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NEA JAZZ MASTER ABBEY LINCOLN DIDN’T PERFORM AS A SINGER UNTIL HIGH SCHOOL. SHE DIDN’T ACTUALLY ASPIRE TO PERFORM PROFESSIONALLY UNTIL SHE WAS DIS...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 4
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THE LATE NEA JAZZ MASTER, ARTIE SHAW COMPOSED ONE OF THE BEST KNOWN SONGS OF THE 20TH CENTURY, BEGIN THE BEGUINE.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA JAZZ MASTER ARTIE SHAW WAS THE SON OF IMMIGRANT PARENTS AND HUNG OUT ON THE STREETS OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA JAZZ MASTER MARIAN MCPARTLAND AND HER TRIO PLAYED A LONG RUNNING GIG AT THE HICKORY HOUSE, A FAMOUS NEW YORK NIGHTCLUB. EVERYONE USED TO STOP ...

Bought by WUSF, KMUW, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 6
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SOME YOUNG MUSICIANS STUMBLE UPON A TEACHER WHO COMPLETELY CHANGES THE COURSE OF THEIR DEVELOPMENT. 2007 NEA JAZZ MASTER PHIL WOODS WAS ONE OF THE...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, WRTI, KCSM, KVSC and more


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Artist Lily Yeh in North Philadelphia
This time on Peace Talks Radio, we explore a program that transforms troubled neighborhoods into more peaceful, secure places through art, learning...

Bought by KVSC, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WTJU, WGDR, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 21, 2009
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 5
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details the long-sought return of the Alutiiq Masks from France to Kodiak. AK.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2008
  • Length: 06:09
Caption: Chester Whitmore
The Golden Age of Harlem dance comes alive in Seattle

  • Added: Nov 02, 2008
  • Length: 06:51
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Legendary rock producer Brian Eno once said that only a thousand people bought The Velvet Underground's first record. But every one of them, he add...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2008
  • Length: 09:24
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Words from the Frontier: Poetry in Maine is an hour-long program featuring fifteen contemporary Maine poets.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 02, 2008
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A documentary exploring the benefits and challenges of showing art in unusual spaces and walking the line between vandalism and public art.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KUER


  • Added: Apr 19, 2008
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 2
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One of the world's largest collections of Christmas creches at the University of Dayton (Ohio)

  • Added: Dec 18, 2007
  • Length: 04:22
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The art and life of chainsaw carver Mark Watson.

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: Aug 01, 2007
  • Length: 26:50
  • Purchases: 1
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At the age of 80, internationally know sculptor David Hostetler, has no intention of sitting back and taking it easy. He says, for him, art is not ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2007
  • Length: 05:30
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Jon Joyce, an artist with down syndrome, offers support and love to his 94 year old mother.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 22, 2007
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 18, 2007
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Martha Graham speaks about hard work and creativity.

Bought by KISU, KZYX, WKYU, KUOW, WEKU and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2006
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 6
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Portland Public Library's free piano offers more than music the folks who play it.

Bought by KFAI, WMPG, and SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 3
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A radio documentary profiling artist Gary Greff’s attempt to save his dying Great Plains hometown by building giant metal sculptures along a lonely...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and 2SER FM 107.3


  • Added: May 23, 2005
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 2
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A radio documentary profiling artist Gary Greff’s attempt to save his dying Great Plains hometown by building giant metal sculptures along a lonely...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and 2SER FM 107.3


  • Added: May 23, 2005
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 2
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A radio documentary profiling artist Gary Greff’s attempt to save his dying Great Plains hometown by building giant metal sculptures along a lonely...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and 2SER FM 107.3


  • Added: May 23, 2005
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 2
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A documentary about Indianapolis' Creative Renewal Arts Fellowships which has granted 150 "artistic sabbaticals" since 1999.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2004
  • Length: 29:55
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An artist remembers an early piece of work

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 12, 2004
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1