Episode 48: Teen Theatre with the Cast of Godspell

April 17, 2018

All In with Pauline Hawkins

Cast of Godspell

Fiona and Ariana Scharff, Isabella Bazata, and Marie Lane talk about being in the PDP production of Godspell, opening May 4th at the 3S Artspace. They also share about their experiences and how being in a Patrick Dorow Production has changed their lives.

Song selections from Broadway recordings of Godspell: 1st song: “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord”; 2nd song: “Day by Day”; 3rd song: “Light of the World”

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Episode 46: Music and Arts with Rebecca Harrison and Katie Grazier

April 3, 2018

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Rebecca Harrison and Katie Grazier are from Portsmouth Music and Arts Center or PMAC. On April 13 at Harbour Events, they have Spring Fever for the Arts Fundraiser Party, which raises funds for youth scholarships at PMAC. Katie and Rebecca talk about how PMAC was started and the lives it has changed.

Songs from PMAC teachers and musicians: 1st song: 80 Lives: Soggy Po Boys (featuring faculty members: Mike Effenberger, Eric Klaxton and Nick Phaneuf) – Spring Fever 2016; 2nd song: James Brown: Mother Superior and the Sliding Royal (featuring faculty members: Taylor O’Donnell, Mike Walsh, Matt Langley and Mike Effenberger) – Spring Fever 2017; and 3rd song: Jumprope: Chris Klaxton Band (featuring faculty member Chris Klaxton).

For more information about PMAC, go to their website: https://pmaconline.org/

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Episode 37: Self-Directed Learners with Madison Person, Jack Tykodi, and Diane Murphy

January 30, 2018

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Madison Person, Jack Tykodi, and Diane Murphy talk about self-directed learning and the BigFish Learning Community in Dover. Madison and Jack talk about why they joined the self-directed education movement and how they are taking charge of their own learning.

Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of their lives: 1st song: “This Is Me” from the Greatest Showman (Madison); 2nd song: “Come Together” by The Beatles (Jack); and 3rd song: “Do-Re-Mi” from The Sound of Music (Diane)

Go to the BigFish website to find out more: http://www.bigfishnh.org/

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Episode 25: The Purpose of Education with Diane Murphy

October 24, 2017

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Diane and Pauline
On the topic of rethinking education, Diane Murphy from BigFish Learning Community (https://www.bigfishnh.org/) joins me again to talk about the purpose of education. We listened to a segment of Blake Boles “What does it mean to be educated?” (https://www.self-directed.org/tp/what-does-it-mean-to-be-educated/), I read my resignation letter (https://paulinehawkins.com/2014/04/07/my-resignation-letter/), we listened to “Disappear” from Dear Evan Hansen and discussed different opportunities for students to engage with their education. The final song is “Learning to Fly” by Tom Petty.

Episode 19: Empowering Girls with Arts In Reach

September 19, 2017

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Arts In Reach

Mary-Jo Monusky, the Executive Director, and Becca Romanoski, the Program Director, of Arts In Reach or AIR, talk about their nonprofit organization that empowers teenage girls through mentoring and the arts. They discuss the 20th Anniversary Celebration, the issues teens deal with, healthy risk taking and why it is important, and they share three songs that the girls wrote and performed.
Three songs that the girls wrote and performed: 1st song: “Forward Train” by Madeline;2nd song: “True Story” by Morgan; 3rd song: “Giraffe” by Julie-Lou.