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Country music has long been popular in the American South but is gaining popularity in the North, a place with more country roots than you may think.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 05:45
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Country music has long been popular in the American South but is gaining popularity in the North, a place with more country roots than you may think.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 05:45
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One hundred years ago, the city of Norfolk, Virginia was the first Southern city in the US to screen the notoriously racist film Birth of a Nation....

Bought by KENW and WABE


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 2
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This week's program was recorded on the road, in Dayton, Ohio.

Bought by WSGE and WJSU


  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A new course dreamed up by students at the College of William & Mary, called Veterans Comedy Bootcamp is bringing laughter and storytelling to a cl...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio, KENW, KCMJ Community Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKRN and more


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Dance company, Mind Over Matter , Credit: Allan Frias
About 25 members of the dance company Mind Over Matter, mostly women, are finishing their warm up. Dressed in comfy street clothes, they stretch wh...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: Green Apple Books before the opening of their second store, Credit: Holly J. McDede
So you want to open a bookstore? Excellent news. Here's your guide to survival.

  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
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There’s a new season brewing for a television series about the Salem Witch Trials. A scholar puts one of the witches under the spotlight. Lilia Fuq...

Bought by PRX Remix, WAMC, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 3
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With Halloween on the way, it’s scary movie season. That means isolated cabins, psychopathic hillbillies, and evil in the woods. One scholar believ...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 3
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John Grisham is one of the best known authors in America, with his books selling over 275 million copies. Allison Quantz tells the story of an aspi...

Bought by KENW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 2
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One of America’s greatest composers was Aaron Copland, who wrote among other things, an opera called The Tender Land, which premiered at the New Yo...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 3
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A new breed of bartenders calling themselves mixologists--with a little help from the TV show Mad Men--have put classic cocktails back on the bar. ...

Bought by KENW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Before Daphne Maxwell Reid appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she was a number of "firsts," including the first African American homecoming q...

Bought by KENW and WDBM


  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 2
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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 and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gabby Pahinui (center), playing music in his backyard with Leland “Atta” Isaacs (left), and his sons – Phillip, Cyril and Martin Pahinui (from left to right).  , Credit: Photo courtesy of the Pahinui Ohana.
The groundbreaking soundtrack of "The Descendants," marks the first time a Hollywood movie has ever been scored entirely with Hawaiian music. It fe...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2012
  • Length: 07:17
Caption: "Hawaii Five-0" filming on location, Credit: Mario Perez/CBS
Hawaii is becoming a growing hub for TV and Film production thanks to the series reboot of "Hawaii Five-0," and recent movies like "The Descendants...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: The Big Board offers a stock exchange... for beer., Credit: agencyQ
A new restaurant is trying to corner the market on neighborhood pubs, with beer prices that fluctuate in real time, based on customer demand.

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: One of several vampire safe-houses in New Haven.
Real vampires are nothing like the ones we see depicted in Twilight or True Blood. Most of them are just trying to get by. (NOTE: This is a radio d...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 10, 2011
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chic Silber, Credit: Courtesy: Andrew Hiller
West Side Story, Carousel, Man of La Mancha, Amadeus, Wicked-- You may not know Chic Silber, but you probably know at least some of the spectacles ...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 08:09
Caption: Hawaii Five-0 stars, Credit: CBS
Hawaii is growing more popular as a destination for TV and film production. And now the show that put it on the map is back. The new Hawaii Five-...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2010
  • Length: 03:09
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Over 17,000 people gathered at NYC's Madison Square Garden to honor folk musician Pete Seeger.

  • Added: May 08, 2009
  • Length: 55:29
Caption: Lyle Ritz "Father of Jazz Ukulele", Credit: Courtesy: Lyle Ritz
Ever since Lyle Ritz recorded the world's first jazz ukulele album in 1957, he earned the title, "Father of Jazz Ukulele." He was also a bass play...

Bought by PRX Remix, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and WYSO


  • Added: Aug 07, 2007
  • Length: 09:02
  • Purchases: 3