The Week in Drought
This week, California added some bite to its bark about saving water in this extraordinary drought. Host Scott Shafer talks about the new rules, regulations and all things drought with Craig Miller, KQED's Science editor.
Megapolis Audio Festival Celebrates Art of Sound in Oakland
This weekend, audiophiles will head to the Megapolis Audio Festival in Oakland to hear and explore music from 8-bit chip tunes to music concrete-inspired sound installations. This weekend marks the festival's first stop in California, with workshops, live performances and audio installations. We meet up with a few performers for a preview.
Afterschool Program Cultivates Music Pros
If you walk into a Boys and Girls club after school, you'll probably see kids playing basketball, working on art projects or maybe getting a head start on their homework. Lately, in more and more clubs, you'll find kids creating music as part of a free program called Notes for Notes. We hang out with a few kids in a Notes for Notes program in Santa Barbara.
Brian Wilson Reflects on New Biopic, 'Love & Mercy'
Former Beach Boy Brian Wilson turns 73 this summer, but he's not slowing down. Wilson has released his 11th solo album, "No Pier Pressure." He's also rehearsing for a world tour. And this weekend, the Wilson biopic "Love & Mercy" hits theaters. It tells a deeply personal story that's not all fun, fun, fun.
My Spot: The Broken Rack in Emeryville
We feature the latest in our occasional series "My Spot," celebrating personal experiences with special places in California. Dorothy Atkins met up with a pool player in Emeryville who has a passion for the game.