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.

Akiko

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Larry Reed, artistic director of ShadowLight Productions, which has been making shadow theater for over three decades in the Bay and all over the world.

Elisabeth Ajtay

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Phoenix Paz: ballroom dancer, contortionist, and teacher for Circus Center in San Francisco.

Amy Snyder

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Zarouhie Abdalian: current artist-in-residence at the Exploratorium in San Francisco.

Ted Muldoon

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Donna Sachet: drag entertainer, San Francisco personality and creator of the annual Songs of the Season benefit cabaret.

Courtesy Diamano Coura

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Naomi Diouf: Artistic Director of Diamano Coura West African Dance Company in Oakland, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Spencer Wilkinson

 

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Desi Mundo: muralist and founder of Community Rejuvenation Project.

Peter Dobey

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is philosopher Alva Noë, author of the new book Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature

Anja Ulfeldt

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Kate Willett: comedian and host of the Mission Position at Lost Weekend Video. 

Michelle Cornejo

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week our guest is Marco Polo Santiago: guitarist, accordionist, and founder of the 9-piece cumbia band La Misa Negra.

Lisa Keating

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week, our guest is George Chen: writer, comedian, and host of the weekly comic showcase Cynic Cave at Lost Weekend Video.

Pat Mazzera

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is JooWan Kim: pianist, composer, and leader of the hip hop chamber orchestra Ensemble Mik Nawooj.

Courtesy of Flyaway Productions

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week, our guest is Jo Kreiter, artistic director of Flyaway Productions. 

Peter Varshavsky

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week our guest is Marcus Shelby. He’s a bassist, composer, and educator. Shelby talked to KALW's Jen Chien about his new composition for the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, Beyond the Blues: A Prison Oratorio, and to share his recommendations for three arts events happening this week in the Bay.

Peggy Peralta

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week our guest is Edy Boone. She’s a muralist, community activist, and teacher. Boone came in to the KALW studios to tell Jen Chien about addressing social issues through her art  and to give her picks for cool happenings around the Bay this weekend.

Dana Kawano

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week our guest is Amara Tabor-Smith. She’s a dancer, choreographer, performer, San Francisco native, and Oakland resident. Tabor-Smith caught up with KALW's Jen Chien to talk about their dancing days and to give her picks for cool arts happenings around the Bay this weekend. 

Sights & Sounds Weekly: 9/3/15

Sep 3, 2015

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week, our guest is Rupa Marya, composer, guitarist and lead singer for her band, Rupa and the April Fishes. Marya dropped by the KALW studios to chat with Jen Chien and give her picks for cool arts happenings around the Bay this weekend.

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