SF Bay Area

Stories at the Crossroads: Who Built This City?

5 months ago
Mr. John Hankins, Director of the Craftsman Guild of New Orleans, offers his answer to the guiding question of the Paper Monuments project: what is an appropriate monument to our city today? His story draws our attention to the often unacknowledged work of craftsmen who do ironwork, ornamental plastering, restoration welding, and blacksmithing, and on the concrete block where the Jefferson Davis monument once stood, Mr. Hankins' words about the craftsmen Philip Reid formulate into a monument of themselves to memorialize those who really built this city.
WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views

Updates From Puerto Rico: in conversation with Jorge Díaz Ortiz

5 months 2 weeks ago
Puerto Rican artist and organizer Jorge Díaz Ortiz phoned in from San Juan to update WTUL News & Views on the devastation brought to the island by Hurricane Maria and decades of colonialism. Tina Orlandini, Development Coordinator for the community arts and organizing collective AgitArte (of which Jorge is the Artistic Director), keeps us updated on how to plug into relief efforts and show up for Puerto Rico in New Orleans.
WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views

European Dissent Releases Voting Guide for Orleans Parish

5 months 3 weeks ago
Kezia Vida speaks with Hannah Pepper Cunningham of the Political Education Committee within European Dissent about their voting guide and platform, which was based upon the Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform and was developed through consultation with VOTE, Stand with Dignity, Congresso, and the Jane Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative in New Orleans for the upcoming City Council and Mayoral elections.
WTUL News & Views

Interview with Lauren Turner of No Dream Deferred Production co.

6 months ago
WTUL correspondent Theo Hilton interview's No Dram Deferred Theater Production Co's Lauren Turner. Turner is the director of this weekend's production of two plays by Alice Childress--MOJO: A Black Love Story and String. No Dream Deferred seeks to create a space for people who have been marginalized from mainstream theater to develop and present works. [10:18]
Theodore Hilton
2 months 2 weeks ago
SF Bay Area Independent Media Center (Indybay) Newswire (audio)
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