Sandra Bernhard returns to San Francisco this Friday night with her all new show spotlighting her unique, sharp blend of hysterical insight and outspoken views. Tune in this Friday morning, May 1st @ 11:40AM when KALX's Women Hold Up Half The Sky producer/host, Jolie Johnson talks with the one-of-a-kind actress/singer/comedienne.
What do your gut and the weather have to do with each other? Find out on The Graduates on Tuesday, May 5th @ 9AM as your host Tesla Monson speaks with Taichi Suzuki, PhD candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology. Suzuki's research examines the links between obesity and the gut microbiome. In the episode, Suzuki also talks about his global fieldwork collecting mice and his experiences as an international student.
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.