Arts & Culture

4:00am

Tue June 16, 2015
KALW Almanac

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Happy Bloomsday! (see 1904 below)

167th day of 2015, 198 remaining           

  • Sunrise: 5:47am   
  • Sunset: 8:34pm
  • Moonrise: 6:10am, 0% visible, New Moon
  • Moonset: 8:40pm

Tides at the Golden Gate  

  • High: 1:57pm       
  • Low: 6:07am/5:53pm

Special Celebrations today…

 

Youth Day - South Africa

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5:37pm

Mon June 15, 2015
Punk Rock Bureau

Forty Years of San Francisco Punk Rock:

Crime played simple and loud, and dressed like cops

To supplement today's show about Punk Rock in San Francisco, I put together a playlist, one track per year, of SF punk bands of yesterday and today. This is by no means an exhaustive list, even though it has been rather exhausting one. What favorite band of yours did I miss? Let me know; I'd love to hear it!   

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5:31pm

Mon June 15, 2015
Arts & Culture

Punk rock pioneer: A conversation with Penelope Houston

Artist and musician, Penelope Houston.
Colin Peden

Punk rock started as a kind of music for people who didn’t fit in. San Francisco, a city that has long been a place for outsiders to make their own communities, was one of the centers of this movement.

San Francisco was also on the forefront when it came to women joining the punk scene.  Enter Penelope Houston. In 1976, she and some friends started one of the most influential San Francisco punk bands ever—The Avengers.

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5:29pm

Mon June 15, 2015
Arts & Culture

Maximum Rocknroll: Punk magazine, radio show, record label, and vinyl archive since 1977

Lydia Athanasopoulou, Eli Wald, and Grace Ambrose
Colin Peden

 

I’m inside what looks like it could be a college library or a research institute. People sit quietly working at desks and tables, surrounded by shelves full of periodicals and rows of storage boxes that are neatly indexed by color and symbol. Lydia Athanasopoulou shows me around. She’s the senior content coordinator here -- kind of like the head librarian.

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5:00pm

Mon June 15, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Fang

Hardcore band Fang.
Fang 2014

Hardcore band Fang, which formed in Berkeley in 1980, plays THE punk venue 924 Gilman this Friday, June 19 at 7pm. Tickets are $14 at the door.

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