City Visions: What to Read, Watch and Listen to During Shelter-in-Place | KALW

City Visions: What to Read, Watch and Listen to During Shelter-in-Place

Mar 16, 2020

Every day brings an avalanche of anxiety-inducing news: The spread of novel coronavirus, the reaction of the markets, the stress on the healthcare system, and the pending November elections.  Singularly, each event is worrying. Collectively, it is hard to take it all in. Where can we find a moment of respite from all the news? Host Grace Won talks with a group of authors, artists and experts to hear how they are using art, music and literature to cope in these challenging times. What are you listening to, reading or watching to calm your nerves?

Guests:

Skye Pillsbury, Editor and Podcaster, Inside Podcasting

Gary Shteyngart, New York Times Bestselling Author of Lake Success, Super Sad True Love Story, Little Failure;  

David Talbot, Author, Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of My Stroke and Season of the Witch; Founder of Salon.com; and, 

Martin West, Music Director and Principal Conductor, San Francisco Ballet

Resources:

San Francisco Shelter in Place FAQs: https://sf.gov/stay-home-except-essential-needs