Bonus: Black Beat Bay Area interviews Nilaja Sun

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Black Beat Bay Area’s very own Flo Wiley interviews Nilaja Sun who has just begun her run at the Berkley Rep Theater of the one woman play Pike St..

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Virtuoso performer Nilaja Sun’s award-winning hit No Child…captivated Berkeley Rep audiences in 2008. Now she brings us a new critically acclaimed solo show about Evelyn, a single mother who fights for the survival of her family in the face of a threatening hurricane. In an astonishing 90 minutes, Sun portrays three generations of a Puerto Rican family and the vibrant characters of New York’s Lower East Side in a story of tribulation, perseverance, and redemption that also “glows with humor” (New York Times). Don’t miss this incredible, transformative trip to Pike St.

Ep. 49: Celebrating Survival

This show is in honor of Flo's recently passed brother.

As always, there’s plenty to see and do in the Bay and the Black Beat Calendar has some events you just can’t miss!

Tonight’s music playlist features songs that uplift, inspire and celebrate our struggle. Which, will continue until this world is a better place for all of us to live in together.