Neuburg, Ikeda and Gatti
Listen as avant-garde songstress Amy X Neuburg creates a new song cycle with her Cello Chixtet.
Learn patience from ceramicist Shuji Ikeda who fires his woven clay baskets in a kiln that must burn for seven days.
And then meet designer Stanlee Gatti as he creates a floral masterpiece at the Conservatory of Flowers.
Visit the studio of ceramicist and ikebana artist Shuji Ikeda to see his craftsmanship and innovative methods.
Hear vocalist Amy X Neuburg and her Cello Chixtet interpreting the secret language of subways.
Hear designer Stanlee Gatti has to say about his "ONE: An Earth Installation" at the Conservatory of Flowers.
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.