Friday July 16, 2010 | WFAE’s Julie Rose & Josefina LopezJuly 15, 2010 at 11:46 am | Posted in Coming Up | 2 Comments
Part One: WFAE’s Julie Rose on her Trip to the Gulf
We talk to several accomplished women today. First, a conversation with WFAE’s own news reporter, Julie Rose. She recently spent time in the gulf region to report for WFAE and NPR. She shares what she witnessed there.
Julie Rose – Reporter, WFAE News
- WFAE | A WFAE Dispatch From The Gulf
- NPR | Weathering Emotional Storms Over Gulf Oil Spill
- NPR | Can Lake Pontchartrain Handle Another Threat?
- NPR | Gulf Beach Nuptials Dry Up With Oil Spill
- NPR | Darryl Willis: BP’s Unexpected Public Relations Man
- NPR | Inventor Takes Tip From Whales To Clean Oil
Part Two: Josefina Lopez and Real Women Have Curves
Then we meet Josefina Lopez, author of Real Women Have Curves. Her play has been made into a movie and became a symbol of empowerment for Latina women everywhere. She is in town for a CAST production of her play. Director Adyana De La Torre joins us as well.
Josefina Lopez – Playwright and Co-screenwriter, Real Women Have Curves
Adyana De La Torre – Director, CAST production, Real Women Have Curves
- Ticket Info | Real Women Have Curves, Now thru July 31st at CAST Theatre
- Charlotte Observer | Lopez proves real women have nerve