Pop Culture | Apr 29, 2012
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Fashion/Design | Mar 21, 2012
Over this past weekend, KQED fashion blogger Zoe Vice visited the Vintage Fashion Expo. What's in this spring, retro-wise? The 1950s, flower power prints and lady-like accessories. By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | Mar 11, 2012
You are probably out riding your bike this fine Sunday, but if you don't have a one, here are some tips on how to start riding in style. By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | Mar 10, 2012
KQED scoured February's New York runway shows to compile a cheat sheet of Fashion Week's top trends and created this shopping guide for the SF girl who thinks six months is too long to wait to start wearing the latest fashions. By Monica Laufer
Art Review | Nov 13, 2011
SFMOMA's exhibition demonstrates the influence of Rams' now-classic designs, but with an important difference: today's slick-looking products are designed with obsolescence in mind. By Tom Comitta
Fashion/Design | Sep 10, 2011
Highlights from the month-long Architecture and the City festival, a vast array of tours, screenings, lectures, workshops, and exhibitions focused on the physical shape of San Francisco. By Sarah Hotchkiss
Cooper Union architecture professor Diana Agrest has influenced generations of accomplished architects. Agrest was one of the first women to teach in the largely male-dominated field.
NPR's Philip Reeves recently visited the earthquake-battered cathedral in New Zealand built by a 19th-century ancestor. He found his family history entwined in a fierce contemporary controversy.
Palm Springs was the desert playground of golden-era Hollywood. Then its glamour faded. Now its midcentury architecture, its retro style and the allure of its past are fueling a rebirth.
The developer was known for well-crafted tract homes that dotted California suburbs after World War II. "The architecture really does inform the way you live," says Eichler homeowner Adriene Biondo.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.