Art School | Mar 05, 2014
Draw a cartoon portrait of your favorite person or historical figure and enter to win a signed painting by Sirron Norris!
Theater Review | Mar 04, 2014
Z Space's jubilant world premiere musical squeezes all the juice out of every moment. By Sam Hurwitt
Music | Mar 04, 2014
Fresh from a Grammy win for Best Tropical Latin Album, local 19-piece Pacific Mambo Orchestra joins KQED's Forum to discuss their local history and the return of the big band Latin sound. By Amanda Stupi
Movies | Mar 03, 2014
A few special series and a major film festival spark the spirit through the moody month of March. By Michael Fox
Event | Mar 03, 2014
Once a driving force behind the swing music revival of the 1990s, Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers are still going strong with a four-night residency at SFJAZZ celebrating blues and jazz legends. By Andrew Gilbert
Noise Pop | Mar 02, 2014
Listen to Noise Pop's new music mix for March 2014 featuring cuts by Angel Olsen, Cloud Nothings, Tokyo Police Club, YACHT, Future Islands and more.
Pop Culture | Mar 01, 2014
Given the recent resurfacing of controversy surrounding the director, an Allen win on Oscar night is sure to spark discussion. By Jon Brooks
Art School | Feb 28, 2014
Olek is an artist who works in the traditional medium of crochet and transforms the soft material into massive-scale art installations around the world.
NPR Film | Feb 28, 2014
In an enjoyably absurd airborne whodunit, the actor plays a Federal Air Marshal who has to find the terrorist picking off passengers on a tranatlantic flight. By Ian Buckwalter
NPR Film | Feb 28, 2014
A new 3-D take on a formative Russian war story has its impressive moments, but ultimately feels contrived and confusing. By Mark Jenkins
Arts & Life
Also: The Twitter Fiction Festival launches; Mindy Kaling is writing a second book; the creators of HBO's Game of Thrones series say they know how George R.R. Martin's series will end.
The Book of Hours, Kevin Young's eighth collection, tracks the emotional extremes of a father's death and a son's birth. The poems present a gentle vision of mourning — a habitable kind of hurt.
Brian Kimberling introduces a down-and-out nature researcher, Denise Kiernan looks at the making of America's World War II bombs and Sarah Dunant draws inspiration from the notorious Borgias family.
The New Guinea flatworm is a vicious little thing with an appetite for snails. Its discovery in Normandy has raised concerns about the fate of Europe's snails — and France's famed mollusk appetizer.
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.