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Life Changes Show, 27/10/2014

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Life Changes with Filippo
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Guests, Dr Jennice Vilhauer and Rising Appalachia

Life Changes with Filippo with Filippo Voltaggio and special guests Dr. Jennice Vilhauer and Rising Appalachia

Guest, Dr Jennice Vilhauer

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Dr Jennice Vilhauer
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Psychologist, Future Directed Therapy Developer, Director, Professor, Author
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GUEST:  Jennice Vilhauer, PhD

Author of “Think Forward to Thrive – How To Use The Mind’s Power of Anticipation To Transcend Your Past And Transform Your Life”

Jennice Vilhauer, PhD, is a psychologist at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, who specializes in the area of future directed thinking and developing skill-based methods by which people can learn to create positive future thought and action. Her research is focused on the integration of mindful consciousness and future directed thought as mechanisms for recovery and wellness. The developer of Future Directed Therapy, she has over twelve years of experience helping clients to create better futures, and she is responsible for training other psychologists and psychiatrists in the field of cognitive therapy.

Dr. Vilhauer is the director of Emory’s Adult Outpatient Psychotherapy Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in the School of Medicine. She formerly served as the clinical director of the Adult Outpatient Programs as well as the director of Psychology Training in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was also an assistant clinical professor with the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los

Angeles (UCLA). She completed her undergraduate training in psychology at UCLA and her graduate training at Fordham University, followed by postdoctoral training at Columbia University.

Guest, Rising Appalachia

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Rising Appalachia
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A night of a vibrant group of friends, music, stories, and spirit
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Nicki Jack Music in conjunction with Full Circle Venice Presents

Rising Appalachia

With Masters of Ceremonies Filippo Voltaggio and Mark Laisure of The LIFE CHANGES Show.

A night of a vibrant group of friends, music, stories, and spirit… part listening party, part dance-off, part variety show, and all entertainment!

Featuring Rising Appalachia with opening performances by Josh Royse, Mustafa’s Word, Mystic Pete’s Cello, and late night dance party Imagika Om.


Rising Appalachia – Hailing from New Orleans, sisters Leah and Chloe of Rising Appalachia Music bring their merry band of music makers to Los Angeles, including poetic harmonies, soul singing, banjos, fiddles, drums, kalimbas, washboard rants, groove, and community-building through SOUND.  ”The sibling harmonies are almost too beautiful to bear. Then, you’ve got banjo, acoustic guitar, upright bass, hand percussion, maybe some beatboxing. It’s a deep contemporary groove  pancultural, Modern Primitive, festival-friendly  closer to Afro-Cuban and hip-hop than Woody Guthrie, but of course Rising Appalachia’s hellbent on killing fascists, too.” MUST SEE NEW SCHOOLERS – SFWEEKLY 9/30

Josh Royse – marries bright indie folk rock and bluesy electric guitar with uplifting vocals. Josh’s lyrical talent is at once compelling, arresting, and groundbreaking.  The music of Josh Royse marries bright indie folk rock and bluesy electric guitar with uplifting vocals. Josh’s lyrical talent is at once compelling, arresting, and groundbreaking. Catch Josh’s performance of song’s from the new EP dropping Oct 9th. Catch a special performance of “Working Man” featuring Lacy Roskvak.

Imagika Om – is a sonic alchemist & electronic artist for more than a decade. Whether she is creating tracks full of earthy beats & cosmic layers sparking ancient remembrances, or live remixing & spontaneously activating the space with her potent blend of exotic world-fusion rhythms, deep dakini devotional dub, & resonant kundalini-raising bass, Imagika creates the innovative & unique sound that she is known for, OMstep! Her acclaimed album, Cosmic Sutras was released by Merkaba Music this year.

Mystic Pete – is an author, radio host, cellist, music and video producer, spiritual teacher, aphorist, and father of two. He has taught and organized events internationally connecting spirituality and the arts (music, dance, storytelling, and writing). He hosts a popular radio show, “In A Dream,” one of the only broadcast shows on the West Coast featuring the DJ community, on KXLU, 88.9 fm, Los Angeles, Saturday nights at midnight PT. Along with his music and videos a free download of Mystic Pete’s humorous book “Mystic Pete Chronicles – Book 1: Sex & Mysticism” is available on his website. 

Mustafa “Effortless” Shakir – Poet, Musician, Actor.  Poetry came naturally to Mustafa who has used the written word to process his emotional impressions growing up. I’ve been writing since I can remember being able to hold a pen, my mother was always writing something so I guess I took suite.” Poetry led to rapping and three albums to date HolyWar, Chameleon, and DIEMIND: god the carbon copy; plus partnership with Candice Anitra and the Love Machine project. (new ep released 11/14) Currently his writing’s taken the shape of a one-man experience called, “XII: SpokenYouniverse;” a multi-character spoken word journey through consciousness, which is being produced by Russell Simmons for All Def Digital’s poetry Vertical.

Shylah Ray Sushine – originally from Canada, is an Ojai-based singer/songwriter and musician, merging the balance of music and mothering together in a fusion of love for life. She began singing as a form of therapy from a young age and is self taught both vocally and on piano, bringing to life the sounds of a young woman’s journey of strength in healing. Her angelic voice and uplifting songs are medicine for the soul, bringing a new genre of music to the stage with deeply rooted feminine wisdom and power. Shylah will be performing alongside India Arie and Common in early 2015, also releasing her long-awaited debut album.

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Life Changes Show

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Come and join the conversation about what's going on and what we can do together about it, with it, and for it. We have the choice, we have the power. We can do magic if we just believe!

A show about the changes going on in us, to us, around us, and because of us. Therefore, it's technically a show about "Everything," only with a how to make it better, see it better, be better.

In the show, there is talk about, and with, people who have either been through major changes, are helping others with major changes, or people who are changing the world for the better in a major way.

The show is a one-hour talk show format with a monologue by the host, a 30 minute interview with a guest of note, capped by a "Producer's Wrap" segment, in which Filippo and Co-Host Mark Laisure, and sometimes surprise guests, bring it all home for the listeners in a sometimes humorous and sometimes touching, but always entertaining conversation.

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