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Art Beat: Najee Dorsey/Black Art in America Episode 24

Host Kinte K. Fergerson Guests: Najee Dorsey (Co-Founder Black Art In America) Web Address: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat Live Listener call in #: (909) 362-8242 11/2/11 The Founder Of Black Art In America Najee Dorsey is the Founder of Black Art in America (BAIA). BAIA is the leading global social network & resource for …

Art Beat: Franklin Sirmans LA County Museum of Art Episode 23

Host Kinte K. Fergerson Guests: Franklin Sirmans Web Address: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat/2011/10/27/24-franklin-sirmans-head-curator-of-contemporary-2×09 Live Listener call in #: (909) 362-8242 Since January 2010, Franklin Sirmans is the Terri and Michael Smooke Department Head and Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He is the curator of recent exhibitions on …

Art Beat: Amitis Motevalli/William Grant Still Episode 22

Host Kinte K. Fergerson Guests: Amitis Motevalli Web Address: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat/2011/10/13/22-amitis-motevalli-2×07 Live Listener call in #: (909) 362-8242 10/12/11 Amitis Motevalli Director of The William Grant Still Arts Center Amitis Motevalli was born in Tehran, Iran and moved to the US in 1977. In 1995 she received a BA from SFSU …

Art Beat: Charmaine Jefferson Director CAAM Episode 21

Host Kinte K. Fergerson Guests: Charmaine Jefferson Web Address: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat/2011/10/06/21-charmaine-jefferson-2×06 Live Listener call in #: (909) 362-8242 10/5/11   FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/826282117463629/ Charmaine Jefferson Executive Director, California African American MuseumMs. Jefferson was appointed by then Governor Gray Davis as Executive Director of the California African American Museum (CAAM), a State agency, …

Art Beat: Artist Actress Lili Bernard Episode 20

Host Kinte K. Fergerson Guests: Lili Bernard Web Address: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat/2011/09/29/20-lili-bernard-2×05 Live Listener call in #: (909) 362-8242 9/28/1128 FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1032047480158701/ LILI BERNARD http://lilibernard.com/ Lili Bernard is Cuban-born. A Los Angeles-based, multimedia fine artist and actress, Lili’s artwork explores her Indigenous-Afro-Caribbean heritage. Having graduated high school from The American School in Japan, Lili …

Art Beat: Timothy Watkins President and CEO WLCAC Episode 19

Art Beat: Timothy Watkins President and CEO WLCAC Episode 19 Host Kinte K. Fergerson Guests: Tim Watkins Web Address: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat/2011/08/11/19-tim-watkins-2×04 Live Listener call in #: (909) 362-8242 FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/815022968551917/ Timothy Watkins – President & CEO, Watts Labor Community Action Committee 8/10/11 Tim Watkins is currently serving his third term as President …

Art Beat – James Janisse Episode 18

#18 James Janisse (2×03) Wednesday, August 3, 2011 https://www.facebook.com/events/826953154058486/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D JAMES JANISSE “The Gentleman of Jazz” James is one of L.A.’s most recognizable Jazz enthusiasts. He was an on-air personality with radio station KKJZ, 88.1FM (formerly KLON) from 1992 to 2006. His wide-ranging knowledge of Jazz filled the longest continuing shift on …

Art Beat – Charles Dickson Episode 17

Artist/Sculptor Charles Dickson talks about his career. #17 Charles Dickson (2×02) 7/20/11 Host Kinte Guests: Charles Dickson Web Address: wunpn.com/ Season 2 2011 Charles Dickson, Sculptor Bio / Artist Statement “I am consumed with how thing work in a mechanical, creative, spiritual and political contest. As a Sculpture that has embraced many …

Art Beat – Michael Massenburg Episode 16

Season 2 2011 in the Season 2 premier Kinte chats with artist Michael Massenburg. Host Kinte Guests: Michael Massenburg www.michaelmassenburg.com/#/home?i=351 Web Address: wunpn.com/ Airdate: 7/13/11 Michael Massenburg was born in San Diego, California and studied at California State University, Long Beach and Otis Art Institute. Massenburg has exhibited in galleries and museums, …

Art Beat – Varnette P. Honeywood (Memorial episode) Episode 15

Varnette P. Honeywood (Memorial episode)Sep 30,2010 15. Varnette P. Honeywood (1×15) 9/29/10 Hosted by Kinte Guest:s Donald Bernard, Rev. Greg Pitts, Lisa Diane Wedgeworth, Miriam Fergerson & Cecil Fergerson Web: www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat/2010/0…morial-episode This will be a episode to honor the memory of artist Varnette P. Honeywood. Panel will be: Donald Bernard, Rev. …

Art Beat – Phil Ranelin Episode 14

We talk to Jazz Musician Phillip Arthur Ranelin. Jul 29,2010 Hosted by Kinte Guest: Phil Ranelin Web: www.blogtalkradio.com/artbeat/2010/0…4-phil-ranelin Phillip Arthur Ranelin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana where he grew up under the influence of J.J. Johnson, Wes Montgomery, Earmon Hubbard, Pookie Johnson, Russell Webster, Willis Kirk, Jimmy Coe and Melvin Rhyne. …

Art Beat – Darryl James Episode 13

DarrylJames.com-Everything about Darryl James Jul 22,2010 Writer*Author*Lecturer*Musician*Filmmaker Darryl James is an award-winning author (“Notes From The Edge,” “Bridging The Black Gender Gap,” “Detective’s Affair”), lecturer and filmmaker. His first mini-movie, (“Crack”), was released in 2006. He is currently working on his first full-length feature. James’ syndicated column (“The Bridge”) can …

Art Beat – MonaLisa Whitaker Episode 11

This is an interview with Photographer MonaLisa Whitaker. Jun 17,2010 11. MonaLisa Whitaker (1×11) 6/16/10 This show is produced and Hosted by Kinte. MonaLisa Whitaker bio MonaLisa Whitaker is a visual artist and arts advocate who works with various youth and cultural organizations in the Los Angeles area. A Los …

Art Beat – Alvin Vincent Grimes Episode 8

This interview is with Author/Poet Alvin Vincent Grimes. This show is produced and Hosted by Kinte Fergerson. Apr 15,2010 08. Alvin Vincent Grimes (1×08) 4/14/10 Alvin Vincent Grimes bio Before I begin this bio, allow me to say that I hate writing bios. Writing a bio never fails to remind …

Art Beat – Dwight Trible Episode 9

Dwight Trible is a singer who combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills to the delight of audiences and musicians alike. In addition to performing with his own group, The Dwight Trible Ensemble, 09. Dwight Trible (1×09) 4/21/10 Dwight is the Vocalist with Pharoah Sanders Quartet; …

Art Beat – Graham Goddard Episode 7

Interview with artist Graham Goddard This show is produced and Hosted by Kinte Fergerson. Apr 08,2010 07. Graham Goddard (1×07) 4/07/10 Graham Goddard bio Graham Goddard (born April 12, 1982) is a Trinidadian American conceptual artist known for making visual statements about the environment, spirituality and commodification through painting, sculpture …

Art Beat – S.O.C. (Save Our Centers) William Grant Still & Watts Towers Episode 6

This show is about saving our centers Watts Towers Arts Center & William Grant Still Community Arts Center. This show is produced and Hosted by Kinte. Apr 02,2010 S.O.C. (Save Our Centers) William Grant Still Arts Center & Watts Towers Arts Center Guests: Cecil, Willie Robert Middlebrook, David A. Brown …

Art Beat – Cecil the Life of part 1 “From Boley to California Episode 5

Cecil the Life of part 1 “From Boley to California Part 1 in a series of shows examining the life of Curator, Activist Cecil . This show is produced and Hosted by Kinte. Apr 01,2010 05. Cecil the Life of pt1 (1×05) 3/31/10 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_Fergerson (July 6, 1931–September 18, 2013) was …

Art Beat – Enoch Mack & Odie Hawkins Episode 4

In the First hour Artist Enoch Mack In the Second hour Author Odie Hawkins This show is produced and Hosted by Kinte Fergerson. Mar 25,2010 04. Enoch & Odie (1×04) 3/24/10   Enoch Mack bio Mack believes we are all created in God’s image with unlimited ability. He never wanted …

Art Beat – Preserving our Culture Episode 3

In this Episode Guest, Cecil Fergerson, Dr. Lance Williams, Greg Pitts and Richard May Discuss how we can Preserve our Art, History and Culture using Golden state Life insurance selling their art collections as a back drop. This show is produced and Hosted by Kinte Fergerson. Mar 18,2010 03. Preserving …

Art Beat – Willie Robert Middlebrook Episode 1

04In this first episode we have a sit down interview with Artist/Photographer Willie Robert Middlebrook. We will be talking about his life and career. Mar 04,2010 01. Willie Robert Middlebrook 3/3/10 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willie_Middlebrook_(artist) Willie Robert Middlebrook, Jr. (August 11, 1957 in Detroit, MI – May 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA) …