Join REALTalk host Susan McCabe when she talks with the Double Down movie’s writer/director Tom Schulman and producer Rick Wallace about why they’re screening on Vashon, and the source of this unique story about ‘the shady and dangerous world of Keno pool,’ set in the rural South. “It’s a woman empowerment story,” says producer Wallace […]

REALTalk – Patrisse Cullors

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REALTalk – Starr and on Cunningham Racism

March 22nd, 2022 - Posted in

In the ongoing exploration of what’s up with the arts in the pandemic age, host Susan McCabe will talk with Michael Greer, President and CEO of ArtsFund. As a former professional dancer and experienced executive, Michael’s leadership experience spans both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. He is the former executive director of Oregon Ballet Theatre […]

The Arts in general have suffered from the pandemic, especially live theatre. Despite that impact, some theatre companies have remained nimble enough to adapt. Here on Vashon one company did what some call crazy and started a whole new thing. Vashon Repertory Theatre founder and Producing Artistic Director, Charlotte Tiencken, will join host Susan McCabe to talk […]

REALTalk – Peter Serko on AIDS Day

November 30th, 2021 - Posted in

In the last few years World AIDS Day hasn’t passed without an observance from Peter Serko. This year is no exception. Join host Susan McCabe as she learns about this year’s collaborative World AIDS Day event on Vashon. Working with Vashon Remembrance artist West McLean, VHS instructor Andy James and island director Chris Boscia, Serko will open […]

REALTalk – Wyking Garrett on Reparations

November 23rd, 2021 - Posted in

As many in the US seek meaningful ways to pay reparations for the generational repercussions of enslavement, a group in Seattle is taking action. Members of Seattle’s Africatown Community Land Trust (ACLT) have been working in the Central District since 2017 to support and revitalize the Black community there through programs aimed at creating permanently […]

REALTalk – Electric Cars

November 9th, 2021 - Posted in

So, electric vehicles will save the planet. Right? Not so fast, says REALTalk guest Ian Morse. Morse is a science and environment journalist with an eye on how business impacts land, oceans and Indigenous rights. In his newsletter, The Green Rocks, he writes about the potentially harmful environmental impacts of mining metals required to manufacture massive […]

REALTalk – Plankton

November 2nd, 2021 - Posted in

Plankton Explains Everything Those microscopic organisms that grow in all kinds of water provide at least 50% of the oxygen in our air — every other breath we take comes from plankton. Turns out, plankton are severely threatened by our warming climate. Find out just what that means for humans when host Susan McCabe hears from three […]

REALTalk – Paul Queary – Gerrymandering

October 19th, 2021 - Posted in

Vashon is abuzz with talk of redistricting and its impact on the Island. Like – should we be redrawn into the 26th district from the 34th? And what do we, as Vashon residents, even have to say about the process? Join host Susan McCabe when she queries journalist Paul Queary about all these questions and more. Queary is a Vashon resident […]