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Caption: Charlie Maguire, Credit: Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Woody Guthrie’s book Bound For Glory is now over 75 years old. It’s a book that told it like it was about the great depression. In honor of this Po...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Mayyadda, Credit: Osaro Obanor
Only recently did Mayyadda make the decision to perform professionally. But she’s come a long way in a short time, playing prestigious clubs such a...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
Caption: Dani Menken, San Francisco, CA 7/21/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dani Menkin talks specific goals, long odds, and the role of cake in destiny.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 14:11
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
What do student jazz players do? They work had during the school year, and when summer comes, they work even harder playing in bands with their fri...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: The Dakota Combo, Credit: Andrea Canter
The Dakota Combo. It’s a jazz group made up of metro area high school players whose players are immersed in soaking up lessons from their mentors. ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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In the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, Khanvisile Motsa brings hope to orphans from Africa's rural areas through providing a home, education...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:57
Caption: Maryam Yusafzadeh at home, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Maryam Yusafzadeh has been involved in many adventurous musical project over the years, and she’s at it again with a new Jazz group that combines m...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Sarah Porwoll-Lee, Credit: Ellie Peterson
To Sarah Porwoll-Lee, it isn’t only that she plays new music on the clarinet. When she talked with Phil Nusbaum, she revealed that she gets excited...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:57
Caption: Jakada Imani on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
With Akeisha Johnson, your host, this episode of Making it Work we will chat with spiritual leader Jakada Imani about the importance of the Bay Are...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 25:32
Caption: Shakespeare In Detroit's Romeo & Juliet, Credit: courtesy of Shakespeare in Detroit
Sam White saw potential in the drama of a struggling city — a perfect setting for Shakespeare's plays.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 19:51
Caption: Toni Tipton Martin making hot rolls.
There’s a whole lot more than recipes in Toni Tipton Martin’s cookbook collection… It contains a surprising culinary history of African Americans i...

Bought by KVLU, WBHM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 22:28
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Brie Larson & Destin Cretton, San Francisco, CA 7/31/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Destin Cretton and Brie Larson talk the importance of humor, the power of super-soakers, and the joy of just being.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 14:29
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Matthew Quick, San Francisco, CA 2/1/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Matthew Quick talks living an examined life, being rejected over 70 times, and what it was like to get the phone call that changed his life.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 14:26
Caption: Patrick Wang, San Francisco, CA 12/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director/star Patrick Wang talks long takes, persistent optimism, and sharing aesthetic DNA with Chip Taylor.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 20:46
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A woman carries a baby to term for her best friend, whose chronic disease would make pregnancy hazardous.

  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:58
Caption: Carl Stiansen and Sir Patrick Moore
Sir Patrick Moore talks about his life in astronomy, life on Mars, and playing music with Einstein.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2008
  • Length: :18
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A documentary about Indianapolis' Creative Renewal Arts Fellowships which has granted 150 "artistic sabbaticals" since 1999.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2004
  • Length: 29:55
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This is the story of Amy graduating from high school while incarcerated at the Long Creek Youth Development Center (LCYDC) in South Portland, ME. )

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2004
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Feature on Hearing Technology for the Deaf

Bought by WGCU


  • Added: May 14, 2004
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 1