Arts & Culture

8:16pm

Sun May 10, 2015
Minds Over Matter May 10, 2015

Minds Over Matter: Mothers' Day 2015

8:54am

Sat May 9, 2015
Arts & Culture

Philosophy Talk asks: Can love ever be truly unconditional?

According to Corinthians 13, “Love is patient, love is kind and envies no one.” But is love always unconditional? Should it be? If unconditional love means that we love no matter what our beloved’s actions or traits are, doesn’t that suggest we should love everyone in this way? If not, how do we select just a few to love unconditionally? Perhaps the feeling we reserve for those we cherish most in the world is better described as selfless rather than unconditional love, in which case we are confronted with another challenge.

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3:58pm

Fri May 8, 2015
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: 99% 180

On the May 7, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible:

In the beginning, former AIA-SF president Henrik Bull and the Transamerica Pyramid did not get along.

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6:30pm

Thu May 7, 2015
Arts & Culture

Isfahan Blues: A play about love and jazz in Iran

Sofia Ahmad and L. Peter Callender
Pak Han

In 1963, Duke Ellington made a famous tour and on that stop was Iran. He played jazz clubs in Tehran and Isfahan, and later produced his album Isfahan Blues.

At that same time, Vida Ghahremani, was living in Tehran.  She was a film star there, and decided to open the country's first dance club. Jazz was big in Iran then. Vida Ghahremani is now in California. Her daughter Torange Yaghiazarian is a playwright and Founding Artistic Director of Golden Thread Theatre in San Francisco.

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5:59pm

Thu May 7, 2015
Arts & Culture

StoryCorps: Two moms, double the love

Lamar Van Dyke, Traci Lewis and Paula Lewis
StoryCorps

Lamar Van Dyke, Paula Lewis and Traci Lewis have a special bond.  Lamar is a lesbian who gave birth to Traci when she was 18 years old. Unprepared to have a baby, she gave Traci up for adoption. Paula Lewis adopted her. Traci sat down with her biological mom, Lamar, and her adopted mom, Paula, at the StoryCorps booth at the San Francisco Public Library to talk about their family.

Click the audio player above to hear the story.

This interview was facilitated by Geraldine Ah-Sue, and produced for KALW by Chris Hambrick. 

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