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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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10:52am

Mon May 28, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Austin Galvan

Hear Here producer Wendy Baker met Austin Galvan on a reporting trip in Oakland. Here's his story.

5:31pm

Mon May 14, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Gregory Gee

Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio project is KALW’s brand new storytelling adventure in Oakland and San Francisco. Our Hear Here producers are popping up all over those cities to hear your stories and put them on the air. They recently sprung up in the Golden Gate branch of the Oakland library to talk to local residents about work. They met a young man trying to get his start as a hip-hop performer.

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