This Week on MNN: Temporary Escape

Whether you’re working all summer or managing a packed social calendar, everyone needs a little time to unwind. Let MNN be your escape this week and tune in to all-new episodes of “Community Board 8 Speaks,” “Gotta Run With Will,” “The Carmen Mathis Show” and “Active Aging Stories.”


“Community Board 8 Speaks”

Thursday, August 2, 9:00 pm



Community Board 8's Chair Alida Camp sits down with host David Liston to share her background and her agenda for the remainder of the year.


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“Community Board 8 Speaks” on the Web

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“Gotta Run With Will”

Thursday, August 2, 9:30 pm


Roger Robinson, runner, writer and historian, chats about his new book "When Running Made History" with guest host Gordon Bakoulis from the New York Road Runners.


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“Gotta Run With Will” on Facebook

“Gotta Run With Will” on Twitter

“Gotta Run With Will” on YouTube


“The Carmen Mathis Show”

Friday, August 3, 8:00 pm



Tune in to The Carmen Mathis Show featuring music by Harlem Soul and LeeOlive Tucker.


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“The Carmen Mathis Show” on the Web

“The Carmen Mathis Show” on Facebook

“The Carmen Mathis Show” on Twitter


“Active Aging Stories”

Sunday, August 5th, 6:30 pm


Meet the New York Times reporter who continues her career by writing each week about the health issues confronting her regular readers. Plus, see two artists with very different visions of their worlds. One creates dazzling, futuristic images; the other, goddesses who live in our world.