Our project about the Community of Grace was to center the point of view of people who are unhoused, so we asked resident Markaya to keep an audio journal of her thoughts. This is what she had to say. Produced and edited by Lucy Kang TRANSCRIPT Most people’s perception of the people out here perception … Continued
KPFA and Pacifica Special Broadcasts.
We are proud to premier the radio documentary “Community of Grace.” All across this country, and the world, homelessness is on the rise. KPFA reporter Lucy Kang spent months speaking with residents of the Community of Grace, an unhoused community in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood. This long-form audio documentary reveals the devastating circumstances many unhoused Oakland residents face and the incredible ingenuity with which their communities are surviving.
KPFA celebrates the 100th birthday of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights Booksellers and Publishers, with an hour-long special broadcast of a documentary featuring Ferlinghetti “Lawrence Ferlinghetti: San Francisco Locations”, Produced by Jim McKee of Earwax Productions, Inc.: San Francisco luminary and famed poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti takes listeners on a freewheeling tour of … Continued
Women, entrenched in making thought-provoking music throughout centuries, provide inspiration, strength and guidance. Bonni Maxwell, originating from Detroit and now a mainstay in the San Francisco Bay Area, has forged a solid career with contemporary, soulful renditions about social justice, politics, love and life. Rhythm & Blues/Soul singer Bonni joins us during the final hour … Continued
Wickie Stamps was a film maker, a creative coach, and widely published author and journalist, who may be most well known for her cutting edge, gender bending LGBTQ erotica. Produced by Christina Aanestad
“The role of the artist is to make the revolution irresistible.” – Toni Cade Bambara Rhodessa Jones is this artist. On this show, we delve into her latest work When Did Your Hands Become a Weapon? and celebrate her legacy: 40 years of Cultural Odyssey and 30 years of The Medea Project. Guests in this … Continued
7 – 9pm Celebrating Bay Area Based Women Musicians continued (Produced and Hosted by Lisa Dettmer)
7 – 9pm – Celebrating Bay Area Based Women Musicians: Melanie DeMore, Willa Mamet, Emma’s Revolution and Sistah’s of the Drum (Produced and Hosted by Lisa Dettmer) The Bay Area has a rich herstory of women’s music – and by that I mean music created for women audiences, often lesbian and often feminist and at … Continued
6 PM – Pacifica Evening News with Sharon Sabotta 6:30 – Syria, Art, and Collective Memory: An interview with artist Dima Nachawi KPFA’s Mira Nabulsi interviews Syrian artist Dima Nashawi. Dima is an illustrator, clown and the founder of Memory Initiative for Syrian Culture (MISC). She is based in Beirut, Lebanon. Her illustrations portray stories from … Continued
5 PM – KPFA, The X Factor – 2019 Prison reform activist Doris Mangrum speaks with Jeannine Etter, Aileen Alfandary & Avotcha Jiltonilro about their experiences in media & at KPFA. Produced by Mickey Mayez 5:30 – Resurgent Cultures of Consent featuring Anjali Nath Upadhyay and Dr. Sarah Hunt Host and long-time educator Anjali Nath … Continued