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DOCKS TO DELTA: LISTENING TO THE LANDSCAPE ALONG THE CAPITOL CORRIDOR TRAIN LINE
California Institute for Rural Studies, Davis
Project Director: Idli Carlisle-Cummins
Part live performance and part permanent, easily-accessible, free audio tour, this project will explore the history of the landscape between San Jose and Auburn travelled by thousands of commuters each day, inviting listeners to expand their understanding of this region and explore topics that are the subject of contemporary policy debates. The project will launch with a live story-based performance on the train during the two-hour program en route to Sacramento, and discussion sessions on the return trip to Oakland. After the event, stories will be made available as podcasts that can be accessed via smart phone app or computer by travelers and others interested in the past, present, and future of California and regional history. $10,000

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