Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beloit International Film Festival | Teaching Jamaica Teachers

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On this episode Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Kristin PetersonKristin Peterson is a Janesville native and a filmmaker.  While she is working on her own short film Dog*Walk, for the past 3 years, Kristin’s been closely involved with Beloit International Film Festival where she works as a programmer and other things.  We spoke about what Kristin learned from watching over 3,000 films, the importance of sound, and how we could get Angelina Jolie to work with small independent moviemakers.

Amy StevensAmy Stevens is a professor of special education at UW-Whitewater.  Amy stopped in to talk about the work she does in Jamaica where she goes annually to help train local teachers, what she learned from her experience, how great the island nation’s needs are, and how little things from America, can make a huge difference in a one-room school house in Jamaica.

 

 

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“Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.

United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.

2015 Janesville Area Creativity awards: Celebrating creativity on January 31st 2015 at JPAC!

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South Pole Plumber | JWA | Fair @ the Mall | Supervisor Dowd

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On this episode of Discover Janesville:

Ryan BoggsA plumber from Janesville, Ryan Boggs, just returned from a year-long stint working at South Pole, where temperatures reached over 100 degrees Fahrenheit below zero.  Ryan shared his memories and impressions as well as why he is happy to be back in Janesville.

Jake SailingJake Sailing is a man of many hats.  On this episode Jake spoke about promoting Janesville Wrestling Alliance and the challenge of finding a venue for this popular attraction, JATV and the exciting opportunities Jake sees there, and UpUrSleeve.com, a company making humorous t-shirts and other apparel.  Jake also spoke about his annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party held on December 23rd every year for over 15 years.  The party originated as a way for Jake to give back to the community.  This year’s Ugly Sweater Christmas Party will be held at Black Bridge Bowl on December 23rd as always, starting at 7 pm.  Proceeds will go to benefit Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin and Janesville Community Radio!

Becky Strupp called in to talk about the vendor fair coming up at Janesville Mall this weekend, and to share her thoughts on working in Colorado.

Jason DowdRock County Representative Jason Dowd stopped in to talk about the legislative successes that he together with other supervisors, have been able to spearhead, such as passing unanimously a resolution asking Wisconsin State DNR to request Enbridge Pipeline to do an environmental study of the impact its pipeline will have on Rock County, and the idea of examining the size and the general way that Rock County Board of Supervisor functions and operates.

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“Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.

United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.

2015 Janesville Area Creativity awards: Celebrating creativity!

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Wounded Warrior Project | Janesville Hollywood

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Todd ChristosTodd Christos is a student at Madison Media Institute and a location scout for movie productions.  Todd stopped in to talk about promoting Janesville to production companies, working with well-known actors and creating his own films.

David Krapf

 

David Krapf stopped in to talk about the Wounded Warrior Project and his involvement with it, as well as about his upcoming shows on veterans, and sports, on Janesville Community Radio.

 

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This program was brought to you by:

Janesville Snow Removal: www.SnowRemovalOfJanesville.com

The “A” Team, LLC, – Your Facebook professionals.

“Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.

United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.

2015 Janesville Area Creativity awards: Celebrating creativity!

Conductor of Rock River Philharmonic, Rob Tomaro

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Rob TomaroConductor of Rock River Philharmonic Rob Tomaro stopped in to preview upcoming holiday concerts, talk silent films, discuss what makes a good conductor, and to share his original Christmas song, currently topping charts in Europe, “Don’t open ’till Christmas”.

“Christmas Carol Ballet” by StageWorks Projects, Inc

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Britton Gandy, Coleen Kehle, Mary Carol VerdenBritton Gandy is a Janesville resident and one of the choreographers involved in staging an original production of “Christmas Carol Ballet” for StageWorks Projects, Inc., to be performed on Saturday, December 6 at Stoughton High School.  Britton was joined by Coleen Kehl, the Artistic Director and Mary-Carel Verden, a board member of StageWorks Projects, Inc.  These three women came to talk about the excitement of producing an original production, being part of the Victorian Holiday Weekend community celebration in Stoughton, and how “fusion pieces” show the future and full potential of theater by merging together different disciplines.

Be in the know.  Discover Janesville. 

This program was brought to you by:

Janesville Snow Removal: www.SnowRemovalOfJanesville.com

The “A” Team, LLC, – Your Facebook professionals.

“Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.

United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.