Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli gave a pre-concert Artist Talk at Stern Grove Festival on August 16, 2015. Led by KPFA radio host Davey D, the interview explores Kweli’s activism and involvement in the Black Lives Matter movement, his collaboration with legendary MC Rakim, and the challenges of making music as an independent artist. Listen to the interview below.
Prior to SF Ballet’s only summer appearance on the Stern Grove Festival stage, Principal Dancer Lorena Feijoo was interviewed by Dance Educator Mary Wood at an Artist Talk at the Troc. Listen below to hear about her thoughts on performing with San Francisco Ballet, and more. This talk was held on July 26, 2015 in the Trocadero Clubhouse at Stern Grove Festival.
The charismatic singer Darlene Love, featured prominently in the Academy Award-winning documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom, performed at Stern Grove Festival on August 10, 2014. Before the concert, Ms. Love spoke with music journalist and writer, Ben Fong-Torres, about her rise to fame and future plans. If you missed it, here are some highlights from the interview.