rhodessa jones http://kalw.org en Resurrecting "SHE" with Rhodessa Jones http://kalw.org/post/resurrecting-she-rhodessa-jones <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bay Area artist </span>Rhodessa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jones has been described by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee as "an artistic powerhouse whose work has transformed and saved lives." The teacher, singer, writer, and activists took </span>theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to places it seldom goes – producing </span>theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for female prison inmates, and HIV positive women.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Her current performance, “</span><a href="http://www.brava.org/current-shows/current-shows/resurrection-she-frisco-soweto/" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Resurrection of SHE</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">”, chronicles her life through storytelling, dance, song, and visual imagery.&nbsp; “SHE” dives into the realities of being black and female in America today, while reaching deep within her history and telling her own story. </span>Rhodessa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jones joined </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hana<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Baba studio to talk about her life and "The Resurrection of SHE."</span></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 02:40:43 +0000 Hana Baba 25360 at http://kalw.org Resurrecting "SHE" with Rhodessa Jones Today on Your Call: How can art humanize people on the margins? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-can-art-humanize-people-margins <p></p><p></p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px;"> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 25313 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How can art humanize people on the margins?