On Saturday, September 27th @ 11AM, Women Hold Up Half the Sky will be interviewing special guest Jessica Niello. Born in California and working in Oakland, Jessica works in clay and paint. Influenced by mid-century modernism, her work explores both functional vessels and abstract sculptural forms and installations.
Tune in to KALX Live! on Saturday, September 27th @ 9PM, when DJ Deep Mission will be hosting Santa Cruz' Spurs. Spurs make music that urges you onward - music made for the road. Their songs, made of lyrical honesty bound gently to haunting vocal harmony will evoke emotions felt within the modern American landscape - songs that evoke perseverance over desperation, melancholy with a glint of sparkling hope.
Join host Tesla Monson as she interviews Biological Anthropologist, Whitney Reiner on The Graduates on Tuesday, September 23rd @ 9AM. Reiner will talk about her work in Olduvai Gorge, the Olduvai Vertebrate Paleontology Project, and human evolution. Also learn about her time in NY forensics and the identification of human remains from the World Trade Center attacks.
On Friday, September 26th @ noon, Method to the Madness host Lisa Kiefer will interview Wilson Riles, community activist, former Oakland city council member from 1979 to 1992, creator of ACORN (Alternative Currency for Oakland Residents and Neighbors), and organizer of the Nafsi Ya Jamii Retreat Center in Oakland.