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Sandip Roy, former host of Your Call and New America Now, is back on KALW, bringing you a little bit of the story of the new India every week – a letter home from his other home.
A lot has been written about...
A celebration of the short story, read by professional actors from stage and screen. From Symphony Space in NYC.
KALW broadcasts the Superintendent's remarks from the bi-monthly meetings of the San Francisco School Board.
The second hour of "The Tavis Smiley Show" is now "Smiley & West", with the dynamic bi-coastal duo of Tavis Smiley and Cornel West.
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.
Smart and spirited discussions about a wide range of popular music, from cutting-edge underground rock and hip-hop, to classic rock, R&B, electronica, and worldbeat. From WBEZ in Chicago.
With a journalistic, documentary-style approach, host Al Letson returns with fresh perspectives on one city, region, or community which features interviews, commentary, recordings, listener-generated letters, and music. (World Have Your Say ...
An unusually diverse, genre-bending program that explores the bridges connecting various styles of music. Tangents emphasizes world and roots music, and creative jazz hybrids, from Ry Cooder, Lhasa, Zakir Hussain, to The Blind Boys of Alabama....
Host Jim Svejda reviews a wide variety of classical recordings and highlights renowned classical artists. He provides listeners with guides to the best readily available recordings and creates sketches of the lives of some of the most famous...
Weekly high-energy conversations on political, cultural, and global issues of particular relevance to African Americans.
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.
The international lesbian & gay radio magazine.
The most listened-to Celtic music program in the world, hosted by Fiona Ritchie.
Fresh perspectives on cultural topics that shape today's world.
"Time of Useful Consciousness" created by and hosted by Maria Gilardin, and speaking to the impact of big corporations on society.
Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, the program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The...
San Francisco's "live radio program to the world" featuring engaging conversation with authors, musicians, and entertainers.
Find them online at www.wcl.org.
Comedy quiz show with music and topical humor, featuring the Audience Quiz, the Small Town of the Week, and All the News That Isn't. Originating from Madison, Wisconsin, the show travels to towns all around the country throughout the year.
Marty and guests discuss job & work issues and phone-in workovers: 415 841-4134.
The BBC's International Call-In Program(me), presented one hour delayed.
KALW's call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate. Join the conversation at 1-866-798-TALK or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.