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Caption: Diane
Debbie De Villa - Production Designer - Love the Hard Way, Maria Full of Grace, The Tale, Diane, and upcoming The Evening Hour

  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl, Credit: Casey Orr
Times like these call for radical ideas. But is being a radical a positive thing? And if so, why are so many radicals seen as dangerous? In this...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KWIT, WNIN, KUT, KSJD and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mary Beth Magyar Hives, Credit: Mary Beth Magyar
Mary Beth Magyar’s hive series called Analogous is currently on exhibit in the Minnesota gallery inside the MacRostie Arts Center in Grand Rapids. ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 13:53
Caption: Clemency
Margaux Rust - Production Designer - Come Swim, Don't Be A Hero, Back Roads, and Clemency

  • Added: Feb 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Favourite, Credit: Fox Searchlight
Fiona Crombie - Production Designer - The Snowtown Murders, Top of the Lake, Dead Europe, Macbeth, The Favourite, and The King

  • Added: Jan 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Lizzie
Elizabeth Jones - Production Designer - Damsels in Distress, A Birder's Guide to Everything, Wolves, Lizzie, and Dumplin'

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Mary Queen of Scots, Credit: Focus Features
Alexandra Byrne - British Costume Designer - Hamlet, Elizabeth, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Doctor Strange, and Mary Queen of Scots

  • Added: Jan 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: FCandSP
Elizabeth Warn - Costume Designer - Entertainment, Miss Stevens, The Clapper, Sollers Point, Fast Color, The Mountain, and Charlie Says

  • Added: Dec 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Denise "Seven" Bailey and Tristan Al-Haddad, Credit: Kathy M Helgeson/Dunwoody College of Technology
Designing Nimbus—a giant, donut-shaped sculpture for Nicollet Mall—was just the beginning. Artist Tristan Al-Haddad also needed a talented crew to ...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
Caption: SM, Credit: Nina Paley
Nina Paley - Cartoonist, Animator, and Free Culture Activist - Sita Sings the Blues, Mimi & Eunice, Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet, This Land Is Mine,...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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
Caption: ITWAN
Mirren Gordon-Crozier - Costume Designer - Short Term 12, Meadowland, Lowriders, The Glass Castle, I Think We're Alone Now, and the upcoming Teen S...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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For the 33rd São Paulo Biennial, curator Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro challenges the norm. Rather than explore an overarching theme, he invited seven art...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 19:25
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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? Except with Dead Ladies. The Dead Ladies Show is a live event in Berlin that tells the stories ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 26:34
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Bemidji, MN was a host city for a national female playwrights contest recently. In this segment, co-organizer Season Ellison tells our morning show...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 10:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Window Horses
Ann Marie Fleming - Filmmaker and Animator - The French Guy, I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors, The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam, and Window Ho...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Libra...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 27:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Miguel Sisters
Forty years ago, Muriel Miguel co-founded Spiderwoman Theater the first Native-American women’s theater. It's still going strong!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Suz Somersall, founder KiraKira
Suz Somersall wanted to be an engineer when she grew up but was so uninspired by the classes, she turned to an art degree instead. It wasn’t until ...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KWIT, KKRN, KUT, WNIN and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In this audio piece, among other things, we learn how she joined The New Yorker’s staff and how her illustrations are infused with a particular kin...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:26
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Former actress talks about her journey into fine art photography

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Composer Beth Anderson on phoning up John Cage, not "looking like" a composer, and the collage that is life. 

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 27:19
Caption: Nicholle Ramsey, slam poet, Credit: Sylvia Thomas
Slam poets and sonnet lovers usually don’t hang out together. But in Winona, Minnesota, they do. KFAI’s Sylvia Thomas reports on an unusual poetry ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Actor Tom Hanks on Nerdette
Guests on Nerdette always assign listeners homework, and we’ve compiled the BEST OF THE BEST into this hour-long Nerdette summer homework special. ...

Bought by KOSU, KMRE-LP, WUTC, KAAD-LP, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 27