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Sights & Sounds: Angela Wellman

Mar 16, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Trombonist and founding director of the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music, Angela Wellman, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three exciting events happening around the Bay this weekend.

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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Lauren Gunderson: author and co-writer of the play Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly opening at Marin Theatre in November.

Today's Local Music: John Santos

Mar 20, 2013

The rhythms of today's local music may be Latin, but they come from an ensemble headed by Bay Area native John Santos. Santos is Resident Artistic Director for four performances at the new SFJazz Center this weekend, and will be performing himself on Saturday, March 23, starting at 7:30pm. 

How San Francisco helped Meklit Hadero find her voice

Feb 28, 2013

Born in Ethiopia, local musician Meklit Hadero lived all over the map until she landed in San Francisco almost eight years ago. The singer-songwriter was a resident artist with the de Young museum, is a TED Global fellow, and worked with the Red Poppy Art House and the Mission Arts and Performance Project.