Crosscurrents

10:41am

Fri June 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: June 21, 2013

Wear Your Dreams by Ed Hardy

Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area.

BAY AREA BOOK WORLD BREAKING NEWS

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4:32pm

Sat May 25, 2013
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: May 25, 2013

The cover of Lisa Hanawalt's Dirty Dumb Eyes

Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area.

Saturday, May 25

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2:12pm

Fri May 24, 2013
KALW & NFCB

KALW's Martina Castro at NFCB

The National Federation of Community Broadcasters is having its 38th annual conference right here in San Francisco May 29th through June 1st.  KALW will be well-represented on the opening afternoon for a special session called “recipe for good listening.”  Among the panel participants: KALW’s Martina Castro, co-founder and senior producer of Radio Ambulante, the spanish-language podcast that features compelling, sound-rich radio stories from everywhere Spanish is spoken.  Details at nfcb.org.

6:13pm

Thu April 25, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Women learn the art of a knock out

Impact Bay Area's padded instructors.
Impact Bay Area's website.

One Sunday afternoon at a fitness center in San Jose, a chorus of yelling and cheering can be heard: “Leave me alone. I don’t know this man. This man in the blue shirt is bothering me. Go away.”

It sounds like someone is being seriously threatened but instead it’s eight women demonstrating what they’ve learned after 22 hours of self defense training with Impact Bay Area, at the Morning Crane Healing Arts and Fitness Center.

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3:44pm

Tue April 23, 2013
Cops & Courts

Telling the stories of California’s prisons

CDCR's Terry Thornton & KALW's Nancy Mullane

KALW's Nancy Mullane spent the last year touring the most secure prisons in California, including death row at San Quentin, the Protective Housing Unit at Corcoran, and Pelican Bay State Prison. 

She sat down with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) deputy secretary Terry Thornton to discuss why these stories aren’t told more often.

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