Wed December 17, 2014
Arts & Culture

Kitka brings the music of Eastern Europe to the Bay

Thomas Pacha

Kitka is a women's singing ensemble based in Oakland. For 35 years, the group has been singing songs drawn from Eastern European vocal traditions. What began as an informal group of singers with a passion for those Eastern European harmonies and rhythms has grown into a critically-acclaimed professional ensemble. They sing in over a dozen languages, and they'll be performing their annual concert of Wintersongs this weekend in the Bay Area.

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Thu February 27, 2014

The merits of being a teenage fangirl

From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Sophie Varon
February 27th, 2014 by Sophie Varon Featured on KQED I'm 18 now and I've gotten used to the eye rolling when I mention my love for Justin Bieber, but what no one understands is that being a true fan is not only about obsessing over Justin's looks or his music.


Sat February 4, 2012
Bluegrass Signal

Bluegrass & Red Wine

Red Wine in concert

Europe's premier bluegrass band, Red Wine, is coming to the Bay Area from their home in Genoa, Italy.  Martino Coppo and Silvio Ferretti recently celebrated the band's 30th anniversary by adding a couple of 20-somethings to the group, and Red Wine sounds better than ever.

You'll hear music from six Red Wine releases, including their latest (a world-wide radio debut!), to get you ready for concerts in Mountain View, Berkeley, and Winters.

(Listen to the show anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.)