Ariadne’s Notes: On November 22, 1-2 pm PST the World Poetry Café Radio Show had an amazing show with the power couple Rene DeFazio and Tamara Veitch of The One Great Year Series.
http://www.onegreatyear.com They shared with our radio audience in 115 countries, the continuation of their One Great Year series with their new book The Emissary in paperback and audio sections. These are “must read books” for those liking novels and expanded consciousness .
A new welcome song: A Love Spell by the talented musician Laura Kelsey added to this inspiring show.
Also featured was Pardeep Singh Nagra, the inspiration of the award winning film TIGER, an aspiring boxer who must fight for his religious beliefs after being banned from the sport for refusing to shave his beard. He called to tell about his fascinating experiences and advice as a human rights activist. He will have the next feature on this site and a review in the Afro News. Tiger opens in Vancouver and Surrey, November 30. It is an important “must see” film. Source: TARO PR.
A new e-poet from England also joined us, Stephen Sutton whose poem was read by Victor Swartzman.
We are also excited to have a new collaboration: Anhad Films, Delhi based film makers, They make documentaries, short films as well as videos on issues that are of concern to their society.
Rene DeFazio was born and raised in Canada and currently resides in the Vancouver area with his wife and writing partner Tamara Veitch. Rene is an actor and producer with numerous film and television roles to his credit. A world traveler and lifelong adventurer, Rene has called upon his unusual and exciting experiences in co-creating The One Great Year novel series. His tireless research and first hand knowledge of exotic locations, customs, sights, and smells help to bring this epic story to life.
Tamara Veitch is a writer, mural artist, and mother of three. She grew up in Canada and attended Simon Fraser University, studying English, psychology, history and General Arts. Tamara has had a lifelong interest in spiritual wisdom and has carefully researched ancient teachings from many traditions to ensure historical accuracy throughout The One Great Year Series.
Tamara and Rene have completed Book I and II in The One Great Year Series and are currently working on Book III. To maintain a dynamic and authentic presentation of the ancient secrets at the core of their writing, they travel to exotic locations in search of esoteric knowledge and cultural insights that will inspire readers everywhere. Go to: http://www.onegreatyear.com
Ariadne’s Notes: The World Poetry Cafe Radio Show was honoured to welcome the wonderful Laura Kelsey and her band in a special CD Launch April 5, 1:10 PM on CFRO, 100.5 PM . She sent some examples from her book, 12 Dresses and told how the photographs were made. Tam from Thailand sends thanks to her for answering a question about music , solo performances and bands.
Another special event World Poetry Cafe Book Launch with e-poet Preeta Chandran and artist Pankaj Rohilkhandvi with their fusion book, The Portrait of a Verse. We also had long time member, Anita Aguirre Nieveras on the show reading her poems in Tagalog and English and talking about her life. E-poets: Kezang Dawa from Bhutan and others. Great thanks to Kerry Buckner for being the sound engineer when I hosted from home.
Laura Kelsey, poetess, singer, songwriter, musician , mother and much more!
This is the link for 12 Dresses: http://issuu.com/hollowearthworks/docs/12dresses
I’ve also attached a photo of the smoke coming out of the abyss that we mentioned.