Live Broadcast of Kamau Right Now! featuring political comedy, cultural conversation and special guests. Hosted by W. Kamau Bell
Co-presented with KALW
W. Kamau Bell is a socio-political comedian and host of KALW’s Kamau Right Now!, a live radio show that transforms the political and cultural conversation of the moment into what Kamau calls “a three-ring circus of relevance.” Bell is also the host of CNN’s The United Shades of America, a documentary series in which Bell travels around the country exploring subjects and locations out of his comfort zone and digging into the complexities of race and culture in America. Before hosting for CNN and KALW, Bell was best known for his critically acclaimed FX comedy series, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. In its brief time, Totally Biased was nominated for both an NAACP Image Award and GLAAD Award.
E.M. Wolfman, the beloved community-focused indie bookstore that first opened in 2014 and recently opened a second Oakland location, presents a night of readings by a righteous duo of religious poets and community organizers, Marvin K. White ("Our Name Be Witness," "Status," "last rights" and "nothin' ugly fly") and David Brazil ("The Ordinary," "Antisocial Patience" […]
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts continues to redefine the way we discuss, create and transform culture, both individually and collaboratively. The #YBCA100 Summit brings together the 100 people, organizations and movements that most inspire the center's inspiring staff and advisors. Through talks and performances, a selection of those 100 articulate the questions that propel […]
This idea fest returns for its fifth year of provocative conversations between leading thinkers who address a broad range of topics focusing on the key issues of our time. Presented by the award-winning, independently owned local news site Berkeleyside, Uncharted also includes live music, dance performances and hands-on labs. Full line-up and more at BerkeleyIdeas.com.