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.
263 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: 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...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The AC Transit bus line 376 through Richmond is one of the most dangerous in the East Bay., Credit: Flickr photo by juicyrai.
Whether you’re going to the library or the laundromat, in Richmond, a lot of people get around using AC Transit. The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit D...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: Former San Jose State Professor and artist Hasan Elahi, founder of “Hiding in Plain Sight”
Descendants of immigrants and refugees from countries in the Middle East and South Asia often find a hard time living in the post 9/11 United State...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
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Aid agencies like the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders have already poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into the relief effort in Haiti. ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:13
Caption: Olin Thomas and Hugo Salinas, Credit: San Francisco StoryCorps
Olin Thomas grew up Mormon in the deep south, confused by his homosexuality and deeply in the closet, in no small part because of the church's atti...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Flickr photo by Peter Shanks. http://www.flickr.com/photos/botheredbybees/245215850/
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down. But what if the medicine itself were sweet? People with allergies are especially anxious to find...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 07:33
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President Barack Obama's first executive act when he took office in 2009 was to issue a memorandum that said he was "committed to creating an unpre...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:34
Caption: Flickr photo by Arlette. http://www.flickr.com/photos/arlette/4712343729/
This story has all the excitement of a day at the races: ladies in fancy hats, frazzled handlers, strutting owners, and surly gamblers. But the ani...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 1