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Caption: The seven Pathstar swimmers from 2013, Credit: Angela Johnston
The sun is just beginning to rise over the glassy water at San Francisco’s aquatic park. Karen Wapato is beaming as she emerges from the Bay and pe...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 10:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Roland Feller is responsible for the well-being of many of the city's stringed instruments. When you imagine him working on a violin, picture him s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Near dusk, you can often find Shirley Doell at Oakland Civic Center, staring at the tops of skyscrapers through her big telescope. But she isn’t sp...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 15:48
Caption: Charles Hodgkins, aka 'The Burritoeater,' and KALW's Ben Trefny, Credit: Jonathan Lifeson Smith
Charles Hodgkins and I are walking with several other burrito-eaters through the Mission District. He’s clearly the boss, though. It’s not just the...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: Veterans Commons resident Jesse Breedwolf, 74, Credit: Liz Pfeffer
California has the largest concentration of homeless veterans in the nation, and in San Francisco, it’s likely that more than 700 homeless vets wil...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:22
Caption: Voco performing live: April Guthrie, Moira Smiley, Sally Dworsky , Credit: Simone McSparran
VOCO sings folk music - but not the usual coffeehouse fare. It’s music that's steeped in generations of tradition, from far-off, tucked-away corner...

Bought by American Voices


  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 07:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandip Roy listens back to the music of Manna Dey.

Bought by KMRE-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jewelry Box movie poster
"Ghosts" in India are different in more than just their name.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kimberly Peirce, San Francisco, CA 10/10/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Kimberly Peirce talks mother love, avoiding temptation, and being true to the misfit in us all.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 12:10
Caption: Bayview's James Martin , Credit: R.J. Lozada
Deafening gunshots rang out just as James Martin arrived home. Troubled by the news of a 17-year-old young man dying in front of his house, he did ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:38
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Twelve dancers -- men and women all dressed in black rehearsal clothes -- move with fierce and graceful undulations through the space. They dance t...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 09:04
  • Purchases: 1
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If you happen to walk by the Radio Habana Social Club on Valencia Street on a Sunday afternoon, you might hear Rumba, the music of Cuba. Radio Haba...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:00
Caption: A snippet of Chicago’s Deep Tunnel, Credit: Erik Nelson Rodriguez/The Illustrated Press
A Curious Citizen had a hunch there might be tunnels lurking beneath Chicago’s downtown. She had no idea how right she was.

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 09:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chris Zapata shows a guest around Noisebridge, Credit: Holly J McDede
Every day, more than two dozen people pass through a hackerspace in San Francisco’s Mission district called Noisebridge. At its broadest, “hackersp...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 1
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If you think you want to launch a new poetry slam, first take a walk through the Bay Area. Your cutting edge idea may have already been done. In Sa...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 10:24
Caption: Girl on the family cart, Credit: Ben Weisz 2013
Ben Weisz investigates how child labour is rife among Montevideo's rubbish-cart drivers, and what is being done to help.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 09:27
Caption: The doors of "The Plant"
The Bay Area is known for inspiring all kinds of great music, especially in the 60s and 70s when groups like Creedence Clearwater and the Grateful ...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 09:41
Caption: Studying for the GED at an adult education school in Washington, D.C., Credit: Emily Hanford
Millions of high school dropouts hope their ticket to a better job is getting a GED. But critics say passing a test is not the same as getting a hi...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPIP-LP, WITF, 90.5 WSNC, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Holiday Twin Drive-in Fort Collins, Colorado, Credit: Maeve Conran
A story about one of the country's last remaining drive-in movie theaters in Fort Collins Colorado.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2013
  • Length: 03:44
Caption: Working a math problem at Mooresville Middle School in North Carolina, where each student gets a laptop., Credit: Stephen Smith
Learning with a personal tutor is one of the best ways to learn. But hiring a tutor for every student was never a realistic option, until now. Can ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMXT, KOSU, WTIP, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Working for change on Chicago’s sidewalks

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 10:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amarildo de Souza, Credit: Facebook
Missing laborer in Brazil highlights disappearances amid police crackdown in favelas

  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
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Combat, chemicals, and corporations; a special program in honor of Agent Orange Day. We’ll look at the multigenerational legacy of Agent Orange -- ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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Julie Eaton is the captain of the Cat Sass. She spends 6 months of the year on the water, and is ready to haul in a union.

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chris Fieldhouse carving a bat on his lathe, Credit: Scott Pommier
To Chris Fieldhouse, a baseball can tell a story.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1