Jazz

Kevin Hart (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Enjoy a reggae festival in Richmond, see comedian Kevin Hart in Oakland, or participate in AIDS Walk…just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!

07/09/2015

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Historic SF Music Venue Cafe Du Nord To Re-Open This Week As Cocktail Bar And Jazz Club

The club will officially open to the public June 17, 2015.

06/16/2015

Black Hawk Jazz Club (Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library)

Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The Future

Randy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district’s history, how it got it’s name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.

06/15/2015

American blues musician B.B. King performs December 12, 1989 at the Bercy concert hall in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY   (Photo credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

B.B. King Considered Standing Ovation From Bunch Of ‘Hippies’ In San Francisco A Career Breakthrough

In an anecdote from his autobiography, the late blues legend wrote about being reluctant to play San Francisco’s Fillmore because he didn’t think hippies cared about the blues. They ended up loving him.

05/15/2015

US jazz great musician Lionel Hampton plays his vibraphone during ceremonies in which he donated the instrument for display 30 January, 2001 at the Smithsonian Institution's American History Museum in Washington, DC.  (MARIO TAMA/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Jazz Enthusiast Unearths Long-Lost Symphony Of Music Legend Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton was a jazz bandleader and “king of the vibraphone” for half a century. But when a five-alarm fire ripped through his Manhattan apartment in 1997, the 83-year-old lost everything, including his prized symphony.

05/04/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Curry Bounces Back To Lead Warriors Past Jazz, 106-91

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — With the playoffs approaching, Stephen Curry fully expects more out of Golden State over the next three weeks. That might not be a good sign for the rest of the Western Conference. […]

03/22/2015

Bikram Yoga (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Many Free — Week Of September 21st-September 30th

Hiking Yoga combined two sweaty activities in one, 49ers are at home, the Exploratorium has 19 new exhibits, and did you know it’s Fashion Week?

09/17/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

Joan Miller (right) teaches a piano lesson to student Fedra Britvic. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Keeps Music From Being Silenced In Schools

When budget cuts began to slash music programs in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District, one woman jumped in to keep it from being silenced altogether. Now this Jefferson Award winner is helping keeping music alive for students.

08/13/2014

David-Sanborn plays this year's San Jose Jazz Summer Fest. (photo credit: Scott Chernis)

While SF Rocks Outside Lands, San Jose Hosts 25th Annual Jazz Summer Fest

While many Bay Area music fans hip-hop and rock out at Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park, San Jose will be hosting the 25th annual Jazz Summer Fest.

08/08/2014

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