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Khalil Gibran said, "Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking." Welcome to another edition of melodica...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Poet Lucy Ives reading and talking about her new work titled simply “Poem” which poses a series of propositions that meditate on the knowledge of h...

Bought by WYAP, PRX Remix, WPCA-LP, and KISU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Rachel Laudan, food historian and the author of Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Deborah Brandt, professor emerita of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author most...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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How do the physical traces of our lives get sorted out after we die? Iowa poet Robert Fernandez's "And" visits a realm of experience perhaps inacce...

Bought by WNJR, PRX Remix, WPCA-LP, KISU, KCSC and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Poet Cedar Sigo reading and talking about his new poem, “LA Odyssey,” in which Cedar travels down the Pacific coast and shows us a unique and perso...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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How do we measure learning? Hear neuroscientists and teachers describe how it's done in the lab and at school.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Marsh Muirhead is a writer, a dentist, and a flight instructor. He is a winner and twice a finalist of The Great American Think Off. And he is the ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Doris Stengel grew up on the North Dakota prairie, and then moved to the woods and lakes of Minnesota. She's been a high school teacher and has men...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
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A number of malfunctioning spacecraft have been reprogrammed so that they can produce useful results.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Two 50 foot diameter asteroids, which can make very close approaches to planet Earth, were discovered slightly more than a day apart.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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John Vaillant, best-selling author of "The Tiger" and "The Golden Spruce," has turned to fiction with his debut novel about a young man trapped du...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 23:50
Caption: Artist OREE ORIGINOL's artwork on display on the corner of 24th and Byrant in the Mission., Credit: Todd Whitney
If you have walked the streets of the Bay Area recently -- you might have seen posters featuring the names and faces of Oscar Grant, Renisha McBrid...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Maria Eitz is a priest for the San Francisco Sophia in Trinity community, Credit: Tom Levy
n the dining room of her San Francisco home, Maria Eitz shows off her priestly attire -- a beautiful red, embroidered stole...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:58
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How do neighborhoods develop distinct identities? Why was San Francisco’s North Beach an enclave for poetry, for example? Or the Castro a haven for...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:06
Caption: Bond-funded construction at Dolores Park, Credit: Flickr user torbakhopper
In the most recent election, San Francisco voters approved a $500-million transportation bond for projects like BART escalators, traffic signals, b...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jackie Cooper at home, Credit: Marcy Fraser
One in four homeless people are veterans. There are approximately 800 homeless veterans on San Francisco’s streets.Experts in the field believe the...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:07
Caption: A bike hangs on the wall outside Good Karma Bikes in San Jose, Credit: Leslie Griffy
Getting around sprawling Santa Clara County is a trick for anyone, but for those without housing, getting to and from services and opportunities is...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:20
Caption: Wilson's Traveling Sprinkler, Credit: Grant Nelson
Grant Nelson tells us about the traveling sprinkler, once and currently used to water a residential lawn.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:49
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Federal Reserve eases market tension by latest meeting. Fed Chief Yellen removes the word "patient" from interest rate increase warning yet placate...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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This Women's Words featuring Moriah Erickson of Duluth reading her poems "Perfusion" and "The L at 4:24 AM."

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: :00
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Inspired by an Old Spice commercial as a kid, Kieran Burke always wanted to be a surfer. But learning proved difficult with no one to teach him.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
#207 The Fed gives baby his bottle- Yellen Speaks March 19, 2015 Marc starts this show with listener letters and questions once again, then goes o...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 55:00
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Poetry and music inspired by spring.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 51:06
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
You heard me! Are we better off? Who is and who isn't! I made this news piece and posted this myself ( instead of my office who does it usually) be...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:00