Steven Short

Reporter/Producer

Steven has been with KALW News since it’s beginnings in 2004. His history, art and public interest stories have won awards for Breaking News, Feature Writing and Explanatory Journalism. Some of his reports have aired nationally on NPR.

He is responsible for The Source, a recurring feature on the origins of Bay Area place names. He also researches most of the listings for the Crosscurrents local music calendar and compiles the weekly online Cannabis News Round-up.

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6:09pm

Mon August 20, 2012
Arts & Culture

Todays Local Music: Bum City Saints

Today we are featuring the music of the Bum City Saints. These San Francisco punks say their sound is what happens when you combine boredom with a burning desire to play music. You can hear them tomorrow, August 21, when they storm the stage at The Knockout on Mission Street in San Francisco. The show starts at 8pm.

3:44pm

Thu August 16, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Robin Galante

Musician, Robin Galante will be giving a late morning performance at the Creativity Explored art space in San Francisco next Tuesday, August 21, 2012. The event is sponsored by Bread & Roses, and begins at 11:00AM. 

12:19pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Kreayshawn

Oakland rapper Kreayshawn returns to the Bay Area for a performance August 18.

Oakland rapper Kreayshawn had a major music video hit in 2010, with over three million views in the first three weeks. Now she’s back with another video, the first single from her new album. She’ll be performing live on Saturday August 18 at Roe in San Francisco. Doors open at 10 pm.

12:36pm

Tue August 14, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Felsen

Felsen

The Oakland-based band, Felsen are transmitters of Lo-Fi Pop. They have opened for bands such as the Stone Foxes and Marcy Playground --  they even have three songs on the “Rock Band” video game!

Felsen is playing tomorrow night (August 8) at the “50 Mason Social House,” as part of the SF Underground Music Fest. The lights go down about 8pm.  And a reminder: be sure to stay for the guy in the white bunny suit!

3:01pm

Mon August 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Blind Willies

The Blind Willies describe their music as “gospel, revised by thieves, pimps, poets, losers, children, and malcontents.”

If this sounds appealing to you, show up this Thursday, August 16 at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco. The band is part of this year's free noon concerts, starting at 12:30pm.

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