Full Circle 11-24-17: An Evening with Arundhati Roy and Alice Walker

 

We have such a treat in store for you tonight! We will be airing exclusive segments from City Arts and Lectures’ June Evening with Arundhati Roy and Alice Walker … andI have in studio with me two very special guests whose lives and work are uniquely intertwined with Alice’s and Arundhati’s.

On tonight’s show…

  • We’ll listen to Arundhati Roy reading from her latest novel “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness”
  • We will hear Alice Walker and Arundhati Roy in dialogue
  • And my guests, Hemal Lalabhai, Arisika Razak and I, will discuss the significance of Alice and Arundhati’s incendiary insights and prose today

All that tonight on Full Circle.

About First Voice Apprenticeship

First Voice Apprenticeship is an apprenticeship program at KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley and is designed to provide comprehensive broadcast, technical, and administrative skills training in radio. First Voice also aims to build and strengthen community and empower our participants to find their voice and tell their stories. The First Voice program is based on community building, a collaborative work environment and passing on our skills and stories. We focus on bringing women and people of color into media and work in partnership with Pacifica community radio station KPFA and other community media outlets, both locally and nationally. The First Voice Apprenticeship Program is currently 18 months. Everyone is required to spend one business day each week working at KPFA, as well as two class nights. The dayshift is a three hour shift and apprentices do administrative and production tasks. The dayshift runs on an intergenerational group learning model, with each phase teaching the next, and integrates service to the station, skills acquired in classes, motivation and leadership.
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