Arts & Culture

9:02am

Thu February 20, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Capella SF

What your hearing now is a sample of the type of sound you can expect from San Francisco’s newest professional a capella choir, called Capella SF. Ragnar Bohlin is conducting this music, and he heads the new choir. 

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7:40am

Thu February 20, 2014
Arts & Culture

Deltron 3030 on Sound Opinions

Deltron 3030

After more than a decade, the Northern California alternative hip-hop triumvirate of Del the Funky Homosapien, Dan the Automator, and Kid Koala -- a.k.a. Deltron 3030 -- are back with a new album, Event 2

Hear them talk with Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot and perform in-studio on this week's Sound OpinionsSunday at 2pm.

12:19pm

Wed February 19, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot 2.20.14 Fake Followers

Jason Q. Ng

Theory of Everything: "F is for Fake": To bot or not?  Host Benjamen Walker talks to data scientist Gilad Lotan about "fake followers" and online reputations, and Jason Q Ng, author of the book Blocked on Weibo, tells us why the Chinese government hates on-line bots.

Thursday at 5:30pm.

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12:18pm

Wed February 19, 2014

Candy flavors put e-cigarettes on kid's menu

Lead in text: 
From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Jenny Bolario
Electronic-cigarettes are often billed as a safe way for smokers trying to kick their habit. But it's not just smokers who are getting their fix this way. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 middle schoolers who tried one say they've never smoked a cigarette.

9:08am

Wed February 19, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Roem Bauer

The music you are hearing is by Roem Baur. He says his first name came to his mother in a dream, shortly before he was born. Though classically trained as a lyric tenor, he now favors music inspired by American soul singers.

Roem Baur will be performing in his hometown of San Francisco on Friday, February 21st at The Lost Church. Music starts at 8:15pm, sharp!

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