spirituality http://kalw.org en Film depicts the tragic past of a Northern California mosque http://kalw.org/post/film-depicts-tragic-past-northern-california-mosque <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The San Francisco Bay Area is home to 250,000 Muslims. They work in tech, medicine, commerce, the service industry. And if you drive two hours north of San Francisco, to Yuba City, you’d find a Muslim farming community that’s been there for nearly a century. Pakistani immigrants made their way to Yuba City in the </span>1920s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and today grow almonds, oranges, alfalfa, and prunes. Lots of prunes. The community was living peacefully until one fateful day in 1994, when disaster struck. Oakland filmmaker David Washburn’s new film <em>An American Mosque</em> tells their story. I</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;spoke to Washburn about making the film.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:23:22 +0000 Hana Baba 46954 at http://kalw.org Film depicts the tragic past of a Northern California mosque Out In The Bay: Feminist Pioneer and Poet Judy Grahn http://kalw.org/post/out-bay-feminist-pioneer-and-poet-judy-grahn <p></p><p>Host and Producer Marilyn Pittman interviews lesbian feminist pioneer, Judy Grahn, whose "Common Woman" poems inspired the early 70's feminist movement. Marilyn's 1982 NPR-funded series "By A Woman Writ" profiled Judy and her work. This show will feature audio from that program of actors performing her words. Judy is now&nbsp;Co-Director of The&nbsp;Women's Spirituality Program at&nbsp;Sofia University in Palo Alto, CA. 7pm.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sofia.edu/academics/faculty/grahn.php">http://www.sofia.edu/academics/faculty/grahn.php</a></p><div>&nbsp;</div> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:05:00 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 22492 at http://kalw.org Out In The Bay: Feminist Pioneer and Poet Judy Grahn