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5:23pm

Mon July 23, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

KALW’s Hear Here project aims to keep community storytelling fun, fresh, and personal

KALW’s community storytelling initiative “Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project” has recorded the stories of over 65 Oakland and San Francisco residents so far.

Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project is KALW’s new community storytelling initiative in Oakland and San Francisco. We’re spending 12 months in these two cities, asking you to share your stories with us on the web and on air. Today, we’re kicking off a week of Hear Here by sharing some of the best stories the project has gathered so far. KALW’s Holly Kernan sat down with Hear Here producers Erica Mu and Audrey Dilling to get an update on the project.

Listen to their conversation above.

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10:35am

Tue July 17, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Carlisle Haworth & Diana Hartman

San Francisco resident Diana Hartman remembers the lengths to which her family would go to accommodate her childhood distaste for cheese.

We've been meeting some of our neighbors in San Francisco and Oakland through our new community storytelling project, Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project. Our Hear Here producers have been popping up in libraries, food banks, and schools to capture snapshots of life in these two cities, and we've been airing some of these stories on Crosscurrents. Hear Here met the two following San Francisco residents, Carlisle Haworth and Diana Hartman at the Polish Club in the Mission. They shared these stories about food from their childhood.

12:08pm

Tue July 10, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Meet Hear Here at Sunday Streets on July 22nd!

The Hear Here pop-up booth is almost here! Watch our designer as he negotiates the painting (and spelling) of the giant letters.

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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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