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

    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)

    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)

    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 #4: American Support for the Syrian Uprising (with Oula Alrifai)

    Episode #4: American Support for the Syrian Uprising (with Oula Alrifai)

    We quickly assembled a production crew to cover this most pressing news story within the Arab Spring by interviewing both Syrian activists, Oula Alrifai and her Stepfather, Ammar Abdulhamid. Both Oula and Ammar work tirelessly to spread awareness about the oppressive Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria. The support by Syrians in the US and the international community more broadly is a critical part in the movement for change in Syria. Our Producer and Guest Host, Erica Woods stepped in to host and […]

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

    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)

    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)

    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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