Wanda's Picks

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This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!

Episodios

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    05/05/2021 Duración: 02h23min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!    1. Masashi Niwano is the Festival & Exhibition Director at the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). He is a Bay Area native who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Production from San Francisco State University. Masashi has been associated with CAAM for over a decade, starting as an intern, then becoming involved in theater operations and, finally, being chosen as a selected filmmaker (Falling Stars, 2006). Prior to re-joining CAAM a

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    30/04/2021 Duración: 02h15min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!    1. Brad J. Bennett, a Japanese-American filmmaker and award-winning producer based in Virginia. A co-producer, he joins us to talk about "Unmarked," a film that looks at the legacy of enslaved Americans.   His award-winning first feature documentary, Forgive–Don’t Forget, chronicles the search for a family on the other side of the world in order to return an heirloom taken during World War II.  2. Nell Myhand and Judy Greenspan join us

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    28/04/2021 Duración: 02h30min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  Join us at 9 AM this morning for a wonderful conversation with Ameha Molla and Rajal Pitroda, San Francisco filmmakers who won BLACK PUBLIC MEDIA’S PITCHBLACK for their documentary feature "Higher 15", which tells the story of Molla’s uncle, Kiflu Ketema, a former Ethiopian revolutionary turned lead witness in an FBI investigation against his murderous prison guard in war-torn Addis Ababa. Our next guest is Cherilyn Parsons, Executive Dire

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    23/04/2021 Duración: 02h24min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  We rebroadcast April 14, 2021 show which featured ADRSA founder, Iya Funlayo, who tells us about the 9th Annual Conference which is happening right now, 4/23-25, 2021. Register:http://www.adrsa.org/conference.php  

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    21/04/2021 Duración: 02h12min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Troy Williams, Communications Manager with Legal Services for Prisoners With Children (LSPC).  He joins us to talk about the film Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem tonight, 5 PM PT/8 PM ET.  2. Jeronimo Aguilar - An LSPC 2021 Ronald Elder Freeman Policy Fellow, joins us to talk about the 9th Annual Quest for Democracy, Tuesday, May 4, 2021.  3. Chris Metzler serves as Associate Director of Programming for DocFest and Jeff Ro

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    16/04/2021 Duración: 02h11min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Rob Kenner, author, THE MARATHON DON’T STOP: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle  2. Jasmine Milan Williams (Pecola/Maureen) returns to Aurora for The Bluest Eye radio play (through May 21) after appearing in Bull In A China Shop (2019). Her recent work includes: Utopia (Cutting Ball Theater), The New Normal (By Ashley Smiley), Inked Baby by Christina Anderson (Crowded Fire Theater Company) and The Last Sermon of Sister Imani (Theater Fi

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    14/04/2021 Duración: 02h24min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Iya Funlayo E. Wood-Menzies, Ph.D. joins us to talk about the African and Disaporic Religious Studies Association (ADRSA) 2021 conference next weekend, April 23-24, "Raising the Dead."  http://www.adrsa.org/conference.php 2. Andrew Saito, Michael Gene Sullivan joins us to talk about Br'er Peach at AlterTheater which opens April 17.  3. Makeda Esi joins us to talk about love, poetry and recovery 4. The Bluest Eye Conversation with Sam

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    09/04/2021 Duración: 02h28min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Br'er Peach by Andrew Saito, a radio play in three podcast episodes, April 17 is the digital launch party (free event) and fundraiser. Episodes play April 18-May 10. Visit altertheater.org/peach or call (415) 454-2787.  2. Kelley Kali's, Oscar & DGA winner & Deon Cole's (Black-ish) critiaclly lauded indie feature, "I'm Fine (Thanks for asking)" set for SFIFF opening today, Fri., Apr. 9.  3. Dawn Monique Williams, Aurora Theatre A

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    07/04/2021 Duración: 02h21min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Marquesha Babers, poet, That Girl msbabers@gmail.com @LadyLyrics 2. Tiny Garcia & Leroy Franklin Moore Jr., Poor News Network events: 1pm April 8th Humble Tree Planting Ceremony Honoring Revolutionary Poverty/Disability Skola Sheroes -Kiilu Nyasha,(Angel-versary of Kiilu coming up april 10th) Barbra Brust and Gerry Ambrose at Homefulness. 3. KELLEY KALI's, Oscar & DGA winner & DEON COLE's (Black-ish) critically lauded indie fe

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    02/04/2021 Duración: 02h16min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  We rebroadcast a show which includes an interview with Michelle Browder and researcher, J.C. Hallman, about the Mothers of Gynecology Monument currently in SF at the Boxshop, 951 Hudson, SF, 94124, Sunday, April 4, 10 AM-11 AM. There will be Libations and Prayers and a Tour of the shop. Visit https://www.anarchalucybetsey.org/

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    31/03/2021 Duración: 01h55min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. We rebroadcast an interview with Margo Hall, Artistic Director, first woman Artistic Director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre. Ms. Hall shares stories of LHT coproduction with SF Playhouse up through April 3, Erika Dickerson-Despenza’s [hieroglyph]. 2. We close with another interview with Margo from 2013 when she speaks about her play, BeBopBaby. 

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    26/03/2021 Duración: 02h04min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. We play the audio from an interview with Margo Hall (3/12), Artistic Director, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, and director of the new play [hieroglyph] by Erika Dickerson-Despenza For tickets to the co-production through 4/3 visit: San Francisco Playhouse and Lorraine Hansberry Theatre or call: (415) 677-9596.   Involuntarily displaced in Chicago two months post-Katrina, 13-year-old Davis wrestles with the cultural landscape of a new city

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    24/03/2021 Duración: 02h37min

    1. Seenaa Jimjimo is an Oromo-American born in and raised in Ethiopia. She works as Environmental Health Specialist II and is the co-founder and Executive Director of Oromo Legacy Leadership, and Advocacy Association (OLLAA) formerly known as Coalition of Oromo Advocates for Human Rights and Democracy. Website: https://ollaa.org/ 2. Art Hazelwood on Ronnie Goodman at PS1 NY MOMA tonight, 6:30-8 PM ET (3:30 PM PT)  Register https://www.moma.org/calendar/events/6998  A panel and short film screening Honoring Ronnie Goodman will be held at MoMA PS1 in an online presentation as part of the exhibition "Marking Time."  Nicole Goodman, Ronnie’s daughter, will be there, Nicole Fleetwood, curator of the exhibition will be speaking, Gary Harrell, recently “graduated" from the Prison Arts Project at San Quentin, Katya McCulloch, teacher at San Quentin, Frank Ruona, running coach at San Quentin, Laurie Brooks, William James Association, and myself, as well as other speakers. 3. Jayson Johnson, director, co-writer; S

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    19/03/2021 Duración: 02h00s

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!    We are speaking with Ms. Cathy Adams, CDA Consulting Group, about the 12th Annual Virtual Powerful Women of the Bay Luncheon last week, March 13.  We rebroadcast an interview with Albert Mazibuko, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, March 2013-- "Singing for Peace."

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    12/03/2021 Duración: 04h13min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart, Ghana on My Mind. The international book party and reading is 3/13/21, 10 a.m. PT 2. Christine Joy Amagan Ferrer (a.k.a. Tine) joins us to talk about "The Divine Coloring Book."   3. Archived show March 3, 2021 and features: Steve Fiffer, Women's Voices Now Film Festival: Ariane Thielenhaus, diretor of programs; Natalie Cook, dir., "Backwards God;" Alyscia Cunningham, dir./prod., "I Am More Than My Hair"; Ingri

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    10/03/2021 Duración: 02h11min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Mama Naomi Gedo Diouf, Artistic Director Diamano Coura West African Dance Company & Mama Mabiba Baegne join us to talk about the 26th Annual Collage des Cultures Africaines, Mar. 12-14  2. Sandra Varner, Varner PR joins us to talk about her work and career. She is honored this year at the annual Women of Power Luncheon, Friday, March 12, 12-1:30 p.m.  3. Michelle Browder, Hidden History Tours, and JC Hallman, historian and writer, j

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    05/03/2021 Duración: 03h13min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  Shaunelle Curry is the Founder and CEO of Media Done Responsibly, a media and digital  literacy organization that works to amplify humanity-centered and socially responsible media.https://mdrff21.eventive.org/welcome   2. Keisha Turner, EarthChild, Founderwww.iamearthchild.com     D.I.R.T. Festival 2021 - Dance In Revolt(ing) Times presents: Harriet's Gun: Shapeshifting Towards a Radically Imagined Black Future A virtual arts festival Marc

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    03/03/2021 Duración: 02h37min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Steve Fiffer, author, joins us to talk about the book he co-wrote with C.T. Vivian, It's In the Action: Memories of a Nonviolence Warrior (March 2021). 2. Women's Voices Now Film Festival: Ariane Thielenhaus, diretor of programs; Natalie Cook, dir., "Backwards God;" Alyscia Cunningham, dir./prod., "I Am More Than My Hair"; Ingrid Rogers, "Liberate," writer and performer. 3. Mahasin D. Shamsid-Deen, playwright, "Carrying the Load . .

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    26/02/2021 Duración: 03h33min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay! This morning we hosted in Zoom via Facebook.com/ wandasabir "Growing Up in the Nation of Islam." Today, Feb. 26, is a day known as Savior's Day, the day our Black God was born. The meeting included Wanda Sabir as host with childhood friends Verna Owens Brooks, Zakiyyah Mahasin and other members of the community who were our big sisters: Marva Reed, Raja Hayat, Sister Wafiyyah and Sister Nisaa Bismillah.  We will close with an archived show fr

  • Wandas Picks Radio Show

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    24/02/2021 Duración: 02h59min

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!  1. Randall Kline, SFJAZZ Founder & Executive Artistic Director joins us to talk about SFJAZZ & Race, Sun., Feb. 28, 11-1 p.m. PT (3/30-4/1/2001) https://www.sfjazz.org/jazzandrace 2. From the Archives: Feb. 8, 2012 Black Choreographers Here & Now; Paula West closes this show. Again she is featured artist this Friday, Feb. 26@5 p.m. at SFJAZZ. 

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