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Novelist, retired Princeton professor, and mountain climber, Russell Banks discusses his recent memoir, VOYAGER. Interviewed by his former student ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Paul F. Tompkins on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode unpacks "finding your voice" with comedian Paul F. Tompkins and activist Anuradha Bhagwati, plus music from Patterson Hood.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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In this presentation at the Kansas City Public Library, Scottish-born writer Margot Livesey talks about her evolution as a reader and writer, and s...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In front of an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, the first Chicano U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera shares poetry from his books, i...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Art and Entertainment News That You Want To Know!!! Featuring Grammy Winner Ricky Kej, Canadian Super Group Dream Aria, and The Art of Asking ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 58:04
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, the poet Kwame Dawes is now the editor of Nebraska's literary magazine, PRAIRIE SCHOONER. He reads from his bo...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Modi supporters at a rally, Credit: Reuters
Sandip Roy sends us an audio postcard from the 2014 Indian election season.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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There are things you do that you know you would never do unless there was someone watching, someone urging you on, someone who was part of the plan...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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The English Comedy Club, an expat theatre group in Brussels, Belgium, performs Calendar Girls this month. Alison Turner drops in to one of their f...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2013
  • Length: 10:35
Caption: Soila Sayialel saves elephants , Credit: Soila Sayialel
George Adamson could think like a lion and be like a lion. David Coulson describes a terrifying experience with George and Maggie and Dennis? Maggi...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:19
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Award winning BBC broadcaster Mark Coles ("Today","The Strand") brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the world. Recorded ...

  • Added: May 29, 2012
  • Length: 54:01
Caption: Best-selling Author, Joshua Foer, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
East coast Author, JOSHUA FOER. Author and advocate for tall women, Arianne Cohen. Indie-psych folk ensemble, THE PARSON RED HEADS.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Award winning British broadcaster Mark Coles brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the planet. This week, holed up in his ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
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Bagpipes to the fore on "The Shed" this week as Mark Coles brings you punk pipes from China and a bit of Scottish bagpipe rave. Plus...gong music f...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
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Mark Coles brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the world. Sat in the sub-zero temperature of his garden shed, he tries t...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 53:59
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Mark Coles brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the world. This week; French/Egyptian fusion, a four valve trumpet from ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 54:03
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Mark Coles remembers blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin on this week's The Shed. You can hear Mark's interview with him from 2003 and an impromptu jam w...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2011
  • Length: 53:57
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you the very best new music from around the planet. This wee...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 53:56
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A shed-load of wonderful new music, another visit to A+E and my last will and testament - just in case ! Award winning former BBC broadcaster Mark ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2011
  • Length: 53:59
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The best new music from around the planet. "I always hear something surprising and new" (Brian Eno, July 2011)

  • Added: Nov 17, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, Mark Coles brings you Chinese folktronica, Icelandic piano and a honky tonkin' playhouse boogie. The bes...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you South African house, Finnish folk and Chinese new wave. ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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The best new music from around the planet. This week trance music from Morocco, Lebanese folk rock, Persian lullabies, Kenyan house and a jam in a ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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From his shed at the bottom of the garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you Bulgarian choirs, Tuareg rock'n'roll, Brazilian indie an...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 53:56
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The best new music on the planet. This week, debt crisis blues, a Turkish diva, 17 German Hippies, some galloping Mongolian horses and a Japanese r...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 53:58