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160—Can Do: Black Visionaries, Seekers, and Entrepreneurs-with Host Alfre Woodard

The Kitchen Sisters Present

Stories of Black pioneers, seekers and entrepreneurs — self-made men and self-taught women, neighborhood heroes and visionaries. People who said "yes we can" and then did, hosted by Alfre Woodard. A man tapes the history of his town with a scavenged cassette recorder, a woman fights for social justice with a pie, a DJ ignites his community with a sound. Stories of Georgia Gilmore and the Club from Nowhere, a Secret Civil Rights Kitchen; of Hercules and of James Hemings, enslaved chefs of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson; of Walkin’ Talkin’ Bill Hawkins, Cleveland’s first black disc jockey; and more. A compilation of stories produced by The Kitchen Sisters (Nikki Silva & Davia Nelson) and Roman Mars, with Nathan Dalton and Brandi Howell. The Kitchen Sisters are proud members of PRX’s Radiotopia network.


23 Feb 2021

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Alfre Woodard: The artist and the activist


Alfre Woodard has had a distinguished acting career, spanning five decades, with roles ranging from Winnie Mandela to a part in hit TV series Desperate Housewives. She grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, and for much of her career she has been an activist and campaigner, speaking out against race discrimination in the movie business, and lending her support to the Democratic party. Have her art and her activism merged into one?


2 Sep 2020

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Alfre Woodard! "Slice of Life"

For the Girls!

It’s finally time to touch the third rail of joy, the ultimate actress, iconic screen legend: Alfre Woodard! We hope you are comfortable with our feelings at this point because we are going to dive deep into the career of this human cry cue. It’s Jason’s Birthday episode, so pour yourself a nip, and summon all your Big Mom Energy as we go Down in the Delta to catch some Passion Fish. We are coming to you this week with all our Heart and Souls as we form a mob to burn down the Academy and put all of Alfre Woodard’s work directly into the Louvre!

1hr 29mins

11 Aug 2020

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Alfre Woodard, film Come As You Are and Ellie Goulding album Brightest Blue reviewed, Richard Herring

Front Row

American actress Alfre Woodard on her powerful lead performance as a death row prison warden in Clemency, written and directed by Chinoye Chukwu, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. The government has announced that live performance will be possible again in indoor venues from August. The London Symphony Orchestra has already experimented with socially distanced live performance and their managing director, Kathryn McDowell, joins Front Row to talk about the possibilities and limitations.Our Friday Review this week covers new independent film Come As You are about three disabled men who embark on a road trip in a quest to lose their virginity, plus Ellie Goulding's new album, The Brightest Blue, her first since 2015. And in the light of the announcement that facemasks will be mandatory in shops from the 24th of July, our reviewers Mik Scarlett and Amber Butchart will be discussing the fashion world's reactions to COVID 19. Comedian, writer and podcaster Richard Herring on his new family comedy Radio 4 series Relativity, based on his own family life. Plus we hear about his prolific podcasting keeping him busy in lockdown, and on the plight facing stand up comedy in the pandemicPresenter: Kirsty LangProducer: Sarah JohnsonStudio manager: Emma HarthProduction Co-ordinator: Caitlin Benedict


17 Jul 2020

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Alfre Woodard, Scoob!, Greyhound and The Way Back

Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

Sanjeev Bhaskar talked to Alfre Woodard about her stunning performance in Clemency - which is out next week.Plus all your essential streaming film reviews from Robbie Collin, including Greyhound - the new high seas war film, starring Tom Hanks, Scoob! (Hello to Jason Isaacs), British flick Love Sarah, starring Celia Imrie and The Way Back, which sees Ben Affleck star as an alcoholic ex-high school basketball superstar, returning to the school to coach the team . Sanjeev Bhaskar and Robbie Collin chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services, we tell you the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week, plus we count down the best films which take place in 24 hours. 00:40:18 Top 10 FILMS SET OVER 24 HOURS00:51:34 Greyhound review 00:59:50 Alfre Woodard interview 01:16:58 lockdown correspondents01:19:49 Finding The Way Back review 01:26:33 Love Sarah review 01:33:38 The Old Guard 01:39:22 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK 01:42:48 Scoob! 01:47:51 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

1hr 51mins

10 Jul 2020

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Under the Saddle - Alfre Woodard

Under the Saddle

In this episode, host Adam Cromarty talks to the formidable Alfre Woodard who is a multi-award winning actress. You may know her from the recent remake of Disney’s Lion King, from Hill Street Blues, LA Law, Star Trek First Contact, Desperate Housewives, Juanita, Clemency, Annabelle, 12 years a slave… the list is just endless.. she’s also won 4 Emmy’s and away from the screen is an activist for so many great and worthy causes. However, there's a chance you may also know her as being the mum of American rider Mavis Spencer. Get comfy and listen as Adam & Alfre discuss politics, parenting, films, horse shows and more! 

1hr 1min

11 Jun 2020

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Alfre Woodard & Talitha Bateman

The Talking Pictures Podcast

Actors Alfre Woodard & Talitha Bateman chat about their film "So B It" as well as their careers.


29 Feb 2020

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Alfre Woodard, 'Clemency'

Popcorn with Peter Travers

Peter Travers says Alfre Woodard brings the toll of the death penalty to life in her new film "Clemency." In this epsiode, Woodard talks about her role in the film and in "the village of acting."* ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com. Travers is also host of ABC's "Popcorn With Peter Travers," where he interviews actors, directors and Broadway performers about their roles and their lives. Popcorn on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2gGYRiD Popcorn on Facebook: http://abcn.ws/2f3iHDw Popcorn on YouTube: http://abcn.ws/2gyswtx Popcorn on Instagram: http://abcn.ws/2fC0Ak2


29 Jan 2020

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The Mixed Reviews 062 - Alfre Woodard

The Mixed Reviews

The nominations may have come and gone, but we are here to honor one of our greatest performers of the last year, Alfre Woodard! From indie darling to daring lead, Louie and Gavin take a deeper look at the life and career of the activist and actor! If you have any questions/comments/suggestions for the show, follow us on twitter @TheMixedReviews, like us on Facebook, e-mail us at reviewsmixed@gmail.com, or visit our Instagram for extra content! Don't forget to subscribe to us on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Spotify or Google Play Music.

1hr 47mins

29 Jan 2020

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House Democrats Announce Impeachment Articles as Trump Spins Away | Alfre Woodard & Aldis Hodge

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

President Trump faces articles of impeachment, Lewis Black tackles Christmas-themed pandering to Jewish people, and actors Alfre Woodard and Aldis Hodge discuss "Clemency." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


11 Dec 2019