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Caption: Nicholas Rodriguez
Nicholas Rodriguez brings classic American musical theater into the 21st century

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ted Nash
With Presidential Suite,Ted Nash transforms iconic political speeches into an inventive jazz composition.

Bought by KMUW and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Statues by Peter Wolf Toth, Credit: Charles McGuigan
For most of his adult life Peter Wolf Toth has been on a mission to honor the native American tribes of Virginia. Over the decades he has carved ma...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:08
Caption: Mike Vlahovich, Credit: Tom Pich
Master Shipwright & 2016 National Heritage Fellow Mike Vlahovich builds and restores wooden fishing boats to keep alive the culture of the working ...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Annual fiber artist event started by four local artists is now in it's 21st year. It has become one of the largest fiber art events in the nation, ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates love the water. It’s their sustenance, it’s their highway, it’s their haven. Lester Blackiston loved the water. As a matter of fact, I didn...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:08
Caption: Yu Hua and Michael Berry Beijing August 2010  , Credit: courtesy of Michael Berry
Michael Berry reflects on the art of translating Yu Hua’s influential novel and new Big Read title To Live into English

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15
Caption: Josephine Baker
All that was required to stand out among your peers in the entertainment business was style, charisma, stage presence, phrasing, and, oh yes, perso...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shannon O’Neill, an audience member, Brandon Scott Jones, Connor Ratliff, and Molly Thomas , Credit: : Photo by Teresa Castracane. Courtesy of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.
Improvisers Shannon O'Neill and Brandon Scott Jones from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater explain how they do what they do.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 24:46
Caption: Story District, Credit: Alexander Morozov
Everyone has a story; Story District helps tell it.

Bought by WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lester Blackiston
This is the story of a dead man. He gave up the ghost a few years ago. And some who knew him might say he never had a ghost to give up in the first...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 26:09
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"When I have my skates on, I'm awake and I'm alive. I don't have to take drugs." Where@bouts, the podcast that remixes the world, is back with a s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 11:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Billy McComiskey, Credit: Edwin Remsburg, Remburg Inc.
Button accordionist and 2016 National Heritage fellow billy McComiskey plays beautifully and builds a community for irish music.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "Alive" Victory Dance Project, Credit: Jordan Hiraldo
Founding her company after a near-fatal accident, Amy Jordan’s choreography is an exuberant affirmation of dance.

Bought by WNJR, WABE, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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In her new book The Artist's Compass, Rachel Moore gives practical advice and strategic insight for creating a career in the performing arts.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRIR, and WNJR


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Veteran Artist Program :The Home Show
The arts and military service are less dissimilar than you might think. That's why Veteran and singer Brian McDonald founded the Veteran Artist Pr...

Bought by WMPG, WABE, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: SteelStacks, Credit: Jonathan Davies
Reclaiming the abandoned Bethlehem Steel Plant for the arts gives a region new life

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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McBride’s latest book looks to understand what shaped James Brown-- one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

Bought by WABE and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mickey Rowe
A young professional autistic actor makes his difference work on the stage

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jan Beatty
Jan Beatty's poetry is unsentimental and clear-eyed about blue-collar work and the people who do it.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Credit: Jessica Suworoff, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Johnnetta Cole remembers when she wasn't allowed in museums because of segregation, and that informs her determination to inspire a love of art mu...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Belinda McKeon  , Credit:  Will Chancellor
Novelist Belinda McKeon: Writing 21st century Ireland

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3