Impeachment Watch

Mitch Jeserich is a journalist and host of Pacifica’s Letters & Politics (M-Th at 10am PST) and currently on special assignment as Pacifica’s Capitol Hill correspondent in Washington D.C to cover the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Tune in for live reports on UpFront’s Impeachment Watch Live from Capitol Hill with Mitch Jeserich every … Continued

Guest: Andrej Grubacic, former teacher at the University of Rojava and is the founding Chair of Anthropology and Social Change at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Andrej talks with Mitch about Rojava the autonomous, mostly Kurdish region of Northeastern Syria.   From Dissent magazine: “Turkey’s invasion of Rojava is not only a source of … Continued

KPFA: GM Report May-August 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 promise to our listeners and didn’t extend.   Summer Fund Drive   … Continued

Oakland art-rock duo Grex performs live on The Hear and Now, 10 p.m., Thursday, Sep. 19

Karl Evangelista (guitar, voice, percussion, electronics) and Rei Scampavia (keyboard, voice, percussion, electronics) are Grex. Their most recent album is Electric Ghost Parade, so you’ll probably hear some of that music as they play a live-broadcast in-studio concert, but they also promise to debut “some brand new slabs of explosive art rock and electronic sound.” … Continued

Ariel Wang and Briget Boyle perform live on The Hear and Now, 10 p.m., Thursday, September 12

Bay Area singer-songwriter, guitarist (and classical violinist) Ariel Wang is about to release a new album, Bridges, and celebrate it with a show at the Starry Plough in Berkeley on Saturday, Sep. 14. As a preview, she and her band–Lewis Patzner, cello; Terrell Liedstrand, mandolin and vocals; Tim DeCillis, drums; Kevin Gordon, bass; Matt Montgomery, violin; … Continued

Living/Dying project with Dale Borglum

Kris Welch speaks with Dale Borglum of the Living/Dying project about the new documentary on Ram Dass, Becoming Nobody and about Dale’s work offering spiritual support to people who are dying and that means all of us. More info at: