Arts & Culture

In The Studio - Back on stage with Davis Shakes

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Host Tim Gaffaney talks with Madeline Hamaguchi and Pablo Lopez, members of the Davis Shakespeare Festival. They discussed the structural and cultural changes that have occurred within the company during the 2 years of the pandemic. They talked about how Black Lives Matter affected the theater community, their shift to an inclusive and equitable process, the programs that have evolved from that process including the digital internship program and the Vacancy Arts Collective.

In The Studio - State of Arts

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Tim Gaffaney hosts Rachel Hartsough who is the City of Davis Arts & Culture Manager. They discussed the mission of the office, showed images of projects they have done and are working on, using art to promote social action, sustainability and environmental stewardship and how covid affected the arts landscape.

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Recorded 2/17/22

Make Music Davis Day - Davis Independent Music Initiative Showcase 2021

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The tradition of the global Make Music Day is to bring communities together for a day of diverse music-making including all ages and all levels of performance.   In honor of the international “Make Music Day” celebrated across the globe each June 21st on Summer Solstice, we present the “Make Music Davis- DIMI Showcase 2021.”

Virtual Juneteenth 2021 - Still We Rise

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Welcome to our Yolo Virtual Juneteenth 2021!   In celebration of all the challenges that we have historically and recently overcome, this year’s theme is “Still We Rise!”   We thank the sponsors and vendors who helped make this event possible, and we invite you to visit their websites below.   For more information on this important holiday and to make a Juneteenth donation, visit our webpage: https://www.yolojuneteenth.org/

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In The Studio - Blue Moon Literary & Art Review

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Alex Silva-Sadder hosts Scott Evans, local author and Editor of the Blue Moon Literary & Art Review.

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topics discussed include: how Scott got started as a writer, his career as both a writer and educator, what was the impetus for creating the Blue Moon Literary & Art Review, thoughts on physical vs. digital distribution, the types of work he solicits, who contributes, and advice for young writers.

Recorded 03/11/21.

Michelle Valentine - S4E4 - Publishing Advice for Writers

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Romance Novelist, Helene Radjeski-Edwards, will explain what romance novels entail (hint: it’s not just about sex). If you are interested becoming a published romance writer, find out how! Helene tells us how the titles for her books come to light and about the writing and publishing process. She also explains the roles of editors that play a part in the publishing process and why editors change book titles.

Michelle Valentine - S4E3 - How to be a Romance Novel Writer

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Romance Novelist, Ruth Owen, is on the show with us! She is speaking about her book, The Gambler’s Daughter. Also, she will reveal another interesting detail to the book and where she captures inspiration from for her romance novels. Best of all, this published romance novelist gives the dirt on how to become a romance writer.

Michelle Valentine - S2E6 - Romance Novel Writers Workshop

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Michelle Valentine speaks with authors Cheryl Ann Porter, Terri Lynn Wilhelm, Paula Tanner Girard and Glenda Sanders. This is the episode to watch if you want to indulge yourself in the exciting world of romance novels. Sit back, relax and learn about romance novels and what it takes to become a better writer.

World Reggae Party - Carlos Walker

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New graphic and portrait artist Carlos Walker is coming into the DMV art scene with his reverse racism focused art! His greatest art is notably'' ''Walk in a Mile in Our Shoes'' due to the fact that his pictures shows the Black experience, in this exhibit. Walker seeks to show a mirror effect to Caucasians to inspire how cruel racism is in the Black community.

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