Announcing SHANNON SKINNER LIVE radio on VoiceAmerica

I am pleased to announce the launch of my new radio show, SHANNON SKINNER LIVE on VoiceAmerica Women’s Channel (World Talk Radio), starting Tuesday, June 2 at 7pm EST. Hosted by Shannon Skinner, SHANNON SKINNER LIVE is a weekly lifestyle show that uncovers the stories and solutions to living an extraordinary life and making this […]

Sampradaya Dance “Nirantara” enchants

I had the honour last night of watching the lovely Lata Pada, perform classical and modern Indian dance with the company she founded, Sampradaya Dance Creations, which celebrates its 25th anniversary. Her most recent production “Nirantara” is powerful, mesmerizing and enchanting. There are only 2 nights that you can see it (May 22 & 23) at […]

The rhino, the tiger and me: safari in India

SHANNON’S TRAVEL BAG: Travel Tips for Women Shannon travels to India. This is part 4 in a series of articles.     Safari in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India My first-ever safari I am bouncing in the back seat of an open Jeep as it steadily meanders through India’s Kaziranga National Park, a wildlife sanctuary […]

Q&A with comedian Jessica Holmes

Jessica Holmes is a Canadian comedian, author and life and career coach. She has opened for comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Leslie Nielsen and Ellen DeGeneres, as well as hosted events for Deepak Chopra, Tony Robbins and Oprah. She performed with the Second City and Just for Laughs, and recently authored the book, I Love Your Laugh: Finding […]

India’s Incredible Living Root Bridges

SHANNON’S TRAVEL BAG: Travel Tips for Women A series of travel tips, features and reviews for women travelers. Shannon travels to India. This is part 3 in a series of articles. ____________________________________________________________________ India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya (meaning “Abode of the Clouds” in Sanskrit), is breathtakingly dense with tropical forests and lush green mountains – […]

89th Annual Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race Dinner

Enjoyed a Friday night out at the 89th Annual The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race Dinner at Toronto’s Omni King Edward Hotel. The gala was organized by The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto as a fundraiser for the Clarendon Oxford & Cambridge Society of Canada Scholarships. Raising funds for education is always, in my opinion, a worthy cause. […]