Posts Tagged ‘UCSB’
Photo courtesy of Glen Bletz under Creative Commons License Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: the musical graduation speech for 2014 UCSB commencement happens this weekend—and this week’s radio show is a kind of alternative graduation speech in music. As we’ve done annually for decades, we draw on the work of [...]
In response to the senseless tragedy in Isla Vista on Friday, May 23rd, 2014, the University of California, Santa Barbara campus cancelled classes on Tuesday, May 27th, declaring it a “Day of Mourning and Reflection.” A memorial ceremony was held that afternoon at UCSB's Harder Stadium. Upwards of 20,000 people gathered for this service, [...]
Independent rapper YG Hootie of LEAP INDUSTRIES gets a chance to connect with TOP DAWG ENTERTAINMENT recording artist Kendrick Lamar to make his new single" Two Presidents". Listen in LIVE on Wednesday Night 1/29/14 at 10PMas we conduct the exclusive live interview with YG Hootie on "Word on the Streets Radio" hosted by D-Tragic.
Be sure to tune in this Wednesday Evening 1/22/14 at 10PM for special guest KO TheLegend & The Wow out of the Central Coast / 805 Area. We will be interviewing KO, and finding out more about his unreleased projects LIVE w/ D-Tragic on "Word on the Streets Radio" at 10PM. Don't Miss out!!
Guest GREG BURRIS (Film & Media Studies) Previews UCSB Screening of Haskell Wexler’s MEDIUM COOL on THE FREAK POWER TICKET – Podcast NOW ONLINE!
MEDIUM COOL (1969) at UCSB Pollock Theater (11/21/2013) - CLICK TO ENLARGE Monday's edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" called attention to the Thursday, November 21st, 7pm screening of Medium Cool at the UC Santa Barbara Pollock Theater, with special guest Haskell Wexler, the writer/director of this protest classic from 1969. Fellow [...]
Felice Blake, Alison Reed, Paula Ioanide, and James Ricks examine ways people practice "engaged activism" to address state/police violence, surveillance, incarceration and other systemic problems that many communities of color face. They joined Gerardo Colmenar and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the work of the Shawn Greenwood Working Group and the [...]
On Wednesday 30 October, No Alibis is joined at 9:30 am by Alex Lubin, Director of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research at the American University of Beirut to talk about hiw new book Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary and at 10:15 by Christopher Newfield, Professor and author of [...]
Phyllis BennisAs the US Administration continues to claim that it has proof that poison gas was used in Syria and that it was used by the Syrian government, challenges to that 'knowledge' have been mounting. With only a week before the Obama Administration will seek Congressional approval for military intervention, MIddle East scholar and policy [...]
On August 8, 2013 Harvey Wasserman wrote, "Just when it seemed things might be under control at Fukushima, we find they are worse than ever." Two weeks later he joined Elizabeth Robinson to tell us why this is so, that it's not just hyperbole or hysteria. He discusses the massive leaks from the nuclear reactor that are carrying more toxic [...]
The Regents of the University of California recently approved the appointment of former Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano as president of the UC system. Prof. Christopher Newfield discusses the implications of the appointment with Elizabeth Robinson. In a second interview, Prof. Michael Morgan and some of his students talk about their [...]