Crosscurrents

Monday-Thursday at 5pm

Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

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10:44am

Fri May 22, 2015
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: KALW's Phone Room

Rrring, rrring! Thank you to everyone who dialed us up and supported KALW during this membership campaign

4:20am

Fri May 22, 2015
News

Cannabis News Roundup: 05.22.15

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Feinstein evolves on CBD… Harris: War on drugs has failed… Oakland airport workers charged as smugglers… How to roll a joint…  and more.

LEGALIZATION & LEGISLATION

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6:27pm

Thu May 21, 2015
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: May 21, 2015

A special edition of Crosscurrents with guest-host Matt Martin!

Fine tuning: the art of guitar making; How activists are reviving a historic waterway in Bayview-Hunters Point; Robots for humanity: how technology is changing the life of one Bay Area man; and The KALW Phone Room!

5:35pm

Thu May 21, 2015
Technology

Robots for humanity: how technology is changing the life of one Bay Area man

Jane and Henry Evans at their house
Angela Johnston

Henry Evans and his wife Jane live high up in the Los Altos foothills. To get there you have to drive up twisting roads with steep switchback turns. On a Thursday morning 12 years ago Henry drove up these same roads after dropping his children off at school.

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5:14pm

Thu May 21, 2015
Arts & Culture

Fine tuning: the art of guitar making

Dutch Treat Imaging Atelier

For the person accustomed to playing a factory model, a guitar from the hand of a skilled luthier is always a revelation. The tone, action, craftsmanship, and finish make playing such an instrument a unique pleasure.

Irving Sloane – Classic Guitar Construction

It used to be that if you wanted to learn how to make a guitar, you had to apprentice with a luthier. You’d find them in Europe, and you had almost no other option. That is, until New Yorker Irving Sloane wrote the book on high-end construction: Classic Guitar Construction: Diagrams, Photographs, and Step-By-Step Instructions.

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