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Professor William Bubelis explains how numismatics, or the study of ancient coins, can reveal unique information about ancient cultures.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:35
Caption: The Storied South , Credit: Bill Ferris
Preeminent Southern folklorist Bill Ferris has spent the last 40 years documenting the South in print, photography and film. His latest book, The S...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Free, audio excerpt from a book. The California of Harris’ youth was a very different place than it is today: It was a verdant oasis of orange grov...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:35
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Before you follow the herd and cancel your landline service, take a moment to rediscover the benefits of old-school telephonic technology.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:11
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A discussion of ways in which the arts--both the performing and creative arts--serve as critical communicators on issues of human rights and freedo...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 22:49
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A lot has changed for the Olympics over the last century, including the focus on an entire discipline.

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jessie Deeter & Steve Brown, San Francisco, CA 9/3/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jessie Deeter and Steve Brown talk staying hydrated, defining authenticity, grilled cheese sandwiches at three in the morning.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 16:19
  • Purchases: 1
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After William the Conqueror defeated Harold, the Saxon king, William wisely combined the crests of the two forces into a new British logo—two winge...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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“I think of a lot of things when I’m playing the piano and one of the last things I think about is the piano…you try to somehow think and feel li...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Kelley Libby attended the first le...

Bought by KENW and Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Producer Kelley Libby attended the...

Bought by Listenwise


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Pope.L, Blink New Orleans, 2012, Credit: Cathy Byrd
William Pope.L, an American performance artist and interventionist, talks about Blink, his magic lantern show for Prospect.2 New Orleans, 2011.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The camera, exposing social problems or becoming one?

Bought by WRIR, WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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A photographic study of American consumerism, from the blank stares of shoppers to the mountains of stuff in front of them.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KVSC, WAMC, and KBRP Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 4
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"...This country lookin' guy was standing there in the door, waiting for me to tell him what to do. So I said, 'play something!' He took out his ...

Bought by KMUW, WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 19:40
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Todd Barkan
"One of the greatest joys I have had in my musical career has been providing employment for musicians, actually handing them [work]. Now I hand th...

Bought by KALW, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 19:52
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:59
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Today on Art Beat we examine the author. MN author Eric Dregni is here to talk about his new book "Vikings in the Attic: In search of Nordic Americ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KSRQ, and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 07, 2011
  • Length: 32:34
  • Purchases: 3
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“The essential ingredient of jazz is listening. And then the response... and out of that something unexpected comes rather than some fulfillment of...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 4
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In the early years of the Cold War, a number of Hollywood directors and writers were blacklisted from the motion picture industry. One author says ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy” are on display at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco
For everyone alive, there is one great equalizer, one experience that doesn’t discriminate based on race, class, religion, or nationality. We all, ...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
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On this edition of Art Beat, KQAL's Brianna Klapperich visits a Winona artist who is accompanied by her faithful animal companion during the interv...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2011
  • Length: 17:33
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The great jazz writer Gary Giddins talks about the great jazz legend, Duke Ellington.

Bought by Prairie Public and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 34:39
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 26:05
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The man behind the I Heart NY logo talks art and design!

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:22
  • Purchases: 1