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Select Date:        Select Program: Giving Voice  |  Las Americas  |  Wales

Giving Voice

  Barbershop/
Beauty Parlor
Radio Station The Oratorium The Stoop Young Wordsmiths
11:00 Storytelling with Brother Blue and Victoria Burnett WPFW-FM: Live Broadcast: Heal D.C. Holly Bass with Trio: Fred Yonnet and Josh and Cora Dunham Asante Children's Theatre The Blues, Raps, Rhymes, and Snaps
 
 
 
 
 
12:00 Wit and Wisdom with Tejumola Ologboni and Baba Jamal Koram WPFW-FM: Live Broadcast: Don't Forget the Blues Storytelling with Mitch Capel and Onawumi Jean Moss Stoop Stories with Valerie Tutson and Diane Ferlatte Poetry Workshop with Sonia Sanchez and Christylez
 
 
 
 
 
1:00 Beauty Tales with Lisa Pegram, Toni Blackman, and Joni Jones The Persona of the Black Deejay Drama with Roger Guenveur Smith Poetry with Kenny Carroll and Thomas Sayers Ellis Children's Storytelling with Dylan Pritchett and Tonya Matthews
 
 
 
 
 
2:00 Storytelling with Diane Ferlatte and Onawumi Jean Moss Me and My Radio ML King in a Hip Hop World: Asante Touring Company Giving Voice to a Museum Building The Blues, Raps, Rhymes and Snaps
 
 
 
 
 
3:00 Hair Stories with Baba Jamal Koram and Valerie Tutson The Power of Radio in the Black Community Humor with Phyllis Yvonne Stickney Poetry with Sonia Sanchez, Toni Blackman, and Lisa Pegram Workshop with Asante Children's Theater
 
 
 
 
 
4:00 Storytelling with Mitch Capel and Victoria Burnett Me and My Radio Drama with Roger Guenveur Smith Storytelling with Joni Jones and Tejumola Ologboni Word Play Workshop with Kenny Carroll, Tonya Matthews, and Christylez
 
 
 
 
 
5:00 Hair Stories with Thomas Sayers Ellis Vintage Black Radio Circle of Love Storytelling Session (with all storytellers) Stories with Brother Blue Storytelling with Dylan Pritchett
 
 
    Evening Concert
Circle of Love
A Storytelling Session
 
 
 
6:00
 
 
 
 
 

Las Americas

  Folkways Salón La Peña Salón de Baile
11:00 Currulao: Las Cantadoras del Pacífico Trovadores: Improvisation and Song Música de Arpa Grande: Arpex
 
 
 
 
  Los Maestros del Joropo Oriental Harps Across Traditions Mariachi Chula Vista
12:00
 
 
 
  Jíbaro Music: Ecos de Borinquen Sonoran Music Traditions: Don Beto Cruz & Jesús García Las Estrellas del Vallenato
 
1:00
 
 
  Nati Cano's Mariachi Los Camperos Currulao Workshop Huasteco Music & Dance: Los Camperos de Valles & Artemio Posadas & Dolores García
 
 
2:00
 
  La Chanchona de los Hermanos Lovo Song Stories Son Jarocho: Son de Madera
 
 
 
3:00
  Jíbaro Music: Ecos de Borinquen Violins Workshop Joropo Llanero: Grupo Cimarron
 
 
 
 
4:00 Música de Arpa Grande: Arpex Music and National Identity (Mexican Identity in the US) Chanchona de los Hermanos Lovo
 
 
 
 
  Las Estrellas del Vallenato Mariachi Aesthetics: Traje de Luces Connections Through Movement
5:00
 
 
   
 
 

Wales

  Rugby Club Story Circle Taste of Wales The Square Mile Welsh Dragon
11:00 Singer Songwriters Stories for Children Family Favorites My Square Mile: Cardiff Fiddles, Pipes and Guitar
 
 
  Reimagining Community: Artists & Musicians
12:00 Sild Poetry with Song Bakestone and Cauldron Cooking Parti Cut Lloi
 
  Adapt, Reuse, Recycle: Heritage Sites
 
1:00 Ceri Rhys Matthews and Christine Cooper Stories from the Welsh Landscape Wild Foods and Game The Hennessys
  Think Globally, Act Locally: Plant and Medicine Research
 
 
2:00 Harp and Voice Welsh Lesson: Greetings Preserving in Wales Heritage Meets Innovation: Ty Mawr and Ty Unnos Crasdant
 
 
  Wales and the World: Eisteddfod Goes Global
3:00 Stories with Music Stories from the Mabinogion Soups with Spice Only Men Aloud!
 
  Working and Playing Outdoors: Waterways
 
4:00 Linda Griffiths, Lisa Healy and Guests Poetry at Teatime A Twist on Welsh Tradition Welsh Dance Music
  The Arts in Action: Mining for Music
 
 
5:00 Welsh Lullabies Teatime in Welsh Patagonia Planning for the Future: Ports
 
  Evening Concert
Pub Performance
 
 
6:00
 
 
 
7:00
 
   
 


Select Date:        Select Program: Giving Voice  |  Las Americas  |  Wales