Conversations with Ken and Yasmine have enjoyed a spring and summer of exciting episodes with fascinating guests including Kelly O’Malley, the founder of A Light in Dark Places, author and speaker Joan Price, and now an artist and art activist Dennis Dalelio. We also celebrated our show’s first year anniversary with a special episode. […]
Paradise is a play of mine that has been rediscovered through the pandemic. It was an honor presenting, Destruction of Paradise: An Examination of Environmental Trauma Experienced by Meena and Ash in the Stage Play, Paradise at the IFTR 2021, Galway, Ireland.
There are two people who have profoundly influenced my personal and professional life. Ray Neinstein was one of them. I met Ray shortly after my twenty-fifth birthday when we were both working at the same language school in New York. He was the smartest person I had met. Ray had taught literature all over Eastern […]
Ryan Repertory Company will present my play, Icarus and Amina. Please see the links for further information. Here is the website for tickets for the July 1 live show with Talk Back- https://our.show/ryan-repertory/aporialive Here is the link to the on-demand tickets available June 25 -July 9 https://our.show/ryan-repertory/aporiaVOD Icarus and Amina, was written upon reflection of […]
Blood Sky was my first “grown up” play and encompasses every emotion I felt as a young adult, trying to navigate a world that did not feel very kind at the time. The play is about a woman named Joley and three stages of her life. It is also about a past from which she […]
In pre-pandemic New York, I went out, a lot: the Met Opera, Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, live jazz, Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic, museums, gallery openings, readings, talks, talks about readings. A few years ago, I attended the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s screening and discussion of “Let the Sun Shine In,” starring Juliette Binoche […]
Educator and lifelong learner, Barbara Kondratowicz joins the conversation with Ken and Yasmine as we discuss education, studying abroad, and parenting during a pandemic.
On one of the most important episodes of Conversations with Ken and Yasmine, we speak with Dr. Cherryl Thomas, a physician and professor of medicine, on the efficacy and distribution of the Covid vaccines.
“Dance the Orange” is published in the latest issue of The Alabama Literary Review Read it here http://spectrum.troy.edu/alr/v29/v29Rana.pdf
Here is Conversations with Ken and Yasmine’s first episode of the new season.