"Sundays on the East End with Bridget LeRoy and Alec Sokolow"
brought to you from Estia’s through May 4.
2019 on 88.3 WPPB FM
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Guests Kenny Mann of Acacia Moyo - Where Tradition Meets Technology and photojournalist Doug Kuntz spoke of Africa, refugees, humanity, and connection. It was such a glorious day, we taped outside of Estia's on the Bridgehampton-Sag Turnpike.... Although the show was poignant and profound, it was great to see old friends.
Amagansett resident Kevin McAllister, Founder and President of DefendH2O, has professional environmental experience that spans 30 years. His expertise is in the biological sciences and coastal zone management.
He has received over 15 awards from government, media, civic and environmental organizations for personal accomplishments in natural resources conservation. Highlights include the Environmental Quality award presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2008.
Prior to his current role as chief executive of DefendH2O, Kevin served for 16 years as the founder and leader of Peconic Baykeeper | Protecting Long Island's Waters. Water resources protection and coastal adaptation are Kevin's primary focus.
Southampton-born Tramar Pettaway is an actor, singer, songwriter, and playwright, who also works at a homeless shelter and commutes into the city to put on the current production of his show, all while being a full-time college student. He also does service by giving back to his community. His friend and co-worker, actor and songwriter Brandon Boyd, is equally impressive.
We talk with Jeff and Angela of Blocks, Trucks + Art, a children's creativity center housed in an 18-wheeler on the East End, and now with a gallery in Sag Harbor. How did a BMX biker/DJ and an early childhood educator/dancer end up with their child teaching art out of the back of a truck?