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Sandip Roy tries to hear through the noise and get to the heart of Diwali.

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Firehouse Art Collective door opens to rainy Adeline Street., Credit: Mary Rees
Once or twice a month in the East Bay, violinists and bass-players, flautists and trumpeters -- gather to play orchestra music. But instead of a co...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:21
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Emily Ritz and Kacey Johansing are best friends. They were both in separate bands and living in Marin County when they decided to go on tour togeth...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Natasha Mahia, a student at El Dorado elementary school in Visitacion Valley, is one of ROCK’s biggest fans. ROCK stands for Real Options for City ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
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Sunset Youth Services is an organization that supports transitional age youth and their families with things like parenting classes, food assistanc...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Golden Gate Bridge, standing strong., Credit: Isabel Angell
Throughout film history, the Golden Gate Bridge has been leveled in earthquakes, ripped apart by apes, melted, and even bitten in half by a mega-sh...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The widows of Vrindavan
Some 60 widows in white saris from the town of Vrindavan made thier way to Kolkata for the festival of the Goddess Durga. Something many of them ha...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
As New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has grown over the course of the past four decades, so has the tension between local and national acts.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:41
Caption: Ira Sachs, San Francisco, CA 8/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ira Sachs talks romance, self-discovery, and floating anxiety.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 22:06
Caption: Scientists discovered the "sound channel" in 1944. Whales use it to communicate across oceans — and during the Cold War the Navy secretly used it to track nuclear subs. This 1948 graphic shows sound traveling on an axis 700 fathoms down in the Atlantic., Credit: Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel
Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:22
  • Purchases: 7
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Before the great speech maker Patrick Henry died, he credited a Presbyterian minister named Samuel Davies with “teaching me what an orator should b...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: The slave cabin in the foreground with Montpelier in the background., Credit: Kelley Libby
For years, at historic plantation sites across the South, the focus was on the big house and not on the slave cabins. But cabins like that are now ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:33
  • Purchases: 1
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In Aroostook County, life still revolves around the potato harvest even though few family potato farms are left.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
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Sandip Roy reflects on the meaning, and sound, of India old and new.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Nile Project musicians rehearse in Kampala, Uganda, Credit: Julie Caine
In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from eight different East African countries sit under a tree.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records’ at the Oakland Museum of California is open now until July 19th., Credit: Ashleyanne Krigbaum
Walking into ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records,’ one of the newest exhibits at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), feels like hanging o...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Don Malcolm, San Francisco, CA 7/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Don Malcolm talks chance meetings, cultural metaphors, and the courage of convictions.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 17:25
Caption: Joe Powers, Credit: Ishka Michoka
Most people think of the harmonica as a pastime for cowboys, or the go-to instrument for blues aficianados. But in Joe Powers' hands, the humble h...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 07:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: RD Burman
R.D. Burman would have turned 75 last week and Bollywood threw a great birthday bash. Sandip Roy and Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington rem...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Ambassador Car
Sandip Roy takes one last ride in India's Ambassador motor car.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Paul Haggis, San Francisco, CA 6/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Haggis talks fiction as truth, discovering world cinema, and embracing imperfection.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 14:21
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David Michod talks cars in the desert, economic collapses, and how a haircut can speak volumes.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:53
Caption: Previously owned toys being sorted at Salvation Army., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
It can be hard to donate your old things to a thrift store, but the idea is that your stuff will get a second life. Once it is donated, it will mak...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:08
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It’s not just you. The morning commute is getting longer and longer. As the local economy picks up steam more and more people are getting in their ...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
Caption: Elizabeth Garber talks to the bus driver at the Palo Alto Transit Center, Credit: Isabel Angell
’m on the Valley Transportation Authority’s Line 22 bus somewhere between East San Jose and Palo Alto. It’s 2:30 AM, and it’s raining. I start a co...

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  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1