Ninna Gaensler-Debs

Meet the inmates fighting California’s wildfires

Hear from two of the approximately 4000 incarcerated men and women currently deployed fighting California’s wildfires.

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Your Call: Daniel Handler's new novel tackles teen sex

Author Daniel Handler, also known as Lemony Snicket, says young adult fiction is willing to address just about anything, except the sexuality of adolescent boys. Handler's new novel, All the Dirty Parts , tells the story of a teenage boy consumed with sex. He constantly thinks about sex and fantasizes about having sex with whomever he's looking at. In a culture awash in porn and sexual images, why is this kind of honest storytelling so rare? Why don't we spend more time talking about teen sex...

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Andy Mogg

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with award-winning choreographer, director and performer Kim Epifano, about the return of SF Trolley Dances, presented by Epiphany Dance Theater, this coming weekend. For the 14th edition of these site-specific dance performances, along a different MUNI-streetcar route each year, SF Trolley Dances starts South of Market, at the California Institute of Integral Studies (1453 Mission Street) and it ends in the Inner Sunset.

Tim O'Brien, Grammy-award winning singer-multi-instrumentalist, is our special guest this Saturday 3 pm on KALW's Folk Music & Beyond.  Tim will talk about his musical journey starting in Wheeling, West Virginia and his collaborations with sister Mollie O'Brien, Darrell Scott, Dirk Powell, Kathy Mattea, and musicians from Ireland and the bluegrass band Hot Rize.  Tim's latest CD "Where The River Meets The Road" includes songs inspired by West Virginia.

Sandip Roy: Don't mess with Kali

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Photo by Sandip Roy/modified from original

I’ve always felt diffident about our Kali. She seems difficult to explain to the uninitiated. 

Almanac - Wednesday 10/18/17

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Today Wednesday, the 18th of October of 2017 is the 291st day of the year....

  

Author Daniel Handler, also known as Lemony Snicket, says young adult fiction is willing to address just about anything, except the sexuality of adolescent boys. Handler's new novel, All the Dirty Parts, tells the story of a teenage boy consumed with sex. He constantly thinks about sex and fantasizes about having sex with whomever he's looking at.

Ninna Gaensler-Debs

Pamela Voyles lost everything in the Valley Fire in Lake County, then spent two years homeless. She finally found a place — only to flee seven months later.

Ben Trefny

Upstar Records is a professional music studio within Sunset Youth Services, a support program for at-risk youth and their families. This weekend the label showcases the work of young artists with the release of the album "Life Is Not a Game."

Philosophy Talk: The Internet of Things

Oct 17, 2017

What will 'privacy' mean when every device we own and operate is collecting reams of data on us to share via the internet with corporations and governments?


Almanac - Tuesday 10/17/17

Oct 17, 2017

Today Tuesday, 17th of October of 2017 is the 290th day of the year...

New American Story Project / Photos by Ed Ntiri

  

In 2014, US and Mexican authorities apprehended more than 340,000 people fleeing Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala.

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Almanac - Wednesday 10/18/17

Today Wednesday, the 18 th of October of 2017 is the 291st day of the year....

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