Recent Podcasts

America the Bilingual

America the Bilingual

Steve and his pal Chet out for a row! Meet Steve Leveen in this episode of What’s Up Bainbridge.  A fierce champion of bilingualism in America, he is the author of the recently published America’s Bilingual Century, his third book which serves as a call 

The Bainbridge Island Bargain Boutique

The Bainbridge Island Bargain Boutique

Judy Lindsley of the Seattle Children’s Hospital Bainbridge Island Bargain Boutique joins us in this edition of What’s Up Bainbridge to discuss the importance of this Island institution. She provides an historical overview of the organization, the mission and the important services it provides to many 

Our Climate, Our Faith, Our Future

Our Climate, Our Faith, Our Future

Do you know your carbon footprint and what steps to take to reduce it? Do you know there’s a Carbon Footprint Calculator? You can learn about the CFC at the upcoming Bainbridge Island community online forum.  And you’ll hear from several local clergy talk about 

Creating a remarkable Transportation Plan for Bainbridge Island

Creating a remarkable Transportation Plan for Bainbridge Island

Did you know that almost 60% of the population are often not comfortable riding or walking to public spaces because they don’t feel safe doing so? What if we could make our streets and paths safer for children to ride their bicycle to school? You’ll 

The Future of the Grand Forest in a Changing Climate

The Future of the Grand Forest in a Changing Climate

Host Barb Trafton, Executive Director of the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation leads a group conversation of specialists regarding the popular Grand Forest in a changing climate environment. Participants include Dan Hamlin, Park Services Director at the Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Rec District; Jared Moravec, 

The Moritani Preserve ~ A Climate-Resilient Forest on Bainbridge Island

The Moritani Preserve ~ A Climate-Resilient Forest on Bainbridge Island

Barb Trafton, Executive Director of the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation leads a group of inspired experts to discuss the new management plan for the Moritani Preserve in this episode of What’s Up Bainbridge. Joined by Maryann Kirby, Landscape Designer and Chair of the Friends of 

Cooking Direct from Florence, Italy!

Cooking Direct from Florence, Italy!

Italian Chefs Sharon Gargani and her son, Alessandro join us on What’s Up Bainbridge to discuss their upcoming BARN Studio Arts Florentine Cooking Class.  The class which is now open for registration can be found at the BARN website:  https://bainbridgebarn.org  Go to Classes/Events and scroll 

Art Transforms Lives

Art Transforms Lives

  Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (AHB) has recently published a book by Michael Lisagor, “Personal Growth in the Time of COVID: What we can learn from prominent artist, writers, philosophers & musicians”. This book contains a collection of essays from Mike’s musing of 34 well-known 

Bainbridge Island’s Climate Action Plan

Bainbridge Island’s Climate Action Plan

The Climate Change Advisory Committee at work The Bainbridge Island City Council approved the Climate Action Plan (CAP) this past November 2020. What is the CAP and how will it be implemented? The Climate Change Advisory Committee (CCAC) will be hosting an online community event 

Legal Heroes in the Trump Era

Legal Heroes in the Trump Era

Tahmina Watson with her latest book Tahmina Watson, a Seattle immigration attorney and well-known media figure in the immigration field joins us on this edition of What’s Up Bainbridge. She hosts the podcast Tahmina Talks Immigration and is the author of the recently published book Legal