San Francisco

9:54pm

Mon March 2, 2015
Out In The Bay 2-19-15

10 years of Out in the Bay: Remembering Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore, 2008, at a tribute for Quincy Jones who discovered her.

  

Marilyn Pittman's and Eric Jansen's 2007 interview with the late singer Lesley Gore. Discovered by Quincy Jones, Gore's iconic, "It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want To" and "You Don't Own Me," became classic hits. Hear about how she came out and who helped her do it, and how she brought new life to her old hits decades later.  (Broadcast February 19, 2015)

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9:05pm

Mon March 2, 2015
Out In The Bay 2-26-15

10 Years of Out in the Bay: Honoring Sylvester

Sylvester

Marilyn Pittman's sound portrait of the late great disco diva Sylvester. Josh Gamson talks with Marilyn and reads from his biography, "The Fabulous Sylvester." We hear from fans at the book party launch in 2005 at the The Center and live concert footage with Sylvester and The Weather Girls, Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes. (Broadcast February 26, 2015)

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9:45am

Wed February 25, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Qeyno co-founder Kalimah Priforce describes the purpose of the "rite of passage" ceremony at the end of the My Brother's Keeper Hackathon.
Nicole A. West Oakland North

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

 415, meet 628: New S.F. area code debuts Saturday // SF Gate

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2:47pm

Tue February 17, 2015
Arts & Culture

Remembering Sam Andrew: lead guitarist for Big Brother and the Holding Company

Robert Fried at leiros202 through Creative Commons at Flickr

One of the men who helped make Janis Joplin a household name died Thursday. Sam Andrew was a founder and guitarist for Big Brother and the Holding Company. The San Francisco band gained fame in the mid-1960s as part of the city’s psychedelic rock scene.

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12:00am

Wed February 11, 2015

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