Wednesday, December 21, 2011

German-Argentine composer Mauricio Kagel was born this day in 1931. He was active in Cologne from the mid-1950s.

Mauricio Kagel (1931-2008)


Thursday, December 1, 2011

The November 29 HCA event was such a success that an encore presentation will be offered on Tuesday, December 6. Film begins at 6:30 pm, music at 6.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

On December 3, 1964 after a non-violent campaign for free speech on campus, 800 students were arrested at UC Berkeley. The more things change....

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Nevada County chapter Health Care for All California hosts a film and town hall forum event on Tuesday, November 29th at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Music begins at 6 pm, with the film at 7 pm. Admission is free.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Kara Walker was born in Stockton, California on November 26, 1969. She studied at the Atlanta College of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design. She received a McArthur genius grant in her mid-20s. Her work, including her well-known cut-paper silhouettes, examines race, gender, history and sexuality through Southern and African-American folklore.

Kara Walker, Winter of Contentment
Photo courtesy of The New York Times

Friday, September 16, 2011

Margaret Noble Interview, September 17, 2011

We'll talk with San Diego sound artist, composer and educator Margaret Noble in our continuing composer interview series at 2 pm on Saturday, September 17.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011

It's the annual KDVS on-air fundraiser this week, your chance to support freeform community radio. We'll be on air at 5:00 pm PT Friday and 2:00 pm PT Saturday. Tune in to 90.3 FM or stream it at

Fundraiser premium t-shirt design courtesy of Elise Kane.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Steven Moore Interview on William Gaddis

Our Xmas Eve interview with Steven Moore is featured on the William Gaddis Annotations site:

Steven Moore interview

Scroll down; it's currently the third item there. It runs about 40 minutes, fyi.

Many thanks to Steve. He's currently editing Gaddis's letters for planned publication in 2013.