Full Circle 4-21-17: The Poets’ Forum

It’s National Poetry Month and on tonight’s show we hear a selection of voices from around the Bay Area. We have original works from KPFA members as well as poetry and songs from famous artists and future stars. All this and more on Full Circle, Friday nights at 7 p.m.

PBS American Masters Film Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

If you missed us in March we’re coming back strong Saturday April 22nd
join us the 4th Saturday of every Month
still in English, Spanish, Spanglish y Lo Que Sea
3PM – 5PM No Cover hosted by Avotcja
And don’t forget to bring your Congas, Guiros, Maracas, Panderetas etc.
Always the word festival to remember!
3301 East 12th Street @ 33rd Avenue
(½ block North of Fruitvale BART & 1 block South of Internat’l)
Oakland, CA 94601 (510)535-5620 Saturday April 22nd
MATU FELICIANO (Poeta/Conguera)
IRMAN ARCIBAL (Poeta/Artista Filipino)
MALDITO & BENDITO (Poetas bilingues)
¡Vengan todos & tell everyone to tell everyone! ALL AGES & WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
http://oaklandlibrary.org/locations/cesar-e-chavez-branch or www.Avotcja.org


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Full Circle 4-14-17 KPFA 68th Birthday Celebration

In honor of KPFA’s 68th birthday, the station held an all day celebration. On tonight’s episode of Full Circle we take you through the history of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program with highlights from past shows.

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Full Circle 03-31-17 Oakland International Film Festival

Tonight we are happy to present a peek at the 15th Annual Oakland International Film Festival, which runs from April 4th to April 8th 2017. We speak with the director of the festival Mr. David Roach and the Oakland-based director of the film, “Oakland in Blue,” Robbin Rae.




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Full Circle 3.24.17 Women’s Herstory Panel

Tonight on Full Circle we sit down with a panel of dynamic women artists who use their talent to educate, inspire and motivate people to self-discovery, reaffirmation, and activism.

To support fundraising for Skyline High School drama students, click here.

To visit Eva’s blog, click here.

To connect with Taller Bombalele, email tallerbombalele@gmail.com.

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Full Circle 3-17-17: Why and How to Start Your Own Garden

We are digging into gardening. Specifically why and how to start your own garden.

Joy Moore our resident garden expert will talk about some of the benefits of having your own garden. We have Jeremy Watts, owner of Edible Ecology, Landscape Design and Construction (info@edibleecology.net) and Nicole Wires, a permaculture designer with Planting Justice in Oakland, CA. In the last segment we go to the phones to take your questions. Tonight on Full Circle.

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Full Circle 3-10-17: Women’s Herstory Month Episode 1

Good evening and welcome everyone. In honor of women’s Herstory month, we celebrate the lives of amazing women… on tonight’s show we will hear the voices of women hitting the streets in protest of Donald Trump and his policies as well as the voices of courageous women such as Grace Lee Boggs, Barbara Lee. Tonight we will learn about the Restaurant Opportunity Center of the Bay Area (ROC) and their fight for sustainable living wage employment for service workers. Your hosts this evening are Theresa Adams and Audio Desperado Ephraim Colbert.
Here’s the link for ROC: www.rocunited.org or www.sanctuaryrestaurants.org
Link to the Documentary Film American Revolutionary: www.pbs.org/pov/americanrevolutionary/

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Full Circle 3-3-17: James Baldwin

For those who are familiar with Mr. Baldwin we’ll re-introduce you and for those meeting him for the first time, we will introduce you to one of history’s most prolific orators and thinkers. Mr. James Baldwin. We’ll also feature some of Mr. Baldwin’s most captivating speeches. That’s tonight on Full Circle.

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