Tune in to KALX Live! on Saturday, April 25th @ PM as DJ Deep Mission hosts the great new local band, La Dee Da. This Oakland pop quintet will be bringing us their sweet sounds and soulful lyrics, with the possibility of an opening appearance by their cellist's string quartet. Sweet sounds to sweep you into Sunday!
Omara "Bombino" Moctar, a young Tuareg guitarist and songwriter, was raised during an era of armed struggles for independence and violent suppression by government forces.
Tune in on Saturday, April 25th @ 11AM, as Women Hold Up Half the Sky will be interviewing Rosa Fallon and Penny Opal Plant, two local female community organizers about the movement against the WestPac Oil Project in Pittsburg, CA. WesPac Energy is a company that wants to bring an enormous crude oil storage facility project into Pittsburg. Their mega oil terminal would bring in up to 10 million gallons of crude oil per day by ship. This is a very dangerous project, not only for Pittsburg, but the Bay Area in general because the risk of spills, and air, ground and water contamination is high.
DakhaBrakha have spent many summers traveling around Ukraine’s villages collecting songs and learning from elder women in remote areas.
Join host Tesla Monson as she interviews Hilary Jacks on her path from art to experimental condensed matter on The Graduates on Tuesday, April 21st @ 9AM. Jack's research in the Physics Department focuses on disordered atomic systems and thin film calorimetry. In the interview, Hilary also talks about her involvement with The Berkeley Compass Project, promoting diversity in STEM.
Construction has begun on the 1400 capacity elegant music venue at 2036 University Avenue in Berkeley! On Friday, April 24 @ noon, Method to the Madness host Lisa Kiefer interviews the man behind the transformation of The UC Theatre--David Mayeri.