Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:24:41 +0000
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:06:15 +0000
In this 360 video, KQED Arts captures artist Jane Kim's journey into Golden Gate Park's past and present, immersing the viewer in areas inaccessible to the public — from the middle of the bison paddock to the historic nursery that helped establish the park's earliest plantings. Animations reveal ...read more
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:00:29 +0000The four one-act plays in the San Francisco company's latest annual Halloween show, 'Shocktoberfest 17: Pyramid of Freaks,' feature some great acting, but mostly disappointing writing and staging.(L to R) Dan Foley as an out of control alcoholic and CJ Smith as his mysterious doctor in the Thrillpeddlers' production of 'The Hellgrammite Method' by William Selby.(L to R) A farmer (James Jeske) takes possession of the innocent Michael (Earl Alfred Paus) in more ways than one in the Thrillpeddlers' 'Demon Train to Sodom' by Scrumbly Kodewyn.(L to R) Madame Banga (Zelda Koznofski) and Tozzini (David Bicha) share some time with their dog children (Alix Feinsod and Earl Alfred Paus) in the Thrillpeddlers' production of 'Pyramid of Freaks' by Rob Keefe.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:38:33 +0000The most famous graduates of the East Bay punk scene might have broken some hearts -- but there are plenty of teenagers still lining up to fall in love.Billie Joe ArmstrongJason whiteTre Cool
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:00:41 +0000Director Antonio Campos presents the story of Christine Chubbuck, a young TV reporter in Sarasota, Fla., who stunned viewers with her on-air suicide in 1974.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:58:52 +0000
Dorothy's ruby slippers could use a little more magic these days — or at least some preservationist TLC.
The famous shoes from The Wizard of Oz are among the most popular items on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. But they're showing their age, and the museum is ...read more
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:24 +0000KQED's Cy Musiker and David Wiegand share their picks for great events around the Bay Area this week.Work by the LA based furnishing makers Nikolai and Simon Haas, part of the show 'Beauty' at the San Jose Museum of ArtBrenda Meaney and Vandit Bhatt in Tom Stoppard's 'The Hard Problem' continues at the American Conservatory Theater through Nov. 13
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:00:26 +0000Hear from band members, engineers and producers about how early San Francisco punk bands pursued the raw sounds captured on their records.Crime at the Mabuhay Gardens.East Bay Ray recording with the Dead KennedysPenelope Spheeris of the AvengersThe Dead Kennedys in the studio
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:00:59 +0000Symphony Silicon Valley pays tribute to one of the most underplayed composers of his time.Alexander Scriabin.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:00:30 +0000A group exhibition curated by Jens Hoffmann illuminates Jessica Silverman Gallery's temporary project space with 22 neon and fluorescent works.Adriana Martinez, 'TODO LO QUE BRILLA ES INFORMACIÓN (EVERYTHING THAT SHINES IS INFORMATION),' 2016.Keith Sonnier, 'Circle Portal A,' 2015.Steve McQueen, 'Remember Me,' 2016.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:51:24 +0000
Want to simultaneously impress and completely disgust your guests at your next Halloween bash? I'm pretty certain these eyeballs will do the trick. They honestly do take a bit of work and planning, but the end result is so spectacular that it's worth it! I mean, Jell-O shots are always ...read more
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000
For decades San Francisco has embraced drag performance, while most of America shunned it as perverse. Now, drag is veering into the mainstream with the TV show “RuPaul's Drag Race” earning an Emmy and a recent Fox remake of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” But in San Francisco, drag has ...read more
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:54 +0000The surprising history of Ampex, innovators of magnetic tape recording -- and the company behind that huge sign near Hwy. 101 in Redwood City.An early advertisement for Ampex.The team at Bing Crosby Enterprises attempting to invent the first video tape recorder. Left to right: John T. "Jack" Mullin, who introduced audio tape recording to the U.S., BCE publicist Frank Healey, engineer Wayne Johnson and Bing Crosby. Mullin and BCE would lose the VTR race to Ampex.Keven Guillory, editing a spot at KRE AM & FM in Berkeley, circa 1973.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:31:37 +0000Amidst large-scale redevelopment in Bayview/Hunters Point, a day-long festival of hip-hop, R&B, graffitti and DJs aims to celebrate the neighborhood's true character.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:02:40 +0000A growing market for ceremonial objects has made it difficult for tribes to track and repatriate stolen items