Arts & Culture

5:28pm

Thu March 27, 2014
Radio Poets 4/1

Radio Poets: Sara Trujillo

"Blue is Me" by Sara Trujillo

Sara Trujillo is a student at San Francisco's Leonard Flynn Elementary School, where she writes poetry and plays soccer as part of the AmericaSCORES program.  KALW is proud to bring her voice to the air during National Moetry Month.

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11:10am

Thu March 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Ethics of WMDs on Philosophy Talk

The United States recently threatened military action against Syria in response to the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons. Similar threats have been made against states suspected of trying to develop nuclear arsenals such as North Korea and Iran. Yet the U.S., the U.K., France, Russia, and China have thousands of active nuclear weapons of their own. Is there a morally significant difference between nuclear or chemical weapons and conventional weapons? Should we work toward total disarmament, or do we need these weapons as a deterrent to rogue states?

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9:09am

Thu March 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Chrome Johnson

This band? It’s Chrome Johnson, from San Anselmo. They are also known as “the new kings of twang,” due to their Roots/America sound. 

Chrome Johnson will be twanging at the “19 Broadway” club in Fairfax on Saturday, March 29th, starting around 9:00pm. 

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6:43am

Thu March 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot 3.27.14 Pitchmen

99% Invisible: “Call Now” The subtle, possibly endless civil war over how attorneys should advertise their services (and whether they should advertise at all).

VoiceBox: "Auctioneering"  Inside the rhythm, art and sport of the live auction, with Colorado Auctioneers Hall of Famer Steve Linnebur and Tennessee auctioneer Justin Ochs.

5:17pm

Wed March 26, 2014
Open Air ~ 3/27/14 at 1pm

Blomstedt Returns ~ 'Wittenberg' at the Aurora ~ Adlers in Recital

Open Air with David Latulippe, March 27, 2014.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to actors Dan Hiatt and Michael Stevenson, along with director Josh Costello, about the witty play 'Wittenberg' at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley;  Sheri Greenawald, director of the San Francisco Opera Center, discusses the upcoming Schwabacher Recitals involving singers from the Merola Opera Program; and San Francisco Symphony's Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt talks about his return to Davies Symphony Hall for concerts which include Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto and Bruckner's Fourth Symphony. Regular contributor Peter Robinson shines his light on some recent and upcoming cultural offerings. Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on March 27, 2014. Listen now or anytime.

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