San Francisco

6:00am

Thu February 5, 2015
Out In The Bay 2-5-15

Tom Nolan on Gay Seniors

Tom Nolan

For almost two decades, Tom Nolan ran Project Open Hand, a meal service created during the AIDS crisis.  He's now chairman of the MUNI board. But his passion is gay rights, specifically the plight of the city's gay seniors.   What kinds of challenges do they face that others don't? You might be surprised. Marilyn Pittman talks with Tom about the findings of the LGBT Aging Policy Task Force. Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 7pm on kalw.org and 91.7fm. 

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5:16pm

Wed February 4, 2015
Arts & Culture

Learning how to play on San Francisco’s streets

Hoot Patooter's Myles Nye
Photo credit: Marlo McKenzie

Every year, over the course of a weekend, San Francisco’s Civic Center is transformed into a giant playground. Except this playground is for children of all ages who’ve hit the streets to take part in San Francisco’s Come Out & Play Festival.  

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5:37pm

Tue February 3, 2015
Education

Who thinks things are funnier: Kindergartners or 1st graders?

Illustration by Greg Palena

 

There was a man who stopped eating. Not because of his health or weight or spirituality. He was saving his appetite for a big feast that was one week away.

Why am I telling you this?

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6:51pm

Mon February 2, 2015
Litography

"The stuff dreams are made of" - the search for the Maltese Falcon

Sam Spade is the private eye in The Maltese Falcon, the San Francisco detective novel that’s been mystifying readers for almost a century. Dashiell Hammett’s hard-boiled page turner came out in 1930. In it, detective Sam Spade gets caught up in a frantic search for a mysterious gold and jewel encrusted statuette known as the Maltese Falcon. The bird has been covered with a layer of black enamel to mask its true value.

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5:07pm

Mon February 2, 2015
The Litography Project

The Book Report: Tomas Moniz

The Book Report is a new series where we talk to local authors about the books they love. Today we hear from Tomas Moniz a writer living in Oakland - with Ninna Gaensler-Debs.

Click the audio player above to hear about the book. 

The Book Report is brought to you by KALW and the Litography Project, which is mapping the stories of San Francisco’s literary scene. Find more litography stories here

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