San Francisco Native Johnny Mathis Brings New Tour to Bay AreaWhat were the chances Johnny Mathis would still be touring 64 years after recording his first album? Sharon Chin reports. (2-28-20)
BR Talks To Sting About Music, Life and His New Play 'The Last Ship'Black Renaissance host Jan Mabry talks to the legendary artist Sting about his music, his life and his new play, 'The Last Ship,' now playing at Broadway SF's Golden Gate Theatre through March 22. Cast member Frances Mc Namee and guitarist Ben Butler join Sting for a beautiful acoustic performance.
1000s Share Sorrow, Joy, Tears At Memorial For Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna & 7 VictimsThousands packed the Staples Center in Los Angeles to honor NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and 7 others who died in a helicopter crash in February. Reporter Dave Lopez was there and says the emotional ceremony was "perfect."
Bruce Cakebread Talks About Cakebread Winery's New Visitor Center In NapaBruce Cakebread, co-owner and CEO Cakebread Winery, shares a glass with Bay Area Focus host Kenny Choi and talks about the new Visitor Center on Highway 29 in Napa. For more information go to cakebread.com.
Look Into The Future With Astrologist Stephanie Powell From Astrology.comStephanie Powell, head of content and leading astrologer at Astrology.com talks to Bay Area Focus host Kenny Choi about astrological charts, horoscopes, and what the planets can tell us about the future. Check out astrology.com for more.
Actor Robert Trebor's Talks Up His New Book 'The Haircut Who Would Be King'Actor Robert Trebor from the hit series Xena-Warrior Princess talks about his new book, 'The Haircut Who Would Be King,' his career move, and the need for comedy when times get tough.
Don't Miss The 14th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival In Sonoma CountyMatt Brown from the Cowgirl Creamery schools Bay Area Focus host Kenny Choi about the art of cheese. He along with dozens of fromagers will be participating in the 14th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival in Sonoma County from March 27-29. For information, go to artisancheesefestival.com.
Renowned Civil Rights Photographer Matt Herron Showcases Work In San FranciscoA San Rafael photographer known for his iconic pictures of southern civil rights marches hosted a showing of his work in San Francisco on Sunday. He reflected on the mood of the nation in the 1960s and the state of the union today. John Ramos reports. (2-16-2020)
Oakland Artist Crafts Abstract Depiction of Golden State Warriors Historic HighlightsOakland artist Adam Feibelman created a unique, stainless-steel depiction of Warriors history at Chase Center. Vern Glenn reports. (2-14-20)
Oakland Students Featured In HBO Documentary Watch Themselves On Big ScreenSome Oakland students have embraced the opportunity to speak before a crowd. Their talents are now featured in a new HBO documentary titled "We Are The Dream." Andrea Nakano takes us to their opening night at the Fox Theater. The documentary debuts on HBO on Feb. 18. (2-11-2020)
Previewing the 92nd Academy AwardsCongress is rolling out the red carpet at the Dolby Theater, as Hollywood gets ready to honor last year's best and brightest. Chris Martinez reports. (2-7-20)
The Coalition Of Black Excellence Kicks Off CBE Week 2020CEO and Founder Angela Johnson talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the The Coalition of Black Excellence and CBE Week 2020, happening February 17-23. The weeklong event will include a summit, the annual Code Black gala, and a parade in Oakland. For tickets and information go to CBEWeek.com.
11th Annual FRESH Fest Showcases Experimental Dance, Music, PerformancesFestival co-curator and co-director of NAKA Dance Theatre Jose Navarette talks to Anne Makovec about the 11th Annual FRESH Fest happening through January 26, in San Francisco. For info go to freshfestival.org.
Music Of Walnut Creek's Pickup Band Has Become A Saturday TraditionIt started with a simple 'happy birthday' song and has blossomed into a Saturday tradition. KPIX 5 photojournalist Brian Yuen introduces us to Walnut Creek's Pickup Band.
Bay Area 6th Grader Is Voice of Go Go Cory Carson! on Netflix11-year old A.C. Lim, a 6th grader in San Francisco. is the voice of cartoon character Cory Carson in a new Netflix animated series. Joe Vazquez reports. (1-31-20)
Super Bowl RecipesGianna Franco's son, Falcon, fills in while Michelle Griego is in Miami for Super Bowl LIV. The pair make the Franco family's spinach jalapeño artichoke dip.
Eclectic Martinez Music Club Armando's to CloseRoy Jeans says his eclectic music venue in a storefront on Marina Vista Avenue in Martinez will close Feb. 9. Andrea Nakano reports (1-30-20)
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At The Grammys; Los Angeles Mourns Death Of Kobe BryantKPIX 5's Betty Yu talks with mourning Kobe Bryant fans outside the Staples Center
BETTY YU AT GRAMMYS: Music Industry Greats Mourn The Death Of NBA Great Kobe BryantMusic Industry Greats Mourn The Death Of NBA Great Kobe Bryant
Music Stars At Grammys Honor Kobe Bryant In 'The House He Built'At Staples Center, the atmosphere at the Grammy Awards was subdued, tempered by the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others in a fatal helicopter crash on Sunday. Betty Yu reports. (1-27-2020)
Celebrities At Grammys Mourn MambaCelebrities had heavy hearts as they walked down the red carpet of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY awards. KPIX's Betty Yu talks with Billy Ray Cyrus, Keith Urban, Rick Ross, Yo Gotti and Smokey Robinson about the passing of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. They were among 9 people who died in a helicopter crash Sunday in Calabasas. (1-26-2020)
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At Grammys; Sean “Diddy” Combs Rips Music Industry At Clive Davis BashSean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At Grammys; Stars Gather For MusiCares Pre-Grammys BashStars of the music industry gathered Friday for the annual MusiCares pre-Grammy benefit bash that honored legendary rockers Aerosmith.
Stars Come Out For Clive Davis's Pre-Grammy Bash Honoring DiddyBetty Yu was on the red carpet when the stars came out for Clive Davis's Pre-Grammy party honoring Diddy.