Wanda's Picks Radio Show Sept. 14, 2012
Maro Chermayeff is Half the Sky Executive Producer and Director, which launches on PBS Oct. 1-2, 2012. She is also the founder and chair of the MFA program in Social Documentary Film at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is also an executive producer of the Facebook game and the 3x Mobile games for Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide with Games for Change. Photo by Jenni Morello of Half the Sky crew filming in Somaliland.
Locally, there is a community screening Sept. 18, 2012, 5:15 at the San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, in the Koret Auditorium. The event is free and is followed by a panel discussion. Visit http://communitycinema.org/
Wayne Harris is the consummate storyteller. His Tyrone "Shortleg" Johnson & Some White Boys has one more performance at Club Solo, 50 Mason St., SF, 7 PM, a part of http://www.sffringe.org/wordpress/tyrone-3/
We close with a dynamic conversation with three drummers at the top of their craft: Marshall Trammell, (http://www.mutualaidproject.com/bios.html); Don Robinson (http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=14) and Vijay Anderson (http://vijayanderson.com/bio.html), on the importance of a "solo vernacular and/or voice" in their craft.
This is a prelude to an event: Self Respect & Self Defense in a Land of Endless Racial Profiling –A People’s Forum, Sept. 22, 2012 at the Humanist Hall in Oakland, 12 to 6 p.m.: http://peopleshearing.wordpress.com/
Music: "Waldron" by Vijay Anderson.
Justice 4 Alan Blueford: Demand Truth from the Oakland City Council
Join the BBQ Sept. 15 @ 1-4 p.m. at Sunnyside Park, Sunnyside Street and 96th Avenue, Oakland. Then on Tues., Sept. 18, join the family and supporters at the City Council Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th and Broadway in Oakland. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook: Justice4AlanDBrufordandFamily