Category: Broadcast Legends

The Fall 2021 Legends Lunch: BARHOF 2021

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The Broadcast Legends are back!

After more than a year without a live event, the Broadcast Legends look forward to welcoming you to our Fall 2021 luncheon, celebrating the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021.

The BARHOF 2021 event will take place at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco, beginning at 11:30 AM on Friday, September 24. Click here for reservations.

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Flash back… Holiday Party 2012

Holiday Extravaganza – 2012

Holiday Extravaganza featuring Ben Fong-Torres, Abe Battat and the Broadcast Legends Old Time Radio Players production of Norman Corwin’s “A Plot to Overthrow Christmas.”

Click on photos to see full program or click on “Plot” to just view the play.

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Sorry … no activities until we get over COVID19

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Sorry to say that Broadcast Legends activities are on hold until COVID19 is behind us and we can gather again.

In the meantime we are adding video to our website for your enjoyment.  This month:

“Creature Features” 
John Stanley – Bob Wilkins

L-R: John Stanley; Bob Wilkins.

 Broadcast Legends Luncheon:  September 23, 2003  “Creature Features,”
John Stanley & Bob Wilkins

 

We have also added two new pages: “VIDEO LIBRARY” and “MEMBER VIDEO INTERVIEWS”  –check them out!

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Legends Celebrate A Century Of Radio

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to growing concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, this event has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets to the event you have a credit for the next (or future) luncheon. If you would prefer a refund, please contact us via phone at 1-650-274-0453 or email.

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Commercial radio reaches its one-hundredth birthday in 2020, and the Broadcast Legends will celebrate the occasion by turning back the clock to 1955!

In 1955, television marked the 35th anniversary of commercial radio with a special broadcast of Ed Sullivan‘s popular weekly “Toast of the Town” variety show, in which the stone-faced host welcomed early stars of network radio, including Rudy Vallee, Jack Benny, George Burns and many others.

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Legends Plan 2019 Holiday Bash at the Basque!

Retro Christmas Party (Image)

It’s bound to be a really big shoe – errr, show – on Friday, December 13, when the erstwhile Broadcast Legends put on their annual holiday celebration luncheon at the magnificent Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco.

A full afternoon of lively entertainment is planned to accompany the delightful food and drinks that will be served.

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Legends To Honor Latest Radio Hall of Famers

Ray Taliaferro
BARHOF Class of 2019

The Broadcast Legends‘ annual celebration of Bay Area radio excellence will take place on Saturday, September 21, at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco.

The luncheon will honor the latest inductees into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame, as well as the recipients of this year’s Sherwood Awards – the “people’s choices” for the Bay Area’s most popular radio stars.

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Fogheads To Unite For Legendary KFOG

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It will be a Foghead Family Reunion on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as the Broadcast Legends celebrate KFOG (104.5 FM), the recipient of the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame‘s Legendary Station Award for 2019.

The luncheon will take place at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco, and will include a roundtable discussion starring a bevy of KFOG legends, with Ben Fong-Torres serving as moderator.

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Lone Ranger Rides Again At Legends Lunch!

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Spring is in the air, and the Mighty Legends Old Time Radio Players will be on the air at our next luncheon on Tuesday, March 26, at the elegant Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco.

In addition to hanging out and catching up with your favorite friends and colleagues from Bay Area radio and television, the Legends radio troupe will present a live re-creation of an episode of “The Lone Ranger.”

Featured in the cast of “The Lone Ranger” will be Dave Parker, who performed on the original radio program, which debuted on Detroit’s WXYZ back in January 1933.

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