Arts & Culture

6:04pm

Mon June 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

Voices from the past recount historic quake

Last week, the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park launched a major new exhibit called “Earthquake.” It has a walk-through model of the earth, an interactive space to teach earthquake preparedness, and even live ostriches. (Apparently, there’s a connection.) There’s also an earthquake simulator resembling an old Victorian home, bringing us right back to the big one in 1906.

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4:12pm

Mon June 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

StoryCorps: A monumental wedding

Phyllis Lyon was the founder of the first lesbian rights organization in the United States, Daughters of Bilitis, in 1955. You may recall her name, as she and her wife Dell Martin were the first same sex couple to be married under the authority of Gavin Newsom when he became mayor in 2004. Phyllis recounts her life experiences such as connecting with Dell Martin, navigating anti-gay laws in San Francisco in the 1950's, her book Lesbian/woman, and shifting her perspective on marriage at the StoryCorps booth in San Francisco, where she spoke with Margee Adams.

 

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7:52am

Mon June 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Your Call: What are you reading this summer?

On the next Your Call, we’ll open the lines to get your recommendations for reading while on vacation or enjoying a long summer evening. Have a book you’re looking forward to reading right now?  Something you just discovered or an all-time favorite everyone should know about?  And if you’re a parent, what are the books you’ve found your kids can’t put down?  E-mail your picks to feedback@yourcallradio.org and tune in to learn about great books you’ve never heard of.  It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.

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9:55pm

Sun June 3, 2012
Bluegrass Signal 6/9

Musical Previews on Bluegrass Signal

Danny Paisley is returning to Grass Valley with new musicians in the Southern Grass

This Saturday (June 9th) from 6:30 - 8:00 pm, "Bluegrass Signal" presents music by many of the bands performing at the California Bluegrass Association's annual Father's Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Participants include: Bigfoot, Blue & Lonesome, The Deadly Gentlemen, Flatt Lonesome, Foghorn Stringband, Loafer's Glory, Rock Ridge Bluegrass Band, Seldom Scene, Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Tuttles with A.J.

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9:43am

Fri June 1, 2012
Arts & Culture, African-American film mogul

Out In The Bay: Dexter Davis: the first African-American gay film mogul

 

How does an openly gay African-American man become a film mogul? He acted
like one. Hear Marilyn's interview with D Street Media's CEO Dexter Davis. His
global film production and distribution company includes productions in Berlin,
Buenos Aires, and Los Angeles. He's currently producing a film in Argentina, and a blockbuster heist film in Hollywood. http://www.dstreetmediagroup.com/

 

 

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