June 15, 2017, 2:00 pm on Arts Express, WBAI radio New York I am continuing my conversation and interview with eminent people's poet, prophet and political visionary Jack Hirschman, alias Red Poet. Touching on Haiti, Nicaragua, Venezuela, the unforgettable victory of Vietnam, May Day and Rodney King.
Express: Thursdays 2pm ET: Airing on WBAI Radio in NY 99.5 FM, and
streaming live and archived. Also there are terrific interviews with
actors in current films including British actress Sally Hawkins in the film Maudie : https://www.wbai.org/upcomingprogram.php?upcomingid=2950
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Arts Express, WBAI radio NY June 8, 2 pm
Poetry Corner: Julia Stein in a conversation with eminent veteran people's poet, prophet and political visionary Jack Hirschman, alias Red Poet. The designated San Francisco Poet Laureate of 2006 reads from his work as well, referencing Hart Crane, Dylan Thomas, Joyce, Haiti, communism, Plato, the Bible, and an inspiring letter Hemingway wrote to Hirschman as a young poet. Part one.
Meg Tilly Talks War Machine and her journey from the Oscar nominated tragic nun in Agnes of God to co-starring in War Machine as the invisible spouse of a deluded US Army general played by Brad Pitt, oblivious to both the reality of war and women.
Bro On The World Film Beat: Cannes Film Festival Wrap-Up Report. Arts Express Paris correspondent Professor Dennis Broe on location at Cannes. With its transformation into a film festival police state, metal detectors on the red carpet, and theater security forces seizing, detaining and deactivating Broe's double chocolate muffin - as a seemingly junk food weapon of mass consumption. Along with migrants forbidden on the red carpet, the Cannes audience clapping at carnage on the screen, one inconvenient sequel, a mummified husband, and how we may now all be couch potatoes perhaps as our comeuppance.
April 20, 2017, I'm on Arts Express radio show, WBAI radio, 2:00 p.m. N.Y time (11;00 am LA time) introducing the brilliant Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, the new Poet Laureate of Oklohoma, who will read her specatacular poetry about her life there