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ARTURO QUIROS is a self-taught producer, engineer and rapper/recording artist  with a passion for inspiring youth to realize their  full potential.  Art began at Street Poets in 2007 as an intern through the Poet-in-Residence program, and later  took on the responsibilities of recording studio engineer. Learn more here and here. (7/13/13, Bobbee Zeno)

NINA RAO learned traditional chants at age nine, and rediscovered them as an adult hearing Grammy-nominated Krishna Das in New York in 1996. For many years Nina has been Krishna Das’ business manager and assistant, often touring with him, playing cymbals and singing. In 2007, she recorded the track “Nina Chalisa” on Krishna Das’ CD, “Flow of Grace,” and in January 2013, she released her debut album, “Antarayaami – Knower of All Hearts.” Nina regularly leads kirtan in her hometown of Brooklyn, NY, and beyond. Learn more here. (6/5/16 Dr. Connie Corley)

PJ RAVAL is an award-winning filmmaker and cinematographer who was named one of OUT Magazine’s Out 100 directors.  He discusses his new film with Ty Martin entitled, Before You Know It.  Learn more about the film here. (7/20/13, Tim Carpenter)

SHIVA REA is a leading figure in yoga as a teacher and author. She holds retreats all over the world, and her classes are a peak attraction at festivals such as Bhaktifest and Shaktifest. Shiva founded the SaMUDRA Global School for Living Yoga. Her recent book, Tending the Heart Fire: Living in Flow with the Pulse of Life, is published by Sounds True. Learn more about Shiva at her website. (5/10/14, Connie Corley)

Members of the READER'S THEATER TROUPE from the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony share their love of the dramatic arts with anecdotes about their first off-site public performance. Featuring: Barbara Miller, Delores Dismute, Paulette Hague, Tony Carpenter, Constance Robinson, Veronica Bryant, Barbara Fay (8/9/14, Helene Weinberg)

TORRE BRANNON REESE is a community youth advocate and founder of a successful non-profit mentoring program called FAMLI, Inc. He's also a member of the musical group, Street Corner Renaissance. Also, performing on this show is the musical group, Secure, composed of young men mentored through FAMLI. (12/28/13, Bobbee Zeno)

A native of Los Angeles and graduate of the USC School of Communications, BROSSY REINA’s entertainment industry and event management experience spans more than 38 years. Brossy serves as the Senior Olympics Event Coordinator for EngAGE. (5/24/13 ET Online and here on YouTube, Cynthia Friedlob)


HANK ROGERSON is a producer, director, writer, actor and teacher who is currently finishing his latest feature, STILL DREAMING, with partner Jilann Spitzmiller. STILL DREAMING tells the story of performers at the Actors Fund home in New York and how they rekindle their dreams. (10/5/13, Tim Carpenter)

DONALD ROSENFELD has extensive production credits in feature films. He spent the years 1987 to 1998 as President of Merchant Ivory Productions, in charge of the financing and production of such titles as James Ivory’s “Mr and Mrs Bridge” (1990), Simon Callow’s “The Ballad of the Sad Café (1991), James Ivory’s “Howards End” (1992) and “The Remains of the Day” (1993), among others. He produced Chris Munch’s “Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day” (1996), which won Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival, for which he recreated the Yosemite Valley narrow Gauge Railroad. He was the executive producer of “Jodorowsky’s Dune”, the story of the Chilean director’s doomed attempt at bringing Frank Herbert’s seminal sci-fi novel to the screen. EFFIE GRAY, on which he serves as producer, marks Rosenfeld’s third collaboration with screenwriter Emma Thompson. More here(3/21/15 Tim Carpenter)

ROBYN ROSENFELD has spent most of her career producing, distributing, and overseeing international sales for feature films and television. Most recently, Rosenfeld Executive Produced the upcoming feature film, EFFIE GRAY, written by Emma Thompson and starring Dakota Fanning, with a notable cast including Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, David Suchet, Derek Jacobi, Claudia Cardinale, Tom Sturridge, and Robbie Coltrane.  She also oversaw International Sales for the acclaimed documentary JODOROWSKY’S DUNE for City Film, which just received a nomination for Best Documentary from the National Board of Review and was also listed on Oscars Documentary Feature Short List for 2014. Rosenfeld began her career in advertising and public relations. She gradually transitioned into television, where she wrote and produced news segments, news magazine shows, and documentaries. More here(3/21/15 Tim Carpenter)

Psychiatrist DR. MARK RUBINSTEIN discovered in his specialty the same thing he realized in reading fiction: every patient has a compelling story to tell. Rubinstein coauthored five medical self-help books, then turned to writing fiction. His latest novel is Love Gone Mad. More here. (4/6/13, Tim Carpenter)

Actress JEANNE K. RUSSELL is best known for playing Margaret Wade in the television series "Dennis the Menace," based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name. Since 1978, Dr. Russell has been practicing chiropractic medicine. She's also been active in the Screen Actors Guild and co-chaired the SAG Young Performers' Committee for several years. Learn more at her website. (6/14/13 ET Online, 11/13/16 John Semper Jr.)

Author RICHARD RUSSO knows small town America. This masterful novelist has an uncanny sense of the way life works in the gritty industrial towns of the American Northeast. The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer chronicles blue-collar America in ways constantly surprising and utterly revealing. Russo's previous works include seven novels, a collection of short stories and the memoir, Elsewhere. His novel Empire Falls won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Tim Carpenter talks to Richard Russo about his new book, Everybody's Fool (sequel to his best-selling Nobody's Fool), and the art of capturing small town life with big-time insight. Learn more about the author here. (5/22/16 Tim Carpenter)

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