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The Spot

Sundays at 2:00pm & Tuesdays at 11:00pm
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The Spot is KALW’s weekly showcase for the best in public radio podcasts, including 99% Invisible, Blank on Blank, Kitchen Sisters PresentsLife of the Law, The HeartStanford Storytelling Project, Tiny Spark, and Youth Radio... just to name a few.

If you listen to a great podcast you think belongs on KALW's airwaves, please email thespot@kalw.org. Thanks!

The Spot: Changing Colors in Comics

May 28, 2017
Shannon Wright for NPR

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The Spot: Have phone, will phreak

May 7, 2017

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The Spot: Poetry in Archives

Apr 28, 2017
AMC

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The Spot: Living with the Port of Oakland

Apr 23, 2017
Steve Boland

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The Spot: Seeds & Stars

Apr 16, 2017
New York Botanical Garden

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The Spot: Fortune & Chance

Apr 9, 2017
UNDER CC LICENSE FROM FLICKR USER Rusty Sheriff/CROPPED FROM ORIGINAL

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The Spot: Underground Sounds

Apr 2, 2017

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The Spot: American Suburb

Mar 19, 2017
KQED

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The Spot: Smithsonian Snapshots

Feb 19, 2017

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The Spot: Feathers & Fingers

Feb 5, 2017
City of Austin

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The Spot: Sleep by design

Jan 15, 2017

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The Spot: "Hello!"

Jan 8, 2017
Under CC license from flickr user Sergio Aguirre/cropped from original

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The Spot: For the love of 'goodbyes'

Jan 1, 2017

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The Spot: Dreamlands

Dec 11, 2016

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The Spot: Ceremonies

Dec 4, 2016
Pak Han

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The Spot: Strange Enough Things

Oct 30, 2016

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The Spot: Working with a Beat

Oct 17, 2016
Lee Marshall

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The Spot: Looking Up & Over

Oct 9, 2016
Gabriel Moulin Photo

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The Spot: The Bay Area's Book Burglar

Sep 25, 2016

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The Spot: Sleepover!

Aug 28, 2016

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The Spot: Guest DJs

Aug 21, 2016
MARIA KANEVSKAYA

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The Spot: The Secret Lives of Paintings

Aug 7, 2016

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The Spot: Geniuses & Tunnel Singing

Jul 17, 2016

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The Spot: Short & Sonic Gambles

Jul 10, 2016

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The Spot: Hornbeams & Whiskey Tenors

Jul 3, 2016

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"The Spot" Moves to Sunday Afternoons

Jun 22, 2016
Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Beauty's summer hegira." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Starting in July, you'll hear KALW's The Spot on Sundays at 2:00 p.m., right after This American Life.

The Spot: Cement Monsters & Musical Revolution

Jun 9, 2016
PHOTO BY OWEN F. MURPHY, JR., THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION, GIFT OF ARTS COUNCIL OF NEW ORLEANS [1996.93.47]

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The Spot: Memories as Art

Jun 2, 2016

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The Spot: Building Stories

Apr 21, 2016
UNDER CC LICENSE FROM Wikipedia

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