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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Every week, host Jen Chien speaks with a different local artist about upcoming arts events in the Bay Area.

Sights & Sounds is produced and engineered by Jackie Sojico.

Comedian Dominique Gelin: Sights & Sounds

Jun 28, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Stand-up comedian Dominique Gelin told KALW’s Jen Chien about three spectacular arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Poet Josiah Luís Alderete: Sights & Sounds

Jun 21, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Poet and radio maker Josiah Luis Alderete told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

KALW seeks Producer/Engineer/Editor

Jun 19, 2018

KALW is seeking a multi-talented producer/engineer/editor to join our team. We're looking for a creative, experienced radio producer with great writing and mixing skills who can work well independently as well as collaboratively at our studios.

Genre-smashing musician Kev Choice: Sights & Sounds

Jun 14, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Multi-talented musician Kev Choice told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Medea Project's Rhodessa Jones: Sights & Sounds

Jun 7, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Medea Project founder Rhodessa Jones told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Theater artist Sean San Jose: Sights & Sounds

May 31, 2018
Joan Osato

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Theater artist and Campo Santo co-founder Sean San Jose told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Nopal Media

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Alexa Chavez, a dancer with Ballet Folklórico México Danza, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Oakland Future Trio: Sights & Sounds

May 17, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. This week all three members of Oakland Future Trio — Ari Carpenter, Caleb Sankoh, and Mikhi Woodley — told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Filmmaker H.P. Mendoza: Sights & Sounds

May 10, 2018
CAAMFest

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Filmmaker H.P. Mendoza told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sh8peshifter Zakiya Harris: Sights & Sounds

May 3, 2018
Bethanie Hines

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Singer-songwriter Zakiya Harris makes music under the name Sh8peshifter, and she told KALW’s Jenee Darden about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Choreographer Sammay Dizon: Sights & Sounds

Apr 26, 2018
Earl Buenaobra

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Dancer, artist, and healer Sammay Dizon told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Playwright Kelli Kerslake Colaco: Sights & Sounds

Apr 19, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Playwright Kelli Kerslake Colaco told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Drag Queen Black Benatar: Sights & Sounds

Apr 12, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Drag queen Black Benatar (aka Beatrice Thomas) told KALW’s Jen Chien about three spectacular arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Dance artist Sean Dorsey: Sights & Sounds

Apr 5, 2018
Lydia Daniller

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Sean Dorsey is a dancer, choreographer, and founder of Fresh Meat Productions, and he told KALW’s Jen Chien about three sensational arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Bob White/CRW Photography

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Bay Area blues singer and founder of Just Like A Woman Rhonda Benin told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Bombay Bluesman Aki Kumar: Sights & Sounds

Mar 22, 2018
Rachel Kumar

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Blues musician Aki Kumar told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Kathak artist Farah Yasmeen Shaikh: Sights & Sounds

Mar 15, 2018
Brooke Duthie

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Kathak artist Farah Yasmeen Shaikh told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Curator Ashara Ekundayo: Sights & Sounds

Mar 8, 2018
Courtesy Ashara Ekundayo

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Curator Ashara Ekundayo told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Theater artist Sarita Ocón: Sights & Sounds

Mar 1, 2018
Eric Joy

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Theater artist Sarita Ocón told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

You're invited to Sights & Sounds of East Oakland Live!

Join KALW, Oakland Voices, Eastside Arts Alliance & LiveArts in Resistance for this event celebrating the community and the artists who live, work, and create in East Oakland. 

Tenderloin Museum's Katie Conry: Sights & Sounds

Feb 22, 2018
Tenderloin Museum

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. The Tenderloin Museum's executive director Katie Conry told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

DíaPaSon's Maria De La Rosa: Sights & Sounds

Feb 15, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. DíaPaSon's Maria De La Rosa told KALW’s Jen Chien about four amazing arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Performance Artist Mica Sigourney: Sights & Sounds

Feb 8, 2018
Andria Lo

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Performance artist Mica Sigourney, aka Vivvyanne Forevermore, will be hosting Vivvy's Grand Opening at The Stud on 2/9. He told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week

Kari Orvik

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Documentary photographer Jean Melesaine told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Social-practice artist and "crochet jam" creator Ramekon O'Arwisters told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week. 

Poet and playwright Paul Flores: Sights & Sounds

Jan 18, 2018
Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. San Francisco-based poet, playwright, and professor Paul Flores told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Singer Tiffany Austin: Sights & Sounds

Jan 11, 2018
Courtesy Tiffany Austin

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Classical and jazz singer Tiffany Austin, who's playing the role of Harriet Tubman in Harriet's Spirit, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Bandaloop's Melecio Estrella: Sights & Sounds

Dec 28, 2017
Tony Nguyen

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Bandaloop's associate artistic director Melecio Estrella told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Singer/songwriter Eli Conley: Sights & Sounds

Dec 21, 2017
Brooke Porter

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Musician Eli Conley is playing Queer Folk Punk Holiday Disaster Show at the Lost Church on 12/22, and told KALW’s Jackie Sojico about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Quilter Marie de Porres Taylor: Sights & Sounds

Dec 14, 2017
Courtesy Marie de Porres Taylor

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. President of the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Marie de Porres Taylor told KALW’s Jen Chien about three amazing arts events happening around the Bay this week.

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