Crosscurrents Podcast

5/11: Arts around the bay

May 11, 2016

  • In East Oakland, a woman uses art to heal after her grandmother's home was foreclosed on.
  • Snapshots from San Francisco’s SOMA district, from back before they called it SOMA.
  • Our favorite moments from the many artist interviews we’ve aired on Crosscurrents.

5/10: Firsts with Jesse Thorn

May 10, 2016

A special hour-long episode, with special guest Jesse Thorn, host of NPR’s "Bullseye." A story from the first episode of "Crosscurrents" reported by the show's first sound engineer, Roman Mars. The first openly transgender head pastor of a Lutheran Church. And the country’s first openly gay marching band.



5/5: The BART operator

May 5, 2016


5/3: Islais Creek cleanup

May 3, 2016

 


4/26: Reclaiming roots

Apr 26, 2016


4/25: AB60, one year later

Apr 25, 2016

 

4/21: Qingming

Apr 22, 2016


4/20: The Emerald Triangle

Apr 20, 2016


4/14: Vying to vote

Apr 14, 2016


4/12: Finding magic behind bars in San Quentin

Apr 12, 2016

 


 


4/7: Women

Apr 7, 2016

 

  • The story of a foundation that addresses the aftermath of a police shooting.
  • A conversation with photographer Annie Leibovitz.
  • The mastermind behind a South Bay mystery mansion.


4/6: The Warm Line

Apr 6, 2016


4/5: Getting attacked for a paycheck

Apr 5, 2016


4/4: The Gig Economy

Apr 4, 2016

3/29: How to ask for forgiveness

Mar 29, 2016


3/28: Prison to employment pipeline

Mar 28, 2016

 

3/23: Tiny homes for the homeless

Mar 23, 2016


3/22: Libraries going beyond the books

Mar 22, 2016


3/21: Earthquake preparedness

Mar 21, 2016

 

3/14: Bugs and rot

Mar 14, 2016

 

3/9: Going Modular

Mar 9, 2016


3/8: The poetry of propaganda

Mar 8, 2016

  • Today on Crosscurrents: From This American Life, ​examining the poetry of propaganda.
  • H.P. Mendoza on being an Asian filmmaker, and the 10th anniversary of his film "Colma: the Musical."

 


3/7: Public trust and the SFPD

Mar 7, 2016


3/3: San Francisco's sand battle

Mar 3, 2016


2/29: Changing City

Feb 29, 2016


2/24: Black Bay Area artists

Feb 24, 2016

  • An artists’ collective responds to San Francisco’s shrinking black population.
  • A brief history of black San Francisco.
  • A tribute to a legendary black San Francisco performer.
  • A poem about Oakland from Youth Radio's Remix Your Life.


2/23: Living in a shipping container

Feb 23, 2016

  • Why shipping containers converted into houses caused a big fuss in West Oakland.
  • The story behind one of the Bay Area's most versatile jazz musicians.
  • Getting close to an instrument that inspires a special kind of devotion.
  • Poetry from Youth Radio.

2/22: Cat Fight!

Feb 22, 2016

  • Saving feral cats may be humane—but there's a catch, reports Reveal
  • Plus, a young Youth Radio poet shares a verse about growing up in Oakland. 


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