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4:10pm

Thu August 9, 2012
Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

Hear Here: Meet Marlene Tran

Producers for KALW's community storytelling initiative "Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project" took their microphones to the Visitacion Valley library and met 66-year-old Marlene Tran.

No matter how long you’ve lived in the Bay Area, there are probably certain neighborhoods that you’ve never visited. Here in San Francisco, Visitacion Valley is one of those places. It’s in the southeastern most part of the city; the highway exit? Well, it’s the “Cow Palace.”

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4:07pm

Fri August 3, 2012
Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

Grilled cheese sandwiches, stories, and you! Join Hear Here next Friday in Downtown Oakland

KALW's community storytelling team, Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project, is bringing their brand of live storytelling event to Awaken Cafe in Downtown Oakland next Friday evening, August 10th.

What happens when you combine local public radio, a story slam, and a grilled cheese cook-off? A recipe for a good time! KALW is bringing you a live menu of food-themed tales from professional storytellers and local residents. It's part of our new community storytelling project, Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project. Be sure to stay for the evening’s three acts:

APPETIZER: Professional storyteller and radio producer hamming it up on stage

MAIN COURSE: Grilled cheese cookoff, judged by select audience members

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6:45pm

Thu August 2, 2012
Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project

Hear Here: Meet Lita Hernandez

KALW's Hear Here producers met Lita Hernandez (pictured) at the 81st Avenue East Oakland Library. Photo by Audrey Dilling.

Here at KALW, we're experimenting with a new way of producing radio, and it involves you. It's our new community storytelling initiative, Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project, in which we take our microphones to local neighborhoods to listen to your stories.

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11:13am

Thu July 26, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Anna Zhu and Alison Zhao

Anna Zhu and Alison Zhao shared their story at Alemany Farms in San Francisco.

Anna Zhu and Alison Zhao are cousins. They shared their thoughts on family dinner in the U.S. as American-born Chinese with the producers of our new community storytelling initiative, Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project.

For more information about Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project, click here. You can also find the project on Facebook and follow it on Twitter at@hearhereradio

5:02pm

Wed July 25, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Xiao Juan Shu

The Bay Area is known for its creativity and its critical thinkers: activists, free spirits, soul-searchers, and innovators. At Crosscurrents, we've been discovering some of these voices through our community storytelling initiative, Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project. Our Hear Here producers recently popped up at the Ortega Branch of the San Francisco Public Library. There they asked the residents of the Outer Sunset District for their personal stories on food.

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