Arts & Culture

10:02pm

Thu January 31, 2013

5:03pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: January 31, 2013

Redefining education with Kenneth Monteiro; Coping with tragedy through traditional Japanese poetry; A 49ers Fan since '46; Audiograph: The Answer, finally!; and KALW makes a Super Bowl bet with Baltimore station WTMD; and local band Electrician.

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4:20pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Arts & Culture

A 49ers Fan since '46

Mart Bailey, in her 49ers gear
Rai Sue Sussman

The San Francisco 49ers are playing in the Super Bowl this weekend. (You might already know that.) It’s their sixth visit, but their first since 1994. The media has been covering the event like crazy, just like they do every year, so we were looking for a new angle … and we found something … old. Actually, someone.

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2:45pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Open Air ~ 1/31 at 1pm

Violin Virtuosi ~ Aurora Theatre ~ SF Symphony vs Baltimore

Host David Latulippe talks with playwright Anthony Clarvoe of the Aurora Theatre who talks about the World Premiere of his play “Our Practical Heaven,” and Jeanne Johnson of the early music ensemble “Music of the Spheres” shares details about their upcoming concerts, which are being billed as a “Valentine from the French Baroque.”  Violin soloist James Ehnes talks about his SF Symphony performances of Lalo's "Symphonie Espagnole, and the superiority of the SF Symphony is extolled (vs.

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12:20pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Electrician

For those of you who couldn’t care less about football, check out the “F*&@ the Superbowl Show" at El Rio in the Mission this Sunday, February 3. Among the performers are two Bay Area bands...The Oakland-based band Electrician is an electro-folk project, creating shadowy songs about social war, relationships, and discontent. Neil Campau, the mind behind Electrician, is returning from a 2.5 month tour of the US. San Francisco-based musician Michael Beach will also be playing the show, thus opting to "F*&@ the Superbowl"!

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