Recent Stories by Kurt Kohnen
When you think about ukulele music what comes to mind? Gentle strumming on the beaches of Waikiki? Perhaps an old Elvis movie? Prepare to be re-introduced to this charming instrument, by the amazing repertoire of the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra.
Ahead of the annual music festival in Normal Heights, San Diego country artist Sara Petite performs live in the KPBS studios.
San Diego Opera brings back rising star Rene Barbera for a solo recital this Saturday at the Balboa Theater.
The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers performed at the Casbah on Kettner Boulevard in June.
The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble has a new self-titled debut album featuring laid back, soulful vibes with song titles like "Strolling Adams" and "City Heights."
Before Balboa Park is filled with music Sunday for the first "Make Music San Diego" festival, Hot Pstormi previews the event with a live in-studio performance on Midday Edition.
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.