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Michelle Materre, The Grande Dame of Black Whole
Golden Globes, Sundance and the Oscars – Do Industry Awards Really Help Films of Color? And “How to Fund our Own Films”
Join in the conversation this week with special guest filmmaker and professor of film and television at UCLA, Neema Barnette, along with artist’s representative and media entrepreneur, attorney Marlin Adams, as we talk about how this award season impacts films and filmmakers of color. Also, Mr. Adams announces a new Crowd Funding initiative, by us, for us. Guest co-host Carolyn Johnson joins us for the evening.
Dorothelia Barnett was born in Hartford, Connecticut, but attended elementary, junior high and high school both in her native home and in North Carolina while residing with extend family.She had a long history of working in the legal field, but desired at an early age that she would grow up to be an entrepreneur and writer someday. In 1995 Dorothelia attended the Hartford College for Woman in Hartford,Connecticut where she received a certificate in business.In 2000 Dorothelia decided to take a completely different career path by combing her legal and business back ground along with her passion for children to open a daycare center for children between the ages of 2 and12.
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Join Gail Davvis and Jaee Logan for Listen Give Sound bites about music, arts, culture, society, youth, education and giving back. Join us with Special Guest, Cheri Barnette of Sister Cities, a non profit organization benefiting youth and education.,
Visit ListenGive.com to learn more information. Don't forget to LIKE our Facebook Page LISTENGIVE.
Produced by Gail Davvis, Jaee Logan and Listen Give Partners.
Dorothelia Barnett/ Editor -In-Chief
While in Jamaica, Dorothelia wrote an article for a major spa magazine, along with the “Independent Caribbean Online News Network.” She did many interviews with well-known Jamaican celebrities.
After returning to the United States several years later, Dorothelia’s quest to design a refreshing online magazine for women 40 & over was joyfully birthed and published in 2011-- Beautifully Inspired Women’s Magazine For Women 40 & Over.
Dorothelia is passionate about showcasing nothing less than the most inspirational and motivational topics that both men and women can relate to. She has interviewed celebrities from all around the world such as: Maria Howell who played in the "Color Purple", "Daddy's Little Girls", "Army House Wives" and Tyler Perry's "Meet the Browns". Susaye Green, former Singer of the "Supremes". The Neely's of the Food Network Channel; well-known actor, Dennis White; and author, Joseph Young. She's worked with Connecticut first female State's Attorney, Gail Hardy; CEO of Soul Purpose, Nadine Thompson; and New York play writer/director, Anne Thompson. Two time ESPN Emmy Winner and V.P of Production Migration, Charita Johnson; Curtis D. Robinson of the Curtis D. Men's Institute; and radio personality Patricia Benjamin from the UK. Dr. Steve Perry from Channel TV One "Save My Son", "NFL Oldest Cheer Leader of the Cincinnati Bengals" Laura Vikmanis, Actress and Singer Chandra Currelley. These are only a few of those featured in her magazine, gaining both national and international attention on television and radio.
Join me for the next Alysha Live! Radio Show my special guest will be civil rights activist, motivational speaker, poet, and director for Prepaid Legal Services, Inc John C. Barnette. John will be talking about his organization T.H.U.G (Ture Helaing Under God) and what inspired him to start it and some of the current civil rights issues and initiatives he is involved in.
John is also a member of the NAACP and Rev. Al Sharptons's National Action Network. If you wouldlike to call in on-air to speak to John to find out how you can get involved, you can call 909-265-9195.
Do you need to boost your creativity? Are you seeking mental clarity? Perhaps you are looking to release past hurts and pains? Tameko of Divine Minds Radio will be joining us for Wednesday's edition of Mind Magick w/ Lady Dee to discuss the healing powers of creative arts and share pieces of her latest writings. Call in at 347-850-8030 to listen and press 1 to aks questions or share your wisdom.
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Winnipeg, Manitoba Country artist JASON PETRIC released his self-titled debut EP back in 2011. The song You're Beautiful received airplay in Manitoba and nearby provinces which won Jason attention from Country fans and industry people. The successs of that song & EP led Jason to work with award-winning producer Chris Burke-Gaffney. Jason's new album is called Tease - featuring the first single Sunny Days - and is about to released in the next few weeks. “One of the most promising artists I have seen is Jason Petric. This young talented man shows all the prospects of a major artist. He has that magic spark in writing, being able to formulate songs that push all the right buttons from the listening public. His stage style is first rate, engaging and magnetic. Once you see Jason, even for a short bit, you remember him. And that is the top thing about him.....MEMORABILITY. This guy has IT!” Marc-Alan Barnette - Music Consultant and singer/songwriter, Nashville, TN.
The Divas of Culture:
Michelle Materre and Aisha Karefa-Smart
Will Interview Director and producer Neema Barnette works in both television and film, Barnette has earned the respect of peers and critics alike by winning countless accolades, including an Emmy Award for her after school special, "To Be A Man." She has realized the need to expand her audience beyond the young urban crowd and attract all people to her work. Born and raised in Harlem, Barnette made her first foray into entertainment as an actor while a student at New York's High School for the Performing Arts. She later attended NYU and moved on to directing at the insistence of theatrical producer Joseph Papp, who saw in her a unique visual style. She directed "The Blue Journey", by playwright OyamO (a.k.a. Charles Gordon), for Papp's Public Theater. She has since gone on to direct some of our favorite television shows such as ‘The Cosbys” and “Frank’s Place."
Also, Ann Bennett is a producer, director and writer for documentary films and multimedia projects with over twenty years of experience. Michele Stephenson and Joe Brewster are a husband and wife filmmaker team based in Brooklyn, NY. Shaka King is a writer, director, and producer whose short films Cocoa Loco and Herkimer
With a vast resume of work flavored with the Urban experience, award-winning director Neema Barnette has left her unique stamp on the silver screen, the small screen and the stage. A native of Harlem, New York, Neema Barnette broke into the entertainment business as an actor while attending New York's High School for the Performing Arts. She was mentored into a full-time directing career on the advice of legendary legit producer Joseph Papp who, after seeing her production of The Blue Journey by Oyamo at his Public Theater and recognizing a special visual style in Barnette's work, suggested she enroll in a Third World Cinema program. Soon after, Neema produced an after school special (To Be A Man), which won the director her first Emmy Award.
This award would launch the director onto a path of award-winning work and industry achievement. After graduating from CCNY in 1985, Barnette was awarded acceptance into the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women, where she wrote, produced and directed her first film, Sky Captain, a surrealistic fantasy drama about an urban Peter Pan from the Bronx who was suicidal. This incredibly unique work earned the notice of many among the Hollywood film and television community, and led to One More Hurdle, an NBC dramatic special for which Barnette won her first NAACP Image Award. Barnette also lent her vision to a network documentary on domestic violence for NBC, The Silent Crime, which received four local Emmy nominations and won an American Women in Radio & Television award for directing.
Neema Barnette Director of the critically acclaimed upcoming film Woman Thou Art Loosed the 7th Day which stars Blair Underwood and Pam Grier will be a guest on Spirit Alive Network
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