Programs A-Z

99% Invisible is a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world. The 99% Invisible podcast recently reached #2 in the iTunes...

Historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh tear a topic from the headlines and plumb its historical depths. Over the course of the program, they are joined by fellow historians, people in the news, and callers bringing historical...

Compelling Stories. Inspiring Playwrights. Headline Actors.

June 6 & 13

“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard

directed by John Rubinstein, and starring Kate Burton,...

Harry Shearer offers a comedic and sardonic look at today's headlines.

Visit Harry's website here.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez and panelists challenge each other and KALW's audience on the Bay Area's favorite quiz show.  Call-in phone: (415) 841-4134.

KALW’s weekly magazine of all things - Culturally - considered, hosted by David Latulippe. 

The curious minds of Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich are back to explore the boundaries that blur science, philosophy, and human experience. 

A celebration of the short story, read by professional actors from stage and screen. From Symphony Space in NYC. 

Upcoming broadcasts:

June 15 ~  Illusions

GUEST HOST: NEIL GAIMAN

“Miracle Polish” by Steven...

Host Glynn Washington, one of the winners of the Public Radio Talent Quest, explores decisions that define lives, taking listeners on an addictive narrative that walks a mile in someone else's shoes.

True stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.  Each hour mixes humorous and heartbreaking tales told with honesty, bravery, and wit.  (On hiatus during June 2014, returns in July.)

Garrison Keillor offers a daily poem and literary history almanac.

Read the daily poem at the Writer's Almanac website here.

Ira Glass assembles eclectic, entertaining stories that reveal Americans in all shapes and forms.

www.thisamericanlife.org

San Francisco's "live radio program to the world" featuring engaging conversation with authors, musicians, and entertainers.

Find them online at www.wcl.org.