The Conversation: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
Legislative Factions; Performance Anxiety; Making Eye-Care Available
Factions at the Legislature Drive Policy
You cannot understand machinations of Hawaii’s State Capitol without looking at the internal political factions within the single-party dominated electoral body.
Intro Music: On My Block (Instrumental) by Scarface
Outro Music: Nightburn by The Cerny Brothers
People with limited funds are far less likely to get the kind of preventive screenings that keep essential functions like eyesight healthy.
Intro Music: California (Instrumental) by Joni Mitchell
Outro Music: 3 Feet Deep (Instrumental) by DJ Format
Civil Beat Reality Check
The bill passed by the Legislature to fund Honolulu’s rail project created a fractious environment at the Capitol, but passed with broad unity.
Outro Music: Lonely Cities by Tigertown
Overcoming Performance Anxiety
It’s the final hurdle for a performing artist: stage fright, that paralyzing anxiety that can sabotage a performance.
Outro Music: Your Name Here (Instrumental) by Atmosphere
UH Kennedy Production of Spitfire Grill
In the stage musical the Spitfire Grill, a young woman fresh out of prison comes to a Wisconsin town to discard old baggage and find new opportunities.
Intro Music: Everybody Wants to Love You by Japanese Breakfast
Outro Music: Something's Cooking by James Valcq and the Original Cast of Spitfire Grill