Arts & Culture

1:18pm

Mon June 18, 2012
Crosscurrents

Today's Local Music: Blue Light River

Summer’s almost officially here, so the Iron Springs Pub in Fairfax is doubling up on their music offerings. The band Blue Light River, that is today's feature music, will be joined by the Dry Creek Rounders on both Wednesday and Thursday nights June 20th and 21st this week, starting around 9pm.

12:18pm

Fri June 15, 2012
My Favorite Things 6/18

My Favorite Things

Alan Farley visits with John Mangum, Director of Artistic Planning, San Francisco Symphony, who shares his favorite recordings.  Monday at 9pm

12:10pm

Fri June 15, 2012
Sound Opinions 6/17

Willie Nelson on Sound Opinions

On the occasion of Willie Nelson's 66th studio release, Jim and Greg review the American icon's wide-ranging career with Texas music authority Joe Nick Patoski.  Sunday at 2pm.

3:15pm

Thu June 14, 2012
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Jazz Artist Jacqui Naylor

This music is from local jazz artist Jacqui Naylor. Her new documentary “Lucky Girl – A Portrait of Jacqui Naylor” chronicles her two year journey recording her latest album, also titled Lucky Girl. You can catch the screening, plus a live performance, this Saturday, June 16th, at the Florence Gould Hall at the Palace of the Legion of Honor.

 

12:00pm

Thu June 14, 2012
Arts & Culture

Cinema in the city: San Francisco as a backdrop for classic films

Steven Kovacs is a movie man. A Harvard PhD, he co-produced the Oscar-nominated short doc Arthur and Lillie in 1975. He also produced, wrote, and directed a number of other features and is now a professor of cinema studies at San Francisco State. KALW’s Ben Trefny went on a drive with Kovacs to talk about film history as set in San Francisco.

TREFNY: Let’s go back to Arthur and Lillie for a moment. Tell me about that movie that you went to the Academy Awards for.

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