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.
252 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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0 Pieces

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

Latest Pieces

Caption: Dale Borglum is founder the Living/Dying Project
Dealing with death can be emotionally draining, but one man says we shouldn’t fear the experience. Instead, it should be embraced as a natural part...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 08:25
  • Purchases: 1
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West Oakland is a community of about 24,000 residents, and about a quarter population living below the poverty level. It’s bordered on three sides ...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:45
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Photography has become so easy that we can forget how, not long ago, we needed to master technical skills, such as film and shutter speeds, and be ...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: Janell Moon is Emeryville's first poet laureate
It may surprise you to learn that 40 of the 50 states have Poet Laureates, as do a growing number of California cities – including Emeryville, whic...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 06:43
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San Francisco may not be known for its fashion, but it’s certainly a fashionable city – the item of the day might be a bulky scarf or skinny jeans,...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maria Castillo works on a 3-D model of a train engine in Richmond High's new engineering lab. , Credit: Lillian Mongeau
There’s some good news in the latest figures from the Labor Department – they show that jobless claims have gone down. But the bad news is that ana...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:42
Caption: Denise Woodward with her Aunt Rita
Denise Woodward is a lifelong musician. As a young classical guitarist, she strove for perfection, often waking up at 4:30 in the morning to practi...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bay Area composer Christopher Hedge designed the sound for the Academy of Science's Morrison Planetarium
If you've been to the planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences recently, then you've heard Christopher Hedge's work on the show "Life: A C...

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:36
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The "Are We There Yet?" sound installation will be at the Contemporary Jewish Museum through July 31
Consider a snail without a shell. Is it still a snail? I think its a slug. Luckily, this isn’t a quiz ... it’s from a new art installation at the ...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 2
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If a town’s success is determined by the number of laundromats it has, the East Bay city of Richmond is set. They’ve got Teddy Bear Wash n Dry, Oas...

Bought by WAMC and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 2