KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

Series

Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
276 Pieces

Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
9 Pieces

Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

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San Francisco, as we all know, is densely populated. So the possibility of finding any open space for a new, and substantial, “wilderness trail” is...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: UC Berkeley professor Gordon Frankie (left) and his team maintain an urban garden to attract native bees for research
For the past five years there’s been a phenomenon of disappearing worker bees called Colony Collapse Disorder. This has many scientists wanting to ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 03:27
Caption: Paula de Cristofaro treating Matisse’s “Portrait of Sarah Stein” in the SFMOMA conservation lab., Credit: Photo courtesy of SFMOMA
Art conservators work behind the scenes at museums. Though they’re sometimes confused with curators, who acquire works for a collection, conservato...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cellist Zoe Keating uses a cello and a foot-controlled laptop to record layer upon layer of sound. , Credit: Jerry Dodrill
Zoe Keating's unique style of music has gotten her to the top of the iTunes classical and electronic music charts, and all the while she's remained...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 10:12
  • Purchases: 1
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If you’ve been to a farmer’s market lately, you may have noticed that it’s peak strawberry season. But you may also have noticed a sign next to man...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 03:27
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Caption: Tsedey Seifu and Faiza Farah founded Afro Urbanites, a social organization that aims to redefine what it means to be Afrocentric
When people from Africa move to the U.S., they’re faced with a question: are they African Americans, or Africans in America? Many tend to call them...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:14
Caption: Local musician Meklit Hadero hails from Ethiopia and currently calls San Francisco's Mission District home. , Credit: Sarah Peet
San Francisco musician Meklit Hadero has quite an impressive resume: she was born in Ethiopia, and lived all over the map until she landed in San F...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 07:35
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Caption: Local photographer Robert Dawson is capturing libraries across the nation on film, including the Berkeley Tool Lending Library
KALW News has been covering the potential closure of most of Oakland’s 18 public libraries in the coming weeks. Well, Oakland libraries aren’t alon...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Right now, there are 17,000 inmates in California prisons serving life with the possibility of parole. For years, no one has really known how many ...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 04:50
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Last Saturday, June 11, 70 artists gathered in downtown San Francisco to call, cry, sell, barter, and gift items ranging from love poems to insect ...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:17