Regional Roundup – 01/18/21

This week we listen back to Mary's interview with poet Ariea D. Matthews, Anton Moore, executive producer of "The Wight of Death," and musician Micah Graves.

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Philadelphia jazz musician Micah Graves

Philadelphia jazz musician Micah Graves

On this week’s Regional Roundup, we’re going to highlight Black voices that have appeared on past editions of the show. First, Philadelphia-based poet AIREA D. MATTHEWS will join us to recite some poems, tell us about her work and about being awarded a 2020 Pew Fellowship. Then, Philadelphia community activist ANTON MOORE joins us to talk about the new series he co-produced about the ravages of Philadelphia’s gun violence epidemic called “The Weight of Death.” And, we’ll hear music and conversation with young Philadelphia jazz musician and composer MICAH GRAVES.

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