Crosscurrents

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Crosscurrents is the daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We are part of KALW's Public Interest Reporting Project, which began in 2003 with the goal of expanding local in-depth reporting – at a time when most news organizations were cutting back on public interest journalism.

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2:15pm

Mon June 10, 2013
My Mix Tape

"Minor Swing" by Django Reinhardt

 Jules Cunningham used to jam with friends to this jazz standard back in his freshman year, and now the song is a powerful reminder to him of how playing a certain song can make everything feel alright with the world. 

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2:01pm

Mon June 10, 2013
My Mix Tape

"Why, Oh Why, Did I Ever Leave Wyoming" by Roy Rogers

When John Hoff was four-years-old, and he couldn’t help but play “Why, Oh Why, Did I Ever Leave Wyoming” on repeat every morning, much to his family’s chagrin. 

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1:30pm

Mon June 10, 2013

11:24am

Mon June 10, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Crosscut

The band you’re hearing now calls themselves Crosscut. Most of the players are from the Bay Area, but their sound is influenced by the Blues – blues from Chicago, Memphis and the Mississippi Delta. Crosscut will be playing music from their album, also called “Crosscut,” on Wednesday (06.12). The free show is part of this year’s “Union Square Live” program, at – where else? - San Francisco’s Union Square. They’re on stage from 6 to 8pm. 

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6:34pm

Sat June 8, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Chew On This: Listen to Episode 2 "Environmentally Responsible Home Improvements"

Eron Ersch, of Asian Neighborhood Design and EcoCraft Cabinetry, answers questions from the 'Chew On This' audience
KALW's Maya de Paula Hanika

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