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3:31pm

Wed October 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Mr. Kind

Today we're featuring the sounds of Oakland band Mr. Kind. Brian Bergeron, the leader of this group, is from Massachusetts, and he’s still amazed that you can go on tour, drive hundreds of miles, and still be in the same state! But before their California tour begins, the band is playing a special show tomorrow (November 1st) at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco. Mr. Kind will be recreating Wilco’s “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” album, note for note.

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3:27pm

Wed October 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

Ask a Latvian: What's a Graveyard Holiday?

Latvijas Saeima

Graveyards are a big deal in Latvia. They are usually located in pine tree forests and are filled with beautiful sculptures and gravestones, especially if it's a tomb of a famous writer or an artist.

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3:07pm

Wed October 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

A final resting place for furry friends

Presidio Trust intern Kaitlin Shawgo

In the 1989 Stephen King classic Pet Sematary, the Creed family’s cat, Church, gets hit by a car on the busy road in front of their new home. Rather than burying Church in the pet cemetery with the many other pets who lost their lives on the same road, Louis Creed decides to venture to the burial site just beyond. That’s when things start to get ugly.

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7:40am

Wed October 31, 2012
Dispatches from Kolkata

Tight pants thwart police, fashion at 11!

Kolkata police in pants that are too tight?

12:01am

Wed October 31, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: What are the challenges of providing humanitarian aid?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sophie Delaunay, executive director of Doctors without Borders, a 40-year-old organization that provides humanitarian assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect and catastrophe. What are the politics of humanitarian aid? Join us at 10am PT or post a comment here. What role should humanitarian organizations play during armed conflicts? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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