Lauren Gunderson is a playwright drawn to science, and the stories of women scientists in particular. Gunderson's one of the most produced playwrights in America these days, but most of her plays premiere right here in her home the Bay Area.
So you think you know harp music, do you? Well, listen to Deborah Henson-Conant and you may change your mind. At times she makes the harp sound like a guitar. Sometimes she plays jazz or flamenco, but she never plays “boring.”
Rebecca Roudman and Jason Eckl are back as Dirty Cello! They’ll perform their highly energetic, ecelctic songs on KALW's Folk Music & Beyond this Saturday at 3 pm. Rough blues, bluegrass at the speed of light, pop tunes and covers are all part of their mix. Dirty Cello will be among the many headlining acts at the upcoming San Francisco Free Folk Festival on June 11th at Everett Middle School. For details, visit http://sffolkfest.org
"Fifty years ago, Bay Area residents rallied around the call to save San Francisco Bay. Public action on an unprecedented scale reversed development tides that for more than a century had covered shallow waters with land for industrial parks and housing tracts, roadways and garbage dumps.
Today is Thursday May 26, 2016 The 147th day of 2016-- 219 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 5:51 a.m. set: 8:22 p.m. 14:31 hours of daylight Moonrise: previous day set: 2:02 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is National Blueberry Cheescake Day, National Cherry Dessert Day, Independence Day in Georgia and Sorry Day in Australia. This day in History: 0017 - Germanicus of Rome celebrated his victory over the Germans. 1328 - William of Ockham was forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII.