Wanda's Picks Sept. 7, 2012
Today we speak to Byb Chanel Bibene about Skin Talk Skin Mood as a part of AfroSolo's Black Voices Performance Series beginning tonight, Friday, Sept. 7, continuing through Sunday, Sept. 10. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the African American Art and Culture Complex in the Burial Clay Theater, 762 Fulton Street in San Francisco. Visit www.afrosolo.org
Our next guest is the lovely singer, songwriter, Amikaeyla who joins us to talk about her recent release: Being in Love. Visit RootsJazzMusic.com
We close with an interview with playwright, poet, Paul Flores, whose work Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo opened Sept. 6 and continues at the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, 450 Post, Thursdays through Sundays, Sept. 6-16. There are special programs or community conversations connected to the work, which is about decriminalizing youth and healing the streets. Visit sfiaf.org or call 1-800-838-3006. See the review posted here as well.
Music: Babatunde Lea's African Tapestry, Amikaeyla's Hambone & Lovely Day, and Soji and The Afrobeat Band's Sorrow Today, Joy Tomorrow.