Sights & Sounds

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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.

Poet Maw Shein Win: Sights & Sounds

Dec 7, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Maw Shein Win is a teacher, performer, and El Cerrito's first poet laureate. Her newest book of poetry, Invisible Gifts, will be coming out in April 2018. She told KALW’s Jen Chien about three amazing arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Choreographer Keith Hennessy: Sights & Sounds

Nov 30, 2017
Michael Rauner

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Choreographer Keith Hennessy will be opening his new solo show Sink at the Joe Goode Annex. He told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Detour Dance's Eric Garcia: Sights & Sounds

Nov 23, 2017
Chris Begley

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Co-director of Detour Dance, Eric Garcia, is premiering Fugue in San Francisco on 12/1, and he stopped by KALW to tell Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Comedian Karinda Dobbins: Sights & Sounds

Nov 16, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Comedian Karinda Dobbins will be performing at Comedy Night at Shiba Ramen in Oakland. She told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay Area this week.

Filmmaker Cheryl Fabio: Sights & Sounds

Nov 9, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Filmmaker Cheryl Fabio will be screening her documentary, Evolutionary Blues: West Oakland's Music Legacy at the African American Museum And Library In Oakland, on Friday, 11/10. She told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay Area this week.

Multi-talented musician Cellista: Sights & Sounds

Nov 2, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Multi-disciplinary artist Cellista will be opening her show Transfigurations on 11/17-11/18 at Little Boxes Theater in San Francisco. Cellista told KALW’s Jackie Sojico about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay Area this week.

Dancer and choreographer Liz Boubion: Sights & Sounds

Oct 26, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Liz Boubion, co-director of the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choregoraphers, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Anthony Mogli Maureal

Sights & Sounds is your guide to the Bay Area arts scene. This week, Michael Morgan, conductor and music director of the Oakland Symphony, tells KALW's Jen Chien about three amazing arts events you shouldn't miss. 

Painter and Muralist Ira Watkins: Sights & Sounds

Oct 5, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Ira Watkins, the new artist-in-residence at Hunters Point Shipyard Studios, will be showing his work on October 14 and 15 during the Shipyard's Fall Open Studios. He told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Poet Dean Rader: Sights & Sounds

Sep 28, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Poet and professor Dean Rader, who will be reading at Tell No One at this year's LitCrawl San Francisco, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three amazing arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. The eclectic electronic musician Maya Songbird, who'll be playing this Friday at the Octopus Literary Salon in Oakland, told KALW’s Ninna Gaensler-Debs about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Harpist Destiny Muhammad: Sights & Sounds

Sep 14, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene.  Self-proclaimed harpist from the hood Destiny Muhammad, who'll be performing at SF Music Day, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Comedian Sammy Wegent: Sights & Sounds

Sep 7, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Start-up comedian and co-founder of the Speechless Marathon Sammy Wegent told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Thao Nguyen

Aug 31, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Musician Thao Nguyen told KALW’s Ninna Gaensler-Debs about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Sanaa Khan

Aug 24, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Illustrator, printmaker and artist Sanaa Khan told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Cherríe Moraga

Aug 17, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Playwright, poet, essayist, and activist Cherríe Moraga told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Baruch Porras-Hernandez

Aug 10, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Writer and performer Baruch Porras-Hernandez told KALW’s Jen Chien about three great arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

Aug 3, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Stand-up comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan told KALW’s Ninna Gaensler-Debs about three great arts events happening around the Bay this week.

 

Richmond resident Lochlein Sekona studied for six years to become a deacon, all the while raising four kids with his wife, and working full time as a union leader for City of Richmond Public Works employees. Sekona now serves as a Deacon at St. John the Baptist in El Cerrito. His motivation to work hard and become ordained sprang from his deep commitment to social justice.

Sights & Sounds: Dwayne Morgan

Jul 27, 2017

 

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Dwayne Morgan from the Sons of Soul Revivers told KALW’s Devon Strolovitch about three great arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Lucía Sanromán

Jul 20, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Curator Lucía Sanromán told KALW’s Jen Chien about three great arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Erika Chong Shuch

Jul 13, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Choreographer and director Erika Chong Shuch told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Sights & Sounds: Matthew O'Brien

Jul 6, 2017
Matthew O'Brien

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Photographer Matthew O'Brien told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Yetunde Olagbaju

Jun 29, 2017
Lise Silva

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Multidisciplinary artist Yetunde Olagbaju told KALW’s Jen Chien about three awesome events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Sights & Sounds: Cathie Caraker

Jun 22, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Dance artist and teacher Cathie Caraker told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Sights & Sounds: John Fisher

Jun 15, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. John Fisher, Executive Director of Theatre Rhinoceros told KALW’s Jen Chien about three awesome events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Sights & Sounds: Marvin K. White

Jun 8, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Public theologian, artist and poet Marvin K. White told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Sights & Sounds: Lyz Luke

Jun 1, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Lyz Luke, Executive Music Enabler at UnderCover Presents, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three great arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.

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