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The Spot: Smithsonian Snapshots

Feb 19, 2017

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

You Do You,” from the podcast Sidedoor, produced by the Smithsonian Institute, January 2017.

Sidedoor tells stories about science, art, history, humanity and where they unexpectedly overlap. It’s like a quick tour of some of the most interesting people and exhibits within the Smithsonian organization, just for your ears.

Sidedoor is produced by Tony Cohn, Megan Detrie, and Jason Orfanon. You can subscribe to the show on iTunes and Stitcher, and listen to the full first season at their website.

Family Snapshot,” produced by Nate DiMeo for The Memory Palace, June 2016.

The view of Duke's family portrait on the moon.

In this episode of the historical podcast The Memory Palace, Host Nate DiMeo introduces us to the identities of an out-of-this-world family. New episodes of the show are released on a weekly basis, and you can find out how to subscribe to the show at

This week's episode featured music from: Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Meters, Pica Beats, and The Savages.




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Tune in next week for a whole new episode of The Spot, only on KALW San Francisco.