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Caption: Carla Bley, Credit: D.D. Rider
Carla Bley is a prolific and agile composer and jazz pianist. She talks about her career--from Birdland to Montreux.

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sam White and Othello cast, Credit: Cybelle Codish
Sam White loves Detroit and loves Shakespeare. So, she emptied her bank account and started a site-specific professional theater company, Shakespea...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tonya Beckman as Ariel in The Tempest, Credit: Courtesy of The Taffety Punk Theater Company
Actor Tonya Beckman is a core member of the Taffety Punk Theater Company and a Riot Grrrl in good standing. They present classical theater with a...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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A Kabuki-inspired production of Pinocchio!

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 06:27
Caption: August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" Playbill., Credit: Photofest, Inc.
Filmmaker Sam Pollard talks about his new documentary August Wilson: The Ground on which I Stand

Bought by KFAI, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Bought by KDNK, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Maeve McIver-Sheridan, Credit: Sophie Ding
Playing in a pit orchestra is often a forgotten and thankless task. So why would a talented musician spend time there instead of going for the glor...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: Kathleen Gillette and her family in the mid-1990s., Credit: Credit Courtesy of Kathleen Gillette
Kathleen Gillette has had a passion for singing for as long as she can remember. But after spending 15 years as an opera singer, her career began t...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
In All Our Names Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: Barry Bergey with Mavis Staples, Credit: Tom Pich
The NEA's recently retired Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and tradition...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Multifacted, Credit: Nati Soti of Zero One Projects.
Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer have a mission: Arts Education for Every Alabama pre-k thru 12 Student!

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: :54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: No Room at the Inn., Credit: Charles McGuigan
In the parish hall of the Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville, Virginia there are hundreds of nativities commemorating the birth of Christ. A ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 27:20
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Lester Blackiston, a poet of the Beat generation, was kind of, sort of, an inventor, a businessman, a seamen, and other things,too. Mainly, though,...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 25:57
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CAFÉ ACOUSMATIC: the finest blend of electroacoustic music, sound art, and 3D binaural audio.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Fred Foote
In Medic Against Bomb, Fred Foote’s first collection of poetry, the neurologist demonstartes first-hand the healing power of the arts for veterans.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, RadioFreePalmer, and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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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: Elizabeth McCracken, Credit: Edward Carey
Elizabeth McCracken gives us her take on the differences in writing novels, short stories, and tweets.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jason deCaires Taylor
A one-of-a-kind blend of art, nature, and conservaton, Jason deCaires Taylor provides a dazzling photographic tour through his under ocean sculptur...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 12:07
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
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An artist revives the beauty of shortwave radio

  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:47
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Inspired by Frost’s focus on the choices we make throughout our lives, Sarah Milad has recorded voices from progressive ages to read his poem. The ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:17