Valentine's Day http://kalw.org en Arts/Culture/Weekend: Valentine’s Day sing-a-long, crosscultural performances, silent film and more http://kalw.org/post/artscultureweekend-valentine-s-day-sing-long-crosscultural-performances-silent-film-and-more <p></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:12:08 +0000 Elizabeth Pfeffer 23162 at http://kalw.org Arts/Culture/Weekend: Valentine’s Day sing-a-long, crosscultural performances, silent film and more Pianist Stephen Hough ~ Comedian Kurt Bodden http://kalw.org/post/pianist-stephen-hough-comedian-kurt-bodden <p>On this week's Valentine Edition of <em>Open Air</em>, host David Latulippe ignores the "holiday" completely while talking to pianist Stephen Hough, who is performing Liszt with the San Francisco Symphony this week, but broaches the subject with comedian Kurt Bodden, and gets some historical and literary background about valentines from our regular contributor, critic Peter Robinson.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Originally broadcast on Thursday, February 14&nbsp;at 1pm.</p><p>Listen now or anytime.</p><p>For Kurt Bodden's show 'Steve Seabrook: Better than you', visit: http://themarsh.org&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:56:19 +0000 David Latulippe 23127 at http://kalw.org Pianist Stephen Hough ~ Comedian Kurt Bodden Having trouble expressing your love? Call in the Love Letter Squad! http://kalw.org/post/having-trouble-expressing-your-love-call-love-letter-squad <p></p><p>If you think love letters are quaint and lack passion, Janet Gallin of the <a href="http://www.lovelettersquad.com/">Love Letter Squad</a> has news for you.</p><p>“It’s felt the touch of your hand,” she says of these testaments to our feelings. “You have probably, when you finished it, held it to your lips. You might have just caressed it.”</p><p>You may have held it to your heart. And Gallin concludes, “You have licked the rim of that envelope, closed it with your own sweet tongue – you are all over this thing!” And that’s just the outside.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Steven Short 5514 at http://kalw.org Having trouble expressing your love? Call in the Love Letter Squad! Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-february-13-2012 <p>Caltrain is making progress in <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2012/02/13/MNQJ1N64G0.DTL">rail electrification</a>, with the transition expected to occur 5-10 years sooner than anticipated. Electrification would allow for a San Jose to San Francisco direct bullet and is a step forward for the Los Angeles to San Francisco high speed rail. Prop 1A would fund most of the project but would also require the Bay Area to match approximately $1 billion in funds...</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:28:28 +0000 Lisa Ratner 5801 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012