Readers and REEL Folk – Watch Episode 12
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Today, on Readers and REEL Folk, we discuss Black books with AALBCs Troy Johnson; we uncover the exciting origins of Black Art in America with Najee Dorsey; and DJ Hass presents the timely and poignant music video, Keep On, by DC-based songstress Art Aure
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Readers and REEL Folk – Watch Episode 9
Readers & REEL Folk—R&R for short—is a bi-monthly program celebrating the latest in Black books, visual arts, music, and film. Hosted by Monda Raquel Webb, Readers & REEL Folk brings you compelling segments with authors, celebrities, filmmakers, and visual artists. Our exclusive interviews in 2020 included the likes of iconic Tony Award winning Broadway, film and TV director, Kenny Leon; art collector, former NBA player, and minority owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, Elliot Perry; and world renowned songstress, two-time Grammy-nominee, and avid booklover, Amerie! We plan to keep bringing you such provocative content and we need your help to do so! Become a Monthly R&R Supporter and empower us to keep inspiring, informing, and entertaining you.
This week, on Readers and REEL Folk, our exclusive interview with author, actress and web series creator, Tamala Baldwin; another compelling artist profile with Dr. Kelli Morgan; and DJ Hass presents the artistic Hip Hop of visual artist, Fahamu Pecou! It’s Time 4 Some R&R!
This week, on Readers and REEL Folk, host Monda Raquel Webb’s sits down with iconic Broadway, film and TV director Kenny Leon; Dr. Kelli Morgan profiles the Black identity-based art of Kerry James Marshall; and DJ Hass presents the stunning worldwide premiere of the music video Take A Knee by Swerve Birdsong who Takes a Knee for social justice and against police brutality… It’s Time 4 Some R&R!
This week, on Readers and REEL-Folk, we talk Black lit with Mahogany Books, we cover the timely art of resistance with Black Art in America’s Najee Dorsey, we collect with Sonia D. Spencer, and DJ Hass does another Hass-Style Takeover of Baltimore artist-producer John Tyler as he creates Sounds from Scratch with eclectic artist, YTK…
It’s Time 4 Some R&R!
This week, on Readers & REEL-Folk, Black Art in America’s own Najee Dorsey sits down for an exclusive interview with art collector, former NBA player, and minority owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, Elliot Perry! And DJ Hass does a Hass-Style Takeover with multi-talented Hip Hop and visual artist-scholar, Fahamu Pecou, while host Monda Raquel Webb keeps the R&R train on track…
It’s Time 4 Some R&R
This week, on Readers & REEL-Folk, it’s the second part of our exclusive R&R interview with world renowned songstress, two-time Grammy-nominee and booklover, Amerie! Also, more Tales of the Dealer with Najee Dorsey, an artist profile with Dr. Kelli Morgan, and a Hass-Style Takeover with John Tyler and Ang the Alien as they create beautiful sounds from scratch… It’s Time 4 Some R&R!
It’s time for some R&R!
MONDA RAQUEL WEBB is an award-winning author, filmmaker, performing artist, and host of the Readers and REEL Folk Podcast. After graduating with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Rhode Island in 1990, Monda began her production career as a traffic coordinator for City Cable 16, a municipal channel in Washington, DC. She served in all aspects of production, from grip, to production assistant, to producer to on-air talent. As producer, she won awards from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) for Production in several different categories.
From 2011 to 2014, Monda hosted The Book Look, the popular online TV show celebrating books, authors and events relevant to the African American community. In 2015, Monda wrote, directed and produced her calling card to the film industry, “Zoo (Volkerschau)”, a short film about the last known human zoo at the 1958 World Fair in Brussels, Belgium. Zoo has won 11 U.S. and International Film Festival Awards, including awards from Spain and Indonesia, for “Best Short (film)”, “Best Script”, “Excellence Award”, “Best International Short” and other categories. Monda’s award-winning sophomore film “Pooch Sitter”, about a quirky pet-sitter who seeks love and affection from other people’s dogs in an untraditional way, is currently on the film festival circuit, playing 11 festivals in 2019. This modern-day Goldilocks-ish tale is giving paws to audiences worldwide.
Currently Monda combines producing, writing, performing and publishing under her consulting company, Monda Media, LLC, where she pursues her passion for the written word, spoken word, social media, television, and film under one umbrella. She is juror for the NAACP Image Awards and ACT-SO. Monda also judges for several film festivals worldwide. @mondawebb IG @mondamedia
Readers and REEL Folk – Watch Episode 1 This week on Readers & REEL Folk we dive deep with popular author and motivational speaker Romal Tune, we dance to the music of Baltimore’s John Tyler and songstress Nan Ana, and we learn how real folk like you and me can start collecting art from prolific art collector Patric McCoy