On the Air: Cy And Jamedra’s Do List Picks for Feb. 16, 2018

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An image from Edgar Arecenaux's exhibit 'Until, Until Until...'at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (Photo:Robert Wedemeyer/Courtesy the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects)

Jamedra Brown Fleischman is back as co-host this week, with her twins adding to the fun, watching from the control room of the studio. The picks this week are a reminder that we're deep into Black History Month, but every month should feature such deeply intriguing and emotionally satisfying music and theater. Take a listen.

Feb. 22-24: A musical performance about the troubling history of blackface, Ben Vereen and the 1981 Reagan Inauguration.

Feb. 14-17: The effortlessly funny hipness of Zainab Johnson.

Feb. 22-24: The long pauses of funnyman Ron Funches.

Feb. 22 and 28: Rapper Caleborate still a "real person," despite success.


Feb. 25: A parade and street fair promise an afternoon of black joy.

Oct. 17-March 11: For-Site gathers an exhibition of beautiful rugs on the theme of sanctuary for refugees.

Feb. 19 and 26: The Coathangers rock out with songs about men and other irritants.

Feb 19, 22, and 23: Lee Ann Womack brings her earthy Texas country rock to the Bay Area.

Feb. 18: Beloved Oakland is a chance to celebrate The Town and some of its civic and artistic leaders at the Paramount.

A rug designed by Ammar al-Beik in For-Site's show 'Sanctuary' at the Fort Mason Chapel (Photo: Robert Divers Herrick/For-Site Foundation)