Elizabeth Cook reports on the passing of iconic San Francisco Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti (2-23-2021)
Poet and City Lights Bookstore Founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti Dies at 101Elizabeth Cook reports on the passing of iconic San Francisco Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti (2-23-2021)
Kiss and Test? Expert Advice on Valentine Couples' COVID CanoodlingIn the middle of the pandemic, are traditional trappings of a day dedicated to love safe if you're not shacked up? Andria Borba reports. (2-12-21)
Bay Area Crowds Celebrate Lunar New Year Despite COVID-19 PandemicCommunities throughout the Bay Area are celebrating the Lunar New Year despite pleas from public health officials for smaller, safer gatherings as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage.. Maria Medina reports. (2-12-21)
African Penguins At California Academy of Sciences Get ValentinesLiz Cook reports on African penguins at San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences marking the Valentine's holiday in traditional fashion (2-12-2021)
Jean Schulz, Widow of Charles M. Schulz, Talks About 'The Snoopy Show'DJ Sixsmith interviews Jean Schulz about the new Apple TV Plus animated program 'The Snoopy Show' (2-12-2021)
Students Rising Above: A’Nya JohnsonStudent Rising Above scholar A’Nya Johnson left her beloved hometown Oakland not just for education but possible future job experience following a passion: her love of music. Michelle Griego reports. (2-5-21)
Health Experts Warn Super Bowl Parties Could Become Superspreader EventsWhen it comes to Super Bowl Sunday, health officials say: play it smart to avoid creating a superspreader event. Juliette Goodrich reports. (2-5-21)
Author Véronique Tadjo Talks To BR About Her New Book, 'In The Company Of Men'Author, poet Véronique Tadjo talks to BR host Jan Mabry about her book, 'In the Company of Men,' and the lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola epidemic that ravaged West Africa. Tadjo's latest work, now translated into English, is a cautionary tale for the world as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, claiming more than 400,000 lives in the U.S. alone.
Meet Lorraine Hansberry Theatre's New Artistic Director Margo HallActor, writer, director Margo Hall talks to Black Renaissance host Jan Mabry about her newest role of Artistic Director of the West Coast's renowned African American theater company, the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre.
SF Dance Company Robert Moses Kin Celebrates 25th Anniversary SeasonArtistic Director Robert Moses talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the company's 25th Anniversary season. Moses sheds light on the challenges we all face as we try to connect and create in the era of COVID-19. For more information about RMK go to robertmoseskin.org.
Actor Michael Ealy Talks About His New Thriller 'Fatale'Actor Michael Ealy talks to BR's Len Kiese about his newest thriller, 'Fatale,' directed by Deon Taylor.
Arts Festival Organizers Sue San Francisco to Allow Spring Outdoor EventThe San Francisco International Arts Festival wants to hold a performing arts event in May. The organization and the performers believe they are protected by the first amendment. Da Lin explains. (1-29-21)
Liam's List: January 29 - Guide To Fitness, Food, Fun, Staying Connected While Social DistancingMichael Franti and the Maltese Falcon are among Liam's picks for this weekend.
Billion-Dollar Mega Millions Jackpot Winning Ticket SoldOne winning ticket has been sold Michigan for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot. Betty Yu reports. (1-22-21)
So You Want to Be a Billionaire? Mega Millions Jackpot Could Be Your TicketFriday night's billion-dollar Mega Millions jackpot would be the third-largest in U.S. history. Don Ford reports. (1-22-21)
Liam's List: January 22KCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
Liam's List: January 15KCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
Chef, Restaurateur, Host, Author Tanya Holland Debuts 'Tanya's Kitchen Table' On OWNChef, restaurateur, podcast host, author, owner the Brown Sugar Kitchen, Tanya Holland talks to BR's Jan Mabry about her latest venture, 'Tanya's Kitchen Table,' on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Santa Cruz Guitar Maker Recalls Fateful Collaboration With Late Bluegrass LegendKPIX 5's Wilson Walker explains how late bluegrass guitar player Tony Rice helped put one Bay Area business on the map for musicians worldwide. (1-1-21)
SF Waterfront Visitors Say Goodbye to 2020KPIX 5's Da Lin asked passersby on the San Francisco Embarcadero how they plan to usher in the new year. (12-31-20)
Sculptor Vows To Rebuild Statue Of Breonna Taylor Stolen In OaklandFirst, a statue in Oakland honoring the late Breonna Taylor was damaged. Now, it is gone. Joe Vazquez talked to the sculptor who is vowing to rebuild the memorial, this time, in bronze.
SF Mime Troupe Actor, Director Velina Brown Talks About 'A Red Carol'San Francisco Mime Troupe actor, director Velina Brown talks to BR's Jan Mabry about theatre in the era of COVID-19, and the company's latest radio play, 'A Red Carol' now playing through January 17. For more info, visit sfmt.org.
SF African American Arts & Cultural District Keeps The Bayview StrongThe San Francisco African American Arts and Cultural District works to preserve, strengthen and promote Black culture in the city's Bayview District. Director of Programs Ericka Scott and Operations Director Ebon talk about the non-profit's mission, upcoming events, and more.
Beating the COVID Blues, Bay Area Musicians Tour Neighborhood DrivewaysSome top-flight Bay Area musicians who can't tour the country and world during the pandemic have been touring local driveways instead. Sharon Chin reports. (12-25-20)