This Week on MNN: Rise and Grind

It may be a short work week, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still accomplish big things. This week, check out programming that will inspire you to pursue your goals with gusto.

Watch episodes of “Gotta Run With Will,” “Ginger New York,” “The Carmen Mathis Show,” “Making Manhattan,” “Something to Offer” and “Somos De Quisqueya.”

“Gotta Run With Will”

Thursday, October 11, 9:30 pm


The NYC Lower East Side community is hosting a 5K run/walk on 10/21 at East River Park Track to celebrate diversity, unity, health and fitness. Race organizers Taliah Lempert, Lydia Vanderloo and Ozzie Foster stop by the show to talk about this event and the inspiration behind it: beloved community figure, Pavel Lempert.


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“Ginger New York”

Friday,October 12, 2:00 pm


Lead Guitarist Earl Slick & Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter Mark Hudson stop by the Ginger New York show for a chat and performance. Earl is best known for his work with David Bowie, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, while Mark Hudson is famous for his work with Sir Ringo Starr, Aerosmith, Cher and more.

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“The Carmen Mathis Show”

Friday, October 12, 8:00 pm


The Carmen Mathis Show: A 2016 performance by Makerzmark Band, Shenna & The Dreamers and Zero 360 Band.

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“Making Manhattan”

Friday, October 12, 9:30 pm


On this episode of “Making Manhattan,” Melvin Taylor ii takes you to Central Harlem to his radio show #TheAltWithMel to meet Michell Clark! Michell is a Washington, D.C.-based social media influencer, social media coach, content creator, cultural curator, and soon to be bestselling author.

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“Something to Offer”

Saturday, October 13, 7:30 pm


Host Anne Marie chats with M. Drue Williams: an actress, visual artist and social activist from Detroit.

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Somos De Quisqueya

Saturday, October 13, 10:00 pm


Transmision Especial de Miss Universe RD USA 2018

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