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PERFORMANCES: January 18th & 25th at 8pm January 19th & 26th at 2pm & 8pm January 20th & 27th at 2pm

Starring: Allie Samuel, Connor Kerrigan, Ethan Jacobson, Marissa Ruggiero, Nancy Carlson, Paula Ribeiro, and Robert Cobelli-Zizolfo

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Hello Lunch & Judy Fans!!

There will be a reading of my newest play, CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR at the Abingdon Theatre on January 28th at 7:00pm. I’m thrilled... hope you can come!

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Want new music? Hear it on Rockland World Radio! Listen live or check out the archive page! Got new music? Get it played! Send submissions to music@rocklandworldradio.com - Punk - Indie - Folk - Jazz - Rock - Hip/Hop -

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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Richard Quinn quinn@modernmetro.com GRAPHICS & LAYOUT Jaclyn Falk PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS Jesse Frayne, Mike Lombardi, Alex Hausner PHOTOGRAPHY BY Richard Quinn, Carolyn Magnani, and John Prizzi MMZ AD SPACE IS NOW AVAILABLE Contact us at info@modernmetro.com for specs + special pricing CONTRIBUTORS Laurie Lago Rispoli, Jesse Frayne, Alex Hausner, Cora Harrell, Star Blossom Goddess, Carolyn Magnani, Richard Quinn SUBMISSIONS Send articles, annoucements + listings to info@modernmetro.com

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table of contents Winter Survival Laurie Lago Rispoli

Let’s Talk About it Cora Cora Harrell

Media Mashup Alex Hausner

Thursday Project: From Evil Dead to Godspell

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Carolyn Magnani

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Pas�mes With Jesse: State of Music

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Jesse Frayne

Chinese Zodiac: Year of the Snake

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The Lighthouse (voice of spirit)

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Star Blossom Goddess

Aurora Borealis / Aurora Australis

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Interview w/Vandaveer

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In the Spotlight: Blue Coin

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Community Supported Calendar

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The Most Amazing Christmas Play Series In the En�re History of the World

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Photography Spotlight: John Prizzi

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NVT Event Guide

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RWR Program Guide

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Weekly Guide to Theatre Events

Weekly Guide to the Inter Broadcasts + Archives

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[local Internet broadcast leader] is gearing up for Rockland World Radio itsthe10th season. No small task, considering the hold

traditional media has had in convincing the public they’re the only game in town. The Internet will no longer be looked upon as a passing phase - digital is here to stay. Worldwide, the broadcasting industry is being turned on its head by the Internet. It’s no different locally, where technological advances — online and otherwise — are taking place at an unprecedented pace and leaving a wave of uncertainty in their wake. But it’s all about opportunity, not catastrophe.

“For advertisers there’s the ability to better target audiences online where they are better defined. Financial people have a better idea of how their budgets are being used. For consumers there’s the ability to watch or listen to programming whenever and wherever they want — they decide, guided in some form by broadcasters. Nothing illustrates this more effectively than the rise of YouTube, now owned by Google. Take the stats: YouTube receives approximately 2 billion views a day — more than double the prime-time audience of the three major American TV networks combined. Last year more than 13 million hours of video were uploaded to the site, and 35 hours of video are uploaded every minute. Put another way, more video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than the three major American networks have created in 60 years.

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email: quinn@modernmetro.com

www.rocklandworldradio.com Have Your Next Show

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THE YOUTHOLOGY HOUR A group of teenagers presenting the urban world of Hip Hop. We have been live since 2010, showcasing many artists and small buisness owners. No Mercy Squad (the group behind the show) is a Hip Hop/ Rap group live representing the Bronx. Lucky 7, the main lead in group (also the Host on show), has interviewed a serious amount of artists, LIL Q (Live Engineer/ Videographer) along with G-Netics (third member). NMS Youthology Hour is from 7-8 pm eastern New York Time, Broadcasting Live On www.RocklandWorldRadio.com.

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Winter Sur vival by Laurie Lago Rispoli

Laurie Lago Rispoli, Tappan, Nature Photographer and Master Gardener, Cornell Coop

When the winter winds start to blow, and we all turn to our cozy homes for protection from the cold, it’s time to get out the “sweaters” for our friends outside as well. Now while we can’t really knit little sweaters for the birds and animals outside, we can help them stay warm with food and shelter from the elements. Winter brings its own set of challenges for survival: insects are harder to find, the ground is frozen so earthworms are not available, fruits and berries on trees have been pretty much cleaned off, snow covers the few seeds that are available, ice storms can cover food sources making it impossible for birds and other wildlife to find food….it’s important to assist them. Leaving seed heads on flowers (such as sunflowers, coneflower, native asters), seeds on wild grasses and weeds (such as chicory, fleabane, foxtail grass, ragweeds, Queen Anne’s lace) and trees (such as Fir, Alders, Birch, Redbud, Tulip tree, Pine, Spruce) are valuable food sources for animals – especially birds. Cold weather requires birds to burn more energy to keep warm. Suet is a high caloric food source that gives birds the energy they need to survive. Make sure your suet cages are secure, or you may see a hungry squirrel not only at the suet feeder, but if it can, it will take the whole

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feeder with it! Now I don’t mind the squirrels sharing, but I draw the line at them taking the whole feeder away! When the sun goes down and the temperatures drop, the fight for life is at its peak. Birds find roosting spots to settle in before the sun goes down. Birds will fluff up their feathers in cold weather to help stay warm. If their under (down) feathers get wet, they will most likely die from exposure to the elements. You can help them out with roosting boxes, bird houses, and lots of native trees and bushes for cover. Evergreens are especially good for protection from winter wind, snow and ice. Small animals appreciate brush piles as well as native trees and bushes. To attract a broader range of birds, try these tasty treats: Unsalted Peanuts Black Oiled Sunflower Seeds Dried or Fresh Fruit, cut into small pieces White Millet Cracked Corn Nyger Seed Safflower Seed You may see other critters enjoying this smorgasbord: squirrels, deer and chipmunks (if they are awake).


Don’t forget to have a water source. Whether you have a bird bath or just a shallow dish on the ground, there are heaters that will keep the water free of ice and available for wildlife. Learn from wildlife: if a storm is brewing, birds and wildlife are often very active gathering food all day long, just in case they can’t get to food for several days or longer. Keep alert, and you may just be your family’s favorite weather person. Helping our wildlife through the winter not only is fun for family viewing, but you are supporting our ecosystem and ultimately the health of our whole planet! Happy Wildlife Gardening!

References: Cornell University: http://www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw/AboutBirdsandFeeding/BirdFoods.htm The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/page.aspx?pid=1138 National Wildlife Federation: http://www.nwf.org/get-outside/outdoor-activities/garden-for-wildlife/certify-your-wildlife-garden.aspx

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Let’s Talk About It

Listen to Talk About It Cora!! Live on RocklandWorldRadio.com every Wednesday @ 9pm

Cora!

Cora Harrell officially celebrated the launch of her radio show “Talk About It Cora!!!!!” and birthday at RocklandWorldRadio. Where she talks about Beauty Fashion, Celebrity and Glamour. Cora is not only the Host of her own show she is the Co-producer/Editor of her own column in their online magazine publication called MMZ (Modernmetrozine). Cora gives backstage tips on beauty as welll as talk about the new hot seasonal trends. Cora Harrell is also a Celebrity Hairstylist. Cora specializes in hair weaving, extravagant up does and high fashion runway styles. A licensed NYS cosmetologist since 1995. Reputable and reliable Cora began working in the salon and soon after began working with celebrity photographers and designers for photo shoots, high fashion runway shows, installations etc. Eager to promote her unique skills Cora joined Who’s Who’s to extend her eponymous brand services. Not stopping their Cora realized she wanted to provide quality service worldwide. Which brought her too RocklandWorldRadio. Cora Harrell Distinguished for Invaluable Contributions to the Beauty Care Industry Has been honored with three achievement plaques for the services in the field of cosmetology. Nyack, Ny January 31, 2011, Cora Harrell, Chief Executive Officer of her eponymous brand services, has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for showing dedication leadership and excellence in cosmetology services. Following years of practice in cometological services, Cora Harrell lauched her own business nearly 15 yrs ago. Having acquired an expertise in hair weaving, she expertly serves as a Master Stylist for in-house clients, designers and models. She caters to individuals attending special events, including celebrity photo shoots for CD, magazine and book covers, lookbooks and calendars, video and portfolio shoots, movie sets, award, fashion shows, and weddings. Ms. Harrell was inspired by her mother, a salon owner and Master Stylist, to pursue a career in cosmetology. 18

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Cora completed coursework at Dudley Cosmetolgy University and aquired a certification in hairlocking from Long Island School which is now called Empire Beauty School in Manhattan, NY. With completed advance training, her certification extends in hair locking and clippermetrics. In addition Cora is affiliated with the Christian Cosmetology International Association where she attended bible study with John Atchison. Renowned Celebrity Stylist and Salon owner. By employing excellent listening skills and a willingness to learn, Ms. Harrell has continued to prosper in her vocation. She recalls that the most gratifying aspect of her career is working and corresponding with diverse clients, including Dr. Will Mckay, Founder of New Dimension Project, Engie Hassan, Celebrity and Royal Fashion Stylist, Qristyl Frazier and Wilbur Jr. of “Project Runway to name a few. Looking ahead to a bright future. Ms. Harrell plans to continue expanding her business in the entertainment circuit as well.


Cora Harrell & Dr. Will Mckay at the Hair Oscars

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For Affordable Advertisement for your www.rocklandworldradio.com/program/cora business, Contract Services, Mobile www.facebook.com/cora.harrell Beauty Services, and Red Carpet Events: www.linkedin.com/pub/cora-harrell/20/602/56 corabeautyservices@yahoo.com www.pierrebazphotography.com( click on video # 5 Harley Babes behind the scenes/w Cora)

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finally passed the 95 percent mark on www.rottentomatoes.com! YAYYY BEN AFFLECK! He may finally get an Oscar. In the aura realms, Macklemore came out with his debut album, The Heist. Frank Ocean also came out in his letter referencing an attraction to another man. Mumford and Sons proved to the world that people who play banjo are terrific. Although, as Steve Martin once said, “A gentleman is someone who can play the banjo, but doesn’t.” These are all winners in the Media Mashup 2012 summatorial log.

Greetings #TEAMMASHUPPERS, it is that time of the year again in which we here at Rockland World Radio expound upon the past year’s shenanigans! They number in the dozens through the past dozen months. Since 12 months ago, we have increased the amount of Media Mashup episodes from 0-22 and climbing each week. We now also have 100,070 fans that have increased Rockland World Radio’s numbers. For this, we are grateful to YOUUUUU! Lately, Media Mashup has addressed the recent development toward the Legalization of Marijuana as well as I forget, the end. Just kidding. haha lolz.

New Paragraph. Barack Obama became president again and destroyed the man known as, William Mittens R. Money. It was a landslide victory, literally. Mr. R. Money was found at a gas station crying his eyes out thereupon replacing them with gold coins. These gold coins were sold on EBAY for $1, which funds went directly to the victims of Hurricane Issac after the fact. During Hurricane Issac, I became stronger, faster, and more cunning then Kanye West at a cunning festival. Well that’s all the time we have here, the Mayor of Nyack is calling me again. She always does.

Tune in to Media Mashup on www.rocklandworldradio.com on Mondays at 4.

I consider myself “THE GREATEST RADIO SHOW HOST EVER SOLD” for these reasons: 1. I am the Greatest Radio Show Host Ever Sold 2. Enough Said 3. Don’t talk about Fight Club 4. Even though Media Mashup has been blocked in Germany, that doesn’t stop us! NEIN! TEN! On to the movie front, I went to see Life Of Pi, which I mistakenly thought it was a movie about the history of pie, boy was I wrong. It the greatest of movies, it was the worst of movies. I also went to go see Argo, and Ben Affleck

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Thursday Project: From Evil Dead to Godspell by Carolyn Magnani The Nyack Village Theatre was transformed into the forest of evil, this past Halloween Season as Selena Marie Grasso Productions in association with The Thursday Project presented Evil Dead the Musical. This outrageous, totally irreverent, cult classic musical brought the house down during it’s six performances. The set was amazing, literally coming to “life”. Directed by Robert Cobelli-Zizolfo with musical direction by Mark Zizolfo, the cast, including Charles Edward Roberts, Allison Samuel, Karolin Yahyaoglu, Anrea, Jacob Viens, Kenneth E. Dunne and Dean ten Eiken, helped the audience savor the gory goodness of this musical, getting everyone in the Halloween spirit! An Evil time was had by all!

The excitement at Nyack Village Theatre is now building for the upcoming Thursday Project’s production of Godspell. We cannot wait to get this troupe’s interpretation of this 1971 musical, which transformed parables from the Gospels into a series of singable teaching moments. It will be like no other production you have seen I guarantee.

Be sure to visit www.nyackvillagetheatre.com website for tickets. The dates for Godspell are Friday, Jan 18, Saturday Jan. 19th, Sunday Jan. 20th, Friday, Jan 25, Saturday, Jan 26 and Sunday, Jan 27. We are planning on making this an annual Halloween celebration.

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The Borders Books and Music Store in Ramsey, N.J., was just one of the stores affected by the company’s liquidation sale in 2011. This new release from Dog Ear Publishing tells the story of how employees dealt with the loss of their jobs and their courage in finding inspiration to try new things.

“(The book) tells the story of liquidation through the eyes of more than 10 employees, whose tales are brought together by narrator Becca, who had been at the store more just over a month when employees heard the devastating news.”

The Author Sold Everywhere But Borders is now available from Dog Ear Publishing, Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Author Rebecca Van Der Jagt, who began working at Borders in June 2011, is pursuing a Master’s degree in Sociology and Education at Columbia Teachers College. She hopes to become both a writer and an educator.

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Pastimes with Jesse by Jesse Frayne

State of New Music

by Jesse Frayne

To round out the year in music, we at New Music Monday are happy to report on the wide range of sonic expression we’ve received. We’ve heard great developments in rock realms, including refinement and newfound confidence on Indie avenues, a tightening of the bolts in punk and heavier genres, and more grand orchestration on the singer-songwriter side of things. Exciting music has also come to us from other fields of music, which fall under the impossibly broad titles of Jazz and Classical. So let’s get down to it. We’ve been grooving with The Jelly Project’s “Ugly Dirty,” with its righteous rock grooves and tightly-executed turnarounds. Coming to us from Somerville, MA, Klezwoods take us on an intoxicating trip along “The 30th Meridian: From Cairo To St. Petersburg With Love.”

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Victor Magnani’s “Late Nighting” creates wide landscapes where impeccable melodies weave through smooth grooves. It is what jazz fusion should be, applicable to many settings; augmentative to situations ranging from those where the music is ignored to where it is ruminated. Professor Louie and the Crowmatix educate us with their distilled blend of roots-blues-folk-rock that is at once humorous, insightful, and exciting on their 2012 release “Wings on Fire.” The Cantata for the Children of Terezin, composed by Mary Ann Joyce-Walter, shines light on unimaginable and profound suffering, with songs composed of poems written by children incarcerated at the concentration camp at Terezin, in the current Czech Republic. This is all evidence of not only the eclecticism in the music we broadcast on Rockland World Radio, but is an example of the current state of music. We are just as likely to receive (and play, for that matter) local Nyack funk as we are Australian party rock, as we are Art Music from Kiev. This makes our job thrilling, to have access and be able to share this wonderful music.

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Tune into New Music Monday, on Rockland World Radio every Monday at 3pm, and listen to the archives, to be taken on these journeys to the cutting edge, at times the bleeding edge, of current music.

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Chinese Zodiac Year of the Snake!

PERSONALITY

CAREER

Occupying the 6th position in the Chinese Zodiac, the Snake symbolizes such character traits as intelligence, gracefulness and materialism. When it comes to decision-making, Snakes are extremely analytical and as a result, they don’t jump into situations. They are effective at getting the things they want, even if it means they have to scheme and plot along the way.

Snakes do work very hard, but they have a tendency to be job-hoppers as they become easily bored. Their somewhat laid-back attitude causes them to be mistakenly categorized as slackers, but nothing could be further from the truth! Snakes are very creative and extremely diligent. They’re excellent problem-solvers and thrive under tight deadlines. Good career choices for Snakes include: scientist, analyst, investigator, painter, potter, jeweler, astrologer, magician, dietician, and sociologist.

Snakes are very materialistic creatures, preferring to surround themselves with the finest that life has to offer. This is especially evident in the home, where luxurious furnishings and surroundings help Snakes seek the peace they need in order to thrive.

HEALTH Snakes prefer living a life of calmness, preferring quietness over noise and a manageable workload rather than a schedule that’s overlybooked. Snakes become easily stressed when their lives aren’t peaceful or in order. Too much of this way of life can shorten a snake’s life!

COMPATIBILITY The Snake is compatible with a Rooster and an Ox and incompatible with a Pig and a Monkey!

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RELATIONSHIPS Snakes are excellent seducers so they never have trouble attracting others. However, they’ll be the ones to decide when a relationship has potential and when it does not. Once they’ve chosen a partner, a Snake’s insecure side will begin to show through. Snakes guards their chosen partners much like a prized possessions, becoming jealous and even obsessive. Snakes prefer to keep their feelings to themselves. It’s important to never betray a Snake’s trust as a betrayed snake will make it a goal to get even some day!

Snake Years are 6th in the cycle, following the 1905 * 1917 * 1929 * 1941 * 1953


SNAKES AND THE 5 ELEMENTS Metal Snake - Years 1941 and 2001

Fire Snake - Years 1917 and 1977

Incredibly goal-oriented, Metal Snakes will stop at nothing to get that which they believe they deserve. Failure is not in their vocabularies. With their money, they’re continually acquiring more and more possessions – for themselves.

Incredibly goal-oriented, Metal Snakes will stop at nothing to get that which they believe they deserve. Failure is not in their vocabularies. With their money, they’re continually acquiring more and more possessions – for themselves.

Water Snake - Years 1953 and 2013

Earth Snake - Years 1929 and 1989

Influential, motivated, insightful, and highly intellectual are words that best characterize Water Snakes. These Snakes work well with others and enjoy being recognized and rewarded. They’ll reveal feelings to those closest to them, but no one else.

Influential, motivated, insightful, and highly intellectual are words that best characterize Water Snakes. These Snakes work well with others and enjoy being recognized and rewarded. They’ll reveal feelings to those closest to them, but no one else.

Wood Snake - Years 1905 and 1965 Kind and genuine, these Snakes enjoy building a solid foundation of friends and family whom they love deeply and whose company they enjoy immensely. But even with all this support, Wood Snakes rarely seek the advice of others.

ZEN BRUSH YEAR OF THE SNAKE

Original Sumi Ink Painting for the Chinese New Year Zodiac 2013 by Seiko Morningstar, illustrator of Zen by the Brush. In Chinese astrology, the snake is associated with beauty and wisdom. The sinuous serpent embodies esoteric knowledge and spiritual discovery, which is why they are sacred to many ancient cultures around the globe.

2013 the Year of the Water Snake begins on February 10, 2013 (moon calendar)

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All New Antics Roadshow!

...Coming this February... Feb. 8, 9, 15, 16 Shows at 8pm & 10pm Feb. 10, 17 Matinee Show at 2pm

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Mondays @ 4pm

Tuesdays @ 10pm David Biedny is just a human being who realizes that we’re in a dangerous epoch, and he’s concerned about the denial which is rampant in our society. Complacency is a disease of the soul, and Angry Human is the cure

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“The Lighthouse” (voice of Spirit) Join Star Blossom Goddess Thursday at 4 o’clock pm on Rockland World Radio The new year is an exciting time for all. It is a time where the energies are helping to awaken and shift the entire planet. That shift includes animals, humans and of course Mother Nature her self. If you are experiencing reminders of your past challengers, not yet healed, it is important that when they come up, to stay in your heart and release any fears to move in trust and love. Everything happens for a reason and knowing that will allow yourself to move to vibrate at a higher frequency in-order to be peaceful.

There is alway some chaos before new great things begin and it is so very important to focus on the new opportunities that come from being in the heart. We have enormous capabilities as the new human of compassion Love awakens. And many will begin to become aware of their spiritual intuitive gifts. Embrace the real you as being divine and release the judgments towards others that only cause separation. Welcome in these new times for it is the Age of Aquarius and it is the time to fly inside ones heart here on the precious home we call Earth.

Join Star Blossom Goddess She will share channeled messages, read inspirational poetry and share her insights on different spiritual issues. There will be guests on future shows who will share their insights and gifts as well.

Thursdays @ 4pm only on

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Pep Talk With Preston Pepper *NOW ON DEMAND* only on

Creating Health: Mind, Body & Spirit With host Dr. Ken Davis Discussions of health, healting, spiritual growth & transformation

Tune in to RocklandWorldRadio.com *NOW ON DEMAND*

with tons of other programs

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Check out all the releases from Woodstock Records www.woodstockrecords.com

The long awaited book by Dr. Ken & Lisa Davis. “Climbing Mountains� is now available for purchase. Photos from book signing in Ridgewood, NJ Photo Credit: Richard Quinn

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Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights) An aurora (plural: aurorae or auroras; from the Latin word aurora, “dawn”) is a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere (thermosphere). Since the dawn of time they have fascinated mankind, and people even travel thousands of miles just to see the brilliant light shows in the earth’s atmosphere. The auroras, both surrounding the

north magnetic pole (aurora borealis) and south magnetic pole (aurora australis) occur when highly charged electrons from the solar wind interact with elements in the earth’s atmosphere. Solar winds stream away from the sun at speeds of about 1 million miles per hour. When they reach the earth, some 40 hours after leaving the sun, they follow the lines of magnetic force generated by the earth’s core and flow through the magnetosphere, a teardrop-shaped area of highly charged electrical and magnetic fields.

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As the electrons enter the earth’s upper atmosphere, they will encounter atoms of oxygen and nitrogen at altitudes from 20 to 200 miles above the earth’s surface. The color of the aurora depends on which atom is struck, and the altitude of the meeting.

Green - oxygen, up to 150 miles in altitude Red - oxygen, above 150 miles in altitude Blue - nitrogen, up to 60 miles in altitude Purple/Violet - nitrogen, above 60 miles in altitude

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*NOW ON DEMAND* Only on RocklandWorldRadio

“If you’re going to crave anything, crave living life to the fullest. Maximize all you have and squander nothing.”

Cheryl Adler, MS, LCSW, DAPA, FAPA has a private psychotherapy practice in Nyack, NY. She is an OASAS Treatment Provider for New York State. She works with adolescents, and adults, addressing addictions issues, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and chronic illness. Cheryl is the author of “Sober University Your Next Step To Successful Recovery”c2011,iUniverse. She can be reached by phone at 845.358.4652 or visit her website at www. soberuniversity.com or email her at info@soberuniversity.com Cheryl can also be reached at rocklandworldradio.com

NEW PROGRAM JOINS RWR!

Join hosts Liz Benuscak & Lizanne Fiorentino

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VAndaveer V: Yeah, you go to pledgemusic.com and there are several hundred bands who are sort of operating projects in the same fashion. You just go to that particular website and search for an artist, and choose to contribute, or you can also just sign up for updates that sort of thing, but it’s a very interesting platform. It’s the first time we’ve done anything like this and we’ve found it to be highly rewarding way to sort of include people in the process of making a record. J: Well that’s beautiful. That seems like definitely a new kind of way of not just funding a record, but getting a community involvement

On 12/10/12 our own, New Music Monday host, Jesse Frunkhouse interviewed the principal songwriter of the D.C. based group Vandaveer. Here’s a transcription of a bit of the conversation. For the full interview visit the New Music Monday Archive page on www.RocklandWorldRadio.com J: ....For Oh WIlly Please you’ve been doing a pledge music, is that a crowd sourcing kinda thing. V: It’s a crowd sourcing kinda thing, yeah. A glorified pre-sale, crowd sourcing experiment for us really, we’ve never done anything like this....But it’s going really well. People have been very supportive and responsive, and patient with the whole process. J: Sure, it’s good to have understanding listeners out there who are patient for some of your great music. V: It’s always good to have a patient, forgiving audience. J: For sure. So, how can people contribute to that? That’s an online thing.. 38

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V: Absolutely, it’s more of a collective experience then it is a traditional, you know you make a record, you release it, and you let people know that it’s coming 2, 3 months in advance. This way you’re sort of including people in on the ground level and asking them to help you build all the way up until you put the last shingle on the roof J: Straight from the horses mouth V: Exactly, it’s a nice departure. I don’t think we’ll make every record this way, but this one certainly felt appropriate. So, that’s what we opted for. J: Yeah, makes all the sense in the world doing folk songs... V: Yeah, these songs belong to everybody. They’re from the public domain. They belong to all of us. I thought we should share this whole process. J: Yeah, that’s great and we’re glad you did. V: Thank you J: For sure, and we can’t wait to hear it.


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The all original Open Mic Night! Music. Poetry. Comedy

It’s not just an Open Mic Night, It’s broadcast Live on Rockland World Radio! Join us for the next AWG! Open Mic Night January 11th

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New book from writer, Christopher (Kit) Lukas

Featured on Amazon’s Hot New Releases List

SHRINK RAP:

A Guide to Psychotherapy from a frequent flier. is now available in paperback.

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From the author of Blue Genes, comes an easy-to-read anecdotal book from a long-time consumer of psychotherapeutic services, explaining why he fervently believes that psychotherapy can be very helpful to people with emotional problems.

Christopher Lukas is a writer, an Emmy-Award winning television producer & director who, for the past 45 years, has worked primarily for public television. He has produced over 200 hours of programming for the public broadcast station WNET in New York City. Lukas’ has published a number of books, primarily concentrating on both end-of-life matters & writing+producing for broadcast television.

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In The Spotlight For More Info, Checkout www.bluecoinmusic.com Blue Coin is the collaboration of Brian Joyce and Patrick McGrath. Respectively, both artists have been on the NYC scene for more than a decade, but it took until the winter of 2011 for them to start making music together. After releasing his 2nd solo EP, “When Black Is Blue”, in late 2010, Patrick McGrath opened a series of solo dates for Mike Doughty. After these shows, Patrick began to put a live band together, and contacted ex-Benzos guitarist, Brian Joyce, to see if he would help out. After wrtiting “Devil to the Thespian” and “The War” and playing a few gigs, it was obvious that this was more than just a temporary fling. By the end of the summer of 2011, McGrath and Joyce had a solid set of material, and were playing regularly in NYC and the northeast, US. With an arsenal of songs, the cohorts played their first 2 shows as Blue Coin in October, 2011, for the CMJ Music Marathon in NYC. It was also during the Fall of 2011 that Blue Coin started talking to producer, Allen Farmelo (Cinematic Orchestra, Pronto, etc), about recording the band. After assembling a team of friends/ musicians to round out the ensemble, Blue Coin went into Mavericks Studio on the lower east

side of Manhattan, in January of 2012, to record their first EP. The four songs on their freshman recording are representative of the ethereal, organic, storytelling of Blue Coin. With themes of apocalyptic longing, antiquated materialism, and wasted time, the band recorded “the killing spree ep.” Recorded live with the exception of a few overdubs, the songs resonate with edgy emotion and capture the concept of “weather systems,” which was the sonic mantra throughout the recording process. Rather than focusing on individual aspects, like guitar solos, flashy drums, or extraneous filler, the band sought to create a concise, yet open, listening experience in which the music acts like weather creeping onto a horizon and affecting the landscape it encounters by manipulating mood with words and sound. 2012 will be a busy year for Blue Coin, as they release “the killing spree ep” on June 23rd, embark on a steady touring schedule, and eventually record their followup, sophomore recording. You are cordially invited to take a peek into the carnival mind and curious heart of Blue Coin as they put their unique, signature stamp on the NYC music scene and beyond. modernmetrozine

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watch live footage from the NVT (12/16/12) photos by rQuinn

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23 Bands 23 Songs Featuring Summer Cult, Origami Sun, Mail Myself to Thoreau, Jesse Frayne, Andrew Nieporent, Handsome Boy, Jaclyn Falk and more...18 more. on All We Got! Reocrds http://allwegotrecords.bandcamp.com modernmetrozine

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The Most Amazing Christmas Play Series

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Phtotography Spotlight

John Prizzi

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December 12/21 8 pm

Live Music w/Fuzzy Dice and more (all ages)

12/22 7 & 9 pm

Rita Harvey Christmas Special w/Pat Jones

12/28 7:00pm

TBA

12/29 6:00pm

MOVIE: Faded by Anthony Puglia

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TBA

1/05 8:00pm

Chinese Coffee

1/11 7:00pm

All We Got! Open Mic Night

1/12 8:00pm

TBA

1/18 8:00pm

Godspell

1/19 2:00pm

Godspell

1/20 8:00pm

Godspell

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January 1/25 7:00pm

Godspell

1/26 7:00pm

Godspell

February 2/01 7:00pm

Live Music: Permanent Rain CD Release (all ages)

2/02 7:00pm

All We Got! Open Mic Night

2/08 8 & 10 pm

Antics Roadshow

2/09 8 & 10pm

Antics Roadshow

2/10 2 pm

Antics Roadshow

2/15 8 & 10 pm

Antics Roadshow

2/16 8 & 10 pm

Antics Roadshow

2/17 2 pm

Antics Roadshow

2/22 8:00 pm

Black History For booking and rental information Contact the Nyack Village Theatre (845-826-2639)

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www.marcellosgroup.com

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MMZ Winter 2012  

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