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  • Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold Comes to FGCU
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    We're delving into the critical, but often overlooked skill and art of storytelling and its power to educate, entertain, connect, and foster empathy and healing. Professional storyteller, character interpreter and teaching artist Sheila Arnold will be featured in Florida Gulf Coast University’s Professional Storyteller Series Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 for a storytelling performance called “Locks Opened: Waterways to Freedom” consisting of stories of the underground railroad. Arnold will also conduct a workshop titled, “Folktales, Fairytales & Social Justice.” Read more »
  • The Holodomor Exhibit – A Look Back at Stalin’s 1932-1933 Genocide in Ukraine
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    While its official grand opening isn’t until next month, the Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center of Southwest Florida has opened at its new location on Imperial Golf Course Blvd. in Naples. Since its unique beginning as a middle school classroom exhibit in the late 1990s, the museum and education center’s programs have reached more than 15,000 students a year, and hosted more than 5,000 visitors annually. Read more »
  • SWFL-Based Company Finds Success in the World of Eco-Friendly Oral Care Products
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    As the global prevalence of plastic pollution becomes increasingly clear, more and more people are seeking out ways to reduce the amount of single-use plastics they use. Our guests are in business to help people with that mission when it comes to their oral hygiene. WooBamoo is a Cape Coral-based company that primarily sells eco-friendly toothbrushes that are made of bamboo. They now also sell biodegradable floss made from silk, and toothpaste made using all natural products. Read more »

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Earth: View from the top

Life From Above is an ambitious new four-part documentary series that begins Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. on WGCU, Southwest Florida’s source for PBS and NPR. It provides fascinating ...
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New NPR chief has Global Media, Scripps experience

NPR announced earlier this month that John Lansing will become its new president and CEO effective October 14. For the past four years, Lansing has served as the president and ...
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