Home Grown: Mike Long and Lorenzo Dickerson – Talking Education the Morning after the Tear Gas

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

It’s Klan Day +1 in our fair city, but today on Home Grown David and Leslie welcome Mike Long, Education Director at Live Arts Theatre, who talks about the latest iteration of Live Arts youth programming. Then we welcome back our favorite local documentary maker Lorenzo Dickerson to talk about the 3rd Annual Maupintown Film Festival. It’s two different looks at education and entertainment as the tear gas clears on Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art.

Home Grown is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 10 AM to 11 AM.

Apropos of Something: A Look at Segregation, Black History and the Refugee Experience

Dr. Patrice Preston Grimes

Apropos of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk to Dr. Patrice Preston Grimes, Associate Dean in the Office of African American Affairs and Curry School of Education professor at the University of Virginia. Dr. Grimes expertise is desegregation and education policy. Also, documentary filmmaker Lorenzo Dickerson, whose work focuses on African American issues from an historical perspective. His latest film is Albemarle’s Black Classrooms. Also, Kibiriti Majuto, a high school student and activist who’s a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and award-winning author, humor essayist Deborah Prum.

Why Apropos of Something? Because these queasy times call for humor and information. Co-hosted by Ellen Daniels in the Charlottesville studios of WPVC and Nancy Laurence in New York City, the program covers the hottest issues with a focus on world events, and especially Charlottesville’s local resistance efforts.

Apropos of Something is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM. The station is currently looking for volunteers.

Virginia Film Festival 2016: Lorenzo Dickerson on Anywhere But Here

Lorenzo Dickerson on November 3, 2016 at the Virginia Film Festival.
Lorenzo Dickerson on November 3, 2016 at the Virginia Film Festival.

Charlottesville filmmaker Lorenzo Dickerson joins Sean McCord to talk about his film Anywhere But Here. Dickerson is the founder of Maupintown Media.

The documentary features interviews from 13 African-American men incarcerated at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. Dickerson’s other films include Maupintown and Color Line of Scrimmage.

Anywhere But Here will be shown alongside the documentary Seeking Asylum at 2:00 pm on Sunday, November 6 at the Violet Crown.