Vince Wilbur Jr and Erin Davis

MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL

Director Stanley Nelson’s new  documentary Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool makes for an absorbing watch. Nelson uses rare archival footage, photos and interviews with musicians to paint us a complex picture of this famous and complicated musician and composer. The film is named after the 1957 seminal album Birth of Cool, which is considered as an… Continue Reading


San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary Aug 9-11, 2019

The annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is back for 3 days from Aug 9 through Aug 11, 2019. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the festival and is studded with a wonderful line-up of music. The festival will be held in downtown San Jose spread across different stages and venues like the Main… Continue Reading


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WESTERN RESERVE PUBLIC MEDIA IS BROADCASTING OUR SERIES ON BILL ATKINSON & ANDY HERTZFELD

Very excited to share that Western Reserve Public Media, a PBS affiliate in Ohio starts broadcasting our 5-part series with Silicon Valley pioneers Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld. Atkinson and Hertzfeld joined Apple Computers in the late 1970s and were part of the original Macintosh team and made significant contributions. Atkinson is the creator of… Continue Reading


Dr. Julie Yu of Exploratorium on The Kamla Show in Women in STEM TV series

WOMEN IN STEM: Dr. JULIE YU OF EXPLORATORIUM, PART-1

Science, education and teaching is what Dr. Julie Yu is passionate about and that is what keeps her engaged in her role as a Senior Scientists at the Exploratorium, San Francisco.   We bring you a 2-part conversation with Dr. Yu. We sat down with her to find out how she developed an interest in… Continue Reading


TRACY EDWARDS & MAIDEN

Tracy Edwards is a sailor, entrepreneur, author and a social activist. Edwards journey is brilliantly captured in Alex Holme’s 2019 documentary Maiden.  Edwards is a trailblazer, who captioned the first all-female sailing crew sailed around the world. This was in 1989 when Edwards and her crew successfully participated and completed the Whitbread race. Their journey… Continue Reading


WOMEN IN STEM: JYOTSNA KAKI OF GOOGLE

Meet Jyotsna Kaki, program manager at Google in Mountain View, CA. She never imagined she would end up working at Google. Kaki’s story in an inspirational one filled with grit, determination and a dogged refusal to give up. Kaki’s father recommended she consider studying computer science since it provides strong career path. She refused to… Continue Reading


Lois Vossen on The Kamla Show

SNEAK PEEK: LOIS VOSSEN OF INDEPENDENT LENS

Lois Vossen is executive producer at Independent Lens, PBS in San Francisco.  This clip is a highlight of our upcoming 2-part interview with Vossen, who shares how she grew up in a farm in Minnesota and never dreamt that one day she would be living in San Francisco and working with filmmakers. Imagine her utter… Continue Reading