Crosscurrens Podcast

A Crosscurrents radio show about the radio. With special guest Ira Glass! Radio Havana in the Mission District, the first bilingual station in the U.S.: KBBF, and Morse Code.

Dog show! Breeders, handlers, owners, haters in San Francisco...they're all here. We visit the Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show at the Cow Palace, the SPCA and ACC animal shelters, the booming dog economy. We hear from a psychologist on the dog-human relationship, and from a person who can't stand canines and the whole dog culture.

Making sense of immigration bureaucracy, comedians in Golden Gate Park, California's official state song, LAST week's audio graph answer, and local musician Monica Pasqual.

Why the eastern span of the Bay Bridge costs so much, the San Francisco Symphony Community Chorus, growing up dyslexic, and the local musical project "Highway 61 Revisited."

A close look at Yemeni-American women in the Bay Area, Morris dancing, this week's Audiograph answer, and local musicians Pride and Joy.

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. We talk with the biographer of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Clayborne Carson. Plus local musicians The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir.

The recent spate in Oakland violence spurs community members and the police captain to brainstorm safety tips, The Record Plant recording studio in Sausalito, the Tejano Conjunto musical festival in Sacramento, and local musicians Rin Tin Tiger.

Another City College update, the wardrobe supervisor of "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert", the long-time Bay Area drag queen Glamamore, the Audiogrpah answer of the week, and local musician Aram Shelton.

An Oakland school takes a new approach to solve its dropout problem, confronting your fears, random acts of kindness, and local musicians The San Francisco Lyric Chorus.

The hunger strike in California prisons and being put away in the Security Housing Unit (SHU), long-lasting consequences of having a juvenile criminal record, an East Oakland man changes his path away from criminality, and local musicians Te Pura O Te.