Arts & Culture

9:05am

Thu February 13, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Frankie Boots and the County Line

The band you’re hearing now is Frankie Boots and the County Line. They are coming in from Sebastopol to take part in the weekly Free Twang Sundays at Thee Parkside in San Francisco.  The motto of Free Twang Sundays is, “If it’s twang, it’s our thang!” If this sounds fun to you, show up around 4:00pm on Sunday, February 16th, when Frankie Boots and the County Line are scheduled to start playing.

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10:47pm

Wed February 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Navigating the Delta: Meeting the People Who Live in California’s Water Hub

Mailman Rick Stelzriede runs the only postal boat route in California
Tony George

Pretend you’re looking at a map of the Bay Area. Now scroll out a little bit. Find Martinez and Benicia, and draw a line east to Stockton. From there, go north to Sacramento, then back to Martinez. Look closely at that triangle, and you will see a puzzle of waterways and islands that make up the California Delta.

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10:46pm

Wed February 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Growing Up with Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Ben Trefny

Thao Nguyen grew up in Northern Virginia, and started playing music at age 12. Since then she has released three critically acclaimed albums, and spent most of her 20s touring, including a national stint with NPR’s RadioLab. It was coming back home to San Francisco and getting involved in her community that inspired her latest album, We The Common. Thao tells us a little more about how she’s grown up through her music.

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11:32am

Wed February 12, 2014

Finding therapy on facebook

Lead in text: 
From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Scott Lau
February 10th, 2014 by Scott Lau Featured on KCBS When people encounter a problem, they usually turn to a friend or a family member. But me, I turn to Facebook. The day I forgot to record my college music supplements, I frantically typed out a distress signal on Facebook, "Anyone have a mic or camera I could use!?"

9:09am

Wed February 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down

Do you have plans yet for Valentine’s Day? No? Then consider going to hear Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. NPR says Thao, of San Francisco, “infuses everything around her with electricity and mischievous boldness.”

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down appear at The Fillmore in San Francisco on Friday, February 14th. Doors open at 8:00pm.

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