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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2015/03/29/159203/palm_springs_celebrates_its_past_and_tourists_arrive_in_droves?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Palm Springs Celebrates Its Past, And Tourists Arrive In Droves</a>

KQED News | March 29, 2015

Palm Springs Celebrates Its Past, And Tourists Arrive In Droves

About 100 miles east of Los Angeles, Palm Springs, with its cloudless skies, bright sunshine and warm temperatures, was the desert playground of golden-era Hollywood. It attracted stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball. As the years passed and the city's glamour waned, Palm Springs became better read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/03/29/rupa-goes-undercover-with-bob-marleys-exodus/ target=_self>Rupa Goes UnderCover with Bob Marley’s ‘Exodus’</a>

KQED | March 29, 2015

Rupa Goes UnderCover with Bob Marley’s ‘Exodus’

Event Information UnderCover Presents ‘Exodus' Ten different artists reinterpret Bob Marley's 1977 album. Apr. 3–5, 2015 The Independent Details and tickets What do Sly Stone, Nike Drake, Black Sabbath, Radiohead, and Joni Mitchell all have in common? For one thing, they all recorded iconic albums that have become creative grist for the indispensable Bay read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/03/29/two-bay-area-jazz-groups-make-monk-their-muse-on-new-releases target=_self>Two Bay Area Jazz Groups Make Monk Their Muse on New Releases</a>

KQED | March 29, 2015

Two Bay Area Jazz Groups Make Monk Their Muse on New Releases

Orrin Keepnews, the legendary jazz producer who died last month just shy of his 92nd birthday, often used to describe Thelonious Monk as a sort of guru. Keepnews, who spent the second half of his life in the Bay Area, didn't mean this in any mystical read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/03/29/the-10-weirdest-most-wonderful-punch-brothers-cover-songs/ target=_self>The 10 Weirdest, Most Wonderful Punch Brothers Cover Songs</a>

KQED | March 29, 2015

The 10 Weirdest, Most Wonderful Punch Brothers Cover Songs

Event Information Punch Brothers Dynamic, daring bluegrass outfit. Apr. 3–4, 2015 The Fillmore Details and tickets Since making their debut in 2008, Punch Brothers, the bluegrass ensemble led by Nickel Creek's virtuosic mandolin player Chris Thile, have gained a reputation for diving headlong into the most unexpected of covers. Below is a compilation of read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2015/03/29/159184/for_undercover_agents_onthejob_adrenaline_can_be_addictive?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>For Undercover Agents, On-The-Job Adrenaline Can Be Addictive</a>

KQED News | March 29, 2015

For Undercover Agents, On-The-Job Adrenaline Can Be Addictive

Danger, subterfuge, adrenaline — as more agencies use undercover operatives, we take a look at what it's like to take on a false identity professionally. A recent report out says the agency has made major improvements since Sept. 11, but still needs to boost its ability to collect intelligence. Those operations read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2015/03/29/159181/how_singapore_became_one_of_the_richest_places_on_earth?source=npr&category=economy target=_self>How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth</a>

KQED News | March 29, 2015

How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

Singapore has been called the 20th century's most successful development story. "I don't think any other economy," says Linda Lim, an economist at the University of Michigan, "even the other Asian tigers, have that a good a statistical record of rapid growth, full employment, with very good social indicators — life read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/03/28/kyle-boelte-measures-fog-against-memory-the-beautiful-unseen/ target=_self>Kyle Boelte Measures Fog Against Memory in ‘The Beautiful Unseen’</a>

KQED | March 28, 2015

Kyle Boelte Measures Fog Against Memory in ‘The Beautiful Unseen’

(Courtesy of Soft Skull Press) When you live in this city, the desire to bestow meaning on fog is inescapable. I've done it. I've heard others do it, too. In his debut memoir, The Beautiful Unseen: Variations on Fog and Forgetting, Kyle Boelte dresses up fog with the qualities of remembrance. read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2015/03/28/159171/assessing_the_ellen_pao_verdict?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Assessing The Ellen Pao Verdict</a>

KQED News | March 28, 2015

Assessing The Ellen Pao Verdict

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2015/03/28/159169/what_is_the_mystery_goo_that_killed_seabirds_in_the_bay_area?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>What Is The Mystery Goo That Killed Seabirds In The Bay Area?</a>

KQED News | March 28, 2015

What Is The Mystery Goo That Killed Seabirds In The Bay Area?

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/03/28/female-executives-disappointed-surprised-by-ellen-pao-verdict target=_self>Female Executives Disappointed, Surprised by Ellen Pao Verdict</a>

KQED | March 28, 2015

Female Executives Disappointed, Surprised by Ellen Pao Verdict

Fran Maier, a tech entrepreneur known for co-founding Match.com, hosted a small, catered dinner gathering at her San Francisco home Friday night. Drinks were poured and risotto preparation was underway – but some guests nevertheless arrived feeling disappointed. News had just hit that Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao had lost read more...

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