Media Nerds: Ep2

#MediaNerds

How does the media we consume shape us as individuals and as a society? 

Co-Hosts Etta Devine, Cindy Marie Jenkins & Caroline Sharp

Tune into YouTube on Tuesday, May 14th @10amPT

Special Guests from pLAywriting in the city:

Fanny García is the Founding Editor of pLAywriting in the city, a Los Angeles based arts magazine. The magazine aims to build a portfolio of art criticism written by people of color and increase the coverage of work that is neglected by the mainstream media. She was a 2011 TCG Young Leader of Color and was featured in Theater Communication Group’s I AM THEATRE campaign. Last year, she worked with Individual Artist Collective to send a delegation of artists to TCG’s 2012 conference in Boston. She has written several plays including Portrait of Ten Women, which chronicles the lives of Latina women living with HIV/AIDS. Her play The Rosalila received a workshop production directed by Luis Alfaro in 2010. She recently served as Associate Curator/Dramaturg for Watts Village Theater Company’s Meet Me @Metro.  She is also one of the original co-founders of East LA Rep. She can be reached at foundingeditor.pitc@gmail.com.

Ramona Pilar Gonzales, Editor in Chief Ramona is a writer/performer and native Californian.  Her nonfiction work has been published in LatinoLA, CreepyLA, La Revista Magazine, the Highland Park News and more.  She has also written and produced several short plays and films.  Her dramatized essay, Del Plato a la Boca, El Ritmo te Toca, received a grant from La Plaza de Cultura y Artes Foundation.  She is a founding member of the theater performance group Tongue in Chíc*ana.  Ramona has a B.A. in Film and Cultural Representation from UC Davis and an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles. She can be reached at

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