Your Weekend Preview

Press play to find out the best ways to save money, hear from a well known author and learn to make healthy ice cream sandwiches!


Weekend of August 1 & 2, 2015

Here, you can put a face to the voices of your favorite contributors, get more info on your favorite features from the weekend, and enter to win great prizes!




Enter to win a $250 gift card from All American Clothing!

Enter to win Between the Tides here!

App of the week - Dealflicks

Brick's Pick - This week, check out Ricki and the Flash

Tweet Jim @JimBrickman to #AskJimAnything

Listen to the player on the left to hear all of our special guest interviews!



Flank Steak into Filet Mignon

Money Man
Matt Granite

Our resident "money-saving guru" has made it his mission to live a five-star life on a one-star budget, sharing exclusive daily deals and savings tips on TV stations across the country, and now on Your Weekend!

Watch this video to find out where to get the best beef!

Listen to Matt's segment in the rewind to find out how to make your money go far.

For new, amazing deals and ways to save every day, visit Matt on
Youtube, Twitter and MattGranite.com!



The Origins of Female Competition

Author
Susannah Marren

Susan Shapiro Barash (aka Susannah Marren) is a well-known gender expert and author of 13 nonfiction books about women’s issues including “Tripping the Prom Queen,” “Toxic Friends,” and “The Nine Phases of Marriage. Some of the themes she explores in her nonfiction, such as infidelity, marriage, motherhood and female rivalry, have made their way into her debut work of fiction, “Between the Tides” which she wrote under the pen name of Susannah Marren. Susan lives with her family in Manhattan and has appeared on numerous local and national television and radio shows. She also frequently writes for The Huffington Post and for PsychologyToday.com.

Enter to win Between the Tides here!

Check Susan out online at her fiction website, susannahmarren.com and find all of her nonfcition at susanshapirobarash.com.



Save Big on Movie Tickets!

Dealflicks CEO
Sean Wycliffe

Sean Wycliffe is the CEO and Co-founder of Dealflicks. He currently focuses on strategic partnerships, business development, fundraising, and user experience. Prior to Dealflicks, Sean grew his last startup to $1.5M+ in revenue and co-founded Project Pueblo, a nonprofit he still leads. Sean graduated from UC Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa with highest honors.

Learn more and get the app here!



Cooking on the Radio!


Check back every week for a new 3 ingredient recipe that YOU can make anytime!

Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches
   Ingredients
5 ripe bananas
      3/4 cup of strawberries
      11 sheets of graham crackers
  Instructions
Slice bananas into disks
      Place in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment
      Freeze for 2 hours or until frozenj
      Place banana slices in a food processor and blend until creamy
      Scoop banana into a large bowl and fold in diced strawberries
      Line an 8 X 8 dish with parchment paper
      Spread banana mixture into the pan in an even layer and freeze
      Cut banana mixture into squares (use graham cracker as a pattern)
      Assemble ice cream sandwiches, wrap in plastic wrap and place in a freezer bag to store

 



Artist Spotlight


The Rua

"Fight for What's Right"

You won't forget the first time you heard The Rua. It will be on a day such as this when nothing feels right and it seems like as good an idea as any to fill the silence with reason. Songs very rarely make you stand up and sing but Fight For What’s Right and Stand Out and Into The Crowd and Follow just might. And you could stand here all day and say that The Rua sound like this and The Rua sound like that but it wouldn't get you anywhere – you'd still be standing up and singing. Rua means essence of a group – or at least, “we found a meaning from the Hebrew word Ruah with an h at the end and we really liked it but we didn’t like the h” - and the essence of The Rua are all members of the same family: 22 year old year old chanteuse Roseanna Brown provides voice and guitar, 24 year old Alanna Brown is responsible for piano and backing vocals and 19 year old Jonathan Brown plays violin and guitar and provides vocals and backing vocals. Of course, a further investigation of rua reveals that the word has a myriad of Gaelic connections and certainly the band have Irish blood flowing through their collective veins. Having said that, The Rua all live in the same house near Windsor, England and yes, you guessed it, they’ve spent most New Year and Xmas holidays back in the Emerald Isle. And, no, they’re not the new Monkees.

Click here to listen on SoundCloud!




Emily West

"All for You"

Singer-songwriter and vocal powerhouse, Emily West releases her debut album All For You, available August 14th (Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks). Currently headlining a multi-city tour, the America’s Got Talent Season 9 finalist brings a series of weekly performances of her one-woman show to New York City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Chicago through June. West is also the opening act for comedian Jay Leno, and will commence her fall tour in September. All For You features four original songs including “Bitter,” the first single. RollingStone.com raves that “’Bitter’…swells and soars thanks to West's impassioned vocals. Heartbreak has never sounded quite this uplifting.” The music video for the track premiered on Yahoo Music - check it out here.

Pre-order the album on iTunes and Amazon here! You can also hear her event from the LA Pride event last weekend here!

 



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