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Caption: Sherwin Bitsui
Sherwin Bitsui reads from FLOOD SONG, his poetry collection that won the 2010 American Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award. Raised in a border t...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: May 24, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vijay Iyer
"I kind of had a revelation once seeing him [Randy Weston] play live. It happened for me in a particular time in my life when I recently made the d...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 12, 2012
  • Length: 12:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Comedian and Author Nathan Timmer
On Saturday, November 19th 2011, it was time for comedy in Winona. The feautre comedian writes for Rooftop Comedy, has performed for the troops ove...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 47:47
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The mural under the BQE
An artist decided to spruce up the space underneath the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by painting a mural depicting Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata in a ...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:01
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Rolanda Scott can take a chunk of solid glass, drop it in a flower pot then super heat it in her kiln, turning it into liquid, which she then pours...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 53:46
Caption: “The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy” are on display at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco
For everyone alive, there is one great equalizer, one experience that doesn’t discriminate based on race, class, religion, or nationality. We all, ...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
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“On Friday noon, July the twentieth, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travelers into the gulf below.” This half-hou...

Bought by KMUN, KPIP-LP, KQED, and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Carlisle Floyd talks about his extensive career in opera, including writing some of his most famous pieces, Susannah, Of Mice and Men, Willie Stark...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 29:55
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
Caption: Bernadette Mahfood creating a glass bead, Credit: Terese Tenseth
On this edition of Art Beat we visit with Winona artist Bernadette Mahfood about her glass bead and fiber art jewelry. We'll discuss technique, her...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 15:22
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Have you ever wanted to get into the creation of art but don't know how? Have you ever wanted to learn the finer points of painting from a master ...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2010
  • Length: 31:03
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the sound of ice dripping

Bought by PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, Credit: Avishay Artsy
This year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 06:18
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Legendary actor talks to me about his time with Company Of Angels, a theater company he helped found and a special event that he is a part of on Oc...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2009
  • Length: 15:54
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Tonie Flaathen has been profoundly deaf from birth. That doesn't stop her from absorbing and relishing the sounds that surround and 'sound' throug...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jul 07, 2009
  • Length: 29:22
  • Purchases: 1
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A short piece portraying Renoir with audio imagery

  • Added: Jul 14, 2008
  • Length: 05:17
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A San Francisco artist takes on the ambitious project of drawing individual portraits of all the American soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: May 24, 2008
  • Length: 20:52
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A piece from the heart, surveying the urban mental landscape through the eyes of a "Scab Artist"

Bought by BSR Radio and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Nov 05, 2007
  • Length: 18:07
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A Broad at Home, Credit: Walter Murch
Changing scenes in New York, on the ground and in the sky

  • Added: Sep 27, 2007
  • Length: 09:30
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A 1st Person profile of Russel Baba and Jeannie Aiko Mercer of Shasta Taiko

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Sep 15, 2006
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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A program looking at the cultural history of the San Luis Valley program three focuses on the Arts in the Valley.

Bought by KCEI 90.1 FM Red River/Taos, NM


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Cunningham invokes the spirit of Walt Whitman in his latest book ?Specimen Days? ? part of a wave of post 9/1...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
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News and features on the War in Iraq

  • Added: Mar 31, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
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Jennifer Dickson's "From Garden to Ungarden", Part Three

  • Added: Feb 17, 2006
  • Length: 09:14