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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1:13pm

Mon March 5, 2012
Arts & Culture

3Girls Theater sets the stage for female playwrights

The founders of the "3Girls Theatre": Lee Brady, Suze Allen, AJ Baker.
Michael Bellino

The “3Girls” in the 3GirlsTheater are three experienced writers and theater personalities: Suze Allen, AJ Baker and Lee Brady. Their goal, according to Allen, is to put “women's work on stage where it belongs.”

At the moment, the cast and crew of “3Girls Theater” are in rehearsal. They are preparing for two plays: The Right Thing and What about Ben? – both written by Baker and Brady, and directed by Allen.

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8:59am

Mon March 5, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, March 5, 2012

A group of student-run organizations who have planned a rally for education funding at the state capitol today are worried about protest confusion: Refund California and Occupy Education is also holding an action in Sacramento today. Though the two protests have been called for similar reasons, student group spokespersons have stressed they are unrelated.

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8:46am

Mon March 5, 2012
MY MIX TAPE

"Fast Lane" by Bad Meets Evil

This song makes thirteen-year-old Omari Embry feel invincible.

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4:32pm

Thu March 1, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: March 1, 2012

Technology that can predict death, fighting through leukemia, a profile of local jazz musician Larry Vuckovich, and local musicians The Magik Magik Orchestra.

4:08pm

Thu March 1, 2012
Arts & Culture

Bay Area pianist Larry Vuckovich delivers 'Somethin' Special'

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Veteran Bay Area pianist Larry Vuckovich is finally getting his music back on the national radio charts. His CD, “Somethin’ Special,” has hit the top ten lists for numerous weeks in a row.

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