Thursday, October 20, 2011

lisa simione, occupy.

i heard on the news this morning that a broadcaster has been fired from an npr affiliate because she's been acting as a spokesperson for occupy dc.  saw the story again in the daily beast and i was surprised to learn it was "world of opera" host lisa "the voice" simione, who i knew in annapolis 30 years ago.  she had conspicuous star quality- smart, beautiful, vivacious, fun.  a chic, brainy glamazon- obviously destined for an interesting life.

more- great hufpo coverage: link

2 comments:

  1. I met Lisa Simione at the Stop the Machine occupation of Freedom Plaza in early October where she is on the steering committee. She is not with occupydc which is a different group. Although both groups have made great effort, when dealing with the media to distinguish themselves from each other, confusing these two groups has been a common mistake in the media

    She is, indeed, as you describe her above.

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  2. thanks so much for the clarification! if you have more info or links please follow up. to my joy protest is spreading so fast i need help to stay abreast!

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