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

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Caption: A masked statue of Gandhi in San Francisco's Ferry Plaza, Credit: Eric Wayne
Oct. 2nd is the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, and in an angry toxic world, we would do well to remember a man who fasted, intermittently, to force us...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Chewie wears his mask. Be like Chewie., Credit: Sandip Roy
…the most incorrigible vice being that of an ignorance that fancies it knows everything and therefore claims for itself the right to kill. — From ...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: The Goddess Durga and her family, Credit: Sandip Roy
There is a pandemic demon that needs slaying, and we would do well to heed the lessons of Durga.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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As San Francisco’s heat wave hits 100º Sandip Roy recalls how to battle heat waves in his native Kolkata.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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It was just two years ago that India Supreme Court decriminalized homosexuality, but the real hope for change might not lie in politics.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A dog in the movie Pariah Dog, Credit: Pariah Dog the movie
The dogs that wander the streets in Kolkata are not strays, but part of an extended family, cared for and fed by many of the cities lesser known in...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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The furor over a Kamala seems much ado over very few syllables, but how one handles the mispronunciation can be telling.

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandip wonders if the new normal is really normal?

  • Added: Aug 10, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A goat from FSA Entertainment's YouTube channel, Credit: Fahad Zariwala FSA Entertainment
At Bakra Mania, a goat dealership in Mumbai Fahad Zariwala runs the youtube channel FSA Entertainment which showcases many goat gems and “India’s C...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Paola Mendoza and Sarah Sophie Flicker, Credit: Guy Furrow
On today’s IP we go behind the scenes of the first Women’s March on Washington, in 2017, right after the election of Donald Trump. What can we lear...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2020
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 9