Month: May 2017

What’s That Sound? The Lur

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator, Speak & Tell! Director In each issue of LUMOS!, we offer a regular series about the unique and unusual (and sometimes downright strange) instruments we’ve never heard. And since we can’t really understand an instrument

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4 Tips to Speak with Confidence

By Don Laird, Psychotherapist, MS, NCC, LPC, and 2017 Speak & Tell! Camp Guest Presenter What do you fear about public speaking? The short answer is:  Not knowing what will happen when you are in front of a group of

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Writing Therapy

by Gina Catanzarite, Teen Writer! Director Research has proved that putting pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard, has been linked to improved physical and emotional well-being for those who do it regularly. Writing is a phenomenal tool to help

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Change Maker Q&A: Rick Sebak

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator and Speak & Tell! Director It would be difficult to think about public television in Pittsburgh—or about Kennywood, hot dogs, pies or Pittsburgh history—without picturing Rick Sebak. For going on 30 years, Sebak has been

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Meet our 2017 Luminari Award Scholars

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator and Speak & Tell! Director  Time is fast approaching for Luminari’s 2017 “I Want to be an Ambassador!” Camp. Among the participants this year will be the winners of the 2017 Luminari Awards. The essay

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