Alexandra Chan has an amazing array of accomplishments under her belt with even more on the horizon. Alexandra Chan Photography was awarded the Best Photographer of 2017 for the Portsmouth region; she has spoken all over the world about her work in archaeology; and she is currently working on her second book. Alexandra also shares her personal philosophy that is as inspiring as it is beautifully stated.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone; 2nd song: “Love is Making its Way Back Home” by Josh Ritter; and 3rd song: “Change” by Tracy Chapman. Website: www.alexandrachan.com
Mark Bowen is the owner of Dover Bowl Family Fun Center and a man who has successfully walked the path of sobriety for over 35 years now. I’m so thankful that he is willing to share his story in order to help anyone listening, who may be dealing with an addiction, find his or her path to recovery. We all have obstacles in our lives, and I know that many people with addictions feel like they can’t beat it, and it seems like the odds are against them. But Mark did beat the odds and is now a successful business man who is constantly giving back to society in big and small ways.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of his life: 1st song: “Dream On” by Aerosmith; 2nd song: “Solitary Man” by Neil Diamond; and 3rd song: “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin.
Devin Powell is a UFC fighter and Jay Mansfield has been in Devin’s corner since the day Devin stepped onto the mat. They recently returned from the UFC fight in Calgary where Devin knocked his opponent out in the first round. As Jay says, Devin fights with his heart and is the living example of going all in. They talk about their journey together and why MMA and BJJ are important for people of all ages. Their story is incredible and inspiring.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of their lives: 1st song: “We’re Alive” by Eyenine; 2nd song: “Ready and Willing II” by New Found Glory; and 3rd song: “Little Wing” by Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Scott Severance and Jordan Formicelli talk about opening the Rochester Performance & Arts Center and summer theatre at the Rochester Opera House with the critically acclaimed production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of their lives: 1st song: “Comedy Tonight” (the opening number from Forum); 2nd song: “Make ‘Em Laugh” from Singing in the Rain; and 3rd song: “Smile” by Nat King Cole.
Adrienne owns Leviosa Communication, a small business that partners with other small businesses and non-profits to help them build a fundraising campaign, strengthen their brand or increase their marketing footprint. Adrienne’s business journey begins with nonprofit work, travels into corporate America, and is now helping other businesses grow and rise while she continues to create a business that utilizes all of her strengths and experiences and also allows her to be a wife and mother.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey; 2nd song: “Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts; and 3rd song: “Feelin’ Good” by Michael Buble.
Carol Bass, founder of Social Dynamix, talks about her unique, interactive style of therapy that combines improvisation, psychodrama, and social pragmatics to help individuals gain confidence and overcome social anxiety.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “King of Anything” by Sara Bareilles; 2nd song: “Life Is a Highway” by Rascal Flatts; and 3rd song: “Defying Gravity” from Wicked.
Chris Carrera joins me on All In to discuss a life-changing event: He and his wife Laurie and their two children are leaving New Hampshire and moving to Costa Rica for a year. Chris quit a well-paying job with benefits to take this leap of faith with his family; they are resetting their souls and walking away from consumerism. The path they have been on these last few years made them question their choices and what the “American Dream” really means.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of his life: 1st song: “Two Shoes” by The Cat Empire; 2nd song: “Home” by LCD Soundsystem; and 3rd song: “Take the Night” by Harrison Stafford.
The cast of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Corinne Tork (the Narrator), Ryan Kiernan (Levi and the Butler), and Dwight Robinette (Judah) talk about this amazing, funny, emotional, and definitely entertaining musical. They also talk about the next shows they will be in this summer.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of their lives: 1st song from Ryan: “Gypsy” by Lady Gaga; 2nd song from Dwight: “Music and the Mirror” from a Chorus Line; and 3rd song from Corinne: “Don’t Rain on My Parade” by Barbra Streisand.
Chris Ledoux is a Portsmouth resident, an engineer, owner of Seascape Landscape, and now, a published author. The Burnt Sunset was just released June 21 and is a post-apocalyptic novel, featuring Chris’s sketches and lyrics. Chris talks about an accident that changed his life, his son’s bout with cancer, and how all of it led to his new writing career.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of his life: 1st song: “Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight” by The Beatles; 2nd song: “All I Wanted” by Paramore; 3rd song: “Everlong Acoustic” by Foo Fighters.
Sarah Clawson is a former student who is forging her own path as an artist and small business owner. She specializes in ceramics and teaches at Firefly Pottery in Portsmouth. She talks about her artist’s journey, going against the norm, the relationship between artists, empathy, and depression and anxiety. Sarah also shares what going “all in” means to her and gives advice to those who may be afraid to choose a different path for their lives.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “Follow the Sun” by Xavier Rudd; 2nd song: “Eyes of the World” by Grateful Dead; 3rd song: “Don’t Stop” by Fleetwood Mac.