Tag Archives: Sara Harris

of marathons and assholes

On this episode: “Whenever I see a plain, industrial building, I just have to wonder: who’s being screwed behind those frosted, black windows?”  -Robby Herbst, Llano del Río collective on the Antagonist’s Guide to the Assholes of Los Angeles. “When you are … Continue reading

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a house painted gold

On this episode, we visit a humble house on a winding road in the hills of Los Angeles where a group of artists turn one family’s mortgage default and foreclosure story into a lens for looking at a larger problem. … Continue reading

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sports and music making the difference

This episode of Hear in the City takes us on a journey to the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains at Camp Afflerbaugh, one of the 19 juvenile probation camps in Los Angeles County. Affirmative Athletics director Rob Thelusma introduces … Continue reading

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unique little endeavors

Sara was walking through the park looking for a place to photograph a tin house when she noticed a life-size plastic horse being pulled up a ravine on a stretcher by a small team of uniformed rappelers with helmets. As … Continue reading

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wildlife encounters

The direct encounter with a wild predator in the urban context is exhilerating, unsettling, and urgent. Something has to happen. On this episode of Hear in the City, Sara confronts a coyote on the street in broad daylight, sending it … Continue reading

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¿Y, si hubo fraude? and unions try to stop Walmart in Chinatown

   While most media regurgitate Calderón and the PRI’s assertions that Mexico has a president-elect, today on Hear in the City, Sara interviews investigative journalist and Enfoque Latino contributor Dolores Dorantes about what she calls “A Coup d’ Etat, Mexican … Continue reading

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“It’s just a big rock” and Radio Ambulante

On this episode, Hear in the City takes us to the unveiling of Levitated Mass, a 340-ton rock with its own Twitter feed. The rock’s trip through 22 cities in Southern California from Jurupah Valley to its perch atop a … Continue reading

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for our mothers

In honor of Mothers’ Day, two stories of motherhood during difficult times. Our first audio postcard comes from students at The HeArt Project: a wonderfully talented group of teen moms who are finishing their high school degrees at a small … Continue reading

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translations in Mexican art

          Listen to this show and be treated to a sonic journey into translations between languages, media, and landscapes as we map an eclectic sampling of Mexican artists whose work is currently featured around Los Angeles…. … 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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