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  • Shannon Williams
  • SuperDre
  • Todd Ernst

I'm joined by Shannon Williams, SuperDre and Todd Ernst. We chat about their involvement in the Grand Rapids electronic music scene, what attracted them to electronic music and their influences, the difference between being a DJ and an electronic musician, some of the different styles of electronic music, tools they have in their electronic musical arsenal, the City Lights Music Festival August 17-18 at Caldar Plaza, what's contributed to the popularity of electronic music, SuperDre's background in Classical music and how she transitioned into electronic, vinyl vs. digital, and more…….

City Lights Music Festival August 17-18 at Caldar Plaza http://www.facebook.com/ events/248227031944321/

SuperDre http://www.superdre.com/
On Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ djsuperdre

Todd Ernst http://www.toddernst.com/ http://www.djtoddernst.com/

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  • Jennifer Feuerstein, Gerontology Network

I'm also joined by Jennifer Feuerstein from the Gerontology Network. Jennifer and I chat about the work the Gerontology Network does for seniors in our community, how we can be more supportive of our growing senior population, how they help seniors maintain their independence, the work they do with caregivers, advocacy work they do, how to take advantage of their services, the special opportunity they have to win a Toyota van on Tuesday, August 21 in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good competition, and more……

Gerontology Network http://www.gerontologynetwork.org/
On Facebook http://www.facebook.com/GerontologyNetwork

More details on Gerontology Network's opportunity to win a van on Tuesday, August 21 in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good competition http://www.gerontologynetwork.org/news.asp

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I'm really looking forward to introducing you to folks around West Michigan every week who are helping to positively shape our area with their music, their art, their bold business ideas, and the causes they're passionate about!

~Paul Jendrasiak

Tom and Jake Scheidel also join me to chat about the 8th annual Jake's Music Festival to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. We talk about the eclectic group of musicians that will be performing, about some of the important things people should understand about Juvenile Diabetes, and those who help make Jake's Music Festival possible.

You can learn more about Jake's Music Festival at:
http://www.facebook.com/events/389835501045644/