Arabiyaat

Arabiyaat is a podcast that explores the news of the day through Arab and Middle Eastern viewpoints. A unique source you won’t find anywhere else!

Bay Area Theater

A podcast of theater reviews by Richard Wolinsky that air on KPFA’s Up Front, Arts-Waves and Talkies programs, plus additional unaired reviews by Richard Wolinsky and C.S. Soong. Also: interviews with Bay Area artistic directors, as well as performers, playwrights, directors and others in the local theatrical industry.

East Bay Yesterday

East Bay Yesterday is a podcast that gathers, shares and celebrates stories from Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond and other towns throughout Alameda and Contra Costa

Making Small Talk With Jesus: A Country Ballad

Based on the novella Making Small Talk With Jesus (a Country Ballad) this romantic, rustic podcast is about the break-up of the marriage of our narrator, a country radio DJ. He tells the story about the dissolving relationship and the downward spiral he and his family travel. This serial takes place somewhere out west, sometime back in the day and like its haunting theme song is engrossing and genuinely original.

Radio Wolinsky

A podcast featuring extended interviews and discussions from the Bookwaves and Arts-Waves programs on KPFA, interviews and discussions with KPFA producers and hosts, and extended archive interviews from the Probabilities series over the past thirty years. Literature, theater, film, the visual arts: in-depth interviews from a progressive and artistic viewpoint, with long-time KPFA/Pacifica host Richard Wolinsky. New podcasts are generally weekly, though not always.

The Tom and Tim Show

Tom Ammiano, former California State senator and Tim Redmond, editor of 48 Hills meet up each week to yack it up over the twists and turns of San Francisco politics and beyond.

UpFront Tech

UpFront Tech is a podcast of political conversations about technology and the tech industry. We explore how new tech affects our brains, our relationships, our society and our politics; how tech companies affect the distribution of wealth and power, and how they’re transforming specific places — like the San Francisco Bay Area, where we live. We don’t just ask what the future looks like — we ask what it should look like, and how to get there.

Every year or so, Bill English comes over to KPFA to discuss his theater company and the upcoming season. In this interview with KPFA theater critic Richard Wolinsky, he talks about the origins of SF Playhouse and how it came to be in its current location at 450 Post Street. The discussion includes a look at the upcoming season, including the musical “A Christmas Story’ which runs during the 2017 holiday season into January 2018, as well as the company’s previous productions this season. 

Roz Chast, whose latest book is “Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. A regular cartoonist for the New Yorker since 1978, Roz Chast has developed a following for her quirky, strange and funny cartoons.. She talks about her career and about this, her most recent book.

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