Weekly Program Highlights

Wednesday 9/20

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Issues and Ideas
- Kain Tietzel, CEO and founder of Start VR in Sydney, Australia, talks about the newly released Atlas Obscura virtual reality travel experience.

2:00 – 3:00 PM
On Being… Junot Díaz  “From the bottom will the genius come that makes our ability to live with each other possible. I believe that with all my heart.” These are the words of the Pulitzer-prize winning Dominican-American writer Junot Díaz. His hope is fiercely reality-based, a product of centuries lodged in his body of African-Caribbean suffering, survival, and genius.

6:30 – 8:00 PM
KCBX in Concert... Host Craig Russell will explore the world-class guitarists who will perform this coming weekend in San Luis Obispo as part of the acclaimed festival La Guitarra California. This year features some of the most diverse guitarists from around the world that the festival has offered. Also, he will give a preview of the regional orchestras and their upcoming programs. 

Thursday 9/21

2:00 – 3:00 PM
This American Life… “One Last Thing Before I Go”  Words can seem so puny and ineffective sometimes. On this show, This American Life presents stories in which ordinary people make last ditch efforts to get through to their loved ones, using a combination of small talk and not-so-small talk.

Friday 9/22

6:30 – 7:30 PM
The Club McKenzie… “Give Me a Break” Today, a jazz musician can solo for an entire recording session. The origin of the solo, however, began very simply, with what was called a break.