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Crosscurrents Podcast

Crosscurrents: June 10, 2013

Jun 10, 2013

Diana Diaries, Part 1: A lesson in teaching from a first-time instructor; The road ahead for Oakland schools, according to outgoing Superintendent; and local blues band Crosscut.

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Crosscurrents: June 6, 2013

Jun 6, 2013

Oakland restaurateur looks back on recession; The good, the bad, and the ugly of the Bay Bridge; Meet the woman behind the new Peninsula Museum of Art; Audiograph's Sound of the Week Revealed! and local musicians ZOFO Duet.

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Crosscurrents: June 5, 2013

Jun 5, 2013

A special Crosscurrents from Mills College: not being able to afford to move away from violent neighborhoods, a family restaurant is a pillar of the neighborhood, and an African-American church adapts to its changing neighborhood. Plus local musicians The American Nomad.

Crosscurrents: June 4, 2013

Jun 4, 2013

Stanford fellow tracks Nigerian government files online; Grow your own farm-fresh wardrobe; Youth Radio: Rethinking fashion after Bangladesh; and Bay Area a cappella choir The Pacific Mozart Ensemble.

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Crosscurrents: June 3, 2013

Jun 3, 2013

A special on Oakland's Fruitvale/San Antonio district: Met West High School has its students do internships to graduate, a dating abuse program for middle schoolers, the Oakland School of the Arts, and local musicians Mad Noise.

Crosscurrents: May 30, 2013

May 30, 2013

It takes a village: when special ed works; San Francisco's only free and democratic Conservatory of Music; this week's Audiograph answer revealed!; and local singer Meredith Axelrod.

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Crosscurrents: May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013

New solutions to old problems at Roosevelt Middle School in Oakland, re-framing the way we talk about education reform, a Hear Here about an anime club, and local musicians The Sycamore Slough.

Crosscurrents: May 28, 2013

May 28, 2013

The beginning of our series on teaching kids with learning disabilities: Elmhurst Community Prep Middle School in East Oakland, and an interview with SFUSD board president Rachel Norton. Plus local musicians Black Mahal.

Crosscurrents: May 23, 2013

May 23, 2013

The Bay Area's plan for sea level rise, KALW staff shares the music it digs, this week's Audiograph answer, and local musicians The Fill A Steins.

Crosscurrents: May 22, 2013

May 22, 2013

A special co-hosted-by-Glynn-Washington edition of Crosscurrents! What happens when you call 911? Meet Oakland's first responders; San Quentin Radio Project: When victims and offenders talk; What we can learn from wild animals and the people trying to save them; and Give Me Shelter, San Francisco!

Crosscurrents: May 21, 2013

May 22, 2013

Music! The Church of Coltrane, tons of percussionists, and an inspirational grade school music teacher.

Crosscurrents: May 20, 2013

May 20, 2013

A special co-hosted-by-Rob-Baedeker edition of Crosscurrents! We'll meet some ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

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Crosscurrents: May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013

Kindergartners get a jump on college savings; helping low-income students save for college; Hear Here: Seeking a higher education; a few of our listeners fondly remember their favorite teacher; and local band The Bayonics.

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Crosscurrents: May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013

Veteran Profile: Cindy Alejandrez; A conversation with reporter Mac McClelland: How PTSD can affect veterans' families; and a mother shares what it's like to deal with her son's buried pain.

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Crosscurrents: May 9, 2013

May 9, 2013

  San Francisco's Homeless moms march on City Hall, Story Corps founder Dave Isay discusses the power of conversation among loved ones, one person's story of reconnecting with a mom she never knew, the Audiograph answer of the week, and local musician Thurl.

Crosscurrents: May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013

Duboce Triangle neighborhood opposes new Starbucks; Reynaldo Cayetano documents Sixth Street; Blue Suede Jews; and The Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir.

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Crosscurrents: May 7, 2013

May 7, 2013

Not just the homeless rely on San Francisco's food banks; Beating the Dhol drums with Non Stop Bhangra; Bay Area Beats: DJ Atish on the art of mixing; and local band Picture Atlantic.

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Crosscurrents: May 6, 2013

May 6, 2013

Crosscurrents presents 99% Invisible: A huge controversy over a new UC logo.

Crosscurrents: May 2, 2013

May 2, 2013

Flaming couches! And the life of a fire watcher atop Mt. Tam. Plus this week's Audiograph sound, and local musicians Major Powers and the Lo-Fi Symphony.

Crosscurrents: May 1, 2013

May 1, 2013

Immigration reform and its consequences.

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Crosscurrents: April 30, 2013

Apr 30, 2013

"Question Bridge: Black Males." A video art installation that seeks to promote dialogue between black men and the rest of the nation. Plus local musicians The Pacific Boychoir.

Crosscurrents: April 29, 2013

Apr 29, 2013

Walking death row at San Quentin State Prison; Dispatches from the Inside: Our first interview with Richard Gilliam; and local band Richard Bean & Sapo.

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Crosscurrents: April 25, 2013

Apr 25, 2013

Self-defense training for women, the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Audiograph answer of the week, and local musicians The Curt Moore Quartet.

Crosscurrents: April 24, 2013

Apr 24, 2013

Lacking police presence, Oakland residents take control of their streets; a new film about Oakland's First Friday; 99% Invisible: Game Changer; and local band The Whiskey Pills Fiasco.

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Crosscurrents: April 23, 2013

Apr 23, 2013

The United States of Debt; StoryCorps: Living With Multiple Sclerosis; Regreterature: The sorry literary past of some of San Francisco's best writers; and The San Francisco State Percussion Ensemble. 

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Crosscurrents: April 22, 2013

Apr 22, 2013

Crosscurrents takes you behind prison walls at Pelican Bay, getting access to prisons as a reporter, and local musicians Voodoo Blues.

Crosscurrents: April 18, 2013

Apr 18, 2013

Citizens solve bike theft crimes with social media; Exploratorium opens doors at Pier 15; Audiograph's Sound of the Week Revealed! and local band Los Trovadores.

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Crosscurrents: April 17, 2013

Apr 17, 2013

How the New Deal changed the face of San Francisco, the sailors who call the Berkeley Marina their home, how a graphic design changed the way ships cross the ocean, and local musicians Nebula Force, Go!

Crosscurrents: April 16, 2013

Apr 16, 2013

Federal investigators slam Chevron for refinery fire; Breathmobile rolls relief into Bay Area schools; Ben Trefny's brief foray into the wind; What's Up With the Weather? A conversation with Jan Null; and local group Ensemble Mirable.

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Crosscurrents: April 15, 2013

Apr 15, 2013

A new approach in Richmond to battling violence, how some of those lessons can be applied to Oakland, a final episode in Money Diaries, and local musicians Manring Kassin Darter.

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