The Hear and Now
10:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays
A freeform mix of music, ranging from singer-songwriter folk and surprising back-catalog rock ’n’ roll to avant-garde jazz and improvisation, with unexpected forays into everything in between and beyond. Bits of comedy, international sounds, and contemporary and postmodern classical composition crop up now and then, and local and touring musicians stop by frequently for conversations and fully produced in-studio concerts. Hosted by Derk Richardson.
KPFA presents a centenary celebration of "Bloomsday" with a marathon reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses beginning at 8 pm Wednesday June 16th, and through the night to dawn, closing with the infamous Molly Bloom Soliloquy. 100 actors will gather on New York’s Broadway to read selections from the novel that plotted the course of modern … Continued
For nine years Arndt Peltner had been corresponding with and visiting an inmate on California's Death Row in San Quentin State Prison. Over the years, he had met other inmates there as well. Some of them write to deal with their situations or pasts or to be creative in an environment filled with death and … Continued
We discuss recent police violence and how it impacts young people. Hosts DJ Sake 1 & Angie D with special guests from Youth Uprising and Christina "Krea" Gomez, project director at the Community Justice Network for Youth. With your listener call in's.