Category Archives: public health

Air

      This episode, we launch a three-part series from radio art collective, RadioSonideros called Air. Water. Earth. It was first broadcast as part of a floating radio station on the Staten Island Ferry in 2007: The FM Ferry Experiment.   Also in … Continue reading

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Stray cats, needy dogs

        On this episode of Hear in the City we visit with two extraordinary people who dedicate their lives to caring for pets that would otherwise fall through the cracks of the urban economic crisis. One, a … Continue reading

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Two events: one tragic, one joyous

On this episode, we take you to the 10 miles of streets where countless thousands of Angelinos had the rare pleasure of walking, cycling, skating, and otherwise propelling themselves on human power, exclusively, for a day during this April’s Ciclavia event. … Continue reading

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the Coyote show

This episode is about co-existence. Coyotes live all over the continent of North America, in all sorts of landscapes. But nowhere –across the 50 states– are coyotes as comfortable in an urban setting as they are in Los Angeles. By … Continue reading

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bells for Japan and advocates for foster children

 On this week’s episode, we ring the big bell at the Nishi Honganji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles at 2:46pm in recognition and solidarity with the people of Japan who were hit by the earthquake and Tsunami last … Continue reading

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Air Check: the problem beneath the park

On our last episode, we heard from residents about the history of oil fields and parkland in the Baldwin Hills, Ladera Heights, Windsor Hills, and Culver City Crest in South Los Angeles. On this week’s show, we hear about two … Continue reading

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Air Check: voices from the Inglewood Oilfield

Hear in the City will spend then next few shows in the Baldwin Hills at the Inglewood Oilfield. This place is perched on the summit overlooking the past and the future. On one side, the oil discoveries that drew wealth … Continue reading

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Performance, protest, prayer in public space

      In honor of our one-year anniversary on Hear in the City, we bring you a show about protest, performance, and prayer in the public space. We visit the Asco arts exhibition “The Elite of the Obscure” at … Continue reading

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community gardens, cuban photography, and bicycle bells

On this week’s episode, we offer a mixed bag of art and culture happening around Los Angeles. Luis Sierra Campos visits a community garden in Highland Park that serves as a model for urban sustainability and food security in a … Continue reading

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the time show: 6/14/2011

On this week’s show, we enter the space of a meticulous 24-hour-long video documentation of one entire day in Christian Marclay’s new work, The Clock, we consider the expanded day of June 16th, 1904, as Bloomsday and James Joyce’s Ulysses … Continue reading

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