following the 9th[1]

Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes, “This week on Culture of Protest: a conversation with Kerry Candaele, whose remarkable new film ‘Following the Ninth’ opens in Santa Barbara next Tuesday. A labor of extraordinary love and care, the film show s us how the Ninth has been a powerful resource for resistance and community in many parts of the world: China, Chile, Japan, and Germany. Kerry Candaele is a historian, troubadour, teacher, activist as well as an accomplished film maker. He grew up in Lompoc, one of the sons of Helen Callaghan who was a star in the All American Girls Professional Baseball league (immortalized in a film made by Kerry and Kelly Candaele—’A League of their own.’  We’ll talk with Kerry about his life and work, and listen to excerpts from several surprising renditions of the Ode to Joy.

The Film: Following The Ninth screens at the Marjorie Luke Theater on Tuesday, June 4th at 7 p.m. Tickets available at (“Buy Tickets” tab) or here:

Try not to miss this!”

“Culture of Protest” airs on Thursdays in the spring from 6-7pm