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World Poetry Celebrates the Intuitive Designer Anna Maria Capocelli Kinberg!



Ariadne’s Notes:

July 21, 9:40 pm The World Poetry Café , CFRO, 100.5 FM, with hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Neall Ryon presented the talented: Intuitive designer: Anna Maria Capocelli Kinberg: Intuitive By Design. She was kind enough to give some tips to a university student who e-mailed us with a question about her rented apartment on campus and how to intuitively create it into her own space. The student felt there was a lot of heaviness in the apartment. Anna suggested  that she could  start by cleansing with sage, Then create the space that she wanted to be in, leaving behind the heaviness of the past.  The student was so grateful. I was also intrigued by the idea of changing the past and creating a new future-plan to start working on it. Thank you Anna! Your work is truly exquisite!

To hear this life enhancing show: CLICK HERE!


Anna Maria Capocelli Kinberg is an award winning Intuitive Interior Designer & Feng Shui Consultant that has been creating beautiful spaces for over 15 years. Her scope of work has been residential and commercial spaces throughout Connecticut, Westchester, Manhattan, Florida, California, South Hampton, & Park City Utah.
Anna Maria realized early on that the energy of every person and their space—in combination with the details of Interior Design—has a story which sets the stage to create a harmonious and nurturing environment for her client’s to inhabit. Our goal is to provide creative and beautiful interiors by bringing together the inspiration and imagination that not only supports their visual environment, also intuitively supports their emotional and spiritual lifestyle.
Guided by her inherent gift of connecting with and interpreting her client’s desires, Anna Maria transforms her client’s aspirations for their living space into environments where they go to fuel and recharge to be extraordinary in all that they do. Whether the design is Contemporary, Traditional, or Modern it is paramount that functionality is first and foremost in today’s modern lifestyle.


World Poetry Celebrates the Great Phil Haynes from the USA!


Ariadne’s Notes!: The World Poetry Café with Hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Neall Ryon welcomed the amazing Jazz musician and professor, Phil Haynes to the show , July 21st on CFRO 100.5 FM. A fascinating look into the world of jazz combined with advice for a beginning Jazz band in Africa, stories and music. In addition, a warm welcome to our new very competent  operator Sarah Ho who is helping for a few months. To hear the show: CLICK HERE! Music played: Johnny Guitar.

A veteran artist based in New York for 25 years, Phil Haynes is featured on more than 65 LP, CD, and DVD releases by numerous American and European record labels.  Haynes’ debut, The Paul Smoker Trio’s QB with Anthony Braxton, was named the #1 recording of 1985 by esteemed critic Kevin Whitehead.


The international media have compared his drumming to masters Jack DeJohnette, Roy Haynes and Elvin Jones, and his compositions to Duke Ellington, Charles Ives, Charles Mingus and the Art Ensemble of Chicago. His performances were recently noted to be “The perfect middle between tradition and avant-garde, between power and sophistication, between accessibility and adventure. . . standards with a new sense of drama, dynamics, and true moments of fun.”

In addition to the critically acclaimed three recordings for Enja Records by the composer’s collective, Joint Venture, Haynes’ diverse and distinctive dozen recordings as a leader include: Continuum (violinist Mark Feldman’s jazz debut); the ground breaking and iconic ensemble 4 Horns & What?; his first recording of jazz standards, A Couch in Brooklyn (featuring Israeli born pianist Micu Narununsky and bassist Drew Gress); The Hammond Insurgency with B-3 organ virtuoso Jeff Palmer; Free Country’s trilogy of Americana with cellist/vocalist Hank Roberts; the singular solo drum-set recording, Sanctuary, as well as No Fast Food, a defining saxophone trio featuring NEA jazz master David Liebman.

Moving to central Pennsylvania in 2003, Haynes founded the nationally noted Jazz@Bucknell chamber series in 2005 and was subsequently appointed as Bucknell University’s Kushell Jazz Artist-in-Residence. From 2007-2012, Haynes taught courses in Jazz History, directed his multi-media/new music Bucknell Interdisciplinary Improvisation Ensemble (BIIE), coached the University Jazz Band rhythm section and soloists, worked with various small ensembles and recitalists, maintained a vigorous private studio, and led the Bison Band. His past two years have featured appointments as interim Director of Jazz Studies for both Susquehanna University, PA, and Nazareth College, NY.

Artists Haynes has appeared on CD with include Theo Bleckman, Anthony Braxton, Adam Caine, Joe Daley, Dave Douglas, Mark Dresser, Marty Ehrlich, Ellery Eskelin, Mark Feldman, Ken Filiano, Vinny Golia, Drew Gress, Mark Helias, Lindsay Horner, Ed Jackson, Ritsu Katsumata, David Kikoski, Frank Lacy, Andy Laster, David Liebman, Tony Malaby, Denman Maroney, Michael McNeill, Micu Narunsky, Jeff Palmer, Hank Roberts, Herb Robertson, Ned Rothenberg, Rich Rothenberg, Ted Rosenthal, Michelle Rosewoman, Steve Rudolph, Steve Salerno, Ed Schuller, Paul Smoker, Michael Stevens, David Taylor, Andreas Willers, Gebhard Ullmann, and Tom Varner.

Other diverse performers that Haynes has appeared with in concert include John Abercrombie, Ralph Alessi, Tim Berne, Bobby Bradford, Don Byron, Bill Carrothers, Billy Childs, Marilyn Crispell, Joshua Davis, Jack Dejohnette, Bill Dobbins, Marty Ehrlich, Jon English, Michael Formanek, Joel Frahm, Charles Gayle, Steve Gilmore, Ben Goldberg, Arnold Hammerschlag, Peter Herbert, Ingrid Jensen, Dean Johnson, David Liebman, Albert Manglesdorf, Tony Marino, Ron McClure, Tony Micelli, Ben Monder, Glenn Moore, Varden Ovsepian, Paul Plimley, Steve Rudolph, Eddie Severn, Louis Sclavis, Leni Stern, John Stowell, John Swana, Steve Swell, Greg Tardy, John Tchicai, Gary Thomas, Thomas Ullrich, Roseanna Vitro, J.D. Waters, Tim Warfield, Kenny Werner, Kenny Wheeler, Larry Willis and Andrea Wolper.

In addition to his ‘Sanctuary’ solo concert presentations and duet performances with David Liebman, Herb Robertson & Paul Smoker, current Haynes touring ensembles include his: romantic, folk-Americana string band, Free Country,  featuring cellist/vocalist Hank Roberts; saxophone trio,  No Fast Food, w/ bass titan Drew Gress and NEA jazz master David Liebman; electrified & blues drenched organ unit with Paul Bratcher & James Yanda, The Hammond Brothers, as well as the collaborative classic piano trio, Day Dream, w/Steve Rudolph & Drew Gress.


 Amazing Grace:
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 World Poetry hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Neall Ryon


World Poetry Presents Melanie Simms From The USA!

 Ariadne’s Notes: A special radio show program with the talented Poet Laureate Melanie Simms  last night, July 14th, 9-10 pm PST on CFRO 100.5 FM! She has embarked on a new writing project which is really exciting.  She is also working with other Poet Laureates and has even read in Congress recently. To hear this great show: CLICK HERE!




Melanie writes: “The jazz series project is a collection of interviews by well known jazz artists that will be published in book form soon. Phil Haynes will write the book preface for me, and the collection of interviews will include interviews by Phil Haynes, Donny McCaslin, pianist Steve Rudolph, and Bobby McFerrin, to name a few.

I am also publishing the interviews individually with the local newspaper I write for – the Sunbury American, and for jazz magazines. So they will get a lot of PR value and distribution.

This will be a one of a kind book, as there really aren’t many book length collections of interviews by famous jazz artists.” 

Melanie Simms, former Perry County, Pennsylvania Poet Laureate is an award winning Commonwealth poet with over 200 publications of poetry to her credit in magazines, newspapers, magazines and literary journals. Many of her poems are poems of place reflecting the life and people of her home state of Pennsylvania. She has been a featured radio and television guest on multiple shows nationally and internationally. Ms. Simms is the recipient of such awards as a Sophie Award, a Pushchart Prize nomination. a Vermont Writers Studio Scholarship and a Richard Savage Award nomination from Bloomsburg University. Her most recent book release, slated for Fall 2014 release by Sunbury Press in Mechanicsburg is titled Remember the Sun: Poems of Nature and Inspiration. For more information and links to Melanie’s publications, awards, and radio/tv appearances visit her website at