Crosscurrents

5:16pm

Mon October 6, 2014
Politics

Oakland Mayoral Race '14: Candidate Saied Karamooz

Oakland mayoral candidate Saied Karamooz
Credit: Oakland Wiki

On November 4th, Oakland voters will pick their next mayor. All month on “Crosscurrents,” we are going to bring you the voices of each of the 15 people who are campaigning for the job.  

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6:30pm

Wed September 24, 2014

6:42pm

Tue September 16, 2014
Arts & Culture

Commentary: Drawing up determination for a career in art

Jeannie. Doan

When I’m bored, I just start doodling on anything I can get my hands on. The things that I draw are pretty random. I let my mind go, and it just spills my imagination on paper. Sometimes the characters I draw are original. Other times they’re characters from my favorite anime, a Japanese term for cartoons.

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6:23pm

Mon September 8, 2014
Arts & Culture

A Conversation With Novella Carpenter

Author Novella Carpenter
http://ghosttownfarm.wordpress.com

Writer Novella Carpenter knows more than a little bit about urban gardening. She lives in West Oakland in a place called Ghost Town Farm where she is raising her daughter alongside chickens and pigs and goats. But her back-to-the-land lifestyle has a history. Her father lived -- and still lives -- off the grid, farming and foraging for his food. In her newest book, “Gone Feral: Tracking My Dad Through the Wild,” Carpenter searches for her father and untangles the idea of what it means to be a family.  KALW’s Holly Kernan talked with Carpenter about her urban farm, her father, and her journey to find her roots.

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9:51am

Tue August 26, 2014
MANAGER'S REPORT 8/26/14

Listen to the latest Manager's Report

On the latest Manager's Report to the Listeners, KALW General Manager Matt Martin talks about some big news at KALW:  After 14 years at the station, News Director Holly Kernan is going to be leaving KALW.  Matt shares his thoughts about Holly's departure, and his appreciation for the visionary work she has done creating and growing Crosscurrents and KALW News.  He also responds to listener e-mails about coverage of Gaza, the station's new fundraising partnership with My Broker Donates, and the pilots of the new music show Liner Notes.

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