2003 - 2004 Program Info
Friday 12/17/04 at NOON
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews Eric and Kelly Vlahakis Hanks about art African-American and Greek at the M. Hanks Gallery - 3008 Main Street in Santa Monica.
Currently exhibiting the mixed media assemblages of John Riddle thru Dec. 24 and previewing the forthcoming Walter Williams Exhibit Jan 19 to March 26 2005 with a benefit reception for the African American Experience
Fund on Sat. Jan. 15, 2005 7 to 9 p.m.
telephone (310) 392 - 8820
Gallery hours Wed. - Sat. 12 - 6 p.m. and by appointment.
Friday 12/10/04 at NOON
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews media justice training and film festival organizers Rima Anosa and Thanmozhi Soundararajan about "Tell it like it Is 2004 :Target Hollywood" - screening at the Vine Theater, 6321 Hollywood Blvd. 5p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday Dec. 11.
(213) 387 - 5847 and (213) 713 - 3745
Also: KPFK Local Station Board member, Bill Gallegos previews the upcoming KPFK Town Hall Meeting Sat. Dec.18 at East Los Amgeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez in Monterey Park 12:30 to 5 p.m. For more info call KPFK (818) 985-2711 and enter 0 for operator or check
Friday 12/03/04 at NOON
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews South African photographer, Peter Magubare, an exhibition of whose work, entitled "Deconstructing Apartheid" is on the walls of the African American Museum in Exposition Park through May 2005. Tel. (213) 744-7432 or www.caam.ca.gov for more information.
The second half of the show features Thanasis Maskaleris, recently retired San Francisco State professor of Comparative Literature and Creative Writing who has recently published with Nanos Valaoritig a collection of Modern Greek Poetry (in translation, Talisman Books). Carried by Small Press Distribution in Berkeley (1341 Seventh St., Berkeley, CA 94710-1403), tel. (510) 524-1668, or www.greeceinprint.com.
Friday 11/26/04 at NOON
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews film director Rafigh Pooya
about his new film "Broken Bridges" playing through
Dec. 2 at the Laemmele Monica Theater 1332 Second St.
in Santa Monica. tel. (310) 394 - 9741
screenings at 12:45, 3:05, 5:25, 7:50 and 10:15 p.m.
Friday 11/19/04 at NOON
Sound Exchange host Jay Kugelman goes to the Globe Playhouse (1107 N. Kings Road in West Hollywood) for a conversation with the actor/director, co-producer and music director of MacBett - an absurdist take on McBeth by Eugene Eunesco.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with writers Douglas Brinkley and Marshal Frady about "the South" at the
LA Times /UCLA 2002 Book Fair. (rebroadcast)
Friday 10/29/04 at NOON
Host Jay Kugelman interviews Dan Georgakas, consulting editor of Cineaste, a quarterly film magazine which explores the art and politics of film. Phone contact for Cineaste: 212.366.5720.
Friday 10/08/04 at NOON
Host Jay Kugelman interviews new art space curators Robert Rosenstone (Cal Tech. History Professor), his Afgani-born, medical professional wife and partner Nahid Massoud and the Iraqi Kurdish artist, Tahir Fatah whose paintings are on exhibit at the new Sharq (East in Farsi) Art Space in Pacific Palisades. Tahir, a survey is available for viewing by appointment through Oct. 17. Call (310) 454-6828 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details
Friday 9/24/04 at NOON
At noon on Friday, September 24th, host Jay Kugelman interviews Lionel Rolfe, author of The Uncommon Friendship of Yaltah Menuhin and Willa Cather. Rolfe will appear at a publication party at Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., on Saturday, October 9th at 5pm; and at Dutton's Bookstore, Brentwood, at 11975 San Vicente Blvd., on Sunday, October 17th at 2pm.
Friday 9/17/04 at NOON.
Host Jay Kugelman interviews Lewis Chase, Chair of Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace, at their September 11th MacArthur Park Rally and Paul Von Blum, UCLA Professor, at SPARC's opening night "Elect This" exhibition later that evening.
Contact ICUJP at (626) 683-9004 or www.icujp.org. (For SPARC contact info, please see below.)
FRIDAY, 9/10/04: Host Jay Kugelman interviews Judy Baca, founder and artistic director of SPARC - social and public art resource center, located at 685 Venice Blvd. in Venice, California. SPARC opens an exhibition entitled "Elect This: A Creative Response to the State of the Democracy", Saturday evening 9/11/04 from 6pm to 9pm. Other events include a panel discussion on artistic free speech on September 23rd, 7:30pm, a spoken word event Saturday, October 9th, 7-11pm, an artists' talk Thursday, 10/21/04, 7:30pm, and a closing night reception Tuesday, Novemberr 2nd (Election Night!), 6-9pm with an auction to benefit the progressive art center. www.sparcmurals.org
or telephone (310) 822-9560.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with writer V. Virom Coppola about his new book "Quest" available at
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with art historian, Victoria Dailey about L A's Early Modernists and their
Co-hosts Jay Kugelman and Loretta Ayeroff talk to Weston Naef about "Photographers of Genius at
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with James Fugate, co-owner of Eso Won Books. http://www.esowonbooks.com
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with composer Burt Bacharach about his new collaboration with Ron Eisley.
Co-hosts Jay Kugelman and Loretta Ayeroff talk with Jeff Bridges about his new book of photographs.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with master woodworker, Sam Maloof. http://www.malooffoundation.org
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with popular culture enthusiast, Chris Epting about his new book,
"James Dean Died Here" published by Santa Monica Press. http://www.chrisepting.com