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.

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  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 31, 2007
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356 Pieces

Context, culture and connection from around the Bay Area.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2011
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Stories of emerging musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area -- in their own words and music. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Student teacher Diana Arbas in her classroom.
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Diana Arbas is a student teacher at Oakland High School, and this is Diana’s radio diary of her first year of teaching.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Oct 09, 2013
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KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2015
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The Sights & Sounds of Bayview is a radio series featuring stories about the remarkable people who live, work, and make a positive impact in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. This series was produced by KALW 91.7FM's storytelling project 'Hear Here', in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 24, 2018
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The Litography Project is an interactive and evolving map that honors the Bay Area’s literary past, present, and future.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Nov 28, 2014
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The Spiritual Edge is a radio and web project from KALW Public Radio in San Francisco that will explore the innovative American spirit through the lens of spirituality and religion.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2014
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Stories of leading women working in STEM industries in the Bay Area. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
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A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Apr 07, 2020

Latest Pieces

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We don’t have to win the war against Covid as much as we need to learn to make peace with its existence in our world for now.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sandip's mango tree, Credit: Sandip Roy
When life gives you cyclones, make mango rice.

  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Eve Rodsky
Eve Rodsky has spent almost a decade surveying women and men about who does what at home to understand how and why we divide up labor along gender ...

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  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A local vegetable vendor, Credit: Sandip Roy
The COVID-19 lockdown has forced many street vendors inside, but now the sounds of the street are returning.

  • Added: May 19, 2020
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Kelsey Crowe
It’s been a rough spring with COVID-19 taking over our lives. You may know someone who’s sick, or who’s lost a loved one or their livelihood, or an...

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  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: A screen capture from Sandip Roy's Twitter feed, Credit: Sandip Roy
The COVID pandemic has had a terrible effect on all of us, and opened our eyes to some of those who were invisible before.

  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Kiim Chambers
Kim Chambers is only the sixth person ever to complete the Ocean’s Seven challenge... solo. That's seven open water channel swims. Think summiting...

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  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Irrfan Khan at a literary festival, Credit: Sandip Roy
Actor Irrfan Khan wasn’t the biggest star in Bollywood, but he was unique. Irrfan Khan died last week from endocrine cancer. He was 53.

  • Added: May 04, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Chewie makes Dalonga coffee, Credit: Sandip Roy
I had assumed the lockdown was a time when the frenetic world would finally slow down, But on my social media timeline no one has gotten the messag...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Wooden toys at a past Charak Mela festival, Credit: Sandip Roy
In the year 1427, there will be no celebration. But Sandip remembers the Bengali New Year festivities from years past, the Charak Mela.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2020
  • Length: 06:00