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Lawrence Ferlinghetti at 100: Bay Area poets pay tribute

Lawrence Ferlinghetti will be 100 years old this Sunday. The poet and painter was the contemporary of authors Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. In 1953, he opened City Lights bookstore in San Francisco’s North Beach — the first all-paperback bookseller in the country.

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The global reach of white, right-wing terrorism

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss last Friday's massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and white supremacy around the globe. The alleged shooter, an avowed white nationalist from Australia, killed at least 50 children and adults.

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We can all be radical geniuses by embracing a mindset of flexibility and resilience.

Sights & Sounds: Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ

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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Emmy award winning composer and musician Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ told KALW’s Truc Nguyen about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Former editors Sara Colm and Rob Waters and former reporters Chanthanom Ounkeo and Dennis Conkin for The Tenderloin Times discuss the collective power of the publication and its lasting impact on our city. The moderator is Joe Wilson, Executive Director of Hospitality House.

Almanac - Thursday 3/21/19

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Today is Thursday, the 21st of March of 2019. It is the 80th day of the year.

There are 285 days remaining until the end of the year.

92 days until summer begins

593 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss last Friday's massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and white supremacy around the globe. The alleged shooter, an avowed white nationalist from Australia, killed at least 50 children and adults.

Income tax 2018?

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  Income tax 2018?

YLR Host Jeff Hayden welcomes David Hellman and Frank Adam.

With law offices in San Rafael, David Hellman is certified as a Specialist in Taxation Law & Estate Planning, plus Trust & Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. He is also a member of the Business Law, Trusts & Estates, Real Property Law & Taxation Sections of the California Lawyers Association.

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This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the performing arts in the San Francisco Bay Area, host David Latulippe talks with actor Nick Blaemire (above, right) about his role in the national touring production of the musical Falsettos, which opened this week and runs through April 14 at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre (1 Taylor St.) in San Francisco.  

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Centenarians are on Sandip Roy's mind as Lawerence Ferlinghetti turns 100.

Almanac - Wednesday 3/20/19

Mar 20, 2019

Today is Wednesday, the 20th of March of 2019.  It is the 79th day of the year.  There are 286 days remaining until the end of the year.  594 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020...

The Bay Area braces for Uber & Lyft IPOs

Mar 20, 2019

On this edition of Your Call, how many millionaires can the Bay Area sustain? When Uber and Lyft go public this year, thousands of employees will become incredibly wealthy overnight. Home prices are expected to go up, making the Bay Area even more unaffordable for working class people.

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