Arts & Culture


Mon May 14, 2012
Arts & Culture

Photographer documents baby animals growing up

One way to tell stories is through pictures – and they don’t have to be of people. Local photographer Suzi Eszterhas tells stories of family by photographing the family lives of animals around the world. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, and she’s especially well-known for her revealing photographs of newborn animals. She spoke with KALW’s Ben Trefny.

BEN TREFNY: Tell me about your books.

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Sun May 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

Matt Lax

The song you’re hearing now is by Matt Lax & the Nearly Beloved.

Mill Valley local, Matt Lax, will be playing solo this coming Saturday, May 19 at the monthly “Celebrating Songwriters” event, hosted by musician Caren Armstrong.

Come early to the East Bay Dance Center in Oakland to make sure you get a good seat.

Doors open at 7:30pm.




Thu May 10, 2012
Arts & Culture

Tia Fuller Quartet

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Today we're featuring an artist performing as part of the SF Jazz Spring Season. Tia Fuller is a saxophonist from New Jersey who has taught at Stanford Jazz Workshops. Fuller and her quartet will be performing at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Thursday, May 17 at 8pm. 


Thu May 10, 2012
Arts & Culture

Documentary play portrays real Tenderloin characters

Kathy and Leroy Looper (Rebecca Frank and David Sinaiko), owners of the Cadillac Hotel and Tenderloin community activists, describe the Tenderloin as a “containment zone”
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San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood can be a difficult place to live. Almost a quarter of the neighborhood’s residents live below the poverty line. According to the police department, the Tenderloin accounts for more than a third of the city’s drug-related offenses.

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Wed May 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

Fog City Blues - Five Years on KALW!

Fog City Blues has been heard on KALW for five years this month.  Come celebrate 5 years of blues on your local public radio station with a night of live music from some great friends of the show.

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