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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Every week, host Jenee Darden speaks with a different local artist about upcoming arts events in the Bay Area.

Irma Gogiashvlli

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture at home or through social distancing. On this episode, host Jenee Darden speaks with theater director Michael French.   

Dan Soley

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. On this episode, host Jenee Darden speaks with Oakland vocalist and producer Ruby Mountain. Her new EP is "Waves."

 

photo by David Leyes

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. On this episode, host Jenee Darden speaks with  Jason McDonald, a local glassblower in Oakland and competitor on the second season of the reality show "Blown Away." 

Sights & Sounds: Aiden Thomas

Jan 28, 2021
Aiden Thomas

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. On this episode, host Jenee Darden speaks Aiden Thomas, author New York Times Bestselling YA novel "Cemetery Boys." 

BeBe Sweetbriar

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. On this episode, host Jenee Darden speaks with drag artist and actress BeBe Sweetbriar. Watch her in the miniseries "Hiraeth" on Amazon. 

Sights & Sounds: Adrienne Oliver's Picks

Jan 14, 2021
Simone Anne

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. On this episode, host Jenee Darden speaks with English Prof. Dr. Adrienne Oliver.  She's hosting the "Warmth of Oakland Sun: A Black Gold Storytelling Event."

 

Venus Soleil

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and through social distancing. For our first episode of 2021, host Jenee Darden and producer Precious Green share their favorite Youtube channel picks.  

  

Angela Lilley Bennet

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and through social distancing. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with Tom Heyman--a singer, songwriter and  host of "The Sad Bastard Club" web series. 

Photo provided by Tim Seelig

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and through social distancing. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with Tim Seelig, artistic director and conductor of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus.  

Phoebe Wong

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and through social distancing. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with photographer Andria Lo & writer Valerie Luu. They are creators of the book Chinatown Pretty.

Myron G. Martin/PBS

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and through social distancing. This week, host Jenee Darden and audio producer Precious Green share their picks for the  Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

photo by Troy Chew

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and at social distance spaces. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with painter Troy Chew.

Sights & Sounds: Valerie Troutt's Picks

Nov 12, 2020
Pete Rosos

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and at social distance spaces. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with jazz and R&B vocalist Valerie Troutt

Suzy Tyler

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home and at social distance events. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with blues guitarist Chris Cain

Club Fox Wednesday Blues
Redwood City’s Club Fox has launched this weekly streaming event that allows music lovers and artists to enjoy live music experience from home.

Sights & Sounds: Natalie Devora's Picks

Oct 15, 2020
Photo by Jewel Devora

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with author and albinism activist Natalie Devora.

Angela Davis: Seize The Time
This book is a collection of essays, interviews and images by various artists who speak to the impact the legendary activist has made for decades. The book is inspired by a personal archive of Oakland-based collector Lisbet Tellefsen. 

Sights & Sounds: Roman Mars' Picks

Oct 8, 2020
Cover design by Raphael Geroni

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with 99% Invisible host and author Roman Mars. 

Marcus L. Jackson

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with comedian and playwright Brian Copeland.

San Francisco Public Library

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During the pandemic, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck. 

Sights & Sounds: Derek Zemrak's Picks

Sep 10, 2020
Photo provided by Derek Zemrak

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with Derek Zemrak, a film producer and owner of the Orinda Theatre.

Sights & Sounds: Jerry Thompson's Picks

Sep 3, 2020

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home.

Sights & Sounds: Owen Hill's Picks

Aug 27, 2020
Terri Carrion

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with writer Owen Hill, co-edior of the anthology Berkeley Noir. 

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Sights & Sounds: Vernon Keeve III's PIcks

Aug 20, 2020
Joe Carrow

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with educator and poet Vernon Keeve III.

Daddy Was a Number Runner by Louise Meriwether

Sights & Sounds: DJ Nina Sol's Picks

Aug 13, 2020

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with DJ Nina Sol. 

BAMBD Fest 2020 

Photo by Abdual

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with poet and Story Medicine Woman Tureeda Mikell. 

A Talk to Teachers by  James Baldwin

Eddie Hernandez Photography

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with disabled activist Alice Wong. 

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene, as seen through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, David Boyer speaks with arts manager Meredith Winner from Building 180. Meredith is also co-founder of Paint The Void, a COVID-inspired non-profit project that pairs Bay Area artists with local business owners to transform boarded up store windows into colorful murals. 

Sights & Sounds: Alisa Rose's Picks

Jul 16, 2020

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with Grammy-nominated violinist Alisa Rose, of the chamber folk duo Scroggins & Rose. 

Anna Kuperberg

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with best-selling author and geriatrician Louise Aronson.

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in person events, we're suggesting ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, Jenee Darden speaks with poet Thea Matthews.

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of suggesting in-person events, we're offering ideas of ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with vocalist, composer, performing artist and educator Naima Shalhoub to talk about three great virtual events to enjoy this week.

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