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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12:57pm

Fri November 2, 2012
Politics

Web Exclusive: Meet the City Council candidates for Oakland's District One

Credit Courtesy of amylemleyforoakland.com

Reporter Charlie Mintz recently reported on the City Council race in Oakland's District One.  Now you can hear extended interviews with all the candidates he spoke with.

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6:04pm

Thu November 1, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Nina Jo Smith

Nina Jo Smith is a singer-songwriter based in San Francisco

6:04pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: November 1, 2012

Remembering Alan Farley; Hear Here: Meet Nina Jo Smith; and Day of the Dead exhibit looks into the future by honoring the past.

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1:47pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Arts & Culture

Day of the Dead exhibit looks into the future by honoring the past

Daniel del Solar former KALW general manager, is honored at the SOMArts Day of the Dead exhibit

There are ghosts and skeletons everywhere you look on Halloween. But for many cultures the more serious commemoration of the dead takes place the next day, November 1. It’s known as el Dia de los Muertos in Latin cultures – the Day of the Dead – when parades, elaborate skeleton costumes, and temporary altars are built to honor ancestors and those who have recently passed.

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10:01am

Thu November 1, 2012
YOUTH RADIO

Youth Radio Podcast: Politics creep into Halloween

Youth Radio

Who would you rather be for Halloween, Governor Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama? That's what Youth Radio asked people in the Bay Area, while trying to give them a little dramatic inspiration. This and more in the Youth Radio Podcast.

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