Arts & Culture

7:42am

Wed June 17, 2015
KALW Almanac

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Today is Eat Your Vegetables Day!

June 17 is the 168th day of the year. There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year.

Sunrise was at 5:47 AM

Sunset  will be at 8:34 PM

We'll have 14 hours 46 minutes 28 seconds of daylight

Moon will be 1.2 % illuminated, waxing crescent

Today is….

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6:45am

Wed June 17, 2015
Dispatch from Kolkata for 6/17/2015

Sandip Roy: Restoring a Lost Masterwork

Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray put India on the map of world cinema with his Apu Trilogy, and the negatives were thought to be destroyed in a fire.

It might take a village to raise a child. But it took three continents to raise one little village in Bengal from its ashes.

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6:00pm

Tue June 16, 2015
Arts & Culture

Bay Area Beats: Antique Naked Soul

Antique Naked Soul from left to right: N'gala McCoy, Tommy "Soulati" Shepherd, Jr., Candice "Antique" Wicks, Jayme Brown
photo courtesy Antique Naked Soul

Antique Naked Soul is an Oakland band with a message: Music can change the world, and make you move.

They describe themselves as a “beatbox-sing soul band,” which means they use only the sounds of their own voices, looped on-stage, to create their music, and their message.

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6:00pm

Tue June 16, 2015
Arts & Culture

A neighborhood history tour aims to strengthen Bayview-Hunters Point

Oscar James stands in front of the old Chinese seafood restaurant where he used to buy bags of shrimp.
Kyung Jin Lee

Sixty-eight-year-old Oscar James stands on a hill overlooking the old Hunters Point Shipyard. He points out a street that’s now closed off by a chain-link fence. That’s where his family lived on a street once called Navy Road. There’s a striking view of the bay side of the peninsula.

“All that dirt, see it behind the lab, the road?” he asks. “From that road all the way back used to be water.”

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6:14am

Tue June 16, 2015
Open Air ~ 6/18/15

Kronos Festival for Terry Riley ~ Frameline 39 ~ SFSymphony Beethoven Fest

Violinist David Harrington

This week, violinist David Harrington shares details about a three-day festival of concerts that Kronos Quartet  & Kronos Performing Arts Association is presenting in honor of composer Terry Riley’s 80th birthday next week, which will feature four world premieres; Sarah Cahill shares details about her special piano tribute to Terry Riley this Friday as well; Peter Stein, Senior Programmer for Frameline talk about this week’s screenings for

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