Oakland schools have launched programs to help students manage their emotions, establish positive relationships and resolve conflicts. One of the programs, Roots of Empathy, brings infants and their mothers into school to help students recognize emotions and experience empathy. We discuss the social and emotional learning movement, which aims to teach fundamental life skills in schools, and how it’s being used in Oakland.
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The pages of comic books are most often thought of as places for superheroes and evildoers. But over the course of his career as a cartoonist and screenwriter, Daniel Clowes has turned those familiar panels into windows on the complex challenges of everyday loneliness, alienation and despair. Oakland-based Clowes joins us to discuss the retrospective of his work currently showing at the Oakland Museum of California.
Dr. Charlie Bamforth is Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis. He has been part of the brewing industry for some 33 years. In 2011 Charlie was honored by the Award of Distinction of the American Society of Brewing Chemists for “exceptional contributions and long diligent service to brewing science and the brewing industry”.
Dr. Bamforth’s talks are always lively, informative and entertaining. Whether you are a beer newbie or a seasoned veteran, you’re sure to learn something new and laugh at least a dozen times.
Recorded at the San Jose BioCenter on October 19th, 2011- Listen for free and share with a friend who appreciates craft beer!
New Jack Swing is defined as R&B or Soul style vocals produced with Hip-Hop style rhythms. It was popularized by a wave of radio friendly pop artists in the late 80’s, including most notably Oakland’s Tony!Toni!Tone! The follwing mix honors that era & style, while including some acts that predated the scene altogether. With Timex Social Club, Club Nuveau, Tony!Toni!Tone!, En Vogue, and Sheila E.