Rome Hamner, Co Artistic Director of the South Bay Beat Institute talks to Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese about Taiko drumming workshops, the history of the Japanese drumming in the Bay Area, and performs a solo piece. For more information go to playfulpeople.org.
French Consulate's Villa San Francisco Gives Artists A Space To Create New WorkSan Francisco Cultural Attache Sabine de Maussion and award-winning choreographer Sarah Crowell talk about a new artist-in-residency program that brings a centuries-old French tradition to the Bay Area. It's called Villa San Francisco.
Don't Miss A Christmas Carol At San Franicsco's Golden Gate TheatreHost Len Kiese talks to actor Sam Faustine from the cast of A Christmas Carol, performing at the Golden Gate Theatre through Dec. 26. For information go to broadwaysf.com.
Author Kevin McCarney Talks About His Book 'Big Brain, Little Brain'Author, entrepreneur Kevin McCarney talks about his new book, 'Big Brain, Little Brain... How to Control Which One Speaks For You.'
Food For Bay Area FamiliesKPIX 5 is a sponsor for Food For Bay Area Families to raise money for Bay Area food banks. Kim Casteneda with the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano explains how to help.
AptDeco Takes The Hassle Out Of Buying And Selling Used Furniture OnlineCo-founder Reham Fagiri talks about AptDeco, a new website that takes the hassle out of buying and selling used furniture online.
Vern Glenn Goes One-On-One With Actor Jimmie FailsVern Glenn chats up actor Jimmie Fails about his film, 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco' and his book, 'Seven by 7' a photo retrospective he created as an artist-in-residence at the “House on Haight,” in San Francisco.
Perfect Pairings From Jeff Zapelli Of WALT WinesJeff Zapelli, General Manager of WALT Wines in Sonoma talks about perfect wine parings for the holidays and upcoming contests and events .
Find The Perfect Cake With Paris BaguetteYvette Castillo, Senior Research & Development Manager at Paris Baguette explains how to choose the perfect cake for any occasion.
Comedian Bruce Bruce On Tour With Martin Lawrence Lit AF Comedy TourComedian Bruce Bruce stops by to talk about performing with the Martin Lawrence Lit AF Comedy Tour at the Oakland Arena Nov. 20. For information visit litaftour.com.
Don't Miss My Fair Lady At San Francisco's Orpheum TheatreActor Sam Simahk talks about playing Eliza Doolittle's suitor Freddy Eynsford-Hill, in the Lincoln Center production of 'My Fair Lady' performing through Nov. 28, at the Orpheum Theatre, in San Francisco.
Fmr. Microsoft Pres. Robbie Bach Talks About His New Book 'The Wilkes Insurrection'Former Microsoft president Robbie Bach talks to Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese about his new book, 'The Wilkes Insurrection.'
Chitresh Das, ODC Present 'Mantram'Chitresh Das Artistic Director Charlotte Moraga's talks to Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese about her latest work, 'Mantram.' Performances Oct 15-17 in-person; Oct 28, livestream. For more information visit odc.dance/mantram.
Don't Miss The San Francisco Coffee FestivalMaster roasters Jen Apodaca of Mother Tongue Coffee and Red Whale Coffee's Sean Boyd talk about the art of coffee and the San Francisco Coffee Festival, happening Nov. 13 & 14 at Fort Mason Center for the Arts. For more info visit sfcoffeefestival.com.
The Haute Bar's Heather Smith Shares Healthy-ish Snacks & Meals Trending NowHeather Smith, nutrition and lifestyle expert from theHAUTEbar shows Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese some healthy-ish, delicious snacks and meals. Check out Heather and get more tips at thehautebar.com.
Don't Miss James T. Justis As 'Judas' In Broadway SF's Jesus Christ SuperstarActor James T. Justis talks to Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese about playing Judas in Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Jesus Christ Superstar.' At the San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre October 13-November 7. Tickets at broadwaysf.com
At 90, William Shatner Finds Eternal Life With New AI TechnologyThe iconic William Shatner talks to Bay Area Focus Len Kiese about Storyfile Life, a new multimedia platform, where users can capture and preserve their image and life stories and talk about them with future generations. For more information, visit storyfile.com
Don't Miss The Mill Valley Film Festival October 7-17Mill Valley Film Festival Executive Director and Founder Mark Fishkin talks about this year’s festival that showcasing filmmakers from around the world, October 7-17. For more information go to mvff.com.
Don't Miss 'Alternative Voices' Celebrating SF's Punk Rock ScenePhotographer and curator Jeanne M. Hansen and rock & roll critic Jonah Raskin talk about Alternative Voices, a new photo exhibit at the SF Public Library celebrating the heyday of the city’s punk rock scene through the eyes of those who lived it. On view Oct. 9, 2021 – Jan. 23, 2022, Admission is free.
South Bay Beat Institute's Rome Hamner Teaches The Art Of Taiko DrummingRome Hamner, Co Artistic Director of the South Bay Beat Institute talks to Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese about Taiko drumming workshops, the history of the Japanese drumming in the Bay Area, and performs a solo piece. For more information go to playfulpeople.org.
Grilling Tips From Chef Darryl Bell, Owner Of Stateline Road 816 BBQ SauceChef de Cuisine Darryl Bell of Press Restaurant in Napa shares grilling tips and the story behind his Stateline Road 816 BBQ Sauce at a backyard cookout with BAF producer Jan Mabry.
TripSavvy's Molly Fergus Shares Travel TipsTripSavvy VP and General Manager Molly Fergus shares travel tips with Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese and shows you how to 'vacation like a pro.' For more, visit tripsavvy.com.
Professional Matchmaker Lisa Sisemore From 'It's Just Lunch' Shares Dating TipsReady to date again? 'It's Just Lunch' matchmaker Lisa Sisemore talks to BAF host Len Kiese about the joys and challenges of finding that 'special' someone and addresses many of the complications posed by Covid.
Lifestyle Expert David Viggiano Shares The Hottest Products From The Inspired Home ShowInternational Housewares Association spokesperson and lifestyle expert David Viggiano shares fun, practical and environmentally friendly products for the home with Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese. For more, visit theinspiredhomeshow.com.