Up from the Street
Experience artists whose work emanates from the street.
Once a professional skateboarder, Tommy Guerrero channels the skate culture through his music and visual artwork.
Next see graffiti artist and self-described bad boy David Choe, who has moved from the streets of Los Angeles and San Jose to the brink of stardom. He has self-published graphic novels, produced illustrations for magazines and mounted dozens of gallery shows of his paintings.
Also check out reflections of "Life on Market Street: An Audio Archive," with the four-wheeled interactive artwork by the artist team of Wowhaus (thewowhaus.com).
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Meet the South Bay graffiti artist David Choe searching for a new direction and using art to find his way.
Cruise along with legendary skateboarder Tommy Guerrero as he follows his musical passions.
Experience San Francisco's Market Street as you've never heard it before with the site specific sound art of Wowhaus.
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.