Host Cia Cia La Pirata has invited Grooblen to be the showcased artist this week on the program. Master-minded by art-and-music dynamo Ellie Stokes, this San Francisco band lives for a good time. They thrive on playing to fun-loving audiences who are ready to revel in the surreal, the pensive, and sometimes even silly musical themes that comprise this band’s world. H
Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday @ 9AM for a special episode from the field. This past August, I went with the Department of Integrative Biology's Williams Lab (my lab away from lab) on their annual trip to Sedgwick Reserve, a research facility in the UC Natural Reserve System. We collected variable field crickets and made observations about their habitat and behavior.
Tune in Friday, October 22nd @ 12pm to hear why Nancy Chang, founder of Purpose & Hope, started one of the first micro-enterprise home kitchen operations (MEKHO) in Alameda County. Nancy tells host Ali Nazar how she took advantage of a new law to start her business, and why she believes in the power of food to heal.
Tune in on Thursday, October 14th @ 11:30AM to hear DJ Gordita speak with singer-songwriter, Ruben Zarate, of Southern California based band, Dante Elephante.
Ruben Zarate created the musical persona known as Dante Elephante in 2013. Shortly thereafter Lollipop Records released his first two LPs, German Aquatics and Anglo-Saxon Summer, both produced by Jonathan Rado (Foxygen), which saw praise from Consequence of Sound, Funny or Die, and Brooklyn Vegan.
Alex Carlin is an American rock musician and songwriter, best known as a member of seminal California bands The Rubinoos and Psycotic Pineapple, as well as for his solo career.
Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday @ 9AM for an interview with Betul Ayranci from Berkeley Law School. Betul is a lawyer who has practiced overseas in Turkey, where she received her professional law degree, and Amsterdam. She's currently working on a JSD here at Berkeley while also working part-time at an American broadcasting company.