Contemporary Jewish Museum http://kalw.org en Professional writers mentor aspiring young people in San Francisco http://kalw.org/post/professional-writers-mentor-aspiring-young-people-san-francisco <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In San Francisco, there’s a program that pairs aspiring young writers with professional mentors. It’s called </span><a href="http://www.sfartscommission.org/WC/" style="line-height: 1.5;">WritersCorps</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and it’s sponsored by the </span><a href="http://www.sfartscommission.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco Arts Commission</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. One of the students is apprentice </span>DeAsia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Landrum<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:36:04 +0000 Martina Castro 24044 at http://kalw.org Professional writers mentor aspiring young people in San Francisco StoryCorps: Finding one's musical niche http://kalw.org/post/storycorps-finding-ones-musical-niche <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a musician, you have to know how to deal with different types of crowds. Sometimes people aren't paying much attention to you, and they even talk while you're on stage. But other times, they give you standing ovations and beg for more.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:45:13 +0000 News Producer 22077 at http://kalw.org StoryCorps: Finding one's musical niche A New Year for Trees at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum http://kalw.org/post/new-year-trees-san-francisco%E2%80%99s-contemporary-jewish-museum <p>At a Berkeley city farm called Urban Adamah, about 100 people are gathered under a large, white, open-air tent. It&rsquo;s a cold, raining evening in early February &ndash; but nevermind the weather. This is a festive occasion. Pomegranates, olives and other fruits and wines fill the tables to celebrate a little-known Jewish holiday called Tu B&rsquo;shevat.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 23:32:36 +0000 Judy Silber 7425 at http://kalw.org A New Year for Trees at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum