Arts & Culture

12:02am

Wed February 27, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

True Life Trio Live this Saturday 3 pm

True Life Trio

We'll give you the low-down on two festivals opening in the Bay Area in March.  The Jewish Music Festival starts this weekend and some of the festival's musicians will perform this Saturday 3 pm in the KALW studios.  The True Life Trio perform original songs and folk tunes from the Balkans, the Americas, and beyond.  Klezmer fiddler Michael Alpert will also be on hand to play a few tunes.  The Crossroads Irish-American Festival opens on March 9th with a cornucopia of music and literary events.

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5:56pm

Tue February 26, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: February 26, 2013

Potential sale of Downtown Berkeley Post Office sparks public rally; What's your flavor? A coffee tour of the Bay Area; Bay Area Beats: Will Sprott; StoryCorps: Street violence comes home; and local singer Ty Segall.

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5:19pm

Tue February 26, 2013
Arts & Culture

What's your flavor? A coffee tour of the Bay Area

This past summer, Peet's Coffee, founded in Berkeley back in 1966, was purchased by a German Company for $1 billion. Over the last half-century, on its way to becoming a billion dollar company, Peet's helped launch the Bay Area craft coffee movement, spawning places like Four Barrel, Blue Bottle, Philz, and other independent coffee shops. Today, there's a wealth of coffee shops to be found, each with its own distinctive flavor and fans.

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4:53pm

Tue February 26, 2013
Arts & Culture

Bay Area Beats: Will Sprott

It may have the word “noise” in the title, but San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is all about highlighting the best indie art, film and music in the Bay Area. It kicks off tonight with concerts including Oakland’s Will Sprott.

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12:34pm

Tue February 26, 2013
Open Air ~ 2/28 at 1pm

A new "Secret Garden" ~ The Chairs ~ Other Minds

Michala Petri with Sunleif Rasmussen - Other Minds

On this week’s Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with composer Nolan Gasser and librettist Carey Harrison about their new family opera, The Secret Garden, created by Cal Performances and  SF Opera.

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