Quarterly GM Report May-August 2019

Quarterly GM Report May-August 2019 By  Quincy McCoy   August 17, 2019   Spring Fund Drive In May we had our Spring Fundraiser with the theme of The Next 70 Years, continuing the promotion KPFA’s 70th anniversary. It was a long 18-day drive that ended 100k short of the 550k goal but we kept our … Continued

The Battle for People’s Park: 50th Anniversary

In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Thursday when the University of California retook People’s Park by force, Heyday publisher/executive director Steve Wasserman moderated a panel featuring The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969 author Tom Dalzell. KPFA brings you the full two hour panel today at 2pm recorded by Larry Bensky and offers Dalzell’s book as a Thank You Gift for your support of KPFA!

KPFA Co-Presents “What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael”

Pauline Kael was one of the most influential film critics of the 20th century. She began her career right here on KPFA and went on to re-define film criticism. KPFA and the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival proudly present a new documentary on Kael directed by Rob Garver: What She Said. Screenings are July 20th, July 28th, and August 4th. Click here for details and tickets.


On May 1st 2019 Pacifica Radio Producers – headed by the First Voice Apprentices at flagship station KPFA in Berkeley, CA – will broadcast 24 hours of reporting on International labor organizing.

KPFA Members, It’s Board Election Time!

KPFA isn’t only a valuable source of alternative music, culture and information, it is a democratically run grassroots media outlet. We turn to you to select our local board from the members of our community. Ballots will arrive in your e-mail box (if we have your email address) on Thursday August 15th and have to be returned by October 15th. If we couldn’t find your email address, you will get a postcard in the mail with your voting information.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti 100th Birthday Special on KPFA-FM

Sunday, March 24th 5pm-6pm KPFA celebrates the 100th birthday of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights Booksellers and Publishers, with an hour-long special broadcast of a documentary featuring Ferlinghetti “Lawrence Ferlinghetti: San Francisco Locations”, Produced by Jim McKee of Earwax Productions, Inc.: San Francisco luminary and famed poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti takes listeners on … Continued