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.

Ep. 47: Black Women Rockers and Poets

TONIGHT: Thursday, April 19, 2018 7 to 8:50

The April Celebration of Poetry & Jazz Continues!

INTERVIEWS

7:15pm

WITH: TUREEDAH MIKELL poet/storyteller/author

RE:     Bay Area Generations (BAG)

          Multi-generational Multi-cultural Poets

            Book Launch & Signing (BOOK)

         Story Medicine: Listening in the Light

            By Tureedah Mikell

         Working the Roots: Over 400 Years of Traditional African American Healing

            By Michele E. Lee      

INFO: BAG: Monday, April 23, 7pm

            BOOK: Saturday, April 28, 3pm to 7pm

              Joyce Gordon Gallery, 406 14th Street, between Broadway & Franklin, Downtown Oakland

              www.joycegordongallery.com (510) 465-8928

8:00pm

WITH: JESSICA CARE MOORE poet/producer/publisher

RE:     Black WOMEN Rock!

          A Musical Tribute to Betty Davis

            With Nik West, Joi, Divinity Roxx, Steffanie Christi’an, Kimberly Nichole, Ideeyah, Sh8peshifter, Tamar-kali, Jessica Care Moore and special guest NONA HENDRYX

INFO: Wednesday, May 9, 6pm, Opening Reception:

            They Say I’m Different Art Exhibition, AAACC

            Saturday, May 12, 11:30 am Pre-Concert Talk with Performers: AAACC, Fulton & Webster, SF

              www.aaacc.org; both FREE

            Saturday, May 12, 9pm, Concert, Yerba Buena Art Center, The Forum, 701 Mission Street at 3rd, SF

TKTS:  www.ybca.org www.blackwomenrock.com

 &

AS ALWAYS

BBBA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces, and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area.  BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Little Rock-born Oakland-reared Florene “Flo” Wiley.

CONTACT ME: blackbeatbayarea@gmail.com

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Ep. 45 Destiny Muhammad and Listener Favorite Duets pt. 2

BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: The Flo Wiley Show

KGPC 96.9 FM & www.kgpc969.org (streaming live online)

PERALTA COLLEGES COMMUNITY RADIO

TONIGHT: Thursday, March 1, 2018 7 to 8:50

INTERVIEW

7:15pm

WITH: Destiny Muhammad, jazz harpist

RE:     SFJAZZ Women’s History Month Series:

           ‘CELTIC 2 COLTRANE’

           Destiny Muhammad, harp & vocals

                Leon Joyce, Jr., drums

                Frederick Harris, piano

                Chico Lopez, bass

INFO:  Friday, March 9: Two Shows: 7pm & 8:30pm

                SFJAZZ Center, 201 Fell Street, San Francisco

TKTS:  www.sfjazz.org (866) 920-5299

Tonight’s Playlist:

DESTINY MUHAMMAD'S HARP & LISTENER FAVORITE DUETS:  Part II

AS ALWAYS

BBBA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces, and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area.  BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Little Rock-born Oakland-reared Florene “Flo” Wiley.

CONTACT ME: blackbeatbayarea@gmail.com

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Ep. 44: Listener favorite duets...

...And some of mine!

 

Tonight’s Playlist:

Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway, O Come Ye Disconsolate

Luther Vandross/Cheryl Lynn, If This World Were Mine

John Coltrane/Duke Ellington, In A Sentimental Mood

Jill Scott/Anthony Hamilton, So In Love

Rene & Angela, Your Smile

Donna Summer/Barbra Steisand; Enough is Enough

Chaka Khan/Meshell N'dgeocello, Don't Miss The Water

Ashford & Simpson, Send It

Peaches & Herb, Reunited

Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges, Stride Right

Betty Carter/Carmen McRae, Stolen Moments

Jphnny Mathis/Deneice Williams, Too Little Too Late

Patti Austin/James Ingram, How Do You Keep The Music Playing?

Billy Preston/Syreeta, With You I'm Born Again

Johnny Hartman/John Coltrane, My One and Only Love

Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell, Your Precious Love

Diana Ross/Lionel Ritchie, Endless Love

Luther Vandross/Gregory Hines, There's Nothing Better Than Love

Lauryn Hill/D'Angelo, Nothing Even Matters

Rick James/Teena Marie, FIre & Desire

AS ALWAYS

BBBA CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The Celebration Continues!

 

BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces, and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area.  BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Little Rock-born Oakland-reared Florene “Flo” Wiley.

CONTACT ME: blackbeatbayarea@gmail.com

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Ep. 43: Celebrating Kinship & West Oakland Poets

Welcome to Black History Month 2018!

INTERVIEWS

7:10pm

WITHTarika Lewis, Califa Bahia, Shirley Smith, family history researchers

RE:     ANCESTRY, GENEALOGY, & KINSHIP RESEARCH

INFO:  Find Out About Studying Your Family History

8:10pm

WITH: Wanda Sabir, founder

RE:     28th ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY & POETS                              

INFO:  Saturday, February 3, 2018, 1pm – 4pm

                West Oakland Branch Library, 18th & Adeline,

                (510) 238-7352

TKTS:  FREE!!!

AS ALWAYS

BBBA CALENDAR & MUSIC

For My 2/15 SHOW: Listener Favorite Duets

Email me your favorite piece of music featuring two persons, any style of music, doesn’t have to be a love song. By 2/13/18 

BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces, and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area.  BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Little Rock-born Oakland-reared Florene “Flo” Wiley.

CONTACT ME: blackbeatbayarea@gmail.com

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Ep. 42: Ashkenaz & East Side Arts Center Celebrations & MTC's Skeleton Crew Ticket Giveaway!

Happy Anniversary to Me!

KGPC – 2 Years; Radio – 15 years

INTERVIEWS

7:15pm

WITH: Brandi Brandes, executive director Rhonda Benin, singer and  Michael Gabriel, steel pannist

 RE:   ASHKENAZ BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS

                FEBRUARY 3 THROUGH FEBRUARY 24

                All Ages, ADA accessible

INFO:    Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center

                Gilman & San Pablo, Berkeley CA, (510) 525-5099

EVENTS: www.ashkenaz.com Scroll to the genre list on the lower right and click “Black History Month” for artists and ticket info

8:00pm

WITH: Elena Serrano & Kevin Akhindenor

RE:    EASTSIDE ARTS ALLIANCE BLACK CULTURAL ZONE EVENTS

                KALIL EL’ZABAR & THE NEW ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE, Sunday, Feb 4,

                7 – 9pm, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th Street, Oaklandwww.geoffreyslive.com    

                THE JOHN SANTOS SEXTET, Sunday, Feb 11,

                4 – 6pm, First Presbyterian Church, 2619 Broadway, Oakland,www.eastsideartsalliance.org for lineup

                BELOVED OAKLAND One Night Only Awards, Music & Live Art Fundraiser for East Oakland Black Cultural Zone Sunday, February 18, 8 – 10pm, The Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph, Oakland www.belovedoakland.org

INFO:    www.eastsideartsalliance.org(510) 533-6629

                Check website for Honorees & Artists & Ticket Info

 

TICKET GIVEAWAY:

Skeleton Crew at Marin Theatre Company

Jan 25 – Feb 18

www.marintheatre.org

&

AS ALWAYS

BBBA CALENDAR & PLAYLIST:

BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces, and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area.  BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Little Rock-born Oakland-reared Florene “Flo” Wiley.

CONTACT ME: blackbeatbayarea@gmail.com

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Ep. 41: Minstrelsy, & Blackface, Pugilism & Pride

TONIGHT: Thursday December 7, 2017, 7 to 8:50

INTERVIEWS

7:15pm

WITH:   EDGAR ARCENEAUX, artist/writer/director

RE:        Edgar Arceneaux Reappropriates Blackface:

              LIBRARY OF LIES, exhibit

              December 1 through March 25, 2018

              UNTIL UNTIL UNTIL … multimedia play

            with Frank Lawson as Ben Vereen

              February 23 & 24, 2018

INFO:    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 1st Floor Gallery

              701 Mission Street at Third St., San Francisco

              www.ybca.org (415) 978-2700

8:20pm

WITH:   DARRYL V. JONES, Director

RE:        THE ROYALE written by Marco Ramirez

            With Satchel Andre, Tim Kniffin, Donald E. Lacy Jr., Calvin M. Thompson, Atim Udoffia

INFO:    Now Playing through Sunday Dec 10 ONLY!

              Aurora Theatre, 2081 Addison, Berkeley CAwww.auroratheatre.org (510) 843-4822

AS ALWAYS

BBBA CALENDAR: The BBBA Top 6

Tonight’s Playlist: Holiday Classics

BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces, and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area.  BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Little Rock-born Oakland-reared Florene “Flo” Wiley.

CONTACT ME: blackbeatbayarea@gmail.com

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Ep. 40: The Thankful Episode.


PERALTA COLLEGES COMMUNITY RADIO
Thursday November 16, 2017, 7 to 9

NO INTERVIEWS

NO CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JUST MUSIC

That I’m Thankful For ….
TONIGHT’S PLAYLIST:

Ray Charles, Oscar Brown, Jr., Mahalia
Jackson & Nat King Cole, Ramsey Lewis,
Rev. James Cleveland, Derrick Hall, The
Staples Singers, Brandy, James Brown,
Teddy Pendergrass, Jerry Butler, The
Natural Four, The Whispers, Gladys
Knight & The Pips, Martha & The
Vandellas, Smokey Robinson & The
Miracles, Otis Redding, Etta James, Bill
Withers, The Spinners, Duke Ellington,
Dinah Washington, Lena Horne, Johnny
Mathis, Hartman & Coltrane, Nina
Simone, Avotcja & Ronnie Stewart!


BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces, and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area. BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Little Rock-born Oakland-reared Florene “Flo” Wiley.


CONTACT ME: blackbeatbayarea@gmail.com

LIKE ME on FACEBOOK

CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE: www.flowiley.com

Thank You for Listening!