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We continue our examination of criminal justice in the Bay Area, this time with a discussion of the federal crime bill, The First Step Act, which was signed by President Trump in December. 


Teachers continue to strike across the US

Feb 28, 2019
Photo by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cdel3133/">CDEL Family</a> via Flickr

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the teacher strike that began in Oakland last week. Educators are calling for better pay, smaller class sizes, and expanded supportive services for students.

Photo by Wilson Pumpernickel via <a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/wilson_pumpernickel/">Flickr</a>

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss solutions to this country’s public education crisis.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with comedian and festival co-producer Abhay Nadkarni about the 5th Annual Desi Comedy Fest which takes place from August 9 - 19 at comedy clubs and theaters in 9 Northern California cities: San Francisco, Berkeley, Mill Valley, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Milpitas, Dublin, and Mountain View.

Gareth Reynolds performs Wednesday (08/01/2018) through Saturday (08/04/2018) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Norm MacDonald performs Thursday (08/02/2018) through Saturday (08/04/2018) at the San Jose Improv in San Jose. Find tickets here.

Photo credit: National Parks Service

  

On this edition of Your Call, we find out why children are spending less and less time in social studies class learning about government and civics.

Irene Tu performs Thursday (07/26/2018) at "Man Haters" at the White Horse in Oakland, CA. Find tickets here.

Paul Rodriguez performs Friday (07/27/2018) through Sunday (07/29/2018) at the San Jose Improv in San Jose, CA. Find tickets here.

Dan Soder performs Thursday (07/19/2018) through Saturday (07/21/2018) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Ron Funches performs Friday (07/20/2018) through Sunday (07/22/2018) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Jes Tom performs this Thursday (07/12/2018) as part of 'Verdi Wild Things Are' at the Verdi Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Melissa Villaseñor performs Thursday (07/12/2018) through Saturday (07/14/2018) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Arj Barker performs Thursday (07/05/2018) through Saturday (07/07/2018) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Nick Youssef performs Thursday (07/05/2018) through Saturday (07/07/2018) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Phil Hanley performs Wednesday (06/27/2018) through Saturday (06/30/2018) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

DeRay Davis performs Friday(06/29/2018) through Sunday (07/01/2018) at the San Jose Improv in San Jose, CA. Find tickets here.

Josh Blue performs this Thursday (06/21/2018) through Saturday (06/23/2018) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Fortune Feimster performs Sunday (06/24/2018) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Francesca Fiorentini performs this Thursday (06/14/2018) at Verdi Wild Things Are at The Verdi Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Carly Aquilino performs Friday (06/15/2018) and Saturday (06/16/2018) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Taylor Tomlinson performs Tuesday (06/05/2018) at the The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find ticket information here.

Brooks Wheelan performs Friday (06/08/2018) through Sunday (06/10/2018) at the San Jose Improv in San Jose, California. Find tickets here.

Will Durst performs Wednesday (05/30/2018) through Saturday (06/02/2018) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Ramsey Badawi performs Friday (06/01/2018) at the Set Up in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Jo Koy performs Thursday (05/24/2018) through Sunday (05/27/2018) at the San Jose Improv in San Jose, CA. Find tickets here.

Joe Derosa performs Thursday (05/24/2018) through Sunday (05/27/2018) at Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale, CA. Find tickets here.

Zach Noe Towers performs Wednesday (05/16/2018) at the Punch Line in San Francisco, CA. Find tickets here.

Alex Koll performs Friday (05/18/2018) at the Set Up in San Francisco, CA. Find tickets here.

FSFSF: Comedy from Jenny Zigrino and Jesse Elias

May 9, 2018

Jenny Zigrino performs Thursday (05/10/2018) through Sunday (05/13/2018) at Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale, CA. Find tickets here.

Jesse Elias performs Friday (05/11/2018) at the Set Up in San Francisco, CA. Find tickets here.

Ben Feldman is performing this Wednesday night (05/02/2018) as part of 'Real Live Comedians' at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Piff the Magic Dragon comes roaring through town this Friday (05/05/2018) and Saturday (05/05/2018) nights at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Dan Cummins is performing Wednesday (04/25/2018) through Saturday (04/28/2018) at the Punch Line in San Francisco, CA. Find tickets here.

Solomon Georgio is not performing in the Bay Area this week. Find upcoming shows by Solomon at his website, www.solomongeorgio.com/upcoming-shows.

Sheng Wang is performing Thursday (04/19/2018) through Saturday (04/21/2018) at the Punch Line in San Francisco, CA. Find tickets here.

Robert Kelly is performing Friday (04/20/2018) and Saturday (04/21/2018) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco, CA. Find tickets here.

FSFSF: Comedy from Ian Bagg and Matt Braunger

Apr 11, 2018

Ian Bagg is performing Thursday (04/12/2018) through Sunday (04/15/2018) at the San Jose Improv in San Jose, California. Find tickets here.

Matt Braunger is performing Friday (04/13/2018) through Sunday (04/15/2018) at Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Beth Stelling is performing Wednesday (04/04/2018) through Saturday (04/07/2018) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Anthony Jeselnik is performing this Thursday (04/05/2018) at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

SF International Film Festival

  

April 2, 2018: The San Francisco International Film Festival starts April 4th. Over 200 works will screen over two weeks. In a time when more people are watching movies on their devices than in theatres, what is the future of film? Will the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements change who's making films and whose stories get told?

Heather Deluca-Nestor

  

On this edition of Your Call, we hear from teachers who are organizing and going on strike to demand raises and increases to public education funding.

 

Julie Goldman is performing Wednesday (03/28/2018) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Laurie Kilmartin is performing Thursday (03/29/2018) through Saturday (03/31/2018) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Monique Marvez is performing tonight (Tuesday, 03/20/2018) at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley. Find tickets here.

Matthew Broussard is performing Thursday (03/22/2018) through Sunday (03/25/2018) at Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale, CA. Find tickets here.

Brian Posehn is performing Thursday (03/15/2018) through Saturday (03/17/2018) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find ticket information here.

Jon Dore is performing Thursday (03/15/2018) through Saturday (03/17/2018) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find ticket information here.

Karinda Dobbins is featuring for Joe Zimmerman at The Punch Line in San Francisco Thursday (03/08/2018) through Saturday (03/10/2018). Find ticketing information here

Barbara Gray is performing at Millennials Ruin Everything at El Rio in SF this Friday (03/09/2018). It's free! More information is available here.

FSFSF: Comedy from Nemr and Aries Spears

Mar 1, 2018

Nemr Abou Nassar's shows at the Punch Line in San Francisco have been rescheduled for September 26-29, 2018. Find ticket information here.

Aries Spears is performing at the San Jose Improv in San Jose, CA Thursday (03/01/2018) through Sunday (03/04/2018). Find tickets here.

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