Cabrillo Festival

The Cabrillo Festival on KALW!

KALW is proud to be the broadcast partner for the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music’s 2016 season, and to present the complete orchestra concert broadcasts in four special programs hosted by Sarah Cahill, host of Revolutions Per Minute.
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Your Call: The war on Yemen; think tanks and corporate America

On the August 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the United States’ role in Saudi Arabia’s yearlong war on Yemen.
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My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. Megan Quintana tells us why she chose to add this track to our ever-growing mixtape.  

It’s Friday afternoon, the weekend mere hours away, and in case you’re not prepared, here are a few one-of-a-kind events happening around the Bay Area this weekend.

Energy Excelerator is a startup program for companies developing renewable energy solutions.

Jen Glantz attended so many weddings, she went into debt, then wrote a book about it called 'All My Friends are Engaged.'

Philosophy Talk: The Challenges of an Aging Population

Aug 26, 2016
"Old People in the Street" by Titoy used under CC license

Should we think of a world awash in old folks as a burden or a blessing? 

Used under license from Google Images (commercial use & modifications allowed / cropped from original)

Recreational cannabis could lose in California ... Humboldt officials play “green card” against illegal growers ... “Marley Natural” finds a home in Santa Rosa ... Free cannabis for Santa Cruz vets ... and more 

KALW Almanac: Friday Aug. 26, 2016

Aug 26, 2016

 Today Friday, 26th of August of 2016 is the 239th day of the year.  There are 127 days remaining until the end of the year.  74 days until Election Day. The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:36 am  and sunset will be at 7:46 pm.  Today we will have 13 hours and 10 minutes of daylight. 

  On the August 26th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the United States’ role in Saudi Arabia’s yearlong war on Yemen.

Hannah Kingsley-Ma

 

There’s a warehouse in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood stuffed with the severed legs of aging mannequins, screws of various sizes, and large pieces of real fur.

 

Photo by Bonnie Chan.

All week long, we've been playing this sound and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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Cabrillo Festival

The Cabrillo Festival on KALW!

KALW is proud to be the broadcast partner for the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music’s 2016 season, and to present the complete orchestra concert broadcasts in four special programs hosted by Sarah Cahill, host of Revolutions Per Minute.
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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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KALW's New Podcast Page