Wayne Harris and Ron Jones
A Moment in Time
Poet Ron Jones and storyteller, Wayne Harris come together for an evening of stories and songs that remind us of that “Moment in Time”… Tuesday, November 8th, 2016.
The evening the United States of America elected Donald J. Trump President.
Saturday, Jun 6 at 7:30 pm PST (LIVE)
Sunday, Jun 7 all day (Rebroadcast)
Watch in our Zoom Room or LIVE on YouTube!
There will be a Q&A TOWN HALL after the performance with Stephanie, Ron, Wayne,
and special guest DON REED.
We all have thoughts and fears and concerns because of the recent protests and violence against our brothers and sisters. This is our opportunity to hear and learn more from each other.
Ron Jones is a native San Franciscan. He shares his Haight Ashbury home with his wife, grandchildren, and a peaceful garden. He is a graduate of Stanford University masters degree program in education. Upon retirement from the Janet Pomeroy Center, where he taught theater and sports to the physically and mentally disabled for 30 years, he now enjoys writing and performing as a spoken word artist.
As an author he has written about everyday heroes that enrich our life. Three of his stories The Acorn People, The Wave, and B-Ball have been made into television specials garnering an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Peabody for their producers. A book entitled Kids Called Crazy was nominated for a Pulitzer. And Say Ray the story of a disabled man abducted to Mexico was honored as the American Book of the Year. His classroom experiment in Fascism, The Wave has been produced as a feature film Die Welle and documentary Lesson Plan. The novelized version of The Wave, available through Random House, is printed in 23 languages and required reading in German and Israeli schools. In 2013 Ron completed a musical version of his Wave experience. The Third Wave Musical is available through Dramatic Publishing. Theatric and musical productions of The Wave have been performed in theaters worldwide. For information, play dates, and locations see www.thewavehome.com.
Recently Ron has taken the stage as spoken word artist. Solo shows include Buddha Blues, Say Ray, and When God Winked. Last year he produced his first CD, Soulful Blessing as a unique blend of poetry and jazz. For a listing of Ron’s storytelling videos see www.ronjoneswriter.com.
Wayne Harris is an award-winning solo performer, writer, educator, curriculum innovator, and musician. A gifted artist with wide-ranging interests, he has accumulated an impressive body of work over the years that includes 5 full-length plays, presentations for schools, directing and designing for pageantry groups as well as various musical projects.
In 2013, Wayne was asked by the U, S. State Department to perform and do storytelling workshops in Jerusalem and the West Bank, where he premiered his piece about Martin Luther King in Birmingham “The Letter”.
Since then, Wayne Harris’ latest play “Mother’s Milk; A Blues Riff in Three Acts” has played to enthusiastic audiences winning “Best of the Fringe” at the 2014 San Francisco International Fringe Festival and ran for 14 weeks in Berkeley, CA.