Fatoumata Diawara is a Malian musician who was brought to Pomona through the Eyes on Africa mellon grant at Pomona College. She was an incredible guest to have at the Big Bridges Auditorium. The large space was filled by her strong, powerful voice. The audience was composed of the usual Big Bridges crowd. A combination […]
Check out these awesome behind-the-scenes photos of our In-Studio session with DJ Nnamdi Moweta of “Radio Afrodicia” on KPFK! Two shows happening at once! Thanks to Vivian Ponte-Fritz for the photos! Check out more photos on Facebook.
The many faces and cultural embraces of Pomona college came about in a big way this weekend… By Vivian Ponte-Fritz If you happened to meander by the Walker Beach area of Pomona College’s campus, the many beautiful smells, sights and sounds that drifted about Claremont on that sunny saturday would have manifested themselves before your […]
An Album Review and A Recipe for your eyes, ears, nose and mouth By Vivian Ponte-Fritz Review of Staff Benda Bilili -Très Très Fort (Crammed Discs) This weeks post is focussing once again on an album and band that is considered world music. Many people do not tend to lend an ear to this genre […]
Baby Bloggers review: New Bloggers give insight on some older tunes in the big old stack of CD’s in the KSPC collection. This review is of Habib Koite and Bamada – MA YA (Putumayo World Music) By Vivian Ponte-Fritz, Sophie Way, Katie Shepley, Gage Taylor, and Pablo Baeza V: Afro bump, This track feels like […]