Pop Culture | Aug 11, 2012
Tattoos last forever. For a lot of people (your boss and your grandpa), this is the main reason not to get them. For other people (you), this is what makes them so great. By Lizzy Acker
Event | Aug 07, 2012
Reflecting current trends in music and food culture, Noise Pop and Finger on the Pulse's first-ever Noisette event gave local chefs and musicians equal billing. By Adrienne Blaine
Pop Culture | Jul 21, 2012
9 local art events that will get you outdoors this summer. From bicycle rides to dance lessons, these activities get you off the computer and out into the streets. By Adrienne Blaine and Nicole Zeichick
Pop Culture | Jul 17, 2012
Though it may not seem like we will ever want to use them -- the weather being what it is -- the Bay Area has some pretty great swimming pools. What follows are a few local swimmers' picks of the best. By Sarah Hotchkiss
TV | Jul 14, 2012
It's summer -- time to ignore Instagram pix of people enjoying the outdoors and use Netflix Instant and iTunes to actually watch the TV shows you've been pretending to know about for years. By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Jul 01, 2012
In the spirit of 1776, why not assert your own "indie"-pendence -- from tradition -- this July 4th with these nine alternative takes on the holiday. By Adrienne Blaine
Pop Culture | Jun 15, 2012
Get your dad to tell his story for the Library of Congress, groove to world music, play pirate or go fly a kite -- we scoured the Bay Area and came up with these eight fun things to do with dad this weekend. By Adrienne Blaine
TV | Jun 09, 2012
Another season of sexy vampire blood sucking, out of control super powers, gorgeous, hunky shirtless men and (possibly?) a devil baby. True Blood returns for its fifth season this Sunday on HBO. By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | May 11, 2012
KQED's Arts Intern scoured this weekend's listings for something new to do with mom. By Nicole Zeichick
TV | Apr 24, 2012
What really makes me angry about this show is that it's terrible and everyone is pretending that it isn't. By Lizzy Acker
A herd of goats make a seemingly miraculous escape from an avalanche in the Alps.
The latest installment in the Hobbit movie trilogy opens this week. And some hard-core fans plan to celebrate not just with a marathon screening of the Lord of The Ring films that came before it, but with a full day of feasting — seven meals, hobbit-style. We offer up a sample menu.
At a concert staging, Smash die-hards get a look at what the show's second-season rock musical was meant to be like.
In the middle of the sitcom's frustrating final run of episodes, even a superfan might begin to wonder why we keep watching when the show just keeps disappointing.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
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.
KQED Celebrates the Holidays
Find holiday-related KQED television and radio programming, events, gift ideas, recipes, and other Web-exclusive goodies.