Arts & Culture

9:24am

Wed December 21, 2011
Arts & Culture

Art center gives voice to the Bay Area’s developmentally disabled

Oakland's Creative Growth Art Center provides a space for adults with developmental disabilities to express themselves

Art can be extraordinary. It can convey beauty ... imagination  ... and wonder. For some artists, it can literally communicate what their words cannot.

In Oakland, artists with developmental disabilities find a place to express themselves at the Creative Growth Art Center. But budget cuts to county and state social service programs are making it harder for them to pursue their artistic visions.

KALW’s Nicole Jones reports.

TOM DI MARIA: That’s a big painting, Barry. What color are you painting right now?

BARRY REAGAN: Blue.

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12:00pm

Mon December 19, 2011
December 19, 2011

City Visions Turns 20!

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Joseph Pace 

City Visions first aired on December 16, 1991. Created by Rose Levinson, the show which she hosted for 17 of our 20 years has been a fixture on the KALW schedule.

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8:43am

Fri December 16, 2011
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: Friday, December 16

http://www.readerscafe.org/

BAY AREA BOOK WORLD BREAKING NEWS

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1:59pm

Thu December 15, 2011
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic

Photo courtesy of http://www.luckysun215.org/

Are you ready for a break from Christmas carols?  If so, you might want to know that Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic is playing next Wednesday, December 21, at the Elbo Room on Valencia Street in San Francisco.

They open for another feel-good band: the California Honeydrops.  Both groups get you up on your feet, so be prepared to dance!

Music starts about 9pm.

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2:55pm

Wed December 14, 2011
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Tommy Guerrero

Going somewhere?  If it’s through San Francisco Airport on a Wednesday or Friday, between now and December 23, you can hear some live local music while you’re there. The annual “Hear It Now” concerts take place between 11am and 2pm on those dates.

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