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May 15, 2016

Through the stores we share at Listen to Your Mother we are connecting to each other. Building bridges and finding friends. Sharing stories that stick with our soul… All photos by Johnny and Marie Justice Ann Imig, Brandice Hatcher, Iya Dunni, Opal Tomashevska, Takeyla Benton, Oscar Mireles, Lisa Estrella Yang, Kate Auger, Rosita González, Michelle N. Watkins, Amber C. Walker, Sarah Jedd, Nuria Vega Moffat, Vida Groman None of this could continue to happen with out the support of our sponsors and you, the LTYM community. Thank you SheKnows #BlogHer16, Luvs, The Century House, Pasqual’s Cantina, Dragonfly Hot Yoga, Black Belt America, Half-Pint Resale, Brava Magazine, Lakeside Press, Happy Bambino and our photographers Justice and Justice Productions. Katie Auger                 Nuria Vega Moffat We are proud to have raised over $1000 for our local charity, Literacy Network. This puts them a little closer to raising the […]

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Spotlight on Madison Cast Member: Oscar Mireles

May 3, 2016

With this year’s show right around the corner, we’re down to our last cast spotlight. We asked Oscar Mireles a few questions to learn a bit more about him… Oscar Mireles is a published poet and he is also the Editor of three anthologies titled “I Didn’t Know There Were Latinos In Wisconsin”.  He was recently appointed the “Poet Laureate” of the City of Madison for 2016-2018. Mr. Mireles has received numerous awards and recognition for his service to the community. He is the Executive Director of Omega School, where he has been employed for the past 21 years. Omega School provides GED preparation and adult basic education services to Dane County young adults, who do not possess a high school diploma. During his tenure, he has personally assisted over 3,000 students with earning a GED/HSED credential. *** Are you looking forward to the show? Scared? Or both? After reading about the first […]

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Spotlight on Madison Cast Member: Vida Groman

April 29, 2016

Vida is up next in our series of posts spotlighting cast members of our LTYM: Madison show! Vida means Life in Spanish and Beloved in Hebrew. So to Vida Groman, her name means Beloved Life and her work reflects that energy. She has worked as a therapist, life coach, and healer with individuals, couples and small groups, and as a teacher and facilitator with organizations for over 25 years and still loves it all (www.vidagroman.com). Her work is about guiding people to connect with their heart so that they can live with authenticity, courage, joy and passion. And part of Vida’s passion is “writing from her soul”. She is currently compiling her writings for a book. *** Are you looking forward to the show? Scared? Or both? I am so looking forward to this show. As for being scared…..it is more like bubbling excitement that forgets itself from time to time and shows […]

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Madison’s Hidden Gem: The Century House GIFT SHOP

April 28, 2016

If you’ve ever attended a LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: MADISON show, you’re familiar with our exquisite sets designed and furnished by local sponsor The Century House: You might also know that Century House is Madison’s premier destination for modern Scandinavian interiors.   But do you know about their hidden gem? My absolute FAVORITE place for gifts at any price point? Be it jewelry, textiles, home decor, accessories, handmade art, cards or prints, The Century House gift shop at 3029 University Avenue creates a cozy shopping destination with a great selection of unique quality gifts. Better yet, they’re offering a giveaway to one lucky LTYM fan! Comment below by WEDNESDAY MAY 4th NOON CST for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate PLUS two tickets to the 7th annual LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: MADISON show on Mother’s Day! We’ll pick one lucky winner at random and share the news on social media Thursday […]

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Spotlight on Madison Cast Member: Lisa Estrella Yang

April 27, 2016

Next up on this week’s Madison cast spotlight is Lisa Estrella Yang! We asked Lisa some few questions to learn some more about her… Lisa Estrella Yang is a UW-Madison and a Niam Laus Niam Hluas (Hmong Sisterhood) alumna whose life mission is to empower women through pro-self-esteem. In conjunction to being a pro-self-esteem activist, she was recognized by Sally Hansen as one of the top 4 nail artists in the nation during a competition of over 16,000 competitors. Consequently she is building a press-on manicure brand to ignite the minds of women, daring women to dream and to love themselves unapologetically. *** What are the 3 things you can’t live without? I cannot live without nail polish remover, a base coat polish, and a top coat polish. My shelves are full with them! If you were to give a TED talk, what would you talk about? The TED talk that I would […]

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