Arts & Culture

7:30am

Wed January 30, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 1/30

The Greatest Literary Show on Earth!

Jaipur Literary Festival

What happens when a few hundred thousand people from around the world throng into an old palace in Rajasthan on a wintry January morning?  Welcome to the Jaipur Literature Festival.

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11:12am

Tue January 29, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music : Dodge's Sundodgers

Today we are featuring music by Dodge’s Sundodgers. They specialize in updated versions of music that was popular nearly a century ago – namely ragtime, ballads, waltzes and Hawaiian steel guitar. They’re playing on Saturday, February 2 at Café Leila on San Pablo in Berkeley, starting about 7pm.

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10:09pm

Mon January 28, 2013
Arts & Culture

Can you guess the Audiograph sound this week? January 28, 2013

Poster designed by Rich Black

This is Audiograph--the Bay Area’s sonic signature. 

Each week, we’ll play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area. Your job? Listen to the sound (in the player above), figure out where it was recorded, and what exactly it is, then call us to let us know.

If you think you can identify this Audiograph sound of the week, call 415-264-7106. Also, tell us where to record next. We’ll give away a KALW t-shirt every week to one lucky caller. 

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3:04pm

Mon January 28, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Chaw

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Usually the word “chaw” means to chew on something, but the music you’re hearing now is from a band called The Chaw who say that the band's name has no real meaning. Band members came up with the name while brainstorming on their bikes one day in downtown Concord.

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8:27pm

Sun January 27, 2013
Minds Over Matter for 1/27/13

Minds Over Matter, Jan. 27 2013

This episode features Dana Rodriguez, Joshua Kosman, and Gerry Nachman

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