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  • Margo Perin Interview Part 2

    Margo Perin Interview Part 2

    Author and Poet Margo Perin continues her interview on Culture Connect with Host Audrey Ray Daniel about her latest novel:  “The Opposite of Hollywood”  

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  • Nyna Pais Caputi, Director “Petals in the Dust”

    Nyna Pais Caputi, Director “Petals in the Dust”

    Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls is a documentary film that highlights how age-old beliefs, intolerance and a preference for sons, combined with growing materialism and technology is leading to increased incidences of discrimination, violence and the horrific and tragic murder of millions of Indian girls and women. The film will initiate dialogue around genocide and violence against women, not just in India but globally and spur people to get involved and take action.http://www.petalsinthedust.com/

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  • Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman Directors, Living Condition

    Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman Directors, Living Condition

    Dee and Nomi will discuss there work in progress: “Living Condition” is an animated documentary and an interactive project that tells the stories of three families living in close proximity to capital punishment. Living Condition describes capital punishment from three perspectives: from a family who lives with the loss of an executed brother, a second family whose son was wrongfully accused of a capital crime and released under complex circumstances, and a third fighting to prove innocence, while visiting their loved […]

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  • Luis Delgado-Qualtrough, Reframing Photography

    Fine art photographer and publisher at Malulu Editions, Califrisco Press and Refrita Editores. Luis has published many social commentary artist books. Past publications include “Frases Celebres Mexicanas” 2010, “Cuentos Chinos” 2008″Unfathomable, “Loteria Cosmologica” 1996-2008, Humanity” 2006, “Power Ties” 2007, Deconstitution” 2008, “Analisis Forense del Coco” 2004, and “A Portrait Collection of Sierra Totonaca Indians” 1975-2006. “Le canto por un pan” I sing for bread offers both photographs and verses by Luis Delgado and is “a cinematic print journey into the […]

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  • Afterlife in the Age of the Internet? Meet Cara Rose DeFabio

    Afterlife in the Age of the Internet? Meet Cara Rose DeFabio

            Cara is a performer and dancer. Most recently her one woman piece  “AFTER THE TONE” was awarded Best of Fringe at the San Francisco Fringe Festival. “After the Tone employs texting tricks, talking ipads and audience interaction to investigate afterlife in the age of the internet” “As we increasingly rely on technology to remember, are we surrendering our power to forget? Cara Rose DeFabio explores stories of how digital debris has transformed the mourning process and […]

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  • Ralph Carney and Serious “JASS”

    Ralph Carney taps into a repertoire of instruments and compositions that place him both in a “historical” and “hysterical” adventure playing now what he calls “serious jass”.  Ralph has “invigorated the work of musicians as varied as Tom Waits, Frank Black, The B-52’s and the Black Keys.  http://www.akroncracker.com/

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  • Mister Wa’s Film Adventures: “Children of the Cockettes”

    Mister Wa’s Film Adventures: “Children of the Cockettes”

    Through the lens of The Cockettes’ heritage, Mister WA explores the free-spirited and non-conformist performance torches carried by the likes of Thrillpeddlers, Trannyhack and Peaches Christ. This organically-developed documentary investigates the current resurgence of glam gender performances and theater of the ridiculous in contemporary San Francisco. The free-form documentary integrates The Cockettes’ esthetics down to its narrative as it weaves a cinematic quilt of queer art, performance, LGBT community, music and glamor unique to San Francisco. This project feeds off of hundreds of hours of video […]

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  • Renaissance Man: Christopher Bernard: Poet, Novelist, Filmmaker

    Renaissance Man: Christopher Bernard: Poet, Novelist, Filmmaker

          Christopher grew up near the Atlantic seaboard, the farm country of eastern Pennsylvania and the high deserts of Mexico. He immersed  himself in Russian fiction, English poetry, and the music of Wagner, Beethoven, and Bruckner. He began writing his own stories, poems, plays, novels, essays and composing classical music.  His poems and fiction have appeared in literary magazines and anthologies throughout the United States.  Christopher help found the literary and arts magazine Caveat Lector, http://www.caveat-lector.org which, with […]

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  • Drone, Towers and Playhouses of Artist Stephen Whisler

    In July 2013 Stephen switched  highway signs in Napa, normally advising us that we are being watched from the air, with his own designs that were”Speed enforced by drones”    “He isn’t part of any activist organization, but his message is: “Watch out, this is coming” “… all the snooping on Internet and phones, and drones really ties into that.” Stephen’s current body of work “Drones and Towers” are drawings which depict Guard Towers, Observation Towers and Drones. They are large […]

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  • “Floating Geometric Patterns” by Artist Sabine Reckewell

    “Floating Geometric Patterns” by Artist Sabine Reckewell

    “Sabine Reckewell’s large-scale three-dimensional drawings in space are inspired by minimalist and conceptual art of the 1960s and ‘70s as well as her own background in design and fiber art. With modest tools – a hammer, pushpins, ribbon and a measuring tape – she creates complex geometric patterns that appear to float in mid-air. The ordinarily hard lines of these shapes are softened by the pliable property of her material and the effects of gravity. Through repetition, Reckewell is able […]

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