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52 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
UNCENSORED: FINAL BOW FOR YELLOWFACE
Final Bow for Yellowface was founded by Georgina Pazcoguin, New York City Ballet soloist, and Phil Chan, arts administrator and educator, with a simple pledge, "I love ballet as an art form, and acknowledge that to achieve a diversity amongst our artists, audiences, donors, students, volunteers, and staff, I am committed to eliminating outdated and offensive stereotypes of Asians (Yellowface) on our stages." We discuss the issues surrounding productions (ballet, theater, film etc. ) using outdated offensive stereotyped caricatures vs. authentic characters of ethnical & racial backgrounds. Find out why & how this initiative was founded, supported and challenged! As well as its impact Globally. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
63 minutes | Feb 14, 2020
Christopher Hernandez & I sit down for a meaningful conversation where we share the realities of what it's like to deal with injury. The Physical, mental and financial reality an injury presents in ones life. The support system and the lack of support systems surrounding those who are struggling on the road to recovery. We take an UNCENSORED approach to discussing your career through the navigation of workers compensation, and the pure fear of losing roles and at worst your actual employment due the unfortunate reality many of us face at some point in the performing arts INJURY! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
47 minutes | Dec 6, 2019
UNCENSORED: ALICIA GRAF MACK
ALICIA GRAF MACK, A truly outstanding artist, scholar, wife, mother, teacher and mentor who's reach knows no limits. A former Principal Ballerina with Dance Theatre of Harlem under the direction of the late great Arthur Mitchell. A former Principal Dancer with The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & has guested with companies and artist such as Beyoncé, John Legend and Alicia Keys among many others. A graduate of Columbia University with a master's degree from Washington University. Alicia is the first woman of color to head the dance division of the world reknown Juilliard School. This is a conversation about true passion and how to overcome and persevere in times of trials and tribulations. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31 minutes | Dec 5, 2019
UNCENSORED: JUST THE BEGINNING
Ja' Malik gives thanks & discusses the first 6 months of ARTS UNCENSORED & what 2020 & beyond will bring! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
53 minutes | Nov 15, 2019
UNCENSORED: DANIEL HARDER
Daniel Harder is a phenomenal dancer who just completed his 10th and final season with the world renown Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and is now on Broadway in the smash hit The Lion King. We get UNCENSORED with Daniel and discuss working with such legends as Debbie Allen as well as Judith Jamison. We also discuss his journey into his new role on Broadway and more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25 minutes | Nov 14, 2019
UNCENSORED: ARTS PROGRAMS REALITY CHECK
In this dynamic episode Ja’ Malik speaks directly to students and teachers in Arts programs , colleges, universities, and specialized programs where students are learning to perfect their art form. This episode is a great touch base for students to make sure they are approaching training in the right frame of mind and holding teachers accountable to make sure these students understand the importance of technical training and how the approach differs from being a professional. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
52 minutes | Oct 11, 2019
UNCENSORED: KENDRELL BOWMAN
Entrepreneur & Creative Kendrell Bowman is building a strong name for himself in the world of theater, talk shows, and literature. He has produced musical productions, “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical", "An Evening With Phyllis Hyman", "A Soulful Christmas" & "Queens of Soul", a hit web talk show “The Happy Hour”, and has even written a book to help others interested in pursuing a career as a broadway producer “How To Produce A Show From Your Couch"... I’m excited for you all to get to know this outstanding, hardworking & uncensored entrepreneur and be inspired to never give up and make what ever your situation is work for your betterment! ARTS UNCENSORED HOSTED BY JA' MALIK FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER @ARTSUNCENSORED www.balletboyproductions.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17 minutes | Oct 10, 2019
UNCENSORED: THE GREAT WHITE WAY
Taking on the Broadway world for any person of color is daunting and at times can seem damn near impossible. Yet when given the opportunities and chances creatives of color have shown that they can not only create on Broadway but find great success. I will discuss this and so much more, as well as introduce this weeks guest Kendrell Bowman. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
50 minutes | Sep 13, 2019
UNCENSORED: NEW NUE
From New Orleans ... but now considers himself a bonafide NY'er. He is a writer, director and producer. Having started his venture into media via YouTube in 2008 where he used all these skills to create informative shows, documentaries, talk shows including the popular "Sex Tales" which opened up the conversation around safe sex and the experiences that come from sex. Also a creator of reality TV as seen in his hit show "The Circle NYC" which just completed it's 3rd season. Lester is also a gifted writer and director which is on full display in his romantic short film "Keeping Love A Secret" which he is currently working on a sequel to. Opening and closing music “OMW” by Damien Crawford available via iTunes See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19 minutes | Sep 12, 2019
Uncensored: the LGBTQ++++ media empire
To be young gifted & black is one thing. Throw gay into the mix and you've upped the anty by 1000. As pop culture broadens and becomes more inclusive due the success of such queer centric media like drag race and pose maybe it's going to be a lot easier for the LGBTQ community to build a media empire on our own Life and Experiences. Opening and closing music “OMW” by Damien Crawford available via iTunes See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
46 minutes | Aug 9, 2019
UNCENSORED: JUEL D. LANE
Speaking UNCENSORED with Juel D. Lane. Juel has created a unique path of artistic expression as a Choreographer, Dancer, Film Creator and Music Collaborator. We speak directly about creating his own path and how his forever curious mind has lead to his success in life. Opening and closing music Juel D. Lane’ s “How To Kill A Ghost (feat. Rahbi)" available on iTunes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13 minutes | Aug 8, 2019
Speaking UNCENSORED about CURIOSITY. On this episode Ja’ discusses the value in remaining curious! How it impacts art, life and change! He will introduce this weeks guest and how their curiosity has directly lead to success. Opening and closing music “How To Kill A Ghost (feat. Rahbi)" available on iTunes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
58 minutes | Jul 12, 2019
UNCENSORED: BUGZ GUTTA
Speaking UNCENSORED with BUGZ GUTTA. A Virginia born and raised rapper who now resides in New York City. Bugz aka The Pink Gorilla, has seen a lot, lived a lot and experienced a lot in his short lifetime which he expresses directly in his music. This episode will introduce you to Bugz if you didn’t know him previously and expose new things if you did. I was and am beyond excited for this sit down, as I am a huge fan of his music and after this conversation I am now an even bigger fan of the person. He speaks UNCENSORED about his time in jail, his music, his recent stint on the hit web series “The Circle NYC” and what's next for this music phenom who is also a strong advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. Bugz is straight up Just Going For It! Hope he inspires you to do the same! Intro and Outro music “What Cha Gonna Do” by Bugz Gutta available on iTunes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12 minutes | Jul 11, 2019
UNCENSORED: JUST GO FOR IT!!!
Speaking UNCENSORED about what it means and what it takes to just go for it. Kill the inner saboteur, kill the haters, kill the fears and doubts. What will it look like and feel like to invest 100% in you. This episode talks directly about that and it’s the perfect segue into this weeks guest Bugz Gutta who is the perfect example of someone JUST GOING FOR IT! Intro and outro music “Late Nite (feat. Boy Radio)” by Bugz Gutta available on iTunes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
49 minutes | Jun 22, 2019
UNCENSORED: Artist Highlight Danni Gee on Transitions
This episode we speak UNCENSORED with Danni Gee. Former Principle dancer of Philadanco and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Danni talks about her transition as a leading dancer onstage to singing background for such iconic artist such as Cher and how she eventually used all those experience to now become the Lead Curator for City Parks Foundations Summer Stage Series. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25 minutes | Jun 21, 2019
Speaking UNCENSORED about the transition lack there of artist and people take from one career to another. From one moment in life to the next. Ja’ Malik speaks on his transition from Performing Artist to Administrative Positions and back to the Arts. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15 minutes | Jun 21, 2019
What is ARTS UNCENSORED?
Ja' Malik will explain the reason behind the creation of ARTS UNCENSORED and what the hopes and aspirations for this pod cast are for the future. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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