At the very top of the show I played my poem "King Leopold," ten verses I wrote after reading "King Leopold's Soliloquy" by Mark Twain.
William Sawyer called in with another poem for children.
My featured guests were Jeannette McCree-Goudeau. Owner of the McCree-Goudeau gallery in Vallejo, Ca she is currently exhibiting photographs by Tony Gleaton, among other artists, on the theme of "The African Legacy in Mexico." Tony Gleaton also joined us, who has a photography book of the same name, and Ale Chano. Ale is from the Costa Chica region where Tony travelled to take photos. He will play guitar at the closing reception for the exhibition on Thursday. He spoke on discovering his own African heritage.
I played another historical poem about Queen Boedicea.
Russ Golatta called in again from Florida with a poem and announcement about the publication of a poetry book to benefit arts education in Florida.
I played some arts opportunity announcements about a public art project in Washington DC, a call for art in El Cerrito CA, and an international Film and Water event.
Bill Vartnaw called at the very end from Crockett, CA with a poem, and I also played a remix of "Living It" from Liquid Sound Lounge records.
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