Music | Mar 12, 2014
Son Jarocho, a traditional music from the Mexican state of Veracruz that blends African, indigenous, and European influences, is being transformed by Sistema Bomb, Hector "Hecdog" Perez's music project that adds hip hop and electronica to the mix. By Julie Caine
Movies | Mar 12, 2014
The Center for Asian American Media's annual festival is always a blow-out, featuring the best in international Asian film, music and food. The annual celebration starts Thursday, screening 121 films from 20 countries over the next 11 days. Here are few you should not miss. By Liz Mak
Music | Mar 11, 2014
On Friday, March 14, Bay Area residents will have the opportunity to check out a bona fide candidate for 2014's buzziest band. Lake Street Dive will be gracing the stage of Great American Music Hall and showing us what is up with all the hype. By T.J. Mimbs
Theater Review | Mar 11, 2014
Time marches grimly backward in a tragedy of parental over-protectiveness. By Sam Hurwitt
Event | Mar 10, 2014
Northern California audiences have come to expect regular exposure to Spain's greatest flamenco artists, but the array of talent coming through the region is beyond anything in recent memory. By Andrew Gilbert
Multimedia | Mar 09, 2014
A handful on online games that you can play right now -- for free. By Emily Eifler
Music | Mar 08, 2014
The Rosenthal family adds a new creative endeavor to their South of Market building. By T.J. Mimbs
Visual Arts | Mar 07, 2014
The first in a series of articles exploring the impact of new tech wealth on the Bay Area art scene. By Christian L. Frock
NPR Film | Mar 07, 2014
Wes Anderson's eighth film, set primarily in a 1930s hotel, is just as stylish, precise, and nostalgic as his past films — and far funnier. (Recommended) By Ian Buckwalter
The Do List | Mar 06, 2014
Cy Musiker and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up a flamenco legend, a mashup of Cinderella and Romeo and Juliet, and much more!
Arts & Life
For years, the relationship only went one way: from stage to screen. But this spring, four big musicals are based on films, including favorites like Rocky, Aladdin and The Bridges of Madison County.
News media were quick to report on a $499 "Miracle Machine" that could turn water into wine. The science sounded suspect to us, with good reason. The perpetrators call it a sham for charity's sake.
The moneyed world of tech startups is getting a sendup from Mike Judge and a dramatic treatment from AMC. Both programs explore the people who, for better or worse, are changing the way we live.
Carrots don't stand much of a chance against cronuts when it comes to tweets and Instagrams about food. The new Food Porn Index aims to change the conversation by tracking our virtual cravings.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month.
Where's the Rain?
KQED covers news about California's drought, offers water-saving tips, and more.