Area 941 Podcasts
Area 941 Podcasts
It’s our ongoing mission to create and curate a unique mix of informed public affairs, culture and arts that provokes thought and reaction on a complexity of issues facing our listeners. Expanding KPFA’s digital footprint with more on-demand programming gives us the opportunity and space to offer new and compelling voices from the community. Please give a listen to our growing podcast network.
A podcast of theater reviews by Richard Wolinsky that air on KPFA’s Up Front, Arts-Waves and Talkies programs, plus additional unaired reviews by Richard Wolinsky and C.S. Soong. Also: interviews with Bay Area artistic directors, as well as performers, playwrights, directors and others in the local theatrical industry.
You are listening to the Birth Bruja Podcast. Radical, transformative, empowering birthwork in all its nuances. Reproductive justice, racial justice, reclaiming ancestral wisdom, decolonizing the birth space- here, my friends… we go deep. Join us each month as we chat with activists, scholars, healers, community wellness workers, birthing folk and beyond to explore topics from their roots to their leaves. The Birth Bruja Podcast is produced by the We Rise cultural production collective. Check out more We Rise podcasts on Area 941, Feral Visions and We Rise.
Welcome to Feral Visions, a decolonial feminist radio hour brought to you by Liberation Spring! Tune in for consciousness-raising, analysis, current affairs, and unlearning from some of the most provocative visionaries in our movements. Please donate at liberationspring.com! Feral Visions is produced by the We Rise cultural production collective. Find our other podcasts on Area941, Birth Bruja and We Rise.
A podcast featuring extended interviews and discussions from the Bookwaves and Arts-Waves programs on KPFA, interviews and discussions with KPFA producers and hosts, and extended archive interviews from the Probabilities series over the past thirty years. Literature, theater, film, the visual arts: in-depth interviews from a progressive and artistic viewpoint, with long-time KPFA/Pacifica host Richard Wolinsky. New podcasts are generally weekly, though not always.
While some communities celebrate the “end” of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, others are seeing the crisis grow — and intersect with bigger social justice challenges. For World AIDS Day, UpFront co-host Cat Brooks interviews people on the front lines of confronting HIV/AIDS in the black community. This series originally aired on UpFront, which airs weekday mornings at 7:am Pacific on KPFA. You can subscribe to the show as a podcast through Apple Podcasts or by pasting this link into any podcast app that doesn’t have us listed.
UpFront Tech is a podcast of political conversations about technology and the tech industry. We explore how new tech affects our brains, our relationships, our society and our politics; how tech companies affect the distribution of wealth and power, and how they’re transforming specific places — like the San Francisco Bay Area, where we live. We don’t just ask what the future looks like — we ask what it should look like, and how to get there.
We Rise brings you stories, interviews, and music to nourish our imaginations in service of collective liberation. Guided by Toni Cade Bambara’s call to make the revolution irresistible, each show explores the practice of solidarity in today’s freedom movements. Brought to you by We Rise Cultural Production Collective.
Rupert Everett, writer, director and lead actor of the film “The Happy Prince” about the last years of Oscar Wilde, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. In this interview, he discusses his career, coming out as a gay actor, his work on “The Happy Prince,” and his thoughts on today’s world of social media.
We recently caught up with freelance journalist Brendan O’Connor, after he had returned from covering a far-Right conference in St. Louis that brought together former White House staff with Pizzagate conspiracy peddlers, Alt-Right “race realist” YouTubers, and European MP’s from neo-fascist parties in Germany and Poland. After the conference, which O’Connor wrote about in The … Continued
Guests: Linda Jones and Michi Arguedas from the Roots of Labor Birth Collective. This is part 3 of a 3 part series where we dive into the badass organization that is the bay area based, RLBC- aka Roots of Labor Birth Collective. These doulas of color provide full price, sliding scale, and volunteer doula services. … Continued
Quill Violet Christie-Peters & I dialogue about decolonizing sexuality thru visual art in this episode. She’s an Anishinaabe arts programmer and self-taught visual artist currently residing in Thunder Bay. She is the creator of the Indigenous Youth Residency Program, an artist residency for Indigenous youth that relies on a radically relational praxis that allows youth … Continued
“Do you know what human beings need to feel peace? Mindfulness. And solidarity” – Akatl, age 7 “History is a very important part of who we are.” – Gryffin, age 8 “People should use collaboration instead of discrimination.” – Evelyn, age 7 Join Ms. T’s Lupine Classroom from Urban Montessori School in Oakland as they … Continued
Scoop Nisker’s Earth Day Rant 2018
Facebook’s privacy PR implosion began on Friday, March 17th, when the company tried to pre-empt forthcoming reports in The New York Times and the Guardian by announcing that it had banned a political consulting firm named Cambridge Analytica for misappropriating Facebook user data on some 50 million people. Just hours before that announcement went out, … Continued
Although KPFA is financially healthy, its sister station in New York, WBAI, is raising very little money, and is trapped in a lease on their antenna tower that they cannot pay – it currently costs $60,000 per month, and is rising. In late 2016, the landlord, the Empire State Realty Trust, sued for unpaid rent. … Continued
Dr. Cleo Manago is a behavioral health and cultural analyst who takes an Afrocentric approach to combating the HIV/AIDS epidemic This interview is part of a series from UpFront, which airs weekday mornings at 7:am Pacific on KPFA. You can subscribe to the show as a podcast through Apple Podcasts or by pasting this link … Continued
Instead of one long story, the 25th episode of East Bay Yesterday features four shorties. In one interview, a man reminisces about using very unusual bait while fishing with his grandpa at the Berkeley pier. In another, a longtime Oakland postal employee recalls his close calls with stray gunfire. From underground circuses to sideshows, this … Continued
We’ve all heard the story’s of refugees fleeing war and violence from their home countries into the West … but what happens to those who survive the dangerous journey away from home? The stories and experiences are as diverse the people seeking refuge themselves. Some are settled fairly quickly especially when they have family or … Continued