After graduating from Fresno State in 1972, Dr. Ernest Marquez worked at The National Institute of Health until 2008. Marquez, who is is a Mexican American, tells his friend Judit Camacho what it was like to enter an industry in which he was a minority.
Have your heard of The Goat Family band? That’s who you’re hearing now. They started as a roots music / jug band. And while they stay true to those traditions most of the time, they admit to being influenced by everyone from Leadbelly to Led Zeppelin.
They have a show tomorrow, November 14th at The Bazaar Café in San Francisco starting at 7pm. And they want you to know that dancing and laughing are encouraged.
What’s that you’re hearing? It’s the futuristic sounds of Crosscurrents favorites The Phenomenauts. They’re playing at The Uptown nightclub in Oakland on Wednesday, along with glam-rock standbys The Rezillos - plus an additional unannounced guest. Music starts about 9pm.
Shortly after World War II in Eastern Europe, Slobodan Dan Paich was just a boy – and he says life felt void of color. He remembers the moment light came back in – it was all thanks to a certain musical tale about a dark-haired beauty named Tosca.