Recent Stories by Kurt Kohnen
- April 7
- By Kurt Kohnen
In a new episode of KPBS Explore podcast, "The Parker Edison Project," host Parker Edison explores how fashion impacts culture.
Courtney went from Texas cotton fields to a three-ring circus, and along that road he found the music that sustained his life. The award-winning bluesman and staple on the San Diego music scene died this month at age 91.
The hip-hop artist Indian K is a member of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians. He spent the early part of his childhood living on his tribe’s reservation. His life has taken him on a long and winding road through foster care and prison and back into the community as a respected musician.
This summer, the entire nation had the chance to meet the group of homeless musicians and singers who first assembled in a small metal church in 2016. As contestants on "America’s Got Talent," the group has wowed the judges and moved into the contest's semi-finals.
As part of a new multimedia project, Alfred Howard is writing 100 songs — each one accompanied by an original watercolor painting by his mother.
The San Diego-based trio only started playing a year ago. But by their second show, they were signed to the same label that backed Amy Winehouse and Sharon Jones.
Gonzalez, who is known for his experimental style and looping techniques, joined Midday Edition on Thursday as part of our annual summer music series.
"Como De Allstars" is the bands first album in seven years.
From his upbringing in Tijuana to life in Carlsbad, Maldonado opens up about his musical influences.
Shay is a four-time San Diego Music Award winner. Her new album debuted number one on the Billboard Blues Chart.