This week on Fordham Conversations we hear from Human rights attorney Almudena Bernabeu. She has prosecuted some of the worst perpetrators of crimes against humanity as an International Attorney and Transitional Justice Program Director for The Center for Justice and Accountability. Almudena was also in the documentary How To Nail A Dictator and was on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People.
On this week’s show we hear from two members of a new Broadway show inspired by the life and music of Tupac Shakur, Holler If Ya Hear Me. Both actor Saul Williams and playwright Todd Kreidler sit down to talk about the show’s message, Tupac Shakur’s legacy, and how both of those found a way to mix on the stage.
Music Featured on the Show in Order of Appearance:
"Holler If Ya Hear Me" - Tupac
"Dear Mama" - Tupac
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 masterpiece novel “The Great Gatsby” will once again come to life on the silver screen next week. The latest film adaptation of the novel stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire. The movie promises roaring 20s' glamour, excess and excitement, but we thought, why should Hollywood have all the fun?
There’s election coverage and then there’s WFUV’s election coverage.
Tonight, WFUV will air election results, along with smart political humor and great tunes, starting at 9 and running until midnight (or later if necessary).
News Director George Bodarky and WFUV anchor/reporter Claudia Morell will handle the election coverage, while Eric Holland will control the music side of things. The evening will also include political humor from comedians Scott Blakeman and Brad Stine.
Every June, the MTA selects a group of musicians to play underground as part of their Music Under New York program. Entry to the program lasts a lifetime and can have big perks.
If you're tired of the same old excercise routines, why not try something new? In this edition of WFUV's Cityscape, a retired maestro introduces us to a workout he's created called Conductorcise and we learn how to swivel our way into better shape at a belly dancing class.