• The Catos: Sustainability in the City

    Mark and Christine Cato allowed our cameras to visit them one morning at their Morningside home in Pittsburgh, PA. They have two sons, Devlin and Lucien, and several pets as well as three chickens in their backyard. The chickens provide them with eggs and often consume their leftovers. They also have a small garden and are a part of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program with Edible Earth Farm. Follow Christine on Twitter: @tinepgh —- Edible Earth Farm is located […]

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  • Vanessa German: Sculpture and Assemblage

    (from her site) In Vanessa German’s multi-disciplinary work we find a sifting of evidence, an evaluation of material things, and a critique of the society she finds spread out before her: she is a witness to what she finds, and declares it loudly and passionately, and, for a shy woman, also fearlessly. She intuitively transforms her findings, her evidences, into her work. It does not come of nothing; it is not that class of genius. The word invention in its Latin root, means ‘to find or come upon’ […]

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  • What Is The Angle: A Visual Explanation

    http://theangleshow.com The Angle is an eclectic documentary web series that features a variety of topics, people, places or things affecting American Culture—all with a creative twist à la Park Triangle Productions. The series explores subjects from a variety of angles or perspectives and covers a wide range of topics, from food and sex, to religion and modern politics. Personalities run the gamut from intellectuals and activists to artists and the girl next door. Unlike your typical documentary series, our commentary doesn’t […]

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  • Spaces: A Glimpse of Anacostia (feat. Akua & Kris, “Can’t Seem To Get You Off My Mind”)

    Anacostia is a historic neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Its historic downtown is located at the intersection of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue. It is the most famous neighborhood in the Southeast quadrant of Washington, located east of the Anacostia River, after which the neighborhood is named. Like the other quadrants of Washington, D.C., Southeast encompasses a large number of named neighborhoods, of which Anacostia and Capitol Hill are the most well known. Anacostia includes all of […]

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  • Episode #7: Fresh & Fabulous Foods with Lauren Von Der Pool

    Chef Lauren Von Der Pool is the founder/ CEO of the Green non-profit Von Der Pool Gourmet & Healthy Living Services Inc. that teaches inner city communities healthy living services and agricultural awareness. Von Der Pool is also the CEO and head Chef of Von Der Pool Gourmet, Inc., as well as a world renowned celebrity chef specializing in exotic, vegan and raw food cuisine. She arose from humble beginnings at the age of 16 selling her raw pies outside […]

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  • Episode #6: Outsider Art (feat. Art Enables)

    From the first time the Director for The Angle was introduced to Art Enables in 2009, he has been an advocate for this dynamic organization. When the idea that The Angle would have episodes, featuring Art Enables was early on the list to capture. Park Triangle featured the organization a few years back for The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ Video Spotlight. We hope that everyone who views this episode is inspired to visit the Art Enables’s gallery […]

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  • Episode #5: The Actor (feat. Clayton LeBouef)

    Clayton LeBouef is a good friend and mentor to both the host, Paige Hernandez and the director, Gemal Woods so he was an obvious choice as a featured guest on The Angle. As a seasoned actor, writer and activist, his passion makes for compelling guest, as his nimble mind, wit and humor play well on camera. We are very fortunate to have him as a guest on our show. Clayton LeBouef is an actor, best known for his recurring role […]

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  • Episode #3: Living Legacy (E. Ethelbert Miller)

    We wanted to have a conversation with the always insightful E. Ethelbert Miller. The poet with a Hip-Hop style, Bomani Armah was guest host on this episode and the dialogue was playful and engaging. Bomani Armah, Guest Host: http://www.notarapper.com/ ————————— E. Ethelbert Miller is a literary activist. He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He is a board member of The Writer’s Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine. Since 1974, he has been the […]

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  • Episode #2: Living Artist (feat. Christylez Bacon)

    Christylez Bacon (pronounced: chris-styles) is a GRAMMY Nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist and multi-instrumentalist from Southeast, Washington, DC. As a performer, Christylez multi-tasks between various instruments such as the West African djembe drum, acoustic guitar, and the human beat-box (oral percussion), all while continuing the oral tradition of storytelling through his lyrics. With a mission towards cultural acceptance and unification through music, Christylez is constantly pushing the envelope – from performances at the National Cathedral, to becoming the first Hip-Hop artist to […]

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  • Episode #1: Entrepreneurial Activism (Busboys & Poets)

    Busboys and Poets is a community gathering place. First established in 2005 Busboys and Poets was created by owner Anas “Andy” Shallal, an Iraqi-American artist, activist and restaurateur. After opening, the flagship location at 14th and V Streets, NW (Washington DC), the neighboring residents and the progressive community, embraced Busboys, especially activists opposed to the Iraq War. Busboys and Poets is now located in three distinctive neighborhoods in the Washington Metropolitan area and is a community resource for artists, activists, […]

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Recent Videos

  • Garth Fry: Show At The Honfleur Gallery – Anacostia

    Garth Fry: Show At The Honfleur Gallery – Anacostia

    Produced by: Shannon Cantrell Co-produced by: Gemal Woods Camera and Edit by: Gemal Woods GARTH FRY: Garth Fry is a mixed media artist based in New Freedom, Pennsylvania whose work has been exhibited throughout the States. While a member at the Lee Arts Center, based in Arlington Virginia, Fry began combining serigraphy with watercolors on coffee stained paper. Employing this process, he moved forward by illustrating and screen printing posters for musical acts including: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Thee Lexington […]

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  • Isolda Pazo-Siero: LATINOLA

    Isolda Pazo-Siero: LATINOLA

    Isolda Pazo-Siero stopped by Loyola University in New Orleans with her family to share her experience living in Kenner and working with the Puentes New Orleans Inc. http://puentesno.org/

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  • The Angle is Nominated!

    The Angle is Nominated!

    We are truly honored to be nominated in this year’s, Best Variety Series category by the The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV). Special thanks to the crew and all participants on The Angle! The IAWTV Awards is the official web television industry awards celebration established for digital content creators, by digital content creators.  The 2nd Annual IAWTV Awards show will be held January 8th in the Palazzo Theatre in the Palazzo Resort Hotel, during the 2013 International CES in […]

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  • The Angle is ONE Year Bold!

    The Angle is ONE Year Bold!

    We are 365 days old and feeling bold. With over 14,000 visitors and many times that in page views, we think it’s safe to write that the project has been a true success. With a small budget and large passion to make The Angle a vibrant and entertaining portal for perspective and art, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished. While Park Triangle Productions and the direction of Gemal Woods are at the heart of The Angle, many other creative professionals […]

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  • Attila Domos: Overcoming Life’s Challenges

    Attila Domos: Overcoming Life’s Challenges

    Also at: www.attiladomos.com I love debates (not arguments), love my Pens, Steelers and my fantasy football team! I’m turned off by unintelligent and/or narrow minded people. I don’t believe in the impossible and I hate negativity. It’s counter productive for man kind as a species. I hate war mongers and soldiers of fortune. I also dislike selfish people. There’s a whole world out there we can affect positively and truly build a better tomorrow, but we’re busy bickering about stupid religious […]

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  • Rallo Boykins: Higher Education

    Rallo Boykins: Higher Education

    Funny man Rallo Boykins serves up some perspective on the cost of education. http://twitter.com/#!/ralloboykins

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  • Da Button Pusha: Hip Hop and Brown Skin

    Da Button Pusha: Hip Hop and Brown Skin

    Da Button Pusha is a pioneering entrepreneur, activist and artist. She is the President of JBTV.com, a popular web based music media site. www.JPBTV.com

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  • Victor Ekpuk: A Picture is a Thousand Words

    Victor Ekpuk: A Picture is a Thousand Words

    “The central theme of my work is the exploration of the relationships, challenges and responses to changes that characterize the human condition. Of particular interest to my project is Nsibidi, an indigenous African system of writing that employs graphic signs, and codes to convey concepts. Inspired by this ancient writings, forms in my works are reduced to basic essence resulting in new symbols or codes in script-like drawings that are used to express contemporary experiences. When combined with Nsibidi signs, […]

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  • Dr. Peter Scharf: Community Education

    Dr. Peter Scharf: Community Education

    Peter Scharf Research Professor Department of Global Health Systems and Development Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504.988.3655 Fax: 504.988.3653 pscharf@tulane.edu Research Interests: Criminal justice, law enforcement and forensics, technology and education Educational Background: AB, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York EdD, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Professional Achievements: 2008 Foundations of Excellence award winner, Texas State University 2008 Nobel Public Service Presentation “Crime and the Knowledge Economy” […]

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  • Harold Clay: Disconnected Youth

    Harold Clay: Disconnected Youth

    Harold Clay is the Academy Director at Edna Karr Charter High School in New Orleans, LA. http://www.algierscharterschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=73244&type=d

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