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Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg are icons of American Buddhism, and they are joyful, longtime friends. They challenge us to reframe our anger by...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:45
Caption: J.C. Sanford and Asuka Kakitani, Credit: Rie Takaoka
Inatnas is the work of two modern big band composers, Asuka Kakitani and JC Sanford. When they got together with interviewer Phil Nusbaum, they tal...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: JC Sanford and Asuka Kikitani, Credit: Rie Takaoka
JC Sanford and Asuka Kakitani lead Inatnas into Crooner’s Sunday night Jul 21. This is a big band playing music composed by JC and Asuka. When they...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Did postmodernism simply predict cynicism about the facts, or did it actually promote it?

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:58

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 57:43
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Stehpen Kijak and company at the world premiere of SID AND JUDY, San Francisco, CA 6/27/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Stephen Kijak talks context, icons, and the statute of limitations.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2019
  • Length: 17:59
Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah offers hope for quiet, sustained culture shift through the "endless shared conversation" of friendship. The writer...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Jazz scholar and Lester Young box-set annotator Loren Schoenberg joins us as we look at the music the saxophonist made in the years following a dif...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Bernstein’s music performed by Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, Dave Brubeck, Louis Armstrong and others, as well as som...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Earlyrecordings of pianist Bill Evans, including records he made with George Russell, Tony Scott, and Charles Mingus.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Music of the Terre Haute, Indiana, big-band leader whose 1940s orchestra helped pave the way for cool jazz.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Robert De Niro in 'Goodfellas' (1990)
Whether used ironically or to provide insight -- or just to make characters look really, really cool -- classic rock has been memorably employed by...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KCPW, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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A sample of the WFMT Radio Network's current program offerings.

Bought by KMUZ


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 03:03:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Public discourse is at an all time low. Even without considering the political polarization of today, civility in public discourse is challenging.

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kimberle Crenshaw (foreground) with Eve Ensler
When Donald Trump rode a wave of white anxiety into the White House, it was part of a backlash to the Obama presidency, one that revealed an increa...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome the innovative guitarist and composer, Casey Nielsen, with The Lapis Trio, featuring bassist Dan Thatcher...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 1950s and 60s the race for space loomed large in the cultural imagination, and jazz artists such as Duke Ellington and Sun Ra picked up on t...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Do all views have a place on university campuses, or are there some views that should never be given a platform?

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:58

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 57:43
  • Purchases: 5
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In the first of two programs, early recordings by the great Alsatian conductor, Charles Munch

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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What should you be reading this summer—and how should you be reading it?

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:57