Berkeley Choro Ensemble performs live at 10 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, on The Hear and Now

It’s week five of The Hear and Now’s six-week marathon of live music from the KPFA studio, and we feature the Berkeley Choro Ensemble–flutist Jane Lenoir, clarinetist/saxophonist Harvey Wainapel, percussionist Brian Rice, and guitarist Ricardo Peixoto. The ensemble will celebrate the release of its album, The View from Here, in a concert Saturday, Feb. 10, at … Continued








Pat Thomas on Jerry Rubin: The Hear and Now, 10 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9

Author, musician, and record producer Pat Thomas talks with host Derk Richardson about Did It!, his new biography of the iconic “yippie to yuppie” activist Jerry Rubin. With Rubin as the touchstone, Pat will discuss the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, Vietnam Day Committee, the Yippies, Chicago 1968, and more, and he’ll play snippets of vintage speeches … Continued