Arts & Culture


Tue October 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music : Justin Ancheta Band

Today, we are featuring Justin Ancheta Band from San Francisco. They say you’re likely to be doing more than tapping your toes when you hear their reggae-influenced rock. You might even be humming one of their tunes on your way home. Find out for yourself if this is true on Saturday October 13th, when the band performs at a benefit for the Environmental Forum of Marin in Corte Madera. Music starts about 5pm.


Mon October 8, 2012
Open Air ~ 10/11/12

Operatic Shakespeare ~ Rock'n President Jackson

On this week's Open Air, host David Latulippe talked with tenor Saimir Pirgu, who is singing in the SF Opera production of Bellini’s “The Capulets and Montagues”, and with Bill English, director of SF Playhouse, to discuss their new season and season-opener:  the rock musical, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," now playing.  Plus Peter Robinson stops by with an update of recent cultural events.  Listen anytime here (originally broadcast 10/11/12).


Thu October 4, 2012
Out in the Bay - 10/4/12 - Pomo Afro Homos

Out In The Bay goes Pomo Afro Homos!

Pomo Afro Homos onstage

Pomo Afro Homos? Yes, "post-modern African American homosexuals," the
groundbreaking black queer performance troupe from the 90's is back! Marilyn Pittman
talks with Brian Freeman, one of the founders of the group that made history in San Francisco
during the AIDS crisis of the early 90's. He's reprising their signature show,

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Thu October 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Dunes

The Dunes

Today we're featuring music by San Francisco band, the Dunes. They call their music North African fusion rock. You can hear them on Saturday as part of the 18th Annual Arab Cultural Festival in San Francisco’s Union Square.


Thu October 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

Rwanda documentary comes to Mill Valley Film Festival

Tonight is opening night for the Mill Valley Film Festival: the biggest Bay Area film fest of the year. Among the films showing is Sweet Dreams, the story of a group of Rwandan women who found community and support after the 1994 Rwandan genocide by coming together as a drum troupe. The film was codirected, coedited, and coproduced by Rob Fruchtman and his sister: Berkeley resident Lisa Fruchtman. KALW’s Ben Trefny spoke with Lisa Fruchtman about the making of Sweet Dreams.

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