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Raising Raleigh by Bearta Alchacar

Nov 12, 2019

The Guest:

Mike Gauss is a contributor and supporter of St Johns MCC

St. John's Metropolitan Community Church is a Christian church catering to the LGBT population in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The church is a member congregation of the Metropolitan Community Church, a worldwide fellowship of...


Oct 17, 2019

The Guest:

Zalman Raffael (Artistic Director/CEO) Known familiarly as Zali, Zalman was born and raised in New York City. He received his formal dance training at the School of American Ballet, during which he performed in productions with both the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theater. In 2005, Zalman Raffael...


Oct 7, 2019

The Guest:

Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane has served 4 terms as Mayor since in 2011 – and is retiring from her position at the end of the year. Listen to her perspective of our city with just a few days remaining at her position. 

The Hosts:

Bearta Al-Chacar is an immigrant from Lebanon that found herself living and...


Jun 13, 2019

The Guest:

 

For those who have witnessed a performance by Freddy Greene, it is apparent that there is magic in the air as he weaves his silky tunes. The energetic Jazz/Funk musician and composer weaves the smooth and mellow sounds of classic Jazz with innovative Funk.  

The Hosts:

Bearta Al-Chacar is an immigrant from...


May 30, 2019

The Guest:

Kendra Leonard says a lot of bad words. But dammit, she earned the right. 

Having just lost her husband to leukemia in October of 2009 and not given a final promotion with Banana Republic after a steadfast 11 years of working there, she decided that it was time for a change. Her goal was to write a business...