Courtesy of Scott Kildall/ Waterworks

What's beneath those brick circles in San Francisco intersections?

Chava Kronenberg is on a manhole hunt. “Oh! Wow! There it is! We have a winner!” she exclaims near the intersection of Geary Boulevard and 5th Avenue in San Francisco.

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Sights & Sounds: Rulan Tangen

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Paulo T Photography

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Dance artist Rulan Tangen told KALW’s Jen Chien about three great events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Binah: George Saunders with Dana Spiotta

2 hours ago

Writer George Saunders shares his new novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, which tells a moving father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, and an unforgettable cast of characters.

Today is Thursday, March 23, 2017 the 81st day of the year with 283 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:08am  
  • Sunset: 7:25pm

...giving us 12 hours and 17 minutes of daylight.  29% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 3:02pm

What’s the best way to fix health care?  

Mary Rees

Once or twice a month in the East Bay, violinists and bass-players, flautists and trumpeters -- gather to play orchestra music. But instead of a concert hall, they meet in warehouses or museums. No one’s wearing a tie or gown, and the group hasn’t rehearsed. They play a few pieces together and swill free beer between sets.

Courtesy of Scott Kildall/ Waterworks

Chava Kronenberg is on a manhole hunt.

“Oh! Wow! There it is! We have a winner!” she exclaims near the intersection of Geary Boulevard and 5th Avenue in San Francisco.

Zach Pitt-Smith

 

Trombonist and music educator Angela Wellman grew up in one of the cradles of American music: Kansas City, Missouri. Raised in a musical family, surrounded by Kansas City’s rich jazz and blues legacy, it’s no surprise she’s grown up to be a powerful musician and transmitter of that legacy herself.  

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What’s this you’re hearing? It’s an Oakland band called Porch. They play alternative rock, with seemingly stream-of-consciousness lyrics. 

 Porch is part of the program on Saturday (3/25) at The Night Light on Broadway in Oakland. It's their last show before they start a European tour.  

Courtesy of Flickr user "Living Off Grid"/cropped from original

Used as Indian Americans are to being heralded as the model minority, their feathers might be ruffled by the stories of harassment coming out of the US

Today is Wednesday, March 22, 2017 the 80th day of the year with 284 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:10am  
  • Sunset: 7:24pm

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Almanac ~ Thursday, 3/23/17

Today is Thursday, March 23, 2017 the 81st day of the year with 283 days remaining. Sunrise: 7:08am Sunset: 7:25pm ...giving us 12 hours and 17 minutes of daylight. 29% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 3:02pm

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