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Bel-Aire Drive 3/8/19; The Soul Searchers, Little Richard, Stephen Stills, + more!

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:28
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This week The Rough Draft Diaries is headed to Gathered Glass Blowing Studio in Downtown Toledo. You'll meet Adam Goldberg and Eli Lipman (two of t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 06:46
  • Purchases: 1
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English is a remarkable language. It's an incredibly flexible, rich, diverse, beautifully fluid language that’s been influenced by many other langu...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 21:12
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: 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: 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

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 24:46
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 23:27
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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We have begun a new line of connections on The Rough Draft Diaries with the story of Edith Franklin. Last week began the story of the “The Godmothe...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:18
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In a Rough Drafts Diaries first, the connections have run dry. In our last episode, our interview only gave one connection instead of the usual thr...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Caroline in "Romeo and Juliet" at Great River Shakespeare Festival, Credit: Dan Norman
On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with a cast member of Great River Shakespeare Festival. This individual has the unique challenge of playing a...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 20:20
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley meets Rachel and Jared owners of the design company, Deep In Design. They recently inherited a 13...

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
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Over the Back Fence is a community variety show that takes place the 2nd Friday of every month from March through November. The entertainment takes...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:23:41
Caption: The PEMcast, Credit: Chip Van Dyke
Examine the life of one of America’s most famous 20th century artists, who you may not have even heard of.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 16:24
Caption: The outdoor observation deck on the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, MN., Credit: Noel Clark
The skyline of the Twin Cities in the 1920’s and 30’s was an ever-changing sight. Buildings like the Foshay Tower, the Ramsey County Courthouse and...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode of "The Live Feed" we bring you Over The Back Fence - a Community Variety Show. You will be entertained by Buffalo Bill, you will h...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:24:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
An interview with MMA fighter and poet Carlo Matos, plus work from issue 7.1

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 17:17
Caption: Anna Broinowski, filmmaker
Australian filmmaker Anna Broinowski wanted to stop an oil company from fracking in the park near her house. When her message fell short, she decid...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:59
Caption: Prison Poetry Workshop
Sit in any prison classroom or recreation room and ask: How many writers are in the room? How many people are writing rhymes or poems? Carefully-fo...

Bought by KRZA, KSFR, KFOK-LPFM, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2014
  • Length: 13:53
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Singer-songwriter Josh Vasa, Credit: Tanner Latham
Birmingham, Alabama, singer-songwriter Josh Vasa of the band Sanyasi talks about his Indian heritage, writing, and the value of cheesy lyrics.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chef Roscoe Hall, Credit: Tanner Latham
In our food-obsessed culture, we likely never think about what's on the menu at an eating disorder clinic. A couple of gourmet chefs bring their in...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 3
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MN musician david stoddard performs at historic holmes theater 04/27/13 in detroit lakes. for Baapinakaamigaad a gala event of minnasota musician a...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 20:35
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In the spring of 1972, an event took place in a field west of Austin. It would not only give birth to Willie Nelson's now-famous 4th-of-July picnic...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 29, 2013
  • Length: 54:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Lola Quartet, talks about her unique upbringing, moving to New York with no money, and whether social media he...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 47:08