Art Review | Jun 18, 2013
A giant pink inflatable elephant, a yeti hugging a unicorn, and a big blue head -- what could be better? By Kristin Farr
Noise Pop | Jun 18, 2013
Listen to the Noise Pop Podcast previewing some of the acts that will be performing at the Treasure Island Music Festival including: Animal Collective, Disclosure, James Blake, Phantogram, Sleigh Bells and more.
Event | Jun 17, 2013
Last Saturday, awards were given for best videos produced in 48 hours by Bay Area bands and filmmakers. Even without a red carpet or paparazzi, the event was truly special, bringing together two vibrant artistic communities. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Theater Review | Jun 17, 2013
Playing Dance Dance Revolution in the Chinese Land of the Dead is par for the course in Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's play 410[GONE]. By Sam Hurwitt
Book Review | Jun 16, 2013
A new book chronicles the history of the Dada-inspired art collective that spent the '80s and '90s concocting elaborate public pranks and performances. By Emily Eifler
Movies | Jun 15, 2013
At Pacific Film Archive's Studio Ghibli retrospective, a summer gone to the movies isn't gone to waste. By Jonathan Kiefer
NPR Film | Jun 14, 2013
Seth Rogen's new end-of-the-world comedy turns out to be as funny as anyone could have hoped -- and maybe more clever than you might have expected. (Recommended) By Bob Mondello
The Do List | Jun 13, 2013
Suzie Racho and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up a 23-year-old jazz star, winery music, and much more!
Festival Report | Jun 13, 2013
Seven films to see or avoid at the 37th annual International LGBT Film Fest. By Mark Taylor
Film Review | Jun 12, 2013
Self-respect is the ultimate casualty in the Austrian director's unflinching portraits of sex tourism, religious faith and teenage experimentation. By Michael Fox
Arts & Life
Now in its third year, the "... Our Parts" festival at Theater Breaking Through Barriers runs through June 28. Here and across the country, artists with disabilities are making drama (and comedy) in illuminating ways.
The city of London boasts centuries of architectural history. But a building boom is threatening the city's traditionally low-rise aesthetic and the views of some of that history. Critics — including UNESCO — are very worried about London's changing skyline.
Lauren Beukes' new thriller The Shining Girls traces a time-traveling serial killer as he jumps through the decades, pursued by the only one of his victims to survive. Critic Alan Cheuse calls the book "a frightening journey in time and punishment."
We've gotten our hands on an exclusive excerpt from the sequel to the Superman smash (by making it up ourselves).
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.