Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz: A dissident superstar gives voice to political prisoners; harnessing the political power of "Nuns on a Bus"; Oakland Mayoral Race '14: Candidates Jason "Shake" Anderson and Libby Schaaf; and local band Hot Buttered Rum.
Urban Shield: Training or militarization for first responders?; art mirrors life in rapper turned cop’s one man show; Oakland mayoral race '14: conversations with candidates Nancy Sidebotham and Saied Karamooz; Jazz Perspective: Carmen Lundy; plus, master tabla player Zakir Hussain.
Some seniors can't afford to retire; a conversation with Roxanne Murray, a director at the Senior Community Service Employment Program; getting around San Francisco after 65; and Harvey Scales and the Seven Sounds.
A special edition of Crosscurrents with special guest Jad Abumrad! -- The Life and Death of The Golden Gate Bridge (In Movies); What could actually collapse the Golden Gate Bridge?; and a peek inside San Francisco’s secret SoundLab.
A special edition of Crosscurrents featuring special guest Chinaka Hodge! Youth Radio: On Ferguson’s streets, echoes of another fatal shooting; a new admissions policy at Mills allows students with diverse gender identities to apply; East Oakland’s Scraper bike team takes over the streets “with a positive heart”; Commentary: Drawing up determination for a career in art; Bay Area Beats: Striving to be the Ellen Degeneres of music.
Daniel Handler co-hosts this special edition of Crosscurrents! -- Two of San Francisco's most famed writers; the hidden history of San Francisco's official instrument; and this week's Audiograph answer revealed!
A special edition of Crosscurrents featuring special guest, comic Marga Gomez! -- North Beach tenants find strength and friendship as they fight to keep their homes; The last free ride: A pirate community goes legit; and Pastor Megan Rohrer: A shepherd finds the perfect flock.