Friday, April 03, 2009

Wanda's Picks April 1 & April 3

April 1, 2009
Wanda's Picks

Dr. Lance Webb, D.C., Board Certified Chiropractic Physician Practicing Holistic Health Maintenance,Homeopathy, Chinese Healing Techniques 24+ years of Clinical research-sports/environmental medicine, toxicology, children health concerns...etc. Owner of Optimum Wellness, Chicago, Ill. Dr. Webb will also be at the Be Still event in Oakland (Jack London Aquatic Center) on Saturday, Apr. 4, 2009 between 10 am-3 pm., 115 Embarcadero East, Oakland, CA 94606 (between Oak Street & 5th Ave.)

For an appointment call(510) 536-5934. Visit

We are also joined by Idris Hassan, director of Bay Area Cypher, is practitioner of Media Arts, skilled as Videographer, Digital Video Editor, and Visual Artist. Ms. Hasan received her BA degree in Mass Communications and Photojournalism from Cal State Hayward and a Certificate Degree in Digital Video Arts from Berkeley City College. She has worked as an entertainment journalist, an editorial assistant and has contributed writings various to publications. Ms. Hasan is a graduate of the First Voice Radio Apprenticeship program and has worked with Hard Knock Radio, The Morning Show, and Full Circle Radio Magazine on Pacifica Radio Station KPFA in Berkeley, CA. She has produced video projects for various Bay Area artists and community groups.

She has a DVD release party and screening scheduled at the Guerrilla Cafe in Berkeley and at Berkeley City College April and May.

April 1, 2009 - 7:00 to 8:00 PM (Wednesday)"Bay Area Cypher" screens at San Francisco Women's Film Festival San Francisco’s Women's Building, Main Auditorium, 3543 18th St. #8, San20Francisco, CA, 415) 431-1180,

April 24, 2009, 6:30 to 8:00 PM (Friday), DVD Release & Screening
of "Bay Area Cypher" Panel Discussion on "Life After Multi Media Studies at BCC,” Berkeley City College – Auditorium, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA (Sponsored by BCC Multi Media Dept. and BCC Film Club).

There will be a profanity free Open Freestyle Session. Snacks will be provided.

May 2, 2009 - 7:00 to 8:30 PM, (Saturday)"Bay Area Cypher" DVD Release Part II, Screening and Q&A at the Guerilla Café, 1620 Shattuck, Berkeley, CA, (Limited Seating Available)

April 3, 2009 8-10 AM
Wanda's Picks

Ajuan Marie Mance, Associate Professor, English Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Chair, at Mills College, author and visual artist. African American literature, 19th-century American literature, U.S. popular culture, the oral tradition in U.S. literature, Black feminist thought, African American art, Black on Campus. Ajuan, James Gayles & Karen Seneferu are a part of an exhibit at the Women's Cancer Resource Center,“Body & Soul.”

The exhibit located at 5741 Telegraph Avenue,Oakland, CA 94609, (510) 420-7900 x 111, and curated by Margo Mercedes Rivera-Weiss, opens April 17, 7-9 p.m. and continues through May 6.

Ajuan's book, Inventing Black Women African American Women Poets and Self-Representation, 1877–2000 now in paperback is out on Tennessee University Press, so look for it and notices about upcoming readings. Visit Also visit

Jetaun Maxwell, founder of Dance Theatre of the Gospel, has a new work, "Invisible Womb," on stage April 3-4, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. Saturday there is an artist panel and Sunday is an audience talk back with the Jetaun Maxwell. The show runs an hour, without intermission at Bay Area Christian Connection, 810 Clay Street in Old Oakland. For information call and visit: (510)350-8327 and

This morning's radio show closes with an interview with "Mississippi" Charles Bevel, currently appearing in, "It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues," at TheatreWork's Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Visit or call (650) 903-6000. The show runs Tuesday-Sunday and closes April 11. Some shows have audience talk backs.


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