Music, Culture, Arts and Entertainment 2-20-2023

Music, Culture, Arts and Entertainment 2-20-2023

2023-02-20T07:16:16-05:00February 20th, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on Music, Culture, Arts and Entertainment 2-20-2023

Digging in the Dirt with Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher’s guests on Digging in the Dirt are Robert Peck, Shemaya Joesph, Kimberly Fluericin, and Dejhanae Waugh. Robert manages Green Village Initiatives Youth Leadership Program, which has a summer employment program offering Bridgeport High School students the opportunity to work and learn about how to operate an urban farm. Participants spend 8 weeks through the summer at Reservoir Community Farm. Shemaya, Kimberly, and Dejhanae are students who are in the program. Green Village Initiative’s mission is to grow food, knowledge, leadership and community, through urban gardening and farming, to create a more just food system.

Monday, February 20 at 4 PM; interview at 5.

Writer’s Voice with Francesca Rheannon

We speak with Chetna Maroo about her debut novel, “Western Lane.” It’s a beautifully written coming-of-age story about a young girl and her British Indian family who are trying to come to terms with the recent death of the family matriarch.

Then, for Black History Month, we hear my 2008 interview with Ta-Nahisi Coates about his just-released first book, “The Beautiful Struggle, Between the World and Me.”

Monday, February 20 at 10:00 PM.

First Voices Indigenous Radio with Tiokasin Ghosthorse

First, Professor Angelique W. EagleWoman (Wambdi A. Was’teWinyan), a law professor, legal scholar, and Chief Justice on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Supreme Court, will discuss a Wisconsin land dispute that has received national attention.

Then, Tiffany Midge, who is enrolled with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and is a former humor columnist for Indian Country Today and currently writes for High Country News. Her book, “Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s” was a finalist for a Washington State Book Award. Tiffany resides in north Idaho, homeland of the Nimiipuu.

Tuesday, February 21 at 12:00 noon.

East End Ink

The Sag Harbor community celebrated African American writers this month with a read-in at the John Jermaine Library. East End Ink is heard on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Wednesday, February 22 at 6:30 AM (repeat at 8:00 PM) and archived.

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