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Vegan Voices – Dr. Joanne Kong – Dec 13, 2022

Vegan Nation features an interview with Dr. Joanne Kong. Dr. Kong is the editor of the anthology, Vegan Voices: Essays by Inspiring Changemakers. She joins us from Richmond, Virginia. In this interview, we hear about all 52 contributing writers to Vegan Voices! Joanne is also a pianist, and we learn about her recently formed partnership with an amazing German cellist, Christoph Wagner, who is also a vegan advocate! They call themselves “Vegan Virtuosi”. They are going to be featured in a documentary, Taking Note, about vegan musicians.  It will be released next Summer, and the producer is UK filmmaker Chris Hines, who is also in Vegan Voices.  Dr. Kong is going to the UK and Europe this month, to film more interview footage. 

Tune in Tuesday, December 13, 2022! WCUW 91.3 FM over the airwaves in New England; and worldwide online: https://wcuw.org/listen/ 4 PM Eastern Standard Time. Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hour radio show, on-air since 2015. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Archived shows can be heard anytime at: https://vegansradio.com/ Thank you for caring enough to hear and be heard.

Vegans Make a Difference (Dr. Joanne Kong’s website)

Strands of CompassionVegan Virtuosi

Christoph Wagner, a native of Germany, is a sought-after cellist who has concertized on four continents. In 2018, he received the Sviatoslav Richter Grant from Rice University, followed by the Amici di Via Gabina Fellowship in 2019. His many concerts include a 2019 tour of Italy, appearances at Wiesbaden Winter Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, the Holocaust Museum in Houston, Texas, and performances as orchestral cellist throughout the US and Germany. Mr. Wagner is currently completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Rice University, and his current research focuses on the role of
nutrition in musical peak performance. A passionate advocate for Sustainability and Plant-Based nutrition, Wagner created Rice Vegan Society in 2017, advocating for a more veg-friendly and zerowaste environment at Rice University, as well as sharing information about the manifold benefits of a vegan diet and lifestyle: environmental sustainability, animal rights, health, social justice and world peace. He holds a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University.

Dr. Joanne Kong
Pianist Joanne Kong’s performances have been praised for “great finesse and flexibility” (The Washington Post), and “superb artistry” (San Antonio Express-News) in works “sensitively played” (New York Times). She premiered Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Michael Colgrass’s concerto Side by Side, and has received numerous national and international honors including a fellowship from the American Academy of the Arts in Europe and the Grand Prize in the 1985 International Piano Recording Competition. She is currently director of chamber music ensembles at the University of Richmond. Dr. Kong speaks around the world as an animal, environmental and vegan advocate.
Her TEDx talk, The Power of Plant-Based Eating, has over 1 million views, she is editor of Vegan Voices: Essays by Inspiring Changemakers, and appears in the major documentary, Eating Our Way to Extinction. An award-winning performer across the US, Asia, Europe and South America, she draws upon a diversity of skills as a writer, speaker and creative artist in her advocacy activities.

Abolition Day – Shelley Harrison – December 6, 2022

Vegan Nation celebrates the 6th year anniversary of Abolition Day – December 6, 2022. Interview with Shelley Harrison, law teacher & primary author/editor of the Abolition Amendment. Shelley Harrison is also the convener & co-founder of the Humane Party, vegan political party in USA. Tune in Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 4 pm EST. Listen online: wcuw.org/listen. Over the airwaves in New England: WCUW 91.3 FM. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hr radio show, on-air since 2015. Archived shows can be heard anytime at: https://vegansradio.com/. Thank you for caring enough to hear and be heard. To listen to details of the 5 Sections of the Abolition Amendment here (includes music by DJ CaveM, and others)

The Buddha, The Vegan, and You – November 29, 2022

Vegan Nation features a memorial tribute to John Bussineau, author of The Buddha, The Vegan, and You. Tune in Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 4 pm EST. On-Air WCUW 91.3 FM, and streaming online: wcuw.org/listen. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hr radio show, on-air since 2015. Music in this episode by Will Tuttle. (Drawing “Comfortable Lies” by Jo Frederiks)

http://thebuddhatheveganandyou.com/buddha-vegan-interview-vegan-nation-wcuw-91-3-fm/

http://thebuddhatheveganandyou.com/ John Bussineau (9/14/1954 – 11/23/2017)

Giving Tuesday Nov 29th WCUW 91.3 FM. Thank you for your support of nonprofit, community radio!

Vegan thanksLiving – November 22, 2022

WCUW 91.3 FM wcuw.org/listen. Vegan Nation host: Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Thank you for caring enough to hear & be heard! Vegan Nation Archives: vegansradio.com. This November 22, 2022 Vegan Nation broadcast includes music by Carrie Schugar, Alais Clay, Will Tuttle. Vegan Nation Features a snippet of a speech by JoAnn Farb & and her daughter, Sarina Farb (both from Kansas) in Denver, Colorado, on Jan 4, 2019 (at a fundraiser for Living with Harmony Sanctuary). Here is the entire speech. (Vegan musician, Carrie Schugar is the stage-name of Carrie Plummer. Carrie is the co-founder of Northern Vegans in the Upper Peninsula in Michigan. Vegan musician, Will Tuttle’s upcoming book is The Benevolent Revolution. Here’s his recent essay, which also explains “materialism”: https://www.worldpeacediet.com/2022/05/circles-of-slavery-and-liberation/).

Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hr radio show featuring vegan news, music, interviews and events. On air since 2015. Vegan Nation embraces the authentic-wholistic vegan philosophy that human freedom requires animal liberation. Freedom from tyranny, oppression, misogyny, discrimination, suffering, slavery and war.

World Food Healers Day – November 15, 2022

Tune in Tuesday, November 15, 2022 to Vegan Nation to hear about World Food Healers Day, an international vegan event happening worldwide on Nov 19th.

Vegan Nation airs Tuesdays, 4 PM EST, on WCUW 91.3 FM Worcester Community Radio, and can be heard worldwide online at: wcuw.org/listen. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Archived shows can be heard anytime at: vegansradio.com. Thank you for caring enough to hear & be heard; and much thanks for your compassionate Vegan activism. Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hour radio show featuring vegan music, news, events, and interviews – locally, nationally, and internationally. On-Air since 2015.

World Food Healers Day – Vegan Nation is included within this week’s posts of WCUW 91.3 FM radio station’s e-newsletter and social media.

Click on “World Food Healers Day” (the embedded link above, which is to the Climate Healers website) for the Unity Stew recipe, and for details on how organizations & individuals can get involved. Here’s additional info from WeDidIt.Health, a co-convener of World Food Healers Day: “Climate Healers is enthusiastically implementing World Food Healers Day, Saturday, Nov 19, 2022. On World Food Healers Day, we aim to feed one billion people a healthy, nutritious, whole-foods, plant-based Universal meal to demonstrate that we together have the capacity to eradicate hunger while experiencing the power of healing foods. The answer is for the world to stop eating animals and animal secretions and to start making access to free, healthy whole-foods plant-based vegan meals a basic human right. It would be great to include you in our next press release as one of the co-conveners of World Food Healers Day. Among many many others, we currently have Happy Cow, Food for Life Global, Food Not Bombs, Animal Save Movement, Plant Based Treaty, Green Revolution (Poland), Loving Hut, PETA, and Ollas Comunes Veganas (Peru) signed up to be co-conveners of World Food Healers Day.”

Unchained TV, co-convener of WFHD. (Photos courtesy of Sarah Segal of Food Healers Los Angeles). More photos here: PHOTOS Posters created by Marlene Narrow, host of Vegan Nation, and World Peace Diet Facilitator. Much thanks also to Yoga of Ahimsa Retreat, Maui Films (2015), Angel Honig, Frederick Honig and Will Tuttle. Music in this episode includes, “Cow Song”, “Calves Song”, “Chicken Song”, and “Turkey Song” by Will Tuttle.

To learn more about World Food Healers Day Nov 19th: foodhealers.org

Int’l Cube Day. Anonymous for the Voiceless – Nov 8, 2022

Tune in Tuesday to Vegan Nation, November 8, 2022. Featuring International Cube Day Anonymous for the Voiceless. Listen worldwide online: wcuw.org/listen 4 PM EST. Hear the show On-Air: WCUW 91.3 FM. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Archives can be heard anytime at: vegansradio.com. Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hour radio show. On-Air weekly since 2015. Thank you for caring enough to hear and be heard. In this Vegan Nation broadcast, we’ll hear snippets of AV Cube of Truth live-streams from the 6th International Cube Day, Nov 5th. (Photo- AV: Durham, NC, USA) Music: “Turkey Song” “Chicken Song” by Will Tuttle.

https://fb.watch/gFAYE_ZAbZ/ (3 min video) AV: Lanzarote, Spain. One of the 180+ Anonymous for the Voiceless chapters that particpated in International Cube Day 2022

AV: Lanzarote, Spain (Canary Islands) #ICD2022 Photo courtesy of Sumaya VB

World Vegan Day Wholistic Veganism 11-1-22

Vegan Nation celebrates World Vegan Day. World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every November 1st. Tune in Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hour radio show featuring vegan music, news, events and interviews from an authentic, wholistic Vegan perspective promoting animal liberation, peace and freedom for all. On-Air since 2015. Archives: vegansradio.com

(Artwork by Madeleine Tuttle) Music by Will Tuttle, and Vegan Queen V, and also Alais Clay. Interview with Dr. Will Tuttle, author of The World Peace Diet: Eating For Spiritual Health and Social Harmony In this Part 2 interview with Will Tuttle, we discuss global contemporary events, and the importance of practicing authentic, wholistic Veganism. Dr. Tuttle’s new book, The Benevolent Revolution, will soon be published by Vegan Publishers.

V-COP#11 and World Food Healers Day are also announced in this Nov 1st broadcast – more details here.) Thank you for caring enough to hear & be heard.

Dr. Tuttle’s Part 1 interview on Vegan Nation (Sept 20th)

Alyssa Sikora Vegan Homeschooling – Oct 25, 2022

Vegan Nation interview with Alyssa Sikora in Denver, Colorado. Tune in Tuesday, October 25, 2022 on WCUW 91.3 FM, and online: wcuw.org/listen – 4 pm Eastern Daylight Time. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Vegan Nation archived shows can be heard anytime at: vegansradio.com.

Alyssa is a certified Iyenga Yoga Teacher (CIYT), and a vegan Mom of 2 vegan children. Alyssa holds a a masters of science degree in International Relations, and a bachelor of science degree in Political Science. She is originally from Mississippi; and for 10 years, worked a government job in Washington D.C. Alyssa (and her husband, Matt) have been Vegan for 10 years. Alyssa now devotes her time to being a “homeschool Mama” (lifeschool teacher!). @alyssa.sikora (vegan parenting, gardening, foraging, homeschooling) @AhimsaMoonYoga (Alyssa’s Instagram accounts) https://yogacenterdenver.com/instructors/ https://vegansradio.com/photos-6/

Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hr radio show, that, since 2015, airs weekly on WCUW 91.3 FM. Thank you for caring enough to hear and be heard.

Photo: Halloween 2021 (Alyssa Sikora). Music in this Oct 25th broadcast includes the Deer Song by Will Tuttle; and Medicine Man by Mike Love.

Carlos Garcia Vegan Music – October 18, 2022

Vegan Nation – interview with Carlos Garcia. Also featuring the song, “It’s OK to Love Me” by his band, Monkeys with Drums. Tune in! Tues Oct 18, 2022 4 PM EDT WCUW 91.3 FM wcuw.org/listen Thank you! Also in this episode, music by Entyce The Lyrical Vegan. And announcing The Road to Eden vegan spirituality retreat Oct 28th – 31st.

“Our music video, “It’s OK To Love Me,” just received our 11th Film Festival Award. Semi Finalist – International Cosmopolitan Film Festival of Tokyo – Winter 2022. Thank you to all involved.” – Carlos Garcia

Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Vegan Nation – 1/2 hr radio show – vegan music, news, events & interviews, airing weekly on WCUW 91.3 FM. Archives: vegansradio.com. Human freedom requires animal liberation. Photos: Carlos Garcia, Hawaii

Go Vegan Radio with Bob Linden – October 4, 2022

Vegan Nation features an interview with Bob Linden. Tune in Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 4 PM EDT on WCUW 91.3 FM, or online at wcuw.org/listen. Radio show host, Bob Linden started the first Vegan talk show, Go Vegan Radio, in mainstream media (KRLA Los Angeles) in 2000. Bob organized the World Vegan Summit, and many festivals including 3 Reggae Vegan Fests in LA & San Diego. He joins us on Vegan Nation for an interview discussing his career in broadcast management (including radio stations in NYC, Washington DC, Seattle, Las Vegas, Atlanta, San Antonio, Miami, San Diego & Omaha), as well discussing contemporary vegan issues. (10-4)

Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hr informational program featuring vegan music, news, events & interviews. Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. On-Air every Tuesday 4 PM Eastern Daylight/Standard Time. Archived shows can be heard anytime at: vegansradio.com. Thank you for caring enough to hear & be heard; and much thanks for your compassionate activism. (The views expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect the views & opinions of this station nor its management.) Art by Madeleine Tuttle. Featuring music by Will Tuttle., and also D.I.S.L. Photo: Bob Linden & Daisy