This week on Universal Grapevine, Bruce welcomes April Bennett on the show to discuss the Santa Cruz Sidereal Theater Company and whats new in live local theater. In the second half hour is guest Gary Patton to talk to listeners about the ever lasting issue of desalinization in Santa Cruz County.
On this week of Story Time, Jesy Odio and Kendra Yoshinaga sat down with 5 members of the Kinetic Poetics Project: Jacqueline, Tariq, Emma, Nicki (Starfish), and Chris (El Siete).
This time, Story Time dedicated an entire hour to KPP to discuss the history of the organization and their upcoming plans. The members discussed each of their works briefly and shared what was their first experience getting involved with Kientic Poetics like. Such a wonderful, energetic bunch and always a pleasure to have at the air room here at KZSC.
On this week’s episode of Story Time, host Kendra Yoshinaga sits down with a few more members of the Kinetic Poetics Project as well as local poet and writer, Kevin Devaney.
On May 19th, the Kinetic Poetics Project bunch joined us in the air room for a good thirty minutes of slam poetry and rhymes. You can check out KPP by clicking on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KineticPoeticsProject
During the second half of the show, Cabrillo Professor, writer, and theater artist, Helene Simkin Jara, read a few poems from her book of collection of poems, Because I Had To, as well as her short story, “Josefina”.
Her book is up online for purchase in Amazon!
Bruce’s first guest is Saundie Isaak director of Lifespan, who’ll tell us the kind of services they provide in the county. In the second half of the hour Pat Lerman describes what the town of Aromas is doing after being threatened with fracking in their area!
Cabrillo College professor and local poet was our guest during the first half hour of Story Time on May 12th. James Maughn is in charge of the local poetry series, A New Cadence Poetry Series, and is also a professor at the San Jose City College. During this episode, James Maughn shares his motivation for engaging with poems within poems and the keen similarities between karate and poetry.
James Maughn is the author of These Peripheries and The Arakaki Permutations.
Elizabeth Graver, author of The End of the Point, sat down with Jesy Odio for an intimate conversation at the Kresge Provost House last Thursday, May 9th. Her latest book, published by Harper Collins, brings up fascinating topics on parenting, motherhood, and the power of families across generations.