Crosscurrents

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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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6:29pm

Tue May 12, 2015
Arts & Culture

A visit with the string whisperer

Note: This piece loses much of its music in written form. Click the audio player above to get the full effect. 

Roland Feller is responsible for the well-being of many of the city's stringed instruments. When you imagine him working on a violin, picture him seated at a tiny old fashioned desk littered with tools and wood shavings, in a room piled with sheet music, billing forms...and violins. Violins hanging on the walls and from the ceiling; violins leaning against the table legs on the floor.

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6:27pm

Tue May 12, 2015
San quentin prison report

How to be transgender in prison

There are often situations in life when you might want or need a how-to manual, but none exists. One harsh example would be adjusting to life in prison. Imagine trying to do it as a transgender person. 

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6:27pm

Tue May 12, 2015
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: May 12, 2015

A special How To Do Things edition of Crosscurrents featuring guest host D'Arcy Drollinger! -- Witching to find water; How to be transgender in prison; A visit with the string whisperer; and the Art of grocery bagging.

4:50pm

Tue May 12, 2015

7:30am

Tue May 12, 2015
News

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, May 12th

A rendering of the 800-unit plan to redevelop Alameda Point.
BAR Architects

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

S.F. Mayor Lee, supervisor Avalos to unveil dueling housing bonds // SF Gate

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