Sheila St. James, a native of New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina survivor, relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota
Health and Fitness ‘go-to-girl’, Sheila “SUPERWOMAN” St. James says, “It’s okay to call her a fitness guru, but ultimately she wants to be known as a life-saver.” The former beauty pageant contestant has reigned as Ms. Orleans Parish, Ms. New Orleans and Miss “Fit” Louisiana. Sheila is a U.S. champion aerobics instructor, fitness model and competitor-Armed with a dual Masters Degree in Human Performance and Health Promotions, she is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist-(ie.,a professional personal trainer) and, America’s newest fitness inspiration.
Anne Manx and the Empress Blair Project, from the Radio Repertory Company of America. Anne Manx has to keep the Empress alive for two months until she can assume rule of her planet. But nothing is ever that easy.
Environmental journalist Dianne Dumanoski discusses her novel, The End of the Long Summer,an examination of the forces behind climate change in the tradition of Silent Spring and The Fate of the Earth.
Jennifer Dodgson from the Loft joins us to talk about new educational offerings at the Loft.
Wendy Brown-Baez also joins us to talk about writing circles for healing, her work with at-risk youth and poetry, and her love poetry recently collected in the book Ceremonies of the Spirit. More information about her work is available at www.wendybrownbaez.com:http://www.wendybrownbaez.com.