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Folk Music & Beyond: Music From Wales

Join us this Saturday 3 p.m. (PST) on Folk Music & Beyond for our deep dive into music from Wales, part of the United Kingdom that is often overshadowed by its Celtic cousins Ireland and Scotland.

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Media Roundtable: The post-election GOP power grab & George H.W. Bush's political legacy

On the this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the latest move by Republicans to grab power and disenfranchise voters in Wisconsin, Michigan, North Carolina, and Ohio.

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Courtesy of Drunken Dumpling

It's been one month since the Camp Fire burned through the entire town of Paradise. Since then, nearby businesses like food trucks, printing companies, and breweries have banded together, finding creative ways to contribute on a small-scale.

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with with New York-based artist Catherine Galasso  about her new performance piece, Alone Together, created in collaboration with San Francisco-based composer Dave Cerf. Performances are on December 6, 7 and 8 (8pm), at ODC Theater (3153 17th St.) in San Francisco. 

Dr. Jessica Zitter reorients our care of the dying to a more collaborative process whereby the patient, rather than the disease or even the indiscriminate use of technology, is the primary focus of care.

Sights & Sounds: Kim Nalley

Dec 6, 2018
courtesy of Kim Nalley

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. San Francisco jazz & blues vocalist Kim Nalley told KALW’s Jeneé Darden about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Almanac - Thursday 12/6/18

Dec 6, 2018

Today is Thursday, the 6th of December of 2018 is the 340th day of the year. 

There are 25 days remaining until the end of the year.  15 days until winter begins,

and 698 days until Presidential Elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020...

The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

  On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the new documentary Divide and Conquer, which shows the rise and fall of Fox News chair Roger Ailes.

Chemicals without borders: Unearthing the Green Revolution

Dec 5, 2018


Unearthing the Green Revolution, Part III: California's industrial approach to agriculture has long served as a model for government officials in Punjab, India, which dramatically increased crop yields decades ago as part of the high-tech, chemically supplemented Green Revolution. Yet the cost for Punjabi farmers has been a legacy of pesticide reliance, debt, and the hopes for a better life in other countries. 

Family Law 201: Support Issues

Dec 5, 2018

  How are child support and spousal support calculated? What are the laws that relate to each? What are tax implications? Both our returning guests are Family Law Specialists certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Host Jeff Hayden welcomes Janet Frankel and B J Fadem for “Family Law 201 -- Support Issues". Questions? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

Two friends of the show, Brian Adam McCune and Royal Jelly Jive, stop by our studio tonight 9-11 pm for previews of new music and upcoming performances.


Remembering Nicole Sawaya

Jun. 14, 1952--Oct. 11, 2018

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