LI African-American Chamber of Commerce President Phil Andrews with General Manager Diane Masciale
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
3d ago
Phil Andrews is President of the Long Island African-American Chamber of Commerce and two-term past President of the 100 Black Men of Eastern New York. He is also a board member of the Long Island Association, the Interfaith Nutrition Network, and The WNET Group’s Community Advisory Board, and sits on the President’s Council of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Long Island. He recently sat down with WLIW-FM General Manager Diane Masciale to discuss the many hats he wears and the various advocacy efforts he is part of ..read more
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OLA Special Series: Girls Find Their Power - Part 2
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
3M ago
As part of International Women’s Day, OLA of Eastern Long Island and WLIW-FM present a two-part series of In Conversation. OLA Exeuctive Director Minerva Perez spoke with three remarkable young women to explore what personal power means to them. Camila, a ten-year-old, Alison, who is 14, and Bella, 16, shared their perspectives and experiences with power before participating in OLA’s Find Your Power/Build Your Power martial arts workshops. The unique classes were developed in collaboration with Sensei Michelle Del Giorno at Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor. This follow-up conversation explores ..read more
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OLA Special Series: Girls Find Their Power - Part 1
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
3M ago
As part of International Women’s Day, OLA of Eastern Long Island and WLIW-FM present a two-part series of In Conversation. OLA Exeuctive Director Minerva Perez spoke with three remarkable young women to explore what personal power means to them. Camila, a ten-year-old, Alison, who is 14, and Bella, 16, shared their perspectives and experiences with power before participating in OLA’s Find Your Power/Build Your Power martial arts workshops. The unique classes were developed in collaboration with Sensei Michelle Del Giorno at Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor. This first conversation offers surpri ..read more
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OLA Special Series: Part 3
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
6M ago
OLA of Eastern Long Island and WLIW-FM present a special three-part series of In Conversation to raise awareness about addiction and mental health in teens and young adults. OLA Executive Director Minerva Perez spoke with East End teens, parents, and a local mental health care provider to explore the topic from a range of perspectives and help families find prevention and treatment resources right here in our community. Part 3 concludes with East Hampton psychotherapist Bryony Freij. She shares insights and guidance on dealing with mental health, addiction, and Covid isolation. Resources: If y ..read more
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OLA Special Series: Part 2
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
6M ago
OLA of Eastern Long Island and WLIW-FM present a special three-part series of In Conversation to raise awareness about addiction and mental health in teens and young adults. OLA Executive Director Minerva Perez spoke with East End teens, parents, and a local mental health care provider to explore the topic from a range of perspectives and help families find prevention and treatment resources right here in our community. Part 2 continues with East End parents Elena Krotman and Triste. In separate conversations, they open up about their experiences raising teenagers, and how they strive to help ..read more
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Shinnecock Leaders Shavonne Smith and Jeremy Dennis with Journalist Frank Sesno
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
8M ago
The American Buffalo, a new two-part four-hour series by Ken Burns, takes viewers on a journey through more than 10,000 years of North American history and across some of the continent’s most iconic landscapes, tracing the animal’s evolution, significance to the great plains, near demise, and relationship to the Indigenous people of North America. The American Buffalo premieres on WLIW21 on October 25th. We want to use the occasion of Ken Burns’ film to turn to the Shinnecock Nation here on Long Island, to engage in a conversation around this Indigenous community’s culture, knowledge, and trad ..read more
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Jewelry Designer and Actor Katherine Wallach with General Manager Diane Masciale
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
9M ago
Katherine Wallach has been designing jewelry since she was a little girl living in New York City. She recently caught up with General Manager Diane Masciale to talk about her creative process, what inspires her to create new pieces, landing in Amagansett, and more. Find out more about her store Shoplift ..read more
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Hunger Action Month: Paule Pachter of Long Island Cares and Holly Reichert Wheaton of Springs Food Pantry
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
10M ago
Food insecurity is a major issue across Long Island, including here on the East End. In recognition of Hunger Action Day, we present a special edition of WLIW-FM’s In Conversation. Gianna Volpe, host of Heart of the East End, speaks with Paule Pachter of Long Island Cares of Holly Reichert-Wheaton of Springs Food Pantry in two back-to-back interviews about this important topic. They each share their perspectives on the reality of food insecurity and what each of their charitable organizations do to alleviate the stress of hunger for thousands of families across Suffolk county. Find out more ab ..read more
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‘Primary Trust’: Actor William Jackson Harper and Playwright Eboni Booth
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
1y ago
WLIW-FM is proud to partner with The WNET Group’s ALL ARTS for this special edition of WLIW-FM In Conversation. “Primary Trust” is a simple story from the mind of playwright Eboni Booth: 38-year-old Kenneth (William Jackson Harper) loses his long-time job at a bookstore, forcing him into a terrifying-but-electrifying cycle of change. Presented by Roundabout Theatre Company and running through July 2 at Laura Pels Theatre, the play spotlights a small number of locations in the fictional suburb of Cranberry, N.Y., where Kenneth spends most of his time either at work or evenings drinking Mai Tais ..read more
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Director of LongHouse Reserve Carrie Barratt with WLIW-FM General Manager Diane Masciale
The Afternoon Ramble
by WLIW-FM
1y ago
LongHouse Reserve is a 16-acre nature reserve, sculpture garden, and historic home in East Hampton. Founded by the late textile designer Jack Lenor Laresen, LongHouse was built to explore ways of living with art in all forms. Carrie Barratt joined LongHouse as Director in October 2021, and joins WLIW-FM General Manager Diane Masciale to dive into the history of LongHouse, the concept of “founder’s syndrome,” and what Barratt envisions for the future of LongHouse. Find out more about LongHouse Reserve here ..read more
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