Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Thursdays 2:00 PM and 6:30 PM
  • Hosted by Lillian Vasquez

Lifestyles takes a fresh look at arts, culture and issues across our unique region. If it’s interesting and it’s here in the Inland Empire, it’s Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez on KVCR. 

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August 9: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Aug 9, 2018
City of Redlands/John de Pillis

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian has a conversation with Math Professor and Author of the bestselling 777 Mathematical Conversation Starters, John de Pillis. He illustrates how combining math with art facilitates learning. Also on the program is another mayor who shares his five favorite movies and something interesting about his city.   

To learn more about Professor John de Pillis and view some of his sketches, you can visit http://math.ucr.edu/~jdp/

August 2: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Aug 2, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, it’s a kid-themed show! Lillian will talk to Alina Morse, a 13 year old entrepreneur who created healthy lollipops called Zollipops at age 7. Lillian also learns about the VG Kidz Club at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga. The show ends with Tori Green, a high school student who sang the National Anthem for our Veterans at a KVCR event. She hopes to become a famous singer someday.

For more about Zollipops, please visit https://zollipops.com/

July 26: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jul 26, 2018
WBUR

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian speaks to Bill Littlefield, host of Only a Game. July 28 will be the last broadcast of his 25 year career reporting sports, NPR style. You can hear the broadcast on KVCR this Saturday at noon and 9PM.

For more on this long-running series, you can visit http://www.wbur.org/onlyagame/

July 19: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jul 19, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian introduces a new series called “Jobs You Don’t Think About”. She speaks with Charlie Blaney, President of the California League, Minor League Baseball’s California division. Charlie tells all about the role of an umpire in the Minor Leagues- how umpires get the job and what they do, along with the demanding travel schedule the job requires.

http://www.milb.com/milb/info/umpires.jsp for more about umpires and the California League.

July 12: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jul 12, 2018
Andy Bernstein, NBA Photos/Gerry

This week on Lifestyles, Rick Dulock takes over for Lillian Vasquez and talks with Raymond Ridder, Vice President of Communications for the National Basketball Association’s World Championship team, the Golden State Warriors.

For more information, you can visit https://www.nba.com/warriors/

   

July 5: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jul 5, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian has a conversation with actress and singer Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. She talks about her famous family, music career, and her musical tribute to her father, Latin Roots.

To learn more about Lucie Arnaz, you can visit http://www.Luciearnaz.com

June 28: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jun 28, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks with award-winning Italian vocalist Giada Valenti about her music career, newest projects, and her PBS special, From Venice with Love.

For more information and to sign up for Giada’s newsletter, please visit: www.giadavalenti.com

June 21: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jun 21, 2018
Free Wheelchair Mission

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks to Dr. Don Schoendorfer, Founder and President of Free Wheelchair Mission, a nonprofit organization that has provided over 1 million wheelchairs to people in need in 93 countries. Lillian also speaks with Alan Wapner, President of the Ontario International Airport Authority, as he talks about what’s new at the Ontario International Airport.

To find out more about the Free Wheelchair Mission, you can visit https://www.freewheelchairmission.org/.

June 14: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jun 14, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian has a conversation with Jennifer O’Farrell, Executive Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire. Lillian will also share a Throwback Thursday story.

To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire, you can visit http://www.iebigs.org/

June 7: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jun 7, 2018
PaintCare Inc.

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian has a conversation with Jeremy Jones, the Program Manager for PaintCare California. He talks about how you can conveniently recycle your old paint at a number of drop-off sites. Lillian also learns about the One Paycheck Away program from San Bernardino Valley College faculty member Brandy Nelson. 

To learn more about PaintCare California, you can visit https://www.paintcare.org/paintcare-states/california/#/everyone

May 31: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

May 31, 2018
Medieval Times/City of Ontario

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks to Alexa Moffo who plays the role of queen at Medieval Times. This year will mark the first time that a queen will take the starring role in the dinner entertainment show. Lillian also speaks with Mayor Paul Leon of Ontario, as he shares his top five movie moments. Finally, in celebration of National Foster Care Month, we’ll learn about the Rose Again Foundation and the work that they do for foster children.

May 24: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

May 24, 2018
KVCR

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian learns the stories of four men who served during the Vietnam War era as we recognize their service in celebration of Memorial Day.

To learn about KVCR’s Veterans Initiative, please visit https://www.empirenetwork.org/initiatives/veterans/

May 17: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

May 17, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian speaks with Debbie Yopp, the event planner for the upcoming Horse Town Brew N Que Festival that will take place June 2 in Norco.

Lillian also talks to Chef Phillip Dell, winner of the Food Network's Chopped competition, who will be competing in a BBQ Showdown at the Brew N Que Festival.

http://www.brewnquefestival.com/

May 10: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

May 10, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian has a conversation with Kevin O’Connor, host of the award-winning home improvement series This Old House and Ask This Old House.

For more information on This Old House, you can visit www.thisoldhouse.com

May 3: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

May 3, 2018
ESRI

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks with Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist of ESRI, the Environmental Systems Research Institute located in Redlands. Dawn, nicknamed “Deepsea Dawn”, shares about her career spent mapping the ocean.

April 26: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Apr 26, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian speaks with Rebecca Ward about the 103rd NOS Citrus Fair in San Bernardino, held at the National Orange Show on May 2-6. Lillian also has a conversation with Crafton Hills College Professor Colleen Hinds about the Herbivore Festival on May 6, a family-oriented celebration encouraging a plant-based lifestyle.

For more information about the National Orange Show and the NOS Citrus Fair, please visit http://www.nosevents.com/nos-citrus-fair/

April 19: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Apr 19, 2018
Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian interviews teen author Justine Danielle Del Monte and illustrator Brandon King Chappell for their children's book Drew Learns about Autism for Autism Awareness Month. Also on the show is Beverly Gray, author of Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How The Graduate Became the Touchstone of a Generation which will be the topic of her upcoming appearance at Dome Talks at the San Bernardino County Museum on April 26. 
NOTE: An extended version of Lillian's interview with Beverly Gray is available below the picture of her new book.

 

April 12: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Apr 13, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks with Carol Dixon of the Assistance League of San Bernardino, sharing information about the upcoming 57th Annual Signature Headdress Ball. She also speaks with the President of the Autism Society Inland Empire, Beth Burt.

For more information on the Assistance League of San Bernardino and the Headdress Ball, please visit: https://www.assistanceleague.org/san-bernardino/headdress-ball/

April 5: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Apr 5, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian speaks to Melissa Reiner, a Behavior and Autism Specialist and Consultant for the ABC television show The Good Doctor, which will air at a later date.

For more information on Melissa Reiner and the work that she does, you can visit:  www.bridgingpathways.com

March 29: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Mar 29, 2018
Inland Empire 66ers

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian has a conversation with the General Manager of the Inland Empire 66ers, Joe Hudson.
 

To find out more about the Inland Empire 66ers, you can visit the official site: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t401  

For more on PaleyFest:
https://media.paleycenter.org/paleyfest-la-2018-wrap/

March 22: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Mar 23, 2018
Performance Riverside

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks to local actress Debbie Prutsman. The actress is playing Ursula in the stage version of Disney's The Little Mermaid at Landon Performing Arts Center at RCC.

March 15: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Mar 15, 2018

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian chats with well known television and movie producer, Gale Anne Hurd. They discuss Hurd's newest documentary Mankiller which will air on March 22 at 8pm on KVCR TV/PBS channel 24. 

March 8: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Mar 8, 2018
Michael Bulbenko for the Paley Center

On this week of Lifestyles, Lillian interviews René Reyes, Production Executive for the Paley Center. They will discuss the upcoming television festival, PaleyFest. For more information, visit the official event website.

March 1: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Mar 1, 2018
University of California

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks with plant and flower enthusiasts, Ron and Linda Lang. We'll also learn about the upcoming event, The Garden Festival and Flower Show. Then, she chats with Master Gardener, Bill Floyd and learns what a Master Gardener is and how they serve our community. 

February 22: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Feb 22, 2018
Lacey Kendall

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian interviews long time radio personality Lacey Kendall. Learn how My Awesome Empire first got started and why it is now coming to an end. 

February 15: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Feb 15, 2018
DOBY PHOTOGRAPHY/NPR

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian speaks with NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca. Joe will meet with KVCR members on Saturday March 3rd at the KVCR studio and you are invited. Click here for tickets

February 8: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Feb 8, 2018
San Bernardino County Museum

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian talks to Melissa Russo, director of the San Bernardino County Museum, about "Dome Talks." http://www.sbcounty.gov/museum/ Also, a conversation with Mayor Charles Townsend on his five favorite movies and things happening in Rancho Mirage. https://www.ranchomirageca.gov/

February 1: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Feb 1, 2018
begreatie.org

This week on Lifestyles, Lillian has a conversation with Mark Davis, Senior Vice President for the Boys and Girls Club Greater Redlands/Riverside.

January 25: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jan 25, 2018
John Roe

This week on Lifestyles, in an interesting conversation with Eric Gorges, Lillian maps out the path of a man who followed his dream from an I.T. job at Xerox to his hosting duties on public television's A Craftsman's Legacy. http://www.craftsmanslegacy.com  Also this week, the second installment of Mayors Movie Moments. Make sure to take a minute to share your favorite movies with Lillian! http://www.palmspringsca.gov/

January 18: Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez

Jan 19, 2018
DOBY PHOTOGRAPHY/NPR

Its the Circle of Life - public radio style... In the premier of Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez our program host enters her new role at KVCR and one of NPR's sails off into the sunset. We listen in on a late December conversation between Lillian and Robert Siegel just prior to his retirement as host of All Things Considered. Also in this first installment of the show, Lillian chats with the mayor of Barstow to kick off a series of segments she's calling Mayors Movie Moments.