Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

5:56pm

Sun June 30, 2013
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Ted Atkinson's courtroom decision

Ted Atkinson shared his story at the 81st Avenue branch library in Oakland with his friend Carolyn Hewitt.

Ted Atkinson grew up in East Oakland – and while he watched his neighborhood decline throughout his lifetime, he also had his own run-ins with the law. He told the Hear Here community storytelling producers about a moment that set him on the right path.

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5:17pm

Wed May 15, 2013
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Seeking a higher education

Esther Goolsby at the 81st Avenue East Oakland Library

Esther Goolsby is from East Oakland, and she is one of the people Carl Rist’s program might have helped if it were around back in the 90s. She was living in East Oakland, and at age 16 was already a mom. She told our community storytelling project, Hear Here, about the path she took to a college degree. 

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4:10pm

Thu February 7, 2013
Arts & Culture

Hear Here: Sam Adato’s Drum Shop, an institution for drummers

From left to right: Vince Lateano, Adam Willis, Sam Adato, and Brandon Etzler
Laura Flynn

The phone is ringing and a constant stream of people are coming through the gated door. Sam Adato, a long-haired rocker and owner of the drum shop, buzzes them in from behind the counter.

The intimate shop is a maze of colorful stacks upon stacks of vintage drums. The walls are covered with posters – custom made by Adato – of drummers, rock and roll records, drum equipment and other trinkets he’s collected over the last 20 years from customers and friends. Everyone who comes through the door seems to know each other, it was a familiar place, a place for drummers.

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5:00pm

Sat February 2, 2013
Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

Hear Here: "You cannot work if you don't have love"

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12:36pm

Sat February 2, 2013
Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

Hear Here: A legacy of recipes

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