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Today we are joined by author and journalist Joanne Griffith who will is on tour with her book: Redefining Black Power: Reflections on the State of Black America with foreward by Pacifica Radio Archives director Brian DeShazor. Feb. 8, 7 p.m., she will be at MoAD, 685 Mission Street (at Third), San Francisco. There is a cost for adults. Feb. 9, 6:30-8 p.m. she will be at Marcus Books in Oakland, 40th & MLK Jr. Way. This event is free. Join the conversation. Visit http://redefiningblackpower.com/?page_id=14 Our next guest is African American Quilt Designer Helen Anderson, whose work as a part of the ACTA Apprenticeship program debuts Feb. 4, 1-3 p.m. at East Bay Church of Religious Science in Oakland. The program is free. Marc Bamuthi Joseph's "When Words Become Flesh" opens Black Choreographers Here and Now at Laney College in Oakland, Feb. 11. We are joined by Bamuthi and two members of the cast: Khalil Anthony & Daveed Diggs. Visit http://www.bcfhereandnow.com/Oaklandinfo12.html We close with Mahen Sophia Bonetti, founder and director of African Film Festival, Inc. Each year http://www.africanfilmny.org/ collaborates with UC Berkeley Pacific Film Archive to host the African Film Festival on tour Jan. 26 and continues through Feb. 29. Visit http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu/filmseries/african_2012
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