The Two Rivers camp was established by the Society of Native Nations and the Big Bend Defense Coalition in 2016 as resistance to the Trans-Pecos Pipeline. (Joe Cashiola and David Fenster)
For the first half of the episode, Diana Nguyen talks to filmmakers Joe Cashiola and David Fenster about A Texas Myth. The documentary looks at the resistance that sprung up in 2016 at the Two Rivers camp against the Trans-Pecos Pipeline.
A Texas Myth will be screened at the Crowley Theater on Tuesday, May 14th at 7:30 pm.
(Akbar’s interview begins at 24:00)
Ryan Paradiso speaks to Lannan resident and poet Kaveh Akbar in the second half of the show. Akbar is the author of Calling a Wolf a Wolf and Portrait of the Alcoholic. He’s also the founder of the Divedapper, a home for conversations with vital American poets.
He will read at the Crowley Theater at 6 pm on Sunday, May 12.
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