Arts & Culture

5:40pm

Tue January 8, 2013
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: The most densely populated place on record

Walled City Night Views (from SW Corner), 1987.
Greg Girard

In 1898, China granted a 99-year lease to Great Britain for the areas across the harbor in the British controlled island of Hong Kong. But smack in the middle of that territory, known as Kowloon, was an enclave that wasn't included in the lease. A place that would, at least officially, still be controlled by the Chinese. It was a large fort, built decades earlier to put a check on British expansion. But it evolved into something very, very different. 

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11:59am

Tue January 8, 2013
Local Music

Local Music: Shannon & the Clams

Shannon & the Clams is a garage band out of Oakland.  They'll be part of the program at Thee Parkside in San Francisco January 9th, and the sound assault starts around 9pm.

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8:29am

Tue January 8, 2013
Ask Me Another ~ Tuesday at 9pm

Ask Me Another ~ New on KALW!

The cast of Ask Me Another, live at the Bell House in Brooklyn

Comedian and storyteller Ophira Eisenberg hosts this rambunctious radio hour that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music from house musician Jonathan Coulton. Listeners can play along with audience members and special guests, which have included Will Shortz, Steve Gutenberg, and Dr. Ruth.  Tuesdays at 9pm.

6:16pm

Mon January 7, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: January 7, 2013

A Hear Here Special: Hear Here Live!; Hear Here: David Peterkofsky and the Cathedral of Christ the Light; Hear Here: Visit The Harvey Milk Photo Center; and local singer Curt Yagi.

To subscribe to the Crosscurrents podcast in iTunes, click here. To use another podcasting tool, click here.

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4:50pm

Mon January 7, 2013
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Visit The Harvey Milk Photo Center

harveymilkphotocenter.org

What’s a place in your neighborhood that means something to you – and why? Our Hear Here community storytelling project wants to know the answer. Over the past few weeks, KALW News reporters have fanned out to places all over the Bay Area – parks, churches, markets, and other public places – to ask the people there why these spots are special. KALW’s Steven Short visit the Harvey Milk Photo Center in the Castro and brought back this story from Reynaldo Cayetano.

REYNALDO CAYETANO: My name is Reynaldo Cayetano and I’m a “Junior.” My mom tells me to tell people that.

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