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Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Bought by KDNK, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Auto Mechanic Harold Kyle plays with movement, balance, and shadows in his sculpture.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Oscar Isaac, San Francisco, CA 12/5/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Oscar Isaac talks punctuated silence, suits of armor, and preparing for Star Wars, Episode VII.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 13:19
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
In All Our Names Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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To help ring in 2015, we bring you a rebroadcast of Adam and Josh's review of this year's most talked about film, Richard Linklater's "Boyhood." Th...

Bought by KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, KSKQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Jan 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: John Williams
Over his fifty-plus year career, John Williams has written many of the most famous scores in Hollywood film history.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Timothy Spall, San Francisco, CA 11/14/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Timothy Spall talks paring things down, letting the character tell you what to do, and the lexicon of the grunt.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 25, 2014
  • Length: 22:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Barry Bergey with Mavis Staples, Credit: Tom Pich
The NEA's recently retired Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and tradition...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Multifacted, Credit: Nati Soti of Zero One Projects.
Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer have a mission: Arts Education for Every Alabama pre-k thru 12 Student!

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: :54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fred Foote
In Medic Against Bomb, Fred Foote’s first collection of poetry, the neurologist demonstartes first-hand the healing power of the arts for veterans.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, RadioFreePalmer, and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Self Portrait, Credit: Jamie Cope
A surprising conversation about black and white portrait photography, getting intimate with photo subjects, freedom from marriage and eating tacos ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 36:49
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Just in time for Halloween, we look at gender issues in horror films. This essay takes a feminist angle on underrated horror heroines, from Candyma...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:26
Caption: Nathan Nugent
Nathan Nugent - Irish Film Editor - Sensation, As If I Am Not There, What Richard Did, Run & Jump, and Frank

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How Dance Place’s open door policy helped transform an underserved neighborhood into a vital arts district. -

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kevin Doyle dancing at the 2013 National Heritage Fellowship Concert
2014 NEA National Heritage Fellow Kevin Doyle talks about his passion for Irish Step Dancing.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: DC Youth Slam Team
The DC Youth Slam Team is an award-winning internationally acclaimed poetry group. Listen to their poems and find out how it all comes together wit...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KGNU, and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Elizabeth McCracken, Credit: Edward Carey
Elizabeth McCracken gives us her take on the differences in writing novels, short stories, and tweets.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do books so often turn to music? Richard Powers, author of a new, music-filled novel Orfeo, speaks to the strength of songs and symphonies, inc...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: ETHEL, Credit: James Ewing
Believing that music is a unifying force, the string quartet ETHEL has joined forces with musicians across genres and regions. The result is musica...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Not perhaps since Alexander Solzhenitsyn in the Soviet Gulag has there been a dissenting artist who got to be as famous as the government that houn...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 39:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bora Yoon, Credit: Leslie Van Stelte.
Bora Yoon talks about building the sonic design of her album Sunken Cathedral.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Julie Otsuka, Credit: Robert Bessoir
Julie Otsuka’s first novel When the Emperor Was Divine explores her family’s history in the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Where is jazz headed in a new century? With the pianist Vijay Iyer as guide, newly tenured as a professor at Harvard, it tends toward the experimen...

Bought by KMUW and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:36
  • Purchases: 2