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Philosophy Talk: The Mystery of Music

What does it mean to have good (or bad) taste in music?
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Your Call: Turkey coup aftermath; the Republican National Convention

On the July 22nd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Turkish government’s intensified crackdown on the media, state institutions, and education system. According to reports, nearly 68,000 people have been rounded up, arrested, or fired.
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Philosophy Talk: The Mystery of Music

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"Music" by crayon27 used under CC license

What does it mean to have good (or bad) taste in music?

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. Mill Valley's Matt Jaffe, guitarist and founder of the band Matt Jaffe & The Distractions, chose Hank Williams' "Hey Good Lookin," a song that grew on him as he grew to recognize Williams' songwriting skills.

Clody Cates

Let us help you make the most of the upcoming sunny weekend with our recommendations of unique and cheap things to do around the Bay Area.

Bluegrass Signal - Something Auld, Something New

18 hours ago

Leah Wollenberg returns to the host chair of "Bluegrass Signal" with an eclectic program of music recorded/released between 1939 and last month. Variety’s the spice!

Don't miss it! Saturday, 6:30 - 8:00 pm (then archived in the Local Music Player for one week).

The Bridge: Behind the scenes at AT&T Park

19 hours ago
Kyle Trefny

We hear two stories from the home of the San Francisco Giants - AT&T Park. First, we meet the Spanish-language broadcast team of the Giants -  or Los Gigantes - and then we spend time with the man who keeps the ballpark organ pipes singing.

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On the July 22nd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Turkish government’s intensified crackdown on the media, state institutions, and education system. According to reports, nearly 68,000 people have been rounded up, arrested, or fired.

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“Reverse fire sales” in Calaveras County ... New Berkeley dispensaries likely ... Want a job in the cannabis industry? ... and more.

LEGALIZATION & LEGISLATION

Marijuana tax would aide L.A. homeless // The Weed Blog

July 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016

Today is Friday July 22, 2016 The 204th day of 2016-- 162 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 6:06 a.m. set: 8:26 p.m. 14:19 hours of daylight Moonrise: 10:19 p.m. set: 9:01 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is Casual Pi Day. The mathematical constant p (pi) is special for a number of reasons. One of them is that there are at least two holidays dedicated to pi: Pi Day celebrated on March 14 and Pi Approximation Day observed on July 22. The number pi is the ratio of the circle's circumference to its diameter.

COURTESY OF THE ARTIST via Facebook / RESIZED AND CROPPED

Well, what do we have here?  This would be the San Francisco soul and funk band called Midtown Social.

Midtown Social has an EP release party at The Chapel in San Francisco. That will take place tomorrow, July 22. Doors open at 8pm, show starts at 9pm.

Daily news roundup for Thursday, July 21, 2016

Jul 21, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Protestors chained to doors of Police Union Building in Oakland // ABC 7 News

"Black Lives Matter protesters are spending the night outside the Oakland police union headquarters, some are chained to the building.

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KALW's 75th Anniversary Concert!

Celebrate KALW's 75th anniversary at a very special night with Kronos Quartet and Bruce Cockburn, Thursday, August 4th at 8pm at the Nourse Theatre in San Francisco.
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KALW's Summer 2016 Program Guide

Click here to view a PDF of KALW's latest program guide.
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Kyle Trefny

New podcast highlights KALW's best Bay Area stories

KALW Public Radio is proud to introduce The Bridge, a new podcast featuring the station's best Bay Area stories.
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