On tonight’s show we will talk about Lotería, a game of random fortune much like bingo.  In the studio, Pedro Reyes, producer for La Onda Bajita and former event coordinator for the Mission Cultural Center in San Francisco.  We will hear how this game has affected the culture from Mexico, to the United States, and beyond. After you consider Loteria think about a new game. Imagine if you will, a game that plays like bingo and reads like an oracle. A game that is both entertaining and educational, a real conversation starter, full of historical and cultural context that spans the globe, a game that can be divisive and healing all at the same time. This revolutionary card game is called Malditoria and we have the creator of this game in studio tonight. Hear all about it on Full Circle.

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Full Circle 1-20-17:Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary

From October 20th through October 23rd Oakland celebrated  the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party and Full Circle was there. On tonight’s show we offer you some of the music and the amazing messages from people who attended the event. Listen to:
● Tracy Sekmet founder of Kiss My Black Arts in Oakland
● Crystal Brown and Oscar Grant’s uncle…..Uncle Bobby and;
● Minister  Keith Muhammad
You can also listen to other great interviews on our website.
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Full Circle 01-13-17 Health & Wellness

Tonight’s show is about some of the components of the growing field that has generally been called ‘alternative medicine’.

Tonight we’re providing information that listeners can use to make personal decisions about these modalities.
Information provided during this radio show is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice and is not intended to replace the services of a physician. You should not use information you hear tonight to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without personally consulting a qualified healthcare provider.
If you have or suspect you have an urgent medical problem, promptly contact a professional healthcare provider.

Kpfa radio suggests you always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment.

Dr Amelia Barili talks with us about the benefits of Yoga and Qigong

Joshua Muscat, founder of the San Francisco botanical medicine clinic discusses the benefits of herbal medicine

Jeff Levin of the Oakland acupuncture project will share information about the benefits of acupuncture

Contact Information for our Guests:

Amelia Barili

Berkeley Buddhist Monastery

2304 McKinley Ave. (510) 848-3440

Monday Nights 7:30 to 9 p.m. Series of 12 Classes

(They are Not drop-in classes)

Spring Session starts January 30th


Register by writing to: ameliab@berkeley.edu

Weekend workshops

https://www. Mountmadonna.org/search?q=barili


March 17 -19, 2017

The Power of Yoga and Qigong

Learn the Practice time-tested techniques that lead to increased energy, less stress, improved concentration, enhanced performance and better relationships.


Aug 11 – 13, 2017 or Aug 11 – 16, 2017

Amelia Barili: Creativity and Healing: The Power of Yoga and Qigong

Stress is “frozen enlightenment.” During troubled times it can throw us out of balance, leave us feeling trapped or negatively affect our health.


Joshua Muscat Founder of the San Francisco Botanical Medicine Clinic



Jeff Levin of the Oakland Acupuncture Project






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Full Circle 1-6-17 Here We Are 2017

It’s finally here. We are excited to begin 2017 with reflections about how we got here to the Bay Area, and how we were recruited and became a part of the KPFA Apprenticeship program First Voice! We also want to tell you what we are looking forward to and our resolutions for 2017. The current First Voice Apprentices are Dennis the Menace Roos Jr., your Audio Desperado Ephraim Colbert, Silvia Torres, Theresa Adams and David de la Gran. We are here!

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Full Circle: Oakland Holiday Chorus Show 12-23-16

This Full Circle episode features one of Oakland’s treasures.
Take a journey with us and your host for the evening, Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart down holiday lane as the City and Port of Oakland Employees’ Chorus “sings in” the season with a series of Christmas classics. That’s tonight at 7 p.m. Enjoy the show.

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Full Circle 12.16.16 Standing Rock Report Back + West Berkeley Shellmounds

Tonight on Full Circle, hosts Audio Desperado Ephraim Colbert and Freewillin Frank Sterling bring us more from Standing Rock, with Frank’s recordings as well as updates on legal and front lines developments. Then, they speak with Corrina Gould, Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone founder of the Sogrea Te’ Land Trust and Indian People Organizing for Change, on the fight to protect sacred sites here in the Bay Area (Huichin), which is currently focused on the West Berkeley Shellmound.

OFFER SUPPORT http://www.ocetisakowincamp.org
LEARN MORE http://www.standingrocksolidaritynetwork.org/ andhttp://standwithstandingrock.net/

Standing Rock “Water Protector Legal Collective”:

GET INVOLVED Facebook Group: West Berkeley Shellmound
SUPPORT THE WORK https://www.crowdrise.com/save-the-west-berkeley-shellmound
Sogorea Te’ Land Trust http://sogoreate-landtrust.com/
Indian People Organizing for Change http://ipocshellmoundwalk.homestead.com/

To watch the short film on the Shellmounds “Beyond Recognition”

Watch local dance collective “We Rise” in”#DancerAgainstDAPL”

Watch the extended video of Wesley Clark Jr. Apologizing to Lakota Elder Leonard Crow Dog…
Checkout the Global Month of #No DAPL Action
For real time updates on the status of DAPL construction at Standing Rock, please follow Indigenous Environmental Network and Indigenous Rising Media.
Also visit alternative media outlet Unicorn Riot
Sacred Stone Camp…sacredstonecamp.org
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Full Circle 12-09-16 Free Oscar López Rivera

We raise our voices for the Liberation of 35 year Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera. We interview Oscar’s brother, José López Rivera, Alejandro Molina, from the coordinating of the National Boricua Human Rights Network and Rico Pabón, a local artist who released a new song in support of Oscar López Rivera

To download Rico’s Song “been to long “, visit Rico Pabón page here:

Sign petition to free Oscar López Rivera here

Alejandro Molina’s website

To send a message to Alejandro Molina click here

To send a letter to the White House  the address is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC 20500

President Obama’s Twitter account link

Call the president, tell him to Free Oscar now (202) 456-1111

President Obama’s e mail: president@whitehouse.gov

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