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Caption: Wanda Gag and her cat, Snoopy., Credit: Children's Literature Research Collections, University of Minnesota Libraries
Decades before "Cat in the Hat," another children’s book surprised readers with its inventiveness. "Millions of Cats," by Minnesota's Wanda Gag, co...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 2
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Stella Adler once said, "The word theater comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about li...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 26:04
Caption: Big Apple Circus
Big Apple Circus founder Paul Binder took the circus to a human scale and found its artistry.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julio Gosdisnki, Owner, Griffith Park Carousel, Credit: Anny Celsi
Julio Gosdinksi came to Los Angeles from Lima, Peru when he was twelve, and grew up without a father. He found his first job in high school, help...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 07:21
  • Purchases: 1
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With her book, Balancing Acts,photographer Lucy Gray takes us backstage with dancers who are mothers.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Mystics, Scientists, Astronomists, Harlequins, Writers, and Artists -- Pop! Explore the modern masters of pop-up books: Matthew Reinhart, Robert S...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 10:10
Caption: First-grade docents at Portland's King School, Credit: Courtesy of harrell Fletcher
Harrell Fletcher shares his passion for social practice—creative projects in communities that are by, for, and of the residents.

Bought by WABE, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Trayvon Martin icon, Credit: Jasmine Brown
Jasmine Brown is a Seattle artist who says her work is a constructive response to injustice. Her art pieces were part of the “Under My Skin” exhibi...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:35
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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: 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: William Joyce
Creative author, illustrator and filmmaker William Joyce is an Academy Award Winner, Emmy Award Winner and his illustrations have appeared on numer...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:44
Caption: AIDS Skeletons, Credit: Bob Smith
Youth Media Project intern Tara Trudell, a student at New Mexico Highlands University, interviews South African folk artists Lulama Sihlabeni, in a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Tiffany Ward & Rob Minkoff, San Francisco, CA 2/21/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rob MInkoff and Tiffany Ward talk waking up in a cold sweat, restoring Mona Lisa’s eyebrows, and why the cantaloupe really is the lowest of the fru...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:50
Caption: Sam Fell and Chris Butler, San Francisco, CA 7/27/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Co-Directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell talk using fantasy to enhance reality, the perfection of the imperfect, and why slugs lend themselves so rea...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2012
  • Length: 20:39
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The strange evolution of the iconic Pop-Tart.

Bought by WMMT and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Shiro plums picked by the Portland Fruit Tree Project (after this photo was taken)
Doing it Ourselves: What it really takes to work, play and live together. ***This show aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting as part of a series of 5...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KLCC, KUT and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Joan Steffend is a Minnesota native known for her television work – first on KBJR in Duluth then KARE-11 in Minneapolis and on HGTV’s Decorating Ce...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2010
  • Length: 20:15
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Everyone faces the choice of a driver's license or tattoo?

  • Added: Jun 18, 2010
  • Length: 03:43
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Pulitzer Prize nominee, #1 New York Times bestseller, and MN Book Award Nominee Alison McGhee about her picture book "The Song of Middle C."

  • Added: Apr 15, 2010
  • Length: 17:49
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Known for her books and movies like "Because of Winn-Dixie" and "The Tale of Despereaux", MN Book Award Nominee Kate DiCamillo about her latest "Th...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2010
  • Length: 24:57
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Rolanda Scott is a glass sculptor. But she also molds young minds as an art instructor. About eight years ago she was diagnosed with breast cancer ...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2009
  • Length: 28:20
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Exploring why both the book and the film, "To Kill a Mockingbird," are still considered iconic and beloved, including an interview with Mary Badham...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KGOU


  • Added: Apr 17, 2008
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 3
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The kid camera project started with a single family in the ninth ward and some donated disposable cameras.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2008
  • Length: 05:25
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Entomologist uses art to teach kids about maggots.

Bought by PRX Remix, BSR Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 26, 2007
  • Length: 04:06
  • Purchases: 3