Cover to Cover Open Book
3:30 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays
Weekly interviews with poets, performance artists, film-makers, novelists and storytellers. The first week of every month is a combined one-hour program featuring Jack Foley & Nina Serrano. The archive can be found at Cover to Cover with Jack Foley. The second week is hosted by Nina Serrano, Poet 2 Poet. The third week is hosted by Jovelyn Richards, Jovelyn’s Bistro. The fourth week is hosted by Reyna Cowan, Frame to Frame. And the fifth week (if there is one) is hosted again by Jovelyn Richards, Jovelyn’s Bistro.
As we commemorate the 61st anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, host Trinh Le explores the stories of war and how we understand the violence of war beyond guns and bombs.
Host Nina Serrano presents poetry by San Francisco’s newest poet- laureate Jack Hirschman,including original music by Nao Nakazawa and Camilo Landau- and a special tribute to the late Berkeley poet, Maggi Meyers.
"Oakland is a Holy City": Host Nina Serrano talks with poets Mary Rudge (Alameda poet laureate), Sofia, and Paradise, who will share their powerful poems, community vision, and news of their poetry series and CD.
"Us" Recorded in 1997, "US" looks at the love affair between Bay Area artist Bazil Dean and his life partner Craig Smith. Being one of the 1st to be diagnosed with HIV in the early 80’s, "Us" also speaks to how their relationship adapted to the unique challenges of living with an indiscriminating disease. "Us" … Continued
Live event produced by Youth Speaks and the Sexual Minority Alliance of Alameda County. A high-energy, highly polished "literary radio zine" celebrating les-bi-gay-trans youth. An engaging mix of live slam poetry performances by skilled youth artists and interviews with the artists. Produced by Outloud Radio.
"Queen of Peace": producer Nina Serrano interviews Mary Rudge, Alameda Poet Laureate. Mary’s poetry gives the world a positive "YES" with its clear and beautiful language aimed straight for uplifting your spirits, strengthening the peace and justice movements, and sharpening your insights. You may be inspired to write a poem yourself, many have. Listen to … Continued
On June fifth, 1981 the first case of AIDS was reported. Twenty five years later, South Africa presently has the largest number of people with HIV/AIDS in the world. More than five million South Africans are HIV positive. The following radio diaries brings us the story of Thembi. Thembi is a South African young 19 … Continued