Olivia Henry

Thanks for your amazing support in KALW's May Campaign!

Thanks to everyone who supported KALW's May Campaign. When it was all over, listeners had contributed more than $396,000 to the station. That's 99% of our $400,000 goal - and makes this the most successful fundraiser at KALW ever. Your support keeps KALW going, and growing. Thank you!

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Your Call: 2017 SF International Arts Festival

We’ll have a conversation about the San Francisco International Arts Festival, which takes place from May 25th to June 4th.

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Your Call: 2017 SF International Arts Festival

3 hours ago

We’ll have a conversation about the San Francisco International Arts Festival, which takes place from May 25th to June 4th.

Oakland's Fairyland: a wonderland in miniature

10 hours ago
Under CC license from Flickr user Connie Ma

 

Children's Fairyland is a storybook-themed amusement park on the shores of Lake Merritt. Have you ever been inside? Reporter Dalia Cuenca pulls back the curtain.

Historic hot dogs make a comeback in Oakland

10 hours ago
Claire Stremple

 

Akashic Books

The word evokes smoky black and white crime films, with fast talkin’, gun toting men in slick suits and fedoras. But what does noir mean today? 

In the Bay Area, summer weather usually begins in the fall. Why is that? In this short-answer segment, San Francisco State meteorology professor Oswaldo Garcia explains our "peculiar" climate.

Guess this Bay Area sound! May 20, 2017

16 hours ago
Illustration by Rich Black

This is Audiograph — the Bay Area’s sonic signature. Each week, we’ll play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area. Your job? Listen to the sound in the player above, figure out where it was recorded and what it is, then call to let us know.

KALW Almanac ~ Monday May 22, 2017

21 hours ago

 Today Monday, the 22nd of May of 2017 is the 142nd day of the year. There are 223 days remaining until the end of the year.  The sun will rise in San Francisco at 5:54 am, and sunset will be at 8:20 pm.  Today we will have 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight.

  

We’ll have a conversation with Françoise Girard, president of the International Women's Health Coalition, about President Donald Trump’s vast expansion of the Mexico City Policy, also known as the "Global Gag Rule."

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9pm  ~ “Remembrance” (5/4/17 concert)

Christian Reif, guest conductor

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No.13, "Babi Yar"

Denis Sedov, bass soloist

Marika Kuzma, chorusmaster

Men's Chorus, to include: Alumni of the Chamber Chorus of the University of California, Alumni of the Pacific Boychoir Academy, Members of the St. John of San Francisco Russian Orthodox Chorale

Philosophy Talk: Babies and the birth of morality

May 19, 2017

Is morality innate, learned, or does it come from some combination of nature and nurture?


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Berkeley Symphony - final broadcast...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9pm ~ “Remembrance” (5/4/17 concert) Christian Reif , guest conducto r Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No.13, "Babi Yar" Denis Sedov , bass soloist Marika Kuzma , chorusmaster Men's Chorus, to include: Alumni of the Chamber Chorus of the University of California, Alumni of the Pacific Boychoir Academy, Members of the St. John of San Francisco Russian Orthodox Chorale Click here for the complete Berkeley Symphony program, which includes texts of the Yevgeny Yevtushenko...

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