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“For the People”

Tune in to 89.5FM, KPOO, San Francisco (www.kpoo.com), Tuesday 21 March, 4pm – 6pm, PDT, “For the People.” Help us celebrate 27 years of independence in Namibia. You could win tickets to cheque Blues Foundation Nominee John del toro Richardson (www.deltoroblues.com), who is being considered for his album: Tengo Blues. Or you may win tickets for Nick Schnebelen (www.nickschnebelnkc.com). Both John and Nick appear here in San Francisco this week at Biscuits and Blues (www.biscuitsandblues.com). Also have tickets for the 15th Annual Oakland International Film Festival (www.oiff.org). Finally got that Block Report Radio (www.blockreportradio.com) interview with the last DJ for Prince, Pam the Funkstress. Sadly, “For the People” bid farewell to a Jamaican legend, to a prolific bluesman as well as to the father of Rock and Roll. Also, hear a few birthday salute, including for actor Al Freeman, Jr., and the big man–King Solomon Burke—gone but certainly not forgotten. All that and more, Tuesday the 21st March, 4pm – 6pm, PDT, on 89.5FM, KPOO, San Francisco (www.kpoo.com), “For the People.” Produced and hosted by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com).
Posted on: March 21st, 2017 by Safi wa Nairobi

Tune in to 89.5FM, KPOO, San Francisco (www.kpoo.com) Tuesday 14 March, 4pm – 6pm, PDT, “For the People.” Hear several birthday salutes, including humanitarian, arranger, composer and singer-songwriter–Quincy Jones (www.quincyjones.com). We remember the legacy of Civil Rights Activist and singer, Fannie Lou Hamer, as well as bluesman Eddie King. Hear our featured conversation for the afternoon with Emanuel Ibrahim Shemdoe and Charles A. Bonner as they discuss fundraising efforts to bring solar energy and other renewable resources to Dar es Salam and surrounding rural area through Bonergies Global Charitable Fund (www.bgcfund.org). The Block Report Radio (www.blockreportradio.com) shares an interview with the last DJ for Prince before his transition, Pam the Funkstress. Hear that and more, plus ticket giveaways Tuesday the 14th March, 4pm – 6pm, PDT, on 89.5FM, KPOO, San Francisco (www.kpoo.com), “For the People.” Produced and hosted by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com).
Posted on: March 14th, 2017 by Safi wa Nairobi

:For the People”

Tune in to KPOO Radio, 89.5FM (www.kpoo.com, Tuesday the 24th January 2017 at 4pm, PST, “For the People,” for several birthday salutes, including actor Ernest Borgnine, saxophonist Jimmy Forrest, ballerina Maria Tallchief, singers Neil Diamond and Aaron and actor Daveed Diggs. The music of Grammy award-winning violinist Mads Tolling is featured, as he prepares to have a CD release party at Yoshis (www.yoshis.com) Sunday the 29th January, with guest vocalist Kenny Washington. Hear that and more, at 4pm, PST, on KPOO, San Francisco, “For the People.” Hosted and produced by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com.).
Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by Safi wa Nairobi

“For the People”

Tune in to 89.5FM, KPOO, San Francisco, Tuesday the 10th January at 4pm, PDT, “For the People.” Hear a conversation with Frank London of the Klezmatics (www.klezmatics.com), who recently performed at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley (www.freightandsalvage.org). There will also be a live performance and conversation with Blues singer Reverend Rabia (www.revrabia.com), as she prepares for a performance Friday the 13th at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company (www.hmbbrewingco.com). “For the People” salutes the upcoming musical tribute honouring the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (www.mlktribute.com) at the 15th annual “in the Name of Love” event being presented Sunday the 15th January at the Oakland Scottish Rite Centre by Living Jazz (www.livingjazz.org). Additionally, “For the People” features a conversation with distinguished choreographer, dancer, director Bill T. Jones (www.billtjones.org), whol gives a lecture Sunday the 22nd January 2017 at the Jewish Community Centre of San Francisco (www.jccsf.org). That and more, Tuesday the 10th January 2017, 4pm, PDT, on KPOO, San Francisco (www.kpoo.com), “For the People.” Hosted and produced by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com).
Posted on: January 10th, 2017 by Safi wa Nairobi

“For the People”

Tune in to KPOO, San Francisco, 89.5FM, Tuesday the 25th October 2016, 4pm – 6pm, PST, “For the People,” for an interview with David “Ziggy” Marley, following his riveting performance at the Fillmore in San Francisco this past Thursday (21 October). Got more for you regarding the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party (for Self Defence), as well as new music from Michael Skinner and others. Loads of upcoming events, including at Biscuits and Blues in San Francisco (www.biscuitsandblues.com), the Jewish Community Centre of San Francisco (www.jccsf.org), the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley (www.freightandsalvage.org), and Yoshi’s in Oakland (www.yoshis.com). Hear that and more, Tuesday the 25th October, 4pm – 6pm, PST, on 89.5FM, KPOO San Francisco, and online at www.kpoo.com, “For the People,” hosted and produced by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com).
Posted on: October 24th, 2016 by Safi wa Nairobi

“For the People”

Tune in Tuesday The 20th September, to KPOO, San Francisco, 89.5FM and www.kpoo.com, “For the People,” 4pm – 6pm, PDT. Enjoy in-studio guests: visual artist Adrian Gomez, vising from Costa Rica, with multiple Bay Area exhibitions; and Judy Drummond, host of “Connecting the Dots,” heard every Thursday afternoon on KPOO. Also, hear part one of the salute to former KPOO programmer, activist and humanitarian, Barbra Lubinski. That and more this Tuesday, the 20th September, on 89.5FM, KPOO, San Francisco, and throughout cyberspace, www.kpoo.com, produced and hosted by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com).
Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by Safi wa Nairobi

“For the People”

June has been designated Black Music Month. We continue to highlight the upcoming 17th Annual San Francisco Black Film Festival (www.sfbff.org), as Patrick Gilles (www.patrickgilles.com) discusses “America is Still the Place,” his latest feature film based upon the book, “America is Still the Place,” penned by Charlie Walker (San Francisco). Hear what artist/muralist Laura Salazar has to say about the month-long celebration of the 40th Anniversary of La Pena Cultural Centre (www.lapena.org). The Left Forum (www.leftforum.org) rocked this past weekend with a plethora of conscientious panels, film, drama, exhibitors and vendors. Hear that and more, on KPOO San Francisco, 89.5FM (www.kpoo.com), Tuesday 2 June 2015, 4pm – 6pm, PDT, “For the People,” produced and hosted by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com).
Posted on: June 2nd, 2015 by Safi wa Nairobi

“For the People”

Two incredible children, Adella and Kairi, drop their first EP on KPOO. Also, hear a humble homage to director, producer, actor, playwright and musician, Michael Lange. Additionally, help celebrate the birthday of gorgeous actress Pam Grier, who has gone 65 today. The Left Forum (http://www.leftforum.org) hosts another riveting season with numerous panels. And as we get ready for the San Francisco Black Film Festival (http://www.sfbff.org), Festival Director Kali O’Ray joins us in-studio to discuss this year’s spectacular season. Hear that and more, on KPOO San Francisco, 89.5FM (http://www.kpoo.com), “For the People”, 4pm – 6pm, PDT. Produced and hosted by Safi wa Nairobi (safi@kpoo.com).
Posted on: May 26th, 2015 by Safi wa Nairobi

Chata Gutierrez, 3/4/53-12/17/13

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It is with heavy hearts that we inform you that Micaela “Chata”Gutierrez joined her ancestors Tuesday morning, December 17, after her 5-year battle with cancer. Chata has been with KPOO since the beginning, when she was only 18 years old. She was a wonderful DJ and an even more wonderful person.

On Saturday, December 21, during what would have been her show, people came to the station to pay tribute to their friend. Their words spoke more eloquently than we ever could.

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Services will be held on Sunday, December 29th, 2-6PM at Driscoll’s Mortuary, 1465 Valencia St, San Francisco.

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013 by DJ Marilynn