Crosscurrents

Monday-Thursday at 5pm

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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5:11pm

Thu April 23, 2015
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: April 23, 2015

The Armenian Genocide, and The San Francisco Treat--Rice-A-Roni--is actually from Armenia! Plus local musicians Bang Data.

5:09pm

Thu April 23, 2015
Arts & Culture

The birth of Rice-A-Roni

The birth of Rice-A-Roni began with a friendship between a Canadian immigrant and a survivor of the Armenian genocide. Soon after, an Italian family made "the San Francisco treat" into a popular side dish.

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10:30am

Thu April 23, 2015
Local Music

Today's Local Music: Bang Data

This is Bang Data, a side project of Bay Area MC, Deuce Eclipse. Maybe you’ve heard them on the cable TV hit, “Breaking Bad.” 

Bang Data will be on stage at Leo’s in Oakland on Saturday. Music starts about 9pm.

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8:24am

Thu April 23, 2015
News

Daily news roundup for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

The High School Inside a Jail // Mission Local

"Mission resident Annelise Wunderlich and San Francisco filmmaker Richard O’Connell have finished principal photography on their documentary “The Corridor,” a film about Five Keys,  the first-ever high school within an adult jail – the San Francisco County Jail. To raise finishing funds, they’ve launched a kickstarter campaign.

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5:30pm

Wed April 22, 2015
Arts & Culture

Meanwhile with Wendy MacNaughton

San Francisco native and graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton set out to uncover the city's hidden stories in her book, Meanwhile in San Francisco. It’s a collection of drawn portraits of San Francisco residents and their favorite hangouts, including written observations from interviews. 

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