KQED Arts

Three New Releases by Boundary-Bending Bay Area Artists

There are few things more exciting than watching young (or not so young) musicians find their voices. The sound of discovery shines out of every track on “Opaluna” (Ridgeway Records), the eponymous new album by two 20-something musicians, the Colombian-born vocalist Susana Pineda and Bay Area guitarist Luis ...read more

BUSTED: Win Tickets to The Moth in Berkeley!

The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, with public StorySLAM events that are broadcast each Saturday at 10pm on KQED Public Radio (88.5.) We've got five pairs of tickets to ...read more

Dave Barry on Why Florida is the ‘Best. State. Ever.’

Ah, Florida. Home to 167 trillion mosquitoes, tourists with sunburnt skin the color of Hawaiian Punch and retired grandparents with very long nose hairs. That's according to humorist Dave Barry, who knows a thing or two about Florida life after 30-plus years in the Sunshine State. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Miami ...read more