Wanda's Picks Friday, August 5, 2016
Show link: http://tobtr.com/9157535
Antoine Hunter, founder, Urban Jazz Dance Company, and presenter and producer of the Annual Bay Area Deaf Dance Festival International. In its 4th year this season, Aug. 12-14, 2016 at Dance Mission Theatre in San Francisco. He is joined in the studio by Zahna Simon, Assist. Dir. UJDC and BADDF. Fred Beam, Wild Zappers from Washington, DC, and Isolte Avila, Sign Dance Collective International Collaborations Director, to talk about this year's programming which includes an artist meet and greet (8/13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Dance Workshops, Wed., Aug. 10, 6-10 p.m. Both events are at the Deaf Community Center, 1550 San Leandro Blvd., San Leandro).
Tickets are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2561054.
2. Patricia Milton joins us to talk about her play, "Hearts of Palm," extended through Aug. 21 at Central Works (Berkeley City Club on Durant Street). The satire looks at the politics of food production: trans fat, palm oil, Girl Scout cookies and orangutans. Visit http://centralworks.org/season/
Music: Zion Trinity's Opening Prayer for Elegba; KebMo's "What's Happening Brother"; Howard Wiley's "Amazing Grace"; Sweet Honey in the Rock's "Greed."