KPFA ~ A Collective Vision

  Dear KPFA Supporter, As General Manager of KPFA a major part of my job is fundraising.  Folks always say, “That must be hard to be always asking for help.”  Yet to me it’s about connecting with people, creating authentic relationships that tap into their passion to make a difference. I offer KPFA supporters not … Continued

Open Piano Day

KPFA’s Sunday classical music program, Piano, presents a special Open Piano day Sunday 7/3 from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Come to the KPFA downtown Berkeley studio (1929 Martin Luther King jr. Way) and get a chance to play for KPFA’s world-wide audience! Inspired by the “Street Pianos” phenomenon in France and elsewhere, and the wildly … Continued

KPFA Summer Crafts Fair!

The KPFA Summer Crafts Fair this weekend at the Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond Waterfront, June 18th and19th from 10am to 5pm. Beautiful, handmade artwork by artists, fair traders, in an historic bayside building. At the KPFA Lounge you can meet some of our on-air hosts, and there’s live music from noon to 5. ADMISSION IS FREE! … Continued

Primary Election Coverage

secretary of labor in the Clinton administration. We’ll also talk to Ruth Conniff, editor-in-chief of the Progressive Magazine and Bill Fletcher, former president of TransAfrica Forum and Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies among many others.  

Election season at Pacifica too!

Are you interested in helping build a vibrant, democratically governed alternative media? Your Local Station Board needs YOU.

Nominations are open for nine Listener positions on your Local Station Board. If you are interested in becoming a candidate for one of the Listener positions, please visit and click on the Candidate Nomination Packet page. Nominations close on June 30, 2016 at 9:00pm, your local time.

Prince Today on KPFA

Rickey Vincent celebrates the life and work of the artist known as Prince Tune in Today Friday, April 22 at 11am and 10pm with Rickey Vincent

Erik Bauersfeld 1922 ~ 2016

Former KPFA Drama and Literature director Erik Bauersfeld died Sunday morning, April 3rd at the age of 93. Susan Stone, who later served in the same position at KPFA, reported that two long time friends were with him — Randy Thom was holding his hand, and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti was on the phone reading to … Continued

Allies Sustain KPFA’s Future

Celebrate 67 years of KPFA giving our community a platform to challenge the status quo. Even while we celebrate our longevity, we can’t rest. This is a very dangerous political moment. We need you to join forces with us and commit to support the future of 94.1 KPFA on an on-going basis.


We soundly surpassed our emergency goal bringing in upwards of $25,000. A heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to KPFA’s emergency plea to help us repair our main antenna.