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
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A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Aug 31, 2020

Latest Pieces

Caption: Sandip in the Paris Metro
This Spring, the Paris Book Fair was finally back in person! But even amidst this Parisian fairytale, reality reared its ugly head.

  • Added: May 24, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Urvashi Vaid (right) and her long-time partner Kate Clinton (left)
The South-Asian Queer activist Urvashi Vaid passed away on May 14th, but her influence remains.

  • Added: May 17, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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In Search of Bengali Harlem is a transformative journey, not just for Alaudin Ullah, but for our understanding of the complex histories of South As...

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  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: Sonar Kella aka The Golden Fortress, Credit: Sandip Roy
Many towns and cities are indelibly tied up with certain books and films. But few changed the fortunes of a town like a 1974 Bengali film named Son...

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  • Added: May 03, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: Kolkata Lit. Fest. audience, Credit: Sandip Roy
For the last two years the Kolkata Literary Meet has been a Zoom affair, but this year the audience is back and reminds Sandip just how important t...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: A tribute to Lata Mangeshkar from Amul Dairy
The “In Memoriam” segment of the 2022 Grammy awards failed to remember one very important icon, Lata Mangeshkar. While many fans of Indian music an...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: Runu Mullick, the poetry seller, Credit: Sandip Roy
At the Kolkata Book Fair Sandip wonders if anyone comes to the book fair anymore for actual books, and then 4 handwritten poems proved that they do.

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: An ad by Amul
Everyone is talking about the great Slapgate incident at the Oscars ceremony, but all of that trivializes what it ultimately was.

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: Avocados (not Sandip's)
The garden does teach you to be patient, for there are ultimately no low hanging fruits to be had.

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: Mahesh Vinayakram
Sandip Roy shares the journey of Mahesh Vinayakram, from the verse of Carnatic music to the world stage of Cirque du Soleil.

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
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