Arts & Culture

1:39pm

Thu February 2, 2012
Arts & Culture

Laughter Against the Machine: Comedy with a purpose

Laughter Against the Machine is (from left to right) Janine Brito, Nato Green, and W. Kamau Bell
Ameen Belbahri

Maybe you support the Occupy movement, or maybe you don't. Or maybe you take this point of view:

NATO GREEN: I want to be for the 99%, but I don't know if you realize this, that's a lot of people, including a lot of assholes. And most of us given the opportunity would be able to say, would want to be able to say, "I'm for the 99%, asterisk, except some people." And then we'd have our own lists! 

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12:23pm

Thu February 2, 2012
Arts & Culture

Foolproof Four

Photo courtesy of the Foolproof Four

San Francisco's Foolproof Four describes itself with an equation: multiply blues by jazz, add rock, divide by country, and subtract half the band (as well as most of the drum kit). You can hear them live at Thee Parkside in San Francisco tomorrow, February 3, starting about 9pm.

 

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9:16pm

Wed February 1, 2012
Folk Music & Beyond

Hawaiian singer-guitarist John Cruz

John Cruz

Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music PlayerFolk Music & Beyond's special guest is John Cruz, award-winning singer-songwriter from Hawaii.  John is a guitarist, story-teller, and teacher and serves as cultural ambassador for Hawaii.  He was chosen to play at President Obama's inauguration.  John will perform a few songs and tell lots of stories.  We'll hear songs from his recent recordings "Acoustic Soul" and "One Of These Days." 

5:47pm

Wed February 1, 2012
Arts & Culture

Memory of Moscone adapted on the stage

At Berkeley Rep, Robynn Rodriguez and Christopher Liam Moore star in the world-premiere production of Ghost Light, written by Tony Taccone and directed by Jonathan Moscone.
Photo by Jenny Graham

Thirty-three years ago, the assassinations of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone sent shock waves throughout the city and devastated the two men's families. Jonathan Moscone, Mayor Moscone’s son, was 14-years-old at that time.

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3:48pm

Wed February 1, 2012
Arts & Culture

Guy Fox Band

Photo courtesy of www.guyfoxband.com

This music is by Guy Fox. Guy Fox is not a person; Guy Fox is a band, a band that dance enthusiasts search for, to keep them dancing all night.

They’ll be keeping people dancing at the Brain Wash Café in San Francisco on Saturday (02.04), along with two other bands. Music begins about 8pm.

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