Arts & Culture


Wed October 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

A final resting place for furry friends

Presidio Trust intern Kaitlin Shawgo

In the 1989 Stephen King classic Pet Sematary, the Creed family’s cat, Church, gets hit by a car on the busy road in front of their new home. Rather than burying Church in the pet cemetery with the many other pets who lost their lives on the same road, Louis Creed decides to venture to the burial site just beyond. That’s when things start to get ugly.

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Wed October 31, 2012
Dispatches from Kolkata

Tight pants thwart police, fashion at 11!

Kolkata police in pants that are too tight?


Tue October 30, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Tokyo Raid

Credit Dan Brazelton

What’s that you’re hearing?  You might think it’s Depeche Mode or maybe Joy Division. But it’s actually the Oakland band Tokyo Raid.  They’re the headliners on Saturday, November 3rd at the Stork Club in Oakland.

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Tue October 30, 2012
Arts & Culture

Tuesday October 30, 2012

1938 - Orson Welles
  • 304th Day of 2012 / 62 Remaining
  • 52 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:34
  • Sunset:6:13
  • 10 Hours 39 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 6:47pm
  • Moon Set:8:25am
  • Moon’s Phase: 99 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps fro

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Mon October 29, 2012
Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

Community stories from KALW’s Hear Here pop up at the Oakland Museum of California

KALW’s Hear Here story and sound installation popped up in the grassy courtyard of the Oakland Museum of California this Friday evening amidst palm readers, face painters, and yes – a zombie flash mob.

The installation was just one feature of the Oakland Museum of California’s final Summer Nights event of the year, which included Halloween-themed activities like a costume contest and screening of the film Night of the Living Dead.

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