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Sights and Sounds: Ruby Mountain

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."

LaCapture Visuals on Youtube
Every week Bay Area videographer LaCapture posts a variety of videos on topics such as quarantine life, family and lifestyle on her YouTube channel. She gives viewers a behind- the-scenes look at video production and movie magic in her Two Minute Tuesday series.

The Bliss Seekers Podcast
The pandemic has caused many of us to pause and reevaluate what we want to do with our lives. Check out "The Bliss Seekers Podcast" which is all about finding and living your true purpose. Hosts Issac Estrada and Jho converse with entrepreneurs, artists and activists. Watch on Youtube or listen on your favorite podcast platform.

Smartbomb Oakland
Smartbomb is an art and performance platform that showcases DJs, filmmakers, musicians and other artists from around the Bay Area. The website and YouTube channel feature conceptual short films, house shows and music.

Ruby Mountain is hosting the wellness-meditation event "Femmifest: Full Moon Happening" on Saturday, February 27th at 7pm. 

Jeneé Darden is an award-winning journalist, author, public speaker and proud Oakland native. She is the executive producer and host of the weekly arts segment Sights & Sounds as well as the series Sights + Sounds Magazine. Jeneé also covers East Oakland for KALW. Jeneé has reported for NPR, Marketplace, KQED, KPCC, The Los Angeles Times, Ebony magazine, Refinery29 and other outlets. In 2005, she reported on the London transit bombings for Time magazine. Prior to coming to KALW, she hosted the podcast Mental Health and Wellness Radio.
Precious has lived in and loved the Bay Area since 2012 when she moved from Atlanta, Georgia. Her reporting interests include the politics of race and gender and pop culture as a reflection of our changing cultural landscape. Prior to joining KALW, Precious worked with a variety of community development, social impact and economic equity focused organizations. Before moving to the Bay Area, she practiced law in her hometown.