Hannah Kingsley-Ma

Why are teachers paying for their own supplies?

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.
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PHOTO BY CHRISTINA FLORKOWSKI / RESIZED AND CROPPED

Where music meets improvisation

Your Call: The Standing Rock Sioux pipeline protest

On the August 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growing protest at the Sacred Stone Spirit Camp in North Dakota. For weeks, thousands of Native Americans have joined Standing Rock Sioux tribe members in their protest against the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipe.
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KALW Almanac: Tuesday Aug. 30, 2016

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 Today Tuesday, 30th of August of 2016 is the 243rd day of the year There are 123 days remaining until the end of the year.  The sun rose in San Francisco at 6:40 am  and sunset will be at 7:40 pm.  Today we will have 13 hours of sun.  The solar transit will be at 1:10 pm.

8/30: Who are national parks for?

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Today on Crosscurrents: A whole show dedicated to the centennial of the National Parks System. An organization trying to disrupt racial stereotypes about who is and is not "outdoorsy." A ranger tells the story of African American Buffalo Soldiers out west. We come face to face with a real-life Rosie the Riveter.

Tune in to 91.7 FM at 5:00 P.M. Audio will be uploaded after the show.

On the August 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growing protest at the Sacred Stone Spirit Camp in North Dakota. For weeks, thousands of Native Americans have joined Standing Rock Sioux tribe members in their protest against the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipe.

99% Invisible: The Blazer Experiment

14 hours ago
Photo courtesy of Darryl M. Lindsay

In 1968, the police department in Menlo Park, California hired a new police chief. His name was Victor Cizanckas and his main goal was to reform the department, which had a strained relationship with the community at the time.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. Drew Ackerman, host of the Sleep With Me podcast, tells us why he chose this Neil Young tune.

Guess this Bay Area sound! Aug. 28, 2016

20 hours ago
Illustration by Rich Black.

 

This is Audiograph — the Bay Area’s sonic treasure hunt. Each week, we’ll play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area.

KALW Almanac: Monday Aug. 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016

 Today Monday, 29th of August of 2016 is the 242nd day of the year  There are 124 days remaining until the end of the year.  71 Days until Election Day. The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:39 am  and sunset will be at 7:42 pm.  Today we will have 13 hours and 3 minutes of daylight The solar transit will be at 1:10 pm.

Your Call: Rose Aguilar’s 10th anniversary

Aug 29, 2016
Laura Flynn

On the August 29th edition of Your Call, we will mark Rose Aguilar’s 10th anniversary of hosting Your Call by opening up the lines. We would love to hear about your favorite Your Call episodes, and what you want to hear going forward. How has Your Call motivated you to engage with your community and the world?  Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you. 

Interview with Temple University  associate professor Pei Wang on artificial intelligence.

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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 Almanac: Tuesday Aug. 30, 2016

Today Tuesday, 30th of August of 2016 is the 243rd day of the year There are 123 days remaining until the end of the year. The sun rose in San Francisco at 6:40 am and sunset will be at 7:40 pm. Today we will have 13 hours of sun. The solar transit will be at 1:10 pm.
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