Arts & Culture

12:00am

Wed June 10, 2015
Arts & Culture

Your Call: What’s driving a rise in sexual violence in India?

On the June 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Bay Area-based filmmaker Nyna Pais Caputi about gender discrimination in India. India is ranked the fourth most dangerous place in the world for women.  Premiering during the SF Documentary Festival, Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls  highlights how girls and women are devalued in Indian society, leading to a rise in gender violence.  How are women organizing to stop it? It’s Your Call with Hana Baba, and you.

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5:24pm

Tue June 9, 2015
Arts & Culture

Monarch butterflies and the Mona Lisa

Two Monarchs attempt to mate at the Monarch Grove Sanctuary in Pacific Grove, CA
Photo by: Marlo McKenzie

“There's one on the ground there. Are there two? No way! Are they mating?” I turn to ask longtime monarch sanctuary volunteer, Barb Thomas. We hover over the two butterflies at our feet and discover that they are indeed attempting to mate. Surrounded by trees, we stand in the middle of the Monarch Grove Sanctuary, in Pacific Grove, California. California has more than 450 monarch sanctuaries, and this is one of the oldest known ones, located about a two-hour drive south of San Francisco. Monarchs overwinter in the sanctuary from about October to March.

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6:10am

Tue June 9, 2015
KALW Almanac

Tuesday June 9, 2015

Cole Porter, born on this day in 1891

 June 9 is the 160th day of the year. There are 205 days remaining until the end of the year.
 
 
Sunrise will be at 5:48 AM
The Sun will set at 8:31 PM
There will be 14 hours 43 minutes and 2 seconds of daylight today
"Solar Noon" will be at 1:09 PM 
 
The moon will be 56.4 per cent illuminated
it is a Waxing Gibbous moon
1:13AM  Moonrise
It becomes a Last Quarter Moon at 8:42 am today  
1:16PM  Moonset
 
Tides at the Golden Gate 
This morning at 05:22 AM 4.53 H
 
Low Tide at 11:32 AM 0.11 L

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5:00pm

Mon June 8, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music: “HowellDevine”

Howelldevine
Bob Hakins 2014

This music is by HowellDevine (one word!). Perhaps you heard their Bay Area Beats segment on Crosscurrents a few weeks ago.  Howelldevine will be performing Saturday (06.13) at Club Deluxe on Haight Street in San Francisco. It’s an early show, from 5 to 8pm. 

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5:00pm

Mon June 8, 2015
Arts & Culture

The Life and Death of The Golden Gate Bridge (In Movies)

The Golden Gate Bridge after a Kaiju attack (from "Pacific Rim")

Disasters often befall the Golden Gate Bridge. You know, in the movies.

This story originally aired on September 18, 2014.

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