Wanda's Picks Radio Show Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Crystal L. Bass is an American author, playwright, freelance writer, and motivational speaker. Bass has used her platform to uncover and illuminate issues that are important to young women, to ultimately empower and strengthen them. Her hit stage play titled, "Ain't No Love Like A Mother's Love," opens in Baltimore City Nov. 15. Visit http://www.crystallbass.com/
Poets Genny Lim and Steve Dickison join us to talk about “Struggle for a New World: Fred Ho Memorial Tribute,” Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 2 p.m., 388-9th Street, upstairs Rm. 290, (510) 637-0455. Admission is free. This remarkable landmark gathering of Fred Ho's artistic collaborators, ranging from composers, musicians, poets, singers, storytellers and activists, have come together to pay homage to this great baritone saxophone-composer, cultural activist, teacher, author, pioneer and legend. To listen to Fred Ho http://www.mp3olimp.net/fred-ho/
We close with a conversation with San Francisco native, Barry “Shabaka” Henley, about the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre production of the World Premiere of his Mingus Remixed, directed by Delroy Lindo Sept. 5-6 in San Francisco, www.lhtsf.org and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barry-Shabaka-Henley/151494042107
Music: Gina Breedlove and Donald Duck Bailey.
Link to show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wandas-picks/2014/09/05/wandas-picks-radio-show-fred-ho-tribute-shabakas-mingus-remixed