Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

9:56am

Tue June 26, 2012
Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

Hear Here: Meet Jahmese Myres

2:33pm

Mon June 25, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here's ambitious public engagement strategy

Scale model of pop-up structure. (Created by Oakland firm Ministers of the Environment)

Watch Zakary Zide, designer with Oakland firm Minsters of the Environment, constructing a part of Hear Here's mobile story structure. 

Starting in July, the Hear Here producers are taking it to the streets! ...and parks, and plazas, and other public places in San Francisco and Oakland. And they're taking their mobile pop-up booth with them!

Pop-up what?

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3:52pm

Fri June 22, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Where we've been

Xiao Juan Shu shared her story at the Ortega library in San Francisco (June 6, 2012).
Photo by Mariel Waloff

Back in April, Hear Here set up for its first public interviews in the community room of the Golden Gate Branch of the Oakland Public Library. Underneath the stomping feet of children's story hour going on in the library above, local residents shared their own stories with Hear Here producers on the theme of Work. Since that first recording date, Hear Here has revisited the Golden Gate library to hear more stories – and has popped up in the San Francisco library system at the Main and Ortega branches. The project also moved on to the theme of Eat.

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2:55pm

Thu June 21, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Josh

Hear Here's Erica Mu interviewed Josh (who asked that his last name not be used) about his work experience – past and present. 

11:17am

Tue May 29, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here is going LIVE on June 2nd!

What do an accidental pinata-maker, an aspiring hip hop artist, a perennial politician, and a beekeeper have in common? You can hear all of their stories, and more, this Saturday, June 2, at the Polish Club in San Francisco.

Help KALW celebrate the launch of Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project at a live storytelling event. Learn about the diverse characters that make up the cities of Oakland and San Francisco through the words of oral storytellers, local radio reporters, and musicians.

Performers include:

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