Arts & Culture


Mon January 30, 2012
Arts & Culture

Connie Ducey

Connie Ducey
Photo Courtesy of Connie Ducey

Connie Ducey started singing harmony with her parents when she was three, and officially sang in public for the first time at age nine. She’s been performing regularly at clubs and events around northern California for the past dozen or so years.

You can hear her Thursday (February 2) at The Panama Hotel in San Rafael. Music starts about 7pm.



Mon January 30, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today on Your Call: How do you define knowledge in the digital age

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with David , author of “Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room.” How has the rapid proliferation of digital technology changed how we access knowledge? Join us at 10 or email  How has your perception of facts and knowledge changed over the years? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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Sat January 28, 2012
Arts & Culture

Open Air January 27

Alan talks with Joy Carlin, who is directing "Body Awareness" for the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley, with her daughter Nancy, who is directing "Arms and the Man" for Center Repertory in Walnut Creek, and with Nancy's husband, actor Howard Swain, who is appearing in "Body Awareness." Dianne Keogh also stops by to talk about recent cultural events with Alan.


Thu January 26, 2012
Arts & Culture

Jimmy Ryan Balboa Be Bop Band

Photo Courtesy of Jimmy Ryan Balboa Be Bop Band


No, jazz legend Coleman Hawkins is not from the Bay Area, and he’s not back from the dead. But you’ll learn about him, and other jazz greats, in the Academy Award-nominated documentary, “A Great Day in Harlem,” which you can see at the Balboa Theater in San Francisco on Sunday (January 29).

The program also includes live jazz from Jimmy Ryan’s Balboa Be-Bop Band, both before the film, and then again after.


Wed January 25, 2012
Arts & Culture

Nathan Chan

18-year-old Nathan Chan is already being compared to Yo Yo Ma.  The Bay Area native will be performing three cello works with the Marin Symphony next Tuesday, January 31st. The performance takes place at the Marin Center in San Rafael, starting at 7:30pm, with a pre-concert talk at 6:30pm.