San Francisco

2:53pm

Thu February 13, 2014
Arts & Culture

An Afternoon with the Bard in Golden Gate Park

Shakespeare Garden
Jeremy Dalmas

 

In a quiet spot, just west of the bustle of the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, sits a garden dedicated to English literature’s crowned prince: William Shakespeare. Once you make it past the entrance gate and down the worn brick path, you are transported into an English garden filled with manicured flower beds, trimmed lawns, and people escaping the noise of the city.

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5:28pm

Thu February 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Church of 8 Wheels

Kristina Loring

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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5:45pm

Mon February 3, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

From AIDS to housing crises, they’ve seen it all: Castro’s long-time residents fight to stay

Jeremy Mykaels stands outside San Francisco's City Hall after speaking out against Ellis evictions.
Liz Mak KALW

 

Jeremy Mykaels is in his early 60s, and he has AIDS. As a young gay man, he moved to the Castro, where he has lived for almost 40 years. He's been in his Victorian apartment on Noe Street for about half of that time -- but he may not be living here much longer.

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5:25pm

Thu January 30, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: SF Dolphin Club

KALW News senior editor Casey Miner gets ready to dive into the San Francisco Bay's 50 degree water

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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7:14pm

Mon January 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

A Nepali soup kitchen for the soul

Curry Without Worry
Rachel Wong

Around 5pm on a cold, windy Tuesday, an eclectic mix of people stand in a long line at Civic Center’s UN Plaza in San Francisco, waiting patiently. Some have big travel backpacks, a couple have tough-looking dogs, and a few are dressed like they just came from work. Suddenly a bright orange and yellow minivan arrives at the plaza. A team of volunteers wearing orange aprons emerge and quickly set up tents, tables, and giant, metal vats of steaming food. The food smells of ginger and garlic.

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