foxes

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  • Scarlett Shepard Founder of the Women’s Film Institute

    Scarlett talks about how she started both WFI and the SF Women’s international film Festival and her current passion Generation Herstory.

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