LitQuake http://kalw.org en Regreturature: The sorry literary past of some of San Francisco's best writers http://kalw.org/post/regreturature-sorry-literary-past-some-san-franciscos-best-writers <p></p><p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">This Thursday, members of the esteemed San Francisco Writers’ Grotto will stand up and read their worst writing, in front of an audience. It’s part of the annual <a href="http://www.litquake.org">Litquake&nbsp;Festival</a>, and it’s called "Regreturature."&nbsp;KALW’s Martina Castro went to last year’s show and did some thinking about her own creative process.</em></p><p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:09:47 +0000 Martina Castro 17844 at http://kalw.org Regreturature: The sorry literary past of some of San Francisco's best writers Litquake organizers take you 'way behind the music' of pop stars http://kalw.org/post/litquake-organizers-take-you-way-behind-music-pop-stars <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When was the last time you read an American pop star's memoir? Have you ever flipped through one of those glossy volumes at a bookstore and thought, "How narcissistic! What would possess anyone to read this?"</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 01:09:51 +0000 Hana Baba 23449 at http://kalw.org Litquake organizers take you 'way behind the music' of pop stars Bring your smartphones and headphones to Hear Here Live on Saturday at 5pm http://kalw.org/post/bring-your-smartphones-and-headphones-hear-here-live-saturday-5pm <p>The Hear Here mobile story tunnel is coming to <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/328581483904330/">Hear Here Live</a> this Saturday at 5pm at Public Works in the Mission. The story tunnel features the photos of people who have contributed their story to the Hear Here project, along with a special link to their audio stories. Just a simple swipe of a smartphone will let you listen on the spot to the diverse and touching stories Hear Here has collected and produced so far. <strong>Think of it like an art gallery for sound!</strong></p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 18:43:48 +0000 Audrey Dilling 17946 at http://kalw.org Bring your smartphones and headphones to Hear Here Live on Saturday at 5pm Muslim women's love lives revealed http://kalw.org/post/muslim-womens-love-lives-revealed <p><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">Note to listeners: This interview contains mature content.&nbsp;</em></p><p>San Francisco’s premier literary festival, <a href="http://www.litquake.org/">Litquake</a>, is in its final days, with dozens of readings, performances, and author events all over San Francisco.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:49:49 +0000 Hana Baba 17905 at http://kalw.org Muslim women's love lives revealed Radio Ambulante goes LIVE at Litquake with "Stories from the Americas" http://kalw.org/post/radio-ambulante-goes-live-litquake-stories-americas <p>LitQuake and the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts present an evening with novelist <a href="http://www.danielalarcon.com/">Daniel Alarcón</a> and the team behind <a href="http://radioambulante.org/">Radio Ambulante</a>, the new Spanish-language podcast based here at KALW. Join us for a special night of live bilingual radio, featuring stories from Latin America and the U.S. moderated by Oscar Villalon, <a href="http://www.zyzzyva.org/">ZYZZYVA</a>'s managing editor. The event is on Tuesday, October 9th, and begins at 7pm. Advance purchase is recommended. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 22:52:03 +0000 Martina Castro 17616 at http://kalw.org Radio Ambulante goes LIVE at Litquake with "Stories from the Americas"