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Sidewalk Radio with Gene Kansas

Series produced by Sidewalk Radio

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Sidewalk Radio creator & host, Gene Kansas, sits down with artists, architects, designers, developers, planners, preservationists, chefs, skateboarders, civil rights icons, educators and more to talk about life in the modern city.

Sidewalk Radio, a monthly special feature on AM 1690 “The Voice of the Arts”, is a show that explores the cultural and physical development of life in the modern city through the lens of history and the context of community


51 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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75 years ago, on December 15, 1939, Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-prize winning novel (1936) turned blockbuster film, Gone With The Wind, premiered ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 15:17
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Every year here at Sidewalk Radio we love putting together our Thanksgiving Special. It’s our chance to have great conversations focused on what w...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 14:53
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Journalist and nonfiction author Gary Pomerantz conducted over 500 interviews to pen Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn, a New York Times notable e...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 14:31
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Ansley Park is not a park. The historic neighborhood does however enjoy a verdant, rolling, and vibrant landscape providing 275 livable acres of c...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 14:28
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The Star Bar indirectly gets its name from the intersecting streets eponymously influencing one of Atlanta’s most unique communities, Little 5 Poin...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 14:17
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The Cyclorama is not a place to race bicycles, it's home to an incredibly historic painting portraying the Battle of Atlanta, a turning point in US...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 14:17
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When you imagine the built environment, the places that shape a city's culture, you probably think about stadiums and parks, skyscrapers and museum...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 15:06
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How often have you passed the time at the doctor’s office leafing through torn edged magazines featuring last week’s bad news? How long have you w...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 15:06
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It’s that time of year again, when music lovers and cultural tourists pour into the Big Easy the last weekend of April and first weekend of May for...

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 15:57
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Paper is the ubiquitous product we never think about. We may live in a digital universe, but paper, a very old school product, is still what keeps ...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 14:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Standing proudly in Upper New York Bay, the Statue of Liberty is an American icon and a symbol of freedom known the world over. While grand and sy...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 15:09
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We're thrilled that Phil Harrison could join us in the studio this month. It's not often one gets to sit down and talk about the future of design w...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:55
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The Christmas season over, we thought it’d be fitting to take a retrospective look at toys so that we may have perspective about personal enjoyment...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 15:42
Caption: Early Days: The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
When we think about Thanksgiving we reflect and give thanks for friends, family, football, turkey, and on November 28th, 50 million of us nationwid...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 20:18
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Skateboarding was at one time relegated to misguided perception and city streets. Participants were counter-culture kids considered misfits and ne...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 15:00
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Over the past 3 years, we’ve interviewed over 150 colorful guests representing the very best in a cultural continuum that's shaping the world aroun...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 27:15
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In 1917, an enormous fire ravaged 75 blocks of Atlanta, leaving 1 mile of destruction in its wake. To replant the seeds of commerce, the city of A...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 26:49
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This month we sit down with three unique guests to talk about the gravity and gravitas of the world’s largest piece of exposed granite, Stone Mount...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 21:50
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Barbecue fans, this show’s for you. This month we take a spicy, sweet, saucy, smokin‘ good look at the history, art, science, position and passion...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 27:57
  • Purchases: 1
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There is plant life, and then there is the life centered around plants. Today we germinate, blossom and bloom with conversation about both. Our j...

Bought by KWMR and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 2