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Tangazo is a meeting place where we share ideas and explore efforts to improve our human conditions and quite simply make our lives better. All are welcome, none will be judged, but all are challenged to look beyond ourselves and our notions of how others think about issues of cultural​,​ political and social significance. We are building bridges of communication between the many groups that make up the St​. L​ouis Metropolitan Region by sharing and reflecting on the stories and lives of a diverse group of guests.

Host and Producer: Hank Thompson
Guest Hosts: Tim Person, Rev. Darryl Gray & Mike Jones
Technical Producers: Kevin Melter, Frankie Meixner, Ryan Voelkel, Jeron Wilson, Matt Patston, Jon Valley & Andy Coco

Apr 26, 2023

Mothers Day and all things related the importance of mothers to the wellbeing of the family, was the theme for last evening’s recording, of the KDHX podcast Tangazo. ——— 

Patricia Regenia Bosman, is president of the Haven of Grace, a full service north side agency, serving homeless pregnant women since 1988. 
Pat, is the wife of Dwayne Bosman, of the legendary jazz musicians Bosman Twins. ——— 

She describes how she used her life’s experiences, to transition from a corporate culture, to directing a nonprofit agency serving homeless pregnant women. ———

Jazz Diva, Denise Thimes and author playwright Willi Ray of the metro east, are both producing shows dedicated to their mother’s struggles, both of their mother’s having died of pancreatic cancer. ———

Denise’s 27th annual Mother’s Day show, is scheduled for Sunday May 14th, at the Sheldon concert hall on Washington, in the Grandel Square arts and cultural district. ———

Willi Ray’s play titled, “ A Woman Called Mary” a tribute to her mother’s struggles to survive, as a single parent of 9 children, is scheduled for June the 10th and the 11th at the Grandel Square Theater. ——

It was a very emotional discussion last night , listening to these well accomplished women, sharing their mother’s struggles and the challenges they faced, in raising their families. ——— 

It was also encouraging to hear Patricia Bosman, describing the importance of their work, at “The Haven of Grace”providing shelter and new beginnings, for pregnant homeless women.