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Country music has long been popular in the American South but is gaining popularity in the North, a place with more country roots than you may think.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 05:45
Caption: •	The cover for the Voyager Golden Record, headed into interstellar space on Voyagers 1 and 2, Credit: NASA/JPL
It has been 40 years since Carl Sagan and others shared the best of humanity with the stars. A new online multimedia project has been created as a ...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Guests Include: Creator of the Spectrum Film Festival at MV Film Center, Bob Dutton, Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Director Suzan Bellincampi and W...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:26
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Guests Include: Nicole Friedler Brisson of the Mopeds Are Dangerous Action Committee (MADAC) and members of the MVRHS Music and Theater Departments.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 32:47
Caption: Fact and fiction Contact Conference all-stars.  Left to right: Carol Stoker, Michael Sims, Kim Stanley Robinson, Andy Weir, Penny Boston, Chris McKay and Larry Niven., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Space art and science fiction joined science fact at the 2016 Contact Conference in Sunnyvale, California. We talk with three well-known visionarie...

Bought by KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Tania Bruguera reading Hannah Arendt in Havana, Credit: Enrique de la Osa, via PRI
Recorded in Havana, this Fresh Talk episode features controversial Cuban artist Tania Bruguera and her recent launch of a new initiative: the Hanna...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 09:31
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J.M.W. Turner is perhaps the most important British painter--you would surely recognize an image of Tintern Abbey--and yet his life story has remai...

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
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The internet has transformed classroom education around the world. Here in Minneapolis, the Cowles Center for Dance is doing something unique--offe...

Bought by WABE and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "With Wind," an instillation at Alcatraz by the Chinese dissident, Ai Weiwei, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
Ai WeiWei has been under house arrest in Beijing since 2011, but that has not stopped him from making work internationally. He just opened a massiv...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Stepping inside the Taurus Bookbindery is kind of like stepping back in time.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 11:20
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 19th century, Richmond, Virginia was central to the American slave trade, earning the city more than 4 million dollars annually. A new exhib...

Bought by KENW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fifty-thousand words in a month. How's it going?, Credit: National Novel Writing Month Organizatoin
A newly updated piece on NaNoWriMo. November is National Novel Writing Month, sometimes known as NaNoWriMo. In a studio loft on the Chicago's North...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A selection of different types of Bespoke fairing designs., Credit: Angela Johnston
When Deborah Bevilacqua lost her leg in a motorcycle accident ten years ago, she had to get a prosthetic leg. It’s been functional she says, but it...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 11:41
Caption: RAW Talent poets in This is Home, Credit: Julia B. Chan/CIR
Donte Clark stands in the middle of a dimly lit stage. A projected photo of a dilapidated apartment building flickers on the wall behind him. In th...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 12:42
Caption: Eric Curtis reads his story aloud., Credit: Kyung Jin Lee KALW
On a breezy summer day at San Quentin State Prison, inmate Paul Stauffer reads his writing to a live audience...

  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 06:12
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A Facebook selfie or Instagrammed lunch is a far cry from what used to be required to take a picture. With expensive, slow technology, most photos ...

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 3
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Kelley Libby attended the first le...

Bought by KENW and Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Producer Kelley Libby attended the...

Bought by Listenwise


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paola Gueli is one of a dwindling number of tailors in Italy, a country renowned for its tailoring tradition. , Credit: Luigi Fraboni
Skilled tailoring is a dying art. Many of the best tailors hail from Italy where the tradition is unraveling due to a lack of training opportuniti...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 2
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With the March announcement that Best Buy is closing 50 large stores around the country, the dominance of big box retail has been called into quest...

Bought by KENW and KBRP Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 2
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The Kentucky poet who coined the term “Affrilachian” has a new collection of poetry. Allison Quantz reports he takes on historical and current racism.

Bought by KENW and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sgt Brandon Benton sent this to his wife Emily Benton, who waited for him at home near Fort Hood, Texas, when he got word of a return date., Credit: graffitiofwar.com
War News Radio talks with the founder of the Graffiti of War Project, which collects service members’ art left on the walls and buildings in the ba...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:38
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Underground news from Santa Cruz, CA. Played on On What Grounds on KZSC, 88.1fm.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2011
  • Length: 43:59
Caption: Bollywood posters for sale in Afghani store., Credit: AP
From "Bollywood Across Borders" 9/10/2010: War News Radio reports on the Afghans' love for Bollywood cinema.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 07:47
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Discussed in this piece are an Arctic map made partially of Arctic muskox fur, a venison-keeper made with materials from deer, and many more pieces...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and mnartists.org


  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 2