Presented by KALW 91.7 FM
Spoken word meets radio production with a side of live art in this storytelling event. Brought to you by KALW 91.7FM Local Public Radio. Featuring John Santos, Chris Garcia, Lisa Morehouse, Xiao Juan Shu, and Jason Novak.
John Santos is a five-time Grammy nominated percussionist, and one of the foremost experts in Afro-Latin music in the world today. He’s been a prolific performer, composer, teacher, writer, radio programmer, and record/event producer whose career has spanned over 35 years.
Chris Garcia is a comedian and writer based in San Francisco, California. Chris is the Co-Founder of San Francisco’s finest independent comedy show “The Business”, which takes place at The Dark Room Theater.
Lisa Morehouse is an award-winning journalist who’s filed for NPR, American Public Media, and McSweeney’s. Her reporting has taken her from Samoan traveling circuses to Mississippi Delta classrooms and beyond.
Xiao Juan Shu’s journey from a poor rural town in China to the “Golden Mountain” of San Francisco is captured in a one-woman show, Ze Ren (“Responsibility”), shown at The Marsh Theater and San Francisco Fringe Festival.
Jason Novak is the head illustrator for TheRumpus.net. He lives in Oakland with his wife and daughter.