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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146 Pieces

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

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Aug 31, 2020

Latest Pieces

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Sandip reflects on how literature festivals have mutated during the COVID pandemic.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sandip Roy and Bishop Tutu in 2008 in San Francisco
If there ever was a life to celebrate rather than a death to mourn it was Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
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When the Sex and City reboot “Just Like That” chose to go multi-culti Indian, they decided to make it a Diwali episode and have Sarah Jessica Parke...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2022
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri on the campaign trail with Narendra Modi in the 2014 Indian general election.
While at first film and cinema seemed the ideal way to promote peace between all of the different Indian religious factions, now the relationship s...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip is feeling the Christmas spirit in Kolkata.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A map of the Banda Islands from the book “the Nutmeg’s Curse.”, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy, courtesy of the author
Writer Amitov Ghosh’s new book explores how the past informs our future, but can we learn from it?

  • Added: Dec 17, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
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Having unique passwords for every account is extremely frustrating but now, along comes the OTP and KYC.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2021
  • Length: 06:04
Caption: Cherry Blossoms in bloom at the venue, Credit: Sandip Roy
A recent trip to the Shillong Literary Festival gives Sandip pause to consider just what was missing for over a year.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
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In a post-pandemic-still-in-a-pandemic world Sandip remembers a homey thanksgiving, even if it was in a land foreign to the concept.

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The New York Times “Spelling Bee” word game really took off during the pandemic lockdown. But Sandip finds the Bee to be a bit exiguous.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2021
  • Length: 06:00