Mark your calendars for talks and films in the new year

Bob Baldock in Cuba, 1958
Bob Baldock (right), Fidel Castro and Bill McIver (left) in Cuba’s Sierra Maestra mountains in 1958.

From economics professor Richard Wolff, to philosopher Cornel West portraying Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, KPFA has begun announcing its 2015 line-up of talks and events. Check ’em out.

And with Cuba in the news, the fascinating photo at right surfaced of KPFA’s own unsung hero Bob Baldock, who has produced KPFA events for over two decades. Learn more about Bob’s remarkable life in this 2011 interview he did with Sasha Lilley on KPFA’s Against the Grain.


Talks to benefit KPFA in the works

Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz in BerkeleyA stellar lineup of authors and activists are on the list to deliver KPFA benefits this summer, from Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz on indigenous history, Ralph Nader on the corporate state, and Fritjof Capra and Diane Ackerman on science and nature.

Check out all the events here, and make a point of attending as many as you can.  Your donation helps KPFA survive and prosper.

Support KPFA: attend a benefit talk, or tune in for fund drive

KPFA’s fund drive begins today, May 2, with a goal of $760,000 — please give generously! You can do so securely online anytime. A minimum donation of $25 keeps your membership in good standing for voting in upcoming local board elections.

In addition, KPFA’s benefits and co-sponsored events in the coming months are rocking!  Eduardo Galeano on the missing pages of history on May 21, or Eve Ensler on perceptions of self and body on May 20, or Jeremy Scahill on dirty wars and the national security state on May 10, and many more. Check out the details here and share with friends.