Bowers Museum’s Latest Treasures AND Intentional Living the Trish Walker Way

Emily Mahon, Senior Director of Education and Community Engagement at the Bowers Museum presents a bounty of delectable possibilities that awaits us at the museum over these holidays and into 2017. Virgins, photographers, actresses, and painters figure into the culture fare. Lectures associated with the Virgin of Guadalupe exhibit will be presented by: Jeannette Peterson (UCSB) on 1/21 at 1:30 pm; Joanna Reyes Walton on 1/29. Events associated with the Imogene Cunningham exhibit are scheduled on 1/7 and 2/4; and with the Madame Modjeska exhibit on 3/12. For the exhibit opening on 2/25/17 entitled “Frida Kahlo, Her Photos,”and for other details, let the official museum website be your guide:

In the second segment (minute 28), we elbow our way ahead of the new year’s resolution frenzy with life coach Trish Walker, with her modest proposals on intentional living, speaking from her recently published book entitled: “Oh Honey…I’m just getting started!” Her blog offers many additional resources at:,, and Happy Allidays everyone!

Planned Parenthood Examines Its Trump Era Options AND Dr. Ayala’s Renaissance Gifts to One and All

Jon Dunn, President/CEO of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties posts us with all the realities that his and other affiliates face post 11-08-16. He wears both the healthcare delivery and political advocacy hats. Additional resources mentioned at the end of the interview include:,, and

In the second segment (min 30:30), we convene a brief salon on science and faith with UCI evolutionary biology professor and philosopher, Dr. Francisco Ayala. Central to this consideration is his book, “Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion.” This Renaissance man has recently penned for even more sophisticated readers, a book entitled, “Evolution, Explanation, Ethics and Aesthetics: Towards a Philosophy of Being,” published (2017) by Elsevier.

Recruitment the Trautenberg Way AND Islamophobia (Part II)

Stuart Trautenberg, CEO of Jobzlab Inc. and S.A. Associates, among ventures, reveals what his brand of recruiting looks like in the 21st Century. His many enterprises:;; and Chief People, may get you top tier talents on a ship-shape path with your search. As always on AAL, we have more where that came from, stay tuned.

The next segment (min 24), we resume the matter of Islamic relations in the US with Ani Zonneveld, founder and president of Muslims for Progressive Values; and Jordan Elgrably, founding director of The Markaz, both organizations of which are located in Los Angeles. Upcoming events providing forums for discussion and discovery are posted on and 12/13 7-9 pm at Temple Judea in Tarzana, CA; Middle East in Focus 12/17/16; Ask A Muslim; LA for Standing Rock 12/17/16, 6 pm; and Celebration of Life, “Freedom of Conscience” on 1/15/17 (, or call 323.696.2678); are some opportunities to show support, to learn, to connect, and to deepen our perspective.

“The Madhouse Effect” AND Islamophobia in Our Neighborhood (part I)

Climate scientist and contributor toward the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize along with other IPCC authors, Penn State Professor Michael Mann offers his latest book for the holidays and the next four years, “The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics and Driving Us Crazy. This book is illustrated by Washington Post political cartoonist Tom Toles.

During the second segment (min 46) founder and President of Muslims for Progressive Values, Ani Zonneveld; and Jordan Elgrably, founding director of The Markaz; consider the uptick of marginalization of Muslims in the US amidst the transition to the new administration. They offer suitable instruction for by standers to intervene to avert an assault on our brothers and sisters. GreenDot is one such resource. Information for the guests’ organizations is available at: and Both Ani and Jordan will return to the show next week, 12-13-16.