Erica Mu

Reporter/Producer

Erica Mu is a reporter and producer for the "Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project" in conjunction with KALW and the Association of Independents in Radio. Mu has reported on the serious side of health and the quirky side of arts, and she's also helped KALW pioneer the digital frontier as the news team’s web strategist and editor. Mu has also organized and directed KALW’s live storytelling events.

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2:55pm

Wed December 14, 2011
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Tommy Guerrero

Going somewhere?  If it’s through San Francisco Airport on a Wednesday or Friday, between now and December 23, you can hear some live local music while you’re there. The annual “Hear It Now” concerts take place between 11am and 2pm on those dates.

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5:00pm

Thu December 1, 2011
Arts & Culture

Taking the dance floor outdoors in Golden Gate Park

Photo courtesy of Dave Wong

In San Francisco, you don’t have to go to a stuffy night club or a formal classroom to learn how to swing dance. If you want to learn the Lindy Hop, you can learn in the great outdoors.

KALW’s Carolina Hidalgo, who is originally from Chile, found the group called Lindy in the Park, dancing in full daylight on one of her walks in Golden Gate Park. She brings us this profile for the next installment of Meet Your Neighbors.

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3:13pm

Fri November 25, 2011
Station News

See "Crosscurrents" live at MAPP!

Join KALW for its final 70th anniversary event, in conjunction with the Mission Arts and Performance Project!

This special evening will feature oral storytellers, radio producers, and musicians performing on the theme of "Beginnings and Endings." We'll also be bringing you an episode of KALW's "Crosscurrents" LIVE, with audience participation! 

Cost: FREE!

Venue: The Polish Club (3040 22nd Street, San Francisco)

Date and Time: Saturday, December 3rd from 6-9pm

Performers include:

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9:31pm

Sun November 20, 2011
Station News

Thank a Teacher on Friday, November 25!

Under CC license from cybrarian77. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cybrarian77/6284181389/

KALW is pleased to be an official partner for the fourth annual National Day of Listening, sponsored by StoryCorps. We’re asking that you take a few minutes to say thanks to a favorite teacher. You can write a dedication post on Facebook, send a "thank you" tweet, call, write an email, or have a StoryCorps-style interview with this teacher. All the details are here.

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2:48pm

Wed November 16, 2011
Cops & Courts

Protests impacting Oakland Police work, may impact federal oversight

Occupy Oakland made a peaceful return to Frank Ogawa Plaza last night following a march by several hundred from the Public Library on 14th and Madison to City Hall. Despite holding a packed General Assembly in the amphitheater, dozens of Oakland Police positioned throughout the plaza and the surrounding streets deterred any attempts to set up tents or permanently retake the plaza.

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