Arts & Culture

3:39pm

Mon November 5, 2012
Arts & Culture

Back to the beginning with Belva Davis

Belva Davis (right) interviewing Coretta Scott King.
Photo courtesy of Belva Davis.

The 2012 election marks the final significant broadcast for Bay Area trailblazing journalist Belva Davis. She’s come very far:

“When I was first applying for jobs in television, I had never seen a black television reporter,” Davis once said.

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3:39pm

Fri November 2, 2012
Arts & Culture

Sound Opinions: James Brown's Live at the Apollo

Get ready for some screamin', some pleadin' and some shimmyin' on this week's Sound Opinions. 50 years after it was recorded, Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot look back at James Brown's Live at the Apollo album with his biographer RJ Smith. Then they review Neil Young's 2nd album of 2012 and the debut record from Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar.  Sunday at 2pm.

2:36pm

Fri November 2, 2012
Open Air ~ 11/1/12

Open Air ~ Remembering Alan Farley



Host David Latulippe welcomes Alan Farley's regular cast of contributors to Open Air, including Peter Robinson, Ronald Chase, and Dianne Keogh for a special remembrance.

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6:04pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: November 1, 2012

Remembering Alan Farley; Hear Here: Meet Nina Jo Smith; and Day of the Dead exhibit looks into the future by honoring the past.

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1:47pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Arts & Culture

Day of the Dead exhibit looks into the future by honoring the past

Daniel del Solar former KALW general manager, is honored at the SOMArts Day of the Dead exhibit

There are ghosts and skeletons everywhere you look on Halloween. But for many cultures the more serious commemoration of the dead takes place the next day, November 1. It’s known as el Dia de los Muertos in Latin cultures – the Day of the Dead – when parades, elaborate skeleton costumes, and temporary altars are built to honor ancestors and those who have recently passed.

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