Ben Underwood / Tesla / Gail Tsukiyama

Ben Underwood  We'll listen again to an interview with Ben Underwood, the local teenager who saw with sound. He died recently and a memorial service has been planned. This segment originally aired July 26th

A memorial service for Ben Underwood is scheduled for noon Monday, Jan. 26th at Harvest Church in Elk Grove. The public is invited.

Tesla One of the top names in Sacramento rock and roll has an upcoming performance in its home town. Today on Insight, we talk with Tesla bassist Brian Wheat about the band's history and hear clips from their new album.

Tesla appears from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27th at R5 Records, 2500 16th St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-2500. The band also performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30th at Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sacramento. Informaiton: (916) 808-5291. Telsa will also appear at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31st at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, 2500 East 2nd St., Reno. Information: (800) 501-2651.

Gail Tsukiyama Bay area author Gail Tsukiyama is speaking in Sacramento this week. We'll talk with the author about her work, which includes "The Samurai's Garden," "Women of the Silk," and "Street of a Thousand Blossoms," and what she's up to now.

Gail Tsukiyama is the featured speaker at the Friends of the Sacramento Public Library's annual meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25th in the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 264-2920.

Friday, January 23, 2009