Catastrophe Cats presents:

Aborted – I Prediletti: The Folly of the Gods
windhand – Cossock – Soma
Wheel – Frozen Sun – Icarus – 2013 – Eyes like Snow
Voivod – We Are Connected – The Wake Conus CD
Dawn – Falcula –
Opeth – In Mist She Was Standing
Mommyheads – I Dreamed/I’m Not Real – Coming Into Beauty – 2021
King Crimson – Indiscipline – Discipline
Talking Heads – THe Great Curve – Remain in Light
SparkleHorse – Babies On The Sun – It’s a Wonderful Life
Mark Lanegan – Borracho – Whiskey for the HOly Ghost
Lucky Stiffs – Get You Off – The Steel – 2018
Iggy & The Stooges – Till The End of the Night – Search & Destroy (The Outakes)
Gojira – Dawn – The Link

    Catastrophe Cats    September 17th, 2021

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Catastrophe Cats presents:

Decapitated – Carnival is Forever – Carnival is Forever 2011
Trauma – Reality When You Die – Acrimony = 2021
Irreversible Mechanism – Abolution – Immersion 2018
Neurosis – The Eye of Every Storm – The Eye of Every Storm – 2004
Yawning Man – Tumbleweeds in teh Snow – Live at Giant Rock – 2020
WORLD PREMIER! – RAIC – Fallen – Gestalt – 2021 – NEW
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Hawkwind – Space is their Palestine – It is the Business of hte Future to be Dangerous – 1993
Mono – Requiem For Hell – Requiem For Hell 2016
King Crimson – Lark’s Toungues In Aspic Part 1 – Radical Action to Unseath the Hold of Monkey Mind (2016)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Rockets Fall on Rocket Falls – Yanqui U.X.O. 2002

    Catastrophe Cats    September 10th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today Sheri and Carol talk with three incredible women leaders on women develop leadership, the meaning of servant leadership, and how mentorship is critical to bringing women to the forefront. Our guests in the first half hour are: Myra Goodman-Smith and Linda Tissiere. The second half of the show brings us Chloe Edwards, multi-talented activist and advocate, winner of several awards including this years Outstanding Woman Award.

 

 

Myra Goodman Smith is the President and CEO of Leadership Metro Richmond (LMR), our region’s community leadership development and engagement organization. Over 40 years, LMR has connected diverse community leaders, preparing them serve with impact.  Myra has a diverse range of management and leadership experience, serving more than 30 years in the nonprofit sector. She has created and led governance workshops and training programs for nonprofit leaders and boards of directors.  Myra has been engaged in our communities throughout her life, serving on various commissions, boards, and councils. Today, she serves as Board Chair of the Jenkins Foundation, a  health legacy foundation.  Myra has recently received awards and recognition from the YWCA, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and Richmond Magazine for her leadership in our region. Myra holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and Planning and a Master’s in Public Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond Class of 2006

You can find her at Leadership Metro Richmond http://www.lmrconnect.org

 

 

Linda Tissiere became CEO of YWCA Richmond in July, 2012.  As CEO, she leads the strategic direction of the organization with a special emphasis on fund development, community engagement, advocacy and organizational effectiveness. YWCA Richmond is one of the region’s oldest nonprofits at the forefront of creating positive social change through the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women.  The vision of the YWCA is to transform individual lives and our community by creating access to opportunities, strengthening resilience, and advancing equitable systems for lifelong success.

Prior to joining the YWCA, Linda was Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement & Integrated Communications at Luck Companies (formerly Luck Stone Corporation), where she worked for ten years.  At Luck, she was responsible for the execution of reputation management strategies, as well as leading executive engagement initiatives, strategic communications, public relations, government relations, and social responsibility.

Linda moved to Virginia in 2002 from upstate New York where she lived for eight years, and before that she resided in Providence, Rhode Island.  Her extensive professional career spans a variety of disciplines including journalism, public relations, philanthropy and corporate communications for financial, manufacturing, higher education and health care organizations.  She was also a Middle School Spanish teacher and coach for girls’ basketball and softball.

Linda has a strong passion for the empowerment of women and children and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Smart Beginnings of Richmond and the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  She is a former Board member of the Children’s Museum of Richmond and the Henrico Education Foundation.  Linda is also a member of the 2016 class of Leadership Metro Richmond and was honored as one of Richmond Magazine’s Bold Women of 2021.  She has a M.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in Spanish from Indiana University. She is married and has three adult children.   In her spare time, she enjoys golf, travel and spending time with her family.  You can find her at the YWCA of Richmond at http://ywcarichmond.org

 

 

Chloe Edwards is the Advocacy & Engagement Manager at Voices for Virginia’s Children. She serves as a liaison between partners, advocates, and Voices policy team. She specializes in cross-disciplinary issues, such as trauma-informed care and equity. In August 2020, Edwards launched Virginia’s first Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week, which was recognized by Governor Ralph Northam and is now Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia, an evolvement of the Campaign for a Trauma-Informed Virginia.

Through the Campaign, Edwards provides technical assistance to connect local-level trends to policy opportunities. She provides advocacy support & trainings to center the experiences of advocates with lived experience and professionals working within systems to mobilize change at the local and state-level. Edwards has experience advocating at the local, state, and national level. Currently, she serves as the President of Black Lives Matter 804 and Assistant Director & Digital Organizer for the Truth Telling Project. Chloe completed the Minority Research and Law Institute Program at Southern University in 2013 and the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Emerging Leaders program in 2019. She holds a Bachelor’s in English from Hollins University and Master’s of Public Policy in Leadership from Liberty University.

You can find her at Virginia Voices for Children: https://vakids.org/

 

 

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    Women & Politics    September 2nd, 2021

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Richmond Stories, presented by The Valentine(1st/3rd) / Recovery Is (2nd/4th) presents:

On today’s show, Carol talks with local mental health providers on how Covid is impacting mental health access and services. Guests today are: Dr. Angela Porter and Juno Fraser.

You can find past shows on our blog at RecoveryIs.Life and follow us on twitter at @recoveryradiova

You can find Carol on twitter at @carololson

    Richmond Stories, presented by The Valentine(1st/3rd) / Recovery Is (2nd/4th)    August 27th, 2021

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Catastrophe Cats presents:

My Soul is Thirty One and 8 days today.  Every day is a Rebirth.

Check out the WORLD PREMIER of Spam Is Nothing At All, a ride into Jungle Ambience…

And RAIC, George Clinton FUnky from Gestalt, soon to be released!

 

Life Is Good if you Live Good!

Irreversible Mechanism – Footprints in the Sand – Immersion
Aborted – Drag Me To Hell
Trauma – Outrage of Fools – Imperfect like a God
Zomby – Memories – With Love
Skream – Summer Dreams – Skream!
Mt Eden – Sierra Leone – Mount Eden Album
Butterfly Crash – Abandoned – Dubstep Generation
Skull Disco (Shackleton) – I am Animal – I Am Animal/Mystikal Warrior
The United States of America – The American Way of Love (Part I-III) – The United States of America
Gutterwall – Spam is NOthing At All – 2021
RAIC – George Clinton – Gestalt
Arktis – Outcasted – Arktis
Yawning Man – I Make Weird Choices – Macedonian Lines
The Masters of Reality – The Ballad of Jody Frosty – The Ballad of Jody Frosty
Mondo Generator – Another Tension Head – Cocaine Rodeo
Throbbing Gristle – Scars of E – The First Annual Report of Throbbing Gristle
Amon Duul II – Archangels Thunderbird – Yeti

Richard’s playlist:

    Catastrophe Cats    August 27th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today Sheri and Carol talk about going back to school and work during the resurgence of Covid variants. First up is a discussion with healthcare providers: Kaila Cooper, Director of Nursing Infection at VCU and Dr. Angela Porter, Psychologist. We then talk with parents dealing with sending kids back to school or daycare: Timika Brokub, parent in Hanover and ESL teacher; Peggy Lavinder, parent in Hanover, and Juno Fraser, parent in Chesterfield.

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    Women & Politics    August 19th, 2021

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Catastrophe Cats presents:

Aborted – Drag me to Hell – new single
Neurosis – Through Silver in Blood
Opeth – Hiartat Vet Vad Handen Gor – In Cauda Venenum
Mastodon – Hearts Alive – Leviathan
Gutterwall – Birds are not Real = WORLD PREMIER!!!!
Hammerhead – Ethereal Killer – Ethereal Killer
Dream Theater – The Glass Prison
Dream Theater – This Dying Soul
Gojira – The Art of Dying – The Way of All Flesh
Hex Machine – Godheads Full of Candy – Omen Mas
Meshuggah – Elastic

    Catastrophe Cats    August 13th, 2021

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Catastrophe Cats presents:

We have some new music ending this show, from

Richmond Avant Improv Collective, we have a new track (World Premere!) of Fallen, from Gestalt!  This track is a heavy post punk stomp, complete with raging synth, pounding drums, and Laura’s crazy cacaphony vocal stylings!  Love it!

 

 

Richard’s playlist:

    Catastrophe Cats    August 6th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today our subject is free press and how Black media is demanding change from embedded colonialism and anti-blackness in media; how the presence of local journalism has been overtaken by mass media and conservative views; and what reparations in media would look like.

Our guests today are: Collette Watson, Vice President of Cultural Strategy at FreePress.Net. Collette helps guide narrative change, community partnerships and strategic communications, working with artists, media-makers, creatives and advocates to shift power toward a just future media system. You can find her on social media at @_ColletteWatson

April Coleman, Vice President of Operations at Richmond Free Press, serving as the news media resource and voice of the African American community. You can follow April on social media at @lirpaac

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    Women & Politics    July 29th, 2021

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Global A Go-Go presents:

DJ Freya (@radiogirlrva) is covering Grove Radio this week and focusing on Women getting their musical grove on. I bring you a medley of women in world music from different countries.

This week on Global A Go-Go (Monday July 26, 3:00-5:00 PM on WRIR, for two weeks afterwards at wrir.org/listen, check your local listings for airing on other radio stations, and any old time at my podcast site). You can also find this episode on DJ Freya’s blog

Podcast: radio4all.net/index.php/program/107890
All the podcasts: radio4all.net/index.php/series/Global+A+Go-Go

    Global A Go-Go    July 26th, 2021

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