Author Archives: Vigarano

Second Harvest Japan CEO and founder Charles McJilton

My next guest will be Charles McJilton, CEO and founder of Second Harvest Japan. Charles came to Japan for the first time in 1984 with the U.S. military, and returned in 1991 to conduct research at Sophia University as part … Continue reading

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The clips I played during the Peter Yarrow interview

The clips I played during my interview with Peter Yarrow. Part 1: 1. “Blowin’ in the Wind” (from “Never Give Up”) 2. “Light One Candle” (from “Never Give Up”) 3. “Beautiful City” (from “Never Give Up”) Part 2: 1. “Take Off Your … Continue reading

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Interview, Peter Yarrow, part 1

  Like a Brazilian football player, folk musician Peter Yarrow is best known by only one name. He’s the “Peter” in Peter, Paul and Mary, one of the iconic music groups of the 1960s, whose songs sold millions of copies … Continue reading

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Folk musician and activist Peter Yarrow

Some of the big names of American contemporary folk music are Woody Guthrie, Burl Ives, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan … and three musicians whose last names are not as well known. Mary Travers, Noel ‘Paul’ Stookey, and Peter … Continue reading

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Interview, Burning Man ambassador Bear Kittay, part 1

In 1986, a California man named Larry Harvey gathered a handful of friends on a beach northwest of San Francisco and burned a larger-than-life wooden man and a less-large wooden dog. Harvey called the act “radical self-expression”, and held the event again … Continue reading

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Burning Man global ambassador Bear Kittay

In 1986, a California man named Larry Harvey gathered a handful of friends on a beach northwest of San Francisco and burned a larger-than-life wooden man and a less-large wooden dog. Harvey called the act “radical self-expression”, and held the … Continue reading

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Interview: Fumihiko Maki, part 1

  Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki was born in 1928 in Tokyo, and educated at University of Tokyo, Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. After graduating from Harvard, Maki worked in the offices of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill … Continue reading

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