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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All over the world we denigrate the importance of the “pursuit of happiness.” It can be seen as selfish and we lead circumscribed lives in order t...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Anjali Gopalan, the emu-whisperer at All Creatures Great and Small, Credit: Instagram @allcreaturesgreatandsmallindia.
On World Animal Day I think about Anjali Gopalan and her marvelous sanctuary All Creatures Great and Small.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A view from the Jhandi mountains, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip yearns for the life of traveler.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Saleem Kidwai, Credit: Sharif Rangnekar
Sandip Roy looks at the influence of Salem Kidwai who, in his understated way, helped the gay movement in India.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
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Impossible, McPlant or zingers and crispers, whatever you call them they’re all big business. Sandip Roy takes a bite of plant-based meat products.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
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Caption: The view from Robert Clark's studio in Brooklyn, Credit: Robert Clark
After 20 years in Afghanistan Sandip is left with the tragic ghosts of memory.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Anti-Cholera inoculation in Calcutta in 1894. Picture from the  Wellcome Collection. , Credit: Courtesy Chinmay Tumbe
There are many conversations to have concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, but pandemics were common not too long ago. Maybe we should pay attention in...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: "Nightmare" by Shamsia Hassani, Credit: Shamsia Hassani
With all the talk about the women and girls of Afghanistan, Sandip wonders if it was ever really about them at all.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Poster for "From Kabul to Kolkata" photography exhibition
Even though the touching stories in books and delicious kebabs in tiny restaurants are part of our enjoyment of “diversity,” they are also a remind...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2021
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Curry, three ways, Credit: Sandip Roy
While “curry” may be a lazy umbrella term for the thousands of Indian dishes that go by that name, Sandip considers the difficulty in cancelling it.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2021
  • Length: 06:00