Crosscurrents

5:03pm

Thu March 7, 2013
Arts & Culture

Bay Area Beats: Sarah Cahill

Sarah Cahill

Sarah Cahill is considered one of the architects and champions of the new music scene in the Bay Area. She founded the annual Garden of Memory concert at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, which is one of the many ways she tries to make contemporary music more accessible to a wider audience. She also does that Sunday nights on her radio show Then and Now on KALW on Sundays at 8pm. Cahill spoke with KALW's Martina Castro and played some songs for her, as she described why she ended up leaving the more formal classical world, for the freedom of the experimental genre.

Read more

12:09pm

Tue March 5, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Hot Einstein

Today we're featuring the Bay Area band Hot Einstein. They claim to be old and new, at the same time. That’s partly because some band members have known each other a long time, while others are new. You can ask who’s who if you show up at Disco Volante in Oakland on Saturday, March 23. Hot Einstein plays there the third Saturday of each month. Music starts at 9pm.

Read more

5:20pm

Thu February 21, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: February 21, 2013

Finding jobs in the green economy, musician biographies, sound design for the exhibit "Chinese Whispers," the Audiograph answer for the week, and local musician Nils Bultman.

Read more
Tags: 

5:01pm

Tue February 19, 2013
Politics

Beyond the dream: telling Dr. King's story through his written works

The year is 1985. Ronald Reagan has been sworn in for his second term in office, “We Are the World” tops the charts, and here in the Bay Area, Stanford history professor Clayborne Carson receives a call from Coretta Scott King that will change his life forever. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s widow asks Carson to tell her late husband’s story through his papers. Carson is momentarily conflicted about accepting King’s request, even recommending more qualified individuals, but agrees to take on the hundreds of thousands of documents in her possession.

Read more
Tags: 

2:55pm

Tue February 12, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music: Knuckle Knockers

 

Today your listening to the Knuckle Knockers.  They’re from way down south … in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood. The Knuckle Knockers are part of the   on Saturday, February 16, at The Swedish American Hall in San Francisco, where they’re playing for a square dance! Doors open at 7pm.

Read more
Tags: 

Pages