The Mission Story Video

Reviewing the past reveals its relevance The Mission Story is about my arrival in the barrio in 1961 when I first began gathering impressions that became the setting for my historical novel, Nicaragua Way which is set in the Mission district of San Francisco … Continue reading

The Play “The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg” Is Now a Book.

The Script: From Writing Though Production The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg is a play I wrote in 1976 with Paul Richards and Judith Binder. The Rosenbergs were an American Jewish leftist couple caught up in the famous “Atomic spies case” of … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Tribute to Ralph Maradiaga

Nina Serrano at Lunada Literary Lounge October 8, 2014 On October 8, 2014 Nina Serrano participated in the Lunada Literary Lounge at the Galería de la Raza in San Francisco. She talked about Ralph Maradiaga and read her poem to … Continue reading

Radio

Radio for the Community Literary Dialogs with Nina  Serrano Interviews Fabulous Writers and Poets Radio programs I love tell the truth, and bring you fresh ideas and poetry, not content bought, sold and regurgitated on the air waves. I feature … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Poem Video: Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud

A Valentine Poem Video to Share Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud from Nina Serrano on Vimeo. “Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud” is the first offering in my new Short Poem Video Series. Over the decades of … Continue reading

Little Prince of the Andes, Interview with Tupac Saavedra, Part 2

Tupac Tells About Filming “Little Prince of the Andes” A few years ago Tupac learned of a theater program in La Paz where a teacher brought street children into his home, training them to explore their situation through theatre games … Continue reading

The Little Prince of the Andes, Interview with Tupac Saavedra, Part 1

Drama Therapy Brings Refuge for Homeless Children in Bolivia The “Little Prince of the Andes” is the latest theater production of a group of homeless children in La Paz, Bolivia, who experience prostitution and drugs on the harsh sidewalks of … Continue reading

“Back From Nicaragua” (1984)

Hear Pete Seeger, Holly Near, Joan Baez, Reverend Don Chase and the Looters   In October, 1983, my daughter Valerie Landau and I decided to make “Back from Nicaragua” upon hearing the news of the US invasion of the tiny … Continue reading

My Life in Radio

Fifty Years of Radio for the Community My radio work began in 1961 when during my first morning in California, I heard KPFA-FM, 94.1 Free Speech Radio (Pacifica Network) and immediately began producing drama and literature, children’s and public affairs programs. I … Continue reading

Drama: A Life in the Theatre

Drama: A Life in the Theatre Drama for me began with my childhood love of performing on stage. As a young adult I taught creative dramatics in schools and community centers. I incorporated theatre into my social and cultural activism. … Continue reading