Arts & Culture

3:10pm

Wed September 26, 2012
Open Air ~ 9/27/12

A SF Symphony Premiere ~ Strindberg plays at Cutting Ball

This week on Open Air, KALW's weekly program of arts and cultural affairs, host David Latulippe visits with Samuel Carl Adams, who is having his work "Drift & Providence" premiered by the San Francisco Symphony this week.  Plus, a talk with Rob Melrose and James Carpenter of the Cutting Ball Theatre, which opens its 13th season with a celebration of the chamber plays of August Strindberg.  (Original broadcast 9/27/12.)

12:02pm

Wed September 26, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Mark Goldenberg

Today we're featuring the melodic finger-style guitar of long-time session player Mark Goldenberg.

Goldenberg -- who has played lead guitar for Jackson Brown since the Nineties -- is one of a trio of guitar masters taking part in the Acoustic Guitar Summit on Sunday, September 30th, at the Freight & Salvage Coffee House in Berkeley. The show starts at 8pm.

10:50am

Wed September 26, 2012
Dispatches from Kolkata

Missed Connections in a Mobile World


The leader of the world’s biggest democracy and one of the most powerful women in the country said they just couldn’t manage to talk to each other. "I waited and waited but didn’t even get a text message" said the chief minister. "But I left two messages and she didn’t answer" said the Prime Minister’s office......


 

12:39pm

Tue September 25, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Los Boleros

What’s that you’re hearing? It’s the sound Los Boleros. They’re known as Northern California’s favorite wedding band -- but you don’t have to get married to hear them this week. They’ll be on the South Stage of the Pacific Coast Fog Festival in Pacifica on Sunday, September 30.

10:30am

Fri September 21, 2012
Arts & Culture

The lights go out at San Francisco's Lumiere Theater this weekend

The tragic tale of San Francisco's indie movie scene continues, as the lights go out on another monument to Bay Area celluloid history.

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