Plugged is an open mic/jam session that takes place at Sol Collective every 2nd Sunday. Admission is $5 and the event goes from 8pm-11pm. It is open to the public and creatives of all types, including poets, musicians,visual artists, dancers and anyone else who’d like to watch.
Instead of having a celebration for his birthday, local youth advocate Fong Tran decided he would host a concert to raise awareness of an organization that means a lot to him: Sac Girls Speak.
Hogarth Exhibit and Sacramento VIPs
This week LiveWire! has a special treat from Host, Ray Tatar. He currently has a collection of etchings and works from the 1700’s from Hogarth. He will be sharing the exhibit information on the program and may even bring in a few pieces of this exclusive private collection. The exhibit is currently located at the Sacramento Poetry Society. Tune to learn more.
For more information about the Sacramento Poetry Society and the Hogarth Collection you can log on to their website at www.SacramentoPoetryCenter.com
We are also excited to welcome Laura Chick, Director of the Sacramento Video Industry Professionals (Sac VIPs). She will be on the program to tell us about this awesome group of people and how you can get involved. They have a short film festival coming up on November 19th at 7pm called ‘Show Us Your Shorts.” They are accepting submission through October 31st . The Sac VIP’s meet the last Wednesday of each month at 7 pm at Studio 50 in Mather, Ca. Their last official meeting of this year will be October 29th. The meeting are always exciting and at each one there are a variety of presentations as well as fun door prizes for the guests. Learn more by watching LiveWire!
If you would like to learn more about Sac VIPs please visit www.SacramentoVIPs.com.
Tune in to LiveWire! on Wednesday, October 15th at 5pm on Access Sacramento channel 17 or watch the simulcast online at www.AccessSacramento.org and click ‘watch 17’. The encore presentation will air the following Thursday at 7:30pm.
*Photo of Hogarth Exhibit courtesy of Penny Kline
“Fo’Shang’s Thang” on Listen Up! Sacramento
Listen Up! Sacramento presents “Fo’Shang’s Thang” with Poet, Vincent Kobelt. We introduced you to Fo’Shang a couple years ago and they’re back with a new line up and neo- poetic style. The band includes Poet, Vincent Kobelt and musicians MoFly, Stixx Delight, Brotha Mac, and Russell Brown. They have music and poetry inspired by Mya Angelou, The Mural in Southside Park, and more.
For more information about “Fo’Shang’s Thang” visit www.facebook.com/foshangs.thang
Tune in to Listen Up! Sacramento on Tuesday, October 7th at 11p.m. on Access Sacramento channel 17. You can also watch online the same time it airs at www.AccessSacramento.org and click ‘watch 17.’
My name is Jibril Kyser, but to all the restaurants that require a name upon ordering, my name is “Jay”. I am a student at John F. Kennedy High School, and a Pocket/Greenhaven local. I’ve lived in the area for the majority of my lifetime. It’s a wonderful neighborhood to grow up in, its ambiance never gets old.
I enjoy a variety of activities, from playing the drums to surfing and fishing. I recently won my school’s Poetry Out Loud Recitationcontest, and will be moving on to the district level February 6th, where I will be competing against contestants from the greater Sacramento area. I had to pick two poems from the Poetry Out Loud database to memorize and recite; Angels by B.H. Fairchild, and Eddie Priest’s Barbershop and Notary by Kevin Young.
I’m an avid chess player, cyclist, and reader; I also enjoy producing, editing, and directing films. I began my video career in middle school, filming and editing dance videos during the “jerkin movement”, a dance craze that swept the nation after the New Boyz released their hit single “You’re a Jerk”, click here if you would like to refresh your memory. Since then, I’ve been tinkering with iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, and Final Cut Pro, all of which are video editing software. I got a camera last Christmas, and ever since then I’ve been cranking out videos for all audiences. My most recent work was for the United College Action Network’s summer bridge college preparatory program. This program hosted workshops to ensure future college success. program was headed by Keith Herron from Target Excellence, and Dr. Allen Rowe, Executive Director of the United College Action Network.
I was introduced to AccessLocal.TV by Katie Valenzuela from Ubuntu Green, the coordinator of the organization. I volunteer my time to Ubuntu Green most Wednesdays from 3-6pm. I spend those hours behind a liquor store, teaching the inner city families of Oak Park about organic gardening and community development strategies. With the help of state funding from the California Endowment program, myself and the rest of Ubuntu Green’s Youth Leadership squad have installed 79 planter beds in the yards of inner city Sacramento communities, have produced and distributed over 500 pounds of vegetables, and have provided a safe haven for the community members of Oak Park. On a weekly basis, we hold community development workshops that show citizens how to contact their local congressman with suggestions on improving their community’s infrastructure. The main goal of Ubuntu Green is to promote healthy and sustainable communities through education.
Katie shot me an email at around 10 am on a Tuesday morning with the job opportunity in its contents , and I was on the phone with the project coordinator, Isaac Gonzalez, the minute school let out. I am honored to say that I am officially a Neighborhood News Correspondent for AccessLocal.Tv
The Pocket Greenhaven, my beloved neighborhood.
Poet Gary Snyder Featured in Documentary Film “The Practice of the Wild” Thursday at 7 PM – Crocker Art Auditorium
Time: May 31, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: Crocker Art Museum
Organized By: CFF and Crocker
The Sacramento International Film Festival, in association with the Crocker Art Museum is proud to present The Practice of The Wild.
Legendary Beat figure, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and naturalist Gary Snyder is the focus of this documentary, which intertwines the many fascinating aspects of his journey interpreting nature through his poetry.
Presented in collaboration with the California Film Foundation, CFF
Director Martin Anaya will introduce the film and offer post-screening remarks. Space is limited.
Tickets just $5 Crocker members $6 youth and $8 non-Crocker members @ www.CrockerArtMuseum.org
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