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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12:15pm

Mon August 27, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Bells

Bells

The East Bay four-piece band, Bells blends dreamy harmonies and a wide range of percussion to create their own unique sound.  You can hear them for yourself tomorrow night, August 28th at Amnesia in San Francisco, where the motto is: "Be Nice or Leave – This is a Grown Folks Establishment." Music starts at 8:00PM. 

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3:34pm

Thu August 23, 2012
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Kyle Alden

'Californiana' musician Kyle Alden will be playing at the Bazaar Cafe August 28.

This is the voice of Kyle Alden. The San Francisco singer/songwriter/guitarist is known in some circles for setting the poetry of W. B. Yeats to music. His sound could probably be called “Americana,” but it’s perhaps more accurate to refer to it as “Californiana.”

Alden is the musical host Tuesday, August 28 at the Bazaar Café in San Francisco. Music is from 7 to 9 pm.

12:14pm

Thu August 23, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup: August 23, 2012

(Americans for Safe Access) // The Los Angeles ban on cannabis dispensaries is now on shaky legal ground after the State Supreme Court tossed out the case upon which the decision rests.

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12:46pm

Wed August 22, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Emma Lee Project

The Emma Lee Project

Musician, Emma Lee is known for her guitar picking and sweetly provocative lyrics. She describes the music that she and her band creates is a result of a serious romance with three of her musicians… and a serious flirtation with three others.

You can experience the result of these romances and flirtations at a free show Sunday at Peri’s Silver Dollar Saloon in Fairfax, from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.

4:52pm

Tue August 21, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Mokai

mokaimusic.com

He shares his unique finger-picking guitar style and socially conscious lyrics throughout the Bay Area and northern California. He’s appearing tomorrow, August 22, at The Lost Church in San Francisco, starting at about 7:30pm.

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