- Upcoming Health Forum Will Provide No-Cost Medical ScreeningsThe Omega Family Health Forum has been held annually for about 20 years. The forum was founded by the Omega Psi Phi fraternity to promote prostate cancer awareness and provide prostate screening services for men. Over time, the forum has expanded to provide health services for the whole family at no cost. Read more »
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- Kate Skales Performs Live!Songwriter, guitarist, rocker and vocal powerhouse Kate Skales performs live in studio while she’s back in Southwest Florida for a series of performances. Skales’ music career began to take off a few years ago when she moved to Southwest Florida. She’s since relocated to Los Angeles where she continues writing and performing prolifically. Her debut EP “ Ready For Me ,” dropped in 2018 and she’s hard at work on a second album. We’ll catch up with Kate Skales about what she’s been up to in Los Angeles and we’ll hear her perform some new songs along with fellow musician and music engineer and producer Caleb Neff . Neff runs Juniper Recording in Cape Coral and performs with the alt-country rock band Rosaline . Read more »
- Playwright Rich Orloff Discusses 'It's a Beautiful Wound'We’re joined today by New York-based playwright Rich Orloff to talk about his one-man show called “It’s a Beautiful Wound” which explores what he describes as his adventures in underground therapy using MDMA and psilocybin mushrooms to help him heal from deep psychological wounds. He’ll be performing it next week in the Foulds Theater at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers. Read more »
- Encore: 'The Allure of Immortality' Historically Profiles Koreshan WorshipersWe’re listening back to conversation WGCU’s Jessica Meszaros had with author Lyn Millner about her book “The Allure of Immortality—an American Cult, a Florida Swamp and a Renegade Prophet.” It historically profiles Koreshan worshipers from the late 1800s to their influence even today. Koreshans were celibate and believed marriage was a form of slavery toward women. The communal group shared workloads, food and childcare. They also worshiped their prophet, Cyrus Teed . Read more »
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