San Diego music legend, Tomcat Courtney stops by KPBS to tell stories and sing some songs.
A preview of San Diego's annual Cajun-fest, Gator by the Bay, with music from the band Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters.
To celebrate Black History Month, Cygnet Theater brings in some of the cast from August Wilson’s “Gem of the Ocean” to share a scene.
If you feel Christmas has become a crass commercial event, then here's the perfect thing for you: an original radio play called "Christmas, Inc." The play was created for KPBS by Columbia Street Films and it serves up a sly comic tale of a very corporate Christmas.
Listen to "mars is Heaven!" the second radio play from Ray Bradbury and performed by Circle Circle dot dot.
In September, Circle Circle dot dot did a fundraiser called "Invasion" in which they performed five radio dramas. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando was so impressed she asked them to come in and record the two Ray Bradbury plays for air. Listen to the full play here and watch a behind the scenes video.
UK musician Frank Turner exploits the commonalities of folk and punk rock and demands that you join in.
Though Culture Lust contributor Kurt Kohnen has been listening to the music of hip-hop artist Brother Ali for years, the lyrics and music still resonate. Brother Ali has a new album called "Us" and he plays live at Canes in Mission Beach on Wednesday, October 21st.
How have cell phones changed our lives? Inventor of the mobile phone, and purveyor of portability, Marty Cooper is still at it. We'll find out what the "father of the mobile phone" thinks about texting, and how he thinks we can improve wireless communications.
These Days honors Michael Jackson with music from his "Off the Wall Special Edition" album featuring "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough."
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