Art and Culture

Art and culture

Jim McKeown

A riveting story of a series of conflicts, crises, and resolutions deftly managed by a young boy forced to grow up too quickly and too soon.

Jim McKeown

 Middlemarch

The quintessential novel of the 19th Century by George Eliot, Middlemarch, ensnares the reader in the life and loves of Dorothea Brooke in Victoria England.

Ramona McKeown

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore 

 A computer geek, a gnomic bookstore owner, and several friends go on an epic journey of discovery in this hard to close for the night adventure/mystery.

  The Lover 

Marguerite Duras weaves a semi-autobiographical tale of a young, French girl in French Indo-China after World War II

Joani Livingston

The Lost Estate

Alain-Fournier is the pseudonym of Henri Alban, a talented writer killed at the Battle of the Meuse in 1914. This novel tells the story of a mysterious love. 

Civil Rights Messages on Gospel's B-Sides

Mar 4, 2014
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  During the Civil Rights Movement, there were strong ties between activists and gospel artists. What few people know is just how far these artists went to support the movement. KWBU's reporting intern Alexis Cubit reports.

Hearts of Space on KWBU Sundays, 10pm-Midnight

Aug 11, 2013

Hearts of Space grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music. Beginning in 1973, Hill hosted a weekly late-night radio program on KPFA-FM in the San Francisco Bay area. What began purely as a labor of love eventually became the most popular contemporary music program on public radio. 

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