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Caption: Patty Peterson, Credit: Jennifer Bong
Over the decades, The Peterson Family has been prominent in Minnesota Jazz. Willie, the dad, led the house band at a prominent Twin Cities radio st...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Reuben Ristrom, Credit: Travis Anderson
Reuben and Dan Ristrom form a father-son act featuring great songs from the Great American Songbook. Phil Nusbaum caught up with Reuben a short tim...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Reuben Ristrom, Credit: Travis Anderson
Reuben and Dan Ristrom form a father-son act. And you can catch the duet 6-7:30 at Crooner’s, Wed. March 27 from 6-7:30. Phil Nusbaum caught up wit...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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John C. Reilly talks lost arts, double doors, and getting to yes.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 17:33
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Students in Austin, Texas explore the significance of hobbies.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:33
Caption: Erin Livingston, Credit: Erin Britt Laeger
As a third grader, Erin Livingston heard a classmate sing powerfully, and that was when Erin decided to become a singer. Erin sings Saturdays 7-11 ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Paul Dano, San Francisco, CA 10/5/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Dano talks love, pain, and the space between the lines.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2018
  • Length: 15:09
Caption: Erica West Band, Credit: Jessica Hegland
Erica West is a Minneapolis singer who comes from a musical family. Her mother is a singer, too. Erica combines jazz, r and b and pop in front of a...

  • Added: May 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Erica West Band, Credit: Jessica Hegland
Erica West is a local singer who comes from a musical family. Her mother is a singer, too. Erica combines jazz, r and b and pop in front of a band ...

  • Added: May 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Aja Parham, Credit: Rebecca McDonald
Minneapolis singer Aja Parham has done a lot for her young age. She’s sung classical music, pop styles, and jazz. You can listen to Aja and her gr...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: No Man's String Band, Credit: Honu Foto
What’s it like to be a member of the No Man’s String Band? Well, you can be kind of busy playing for one thing. When you talk to band members like ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Labeque Sisters and John Clare, Credit: Lacy Clare
We’ll hear from two amazing sisters, Katia and Marielle Labeque, play music by Satie, Riley, Bernstein, and Philip Glass on today’s What’s New.

Bought by WETS, KHSU, WGTE Public Media, and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Will Webb
Will Webb as written and performed by William V. Specht

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Lizzie Webb Guptill
Lizzie Webb Guptill as written and performed by Amber Lyon

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:49
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There's no getting around it. 2016 seemed like an especially costly year in the world of music with the deaths of far too many favorites. Music p...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WUTC, KGLP, KHNS, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The Azadi Market in Nashville's Little Kurdistan. , Credit: Photo by Ava Lowery.
The pride of Nashville: honky tonks and… Halal lamb? The area of the city known as Little Kurdistan contains a whole culinary universe that many pe...

Bought by KVLU and WABE


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Last year, 11--year--old Benny Smith started having seizures which kept him out of school, he talks to his mom about life with the disorder.

Bought by WRIR, WEZU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Singer/songwriter Susan Greenbaum. , Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art,sponsored by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC), is the only program of its kind in the country. It’s the...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 25:54
Caption: Food at Delicious Southern Cuisine, Los Angeles, CA. , Credit: Photo by Lena Nozizwe, copyright 2015.
Black-eyed peas and collards. Fried chicken and peach cobbler. Customers at Delicious Southern Cuisine in Los Angeles come for these soul food sta...

Bought by KVLU and WABE


  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 27:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Live Art,sponsored the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community, is the only program of its kind in the country, or the world for t...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 24:21
Caption: Soul Sound, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art is the only program of its kind in the country, if not the world. It’s the brainchild of Erin Thomas Foley and what it manages to do is as...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
Caption: Herman (L) and John Heyn
Herman Heyn tells his nephew, John, about spending almost three decades as a street corner astronomer, giving passers-by the chance to look through...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
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What happens when the person you love doesn't love what you do?

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
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Making the transition from teenager to independent adult is hard enough… but without family support, it’s especially tricky. Lilia Fuquen reports ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frankie Valenti as Todd in TIGER ORANGE
Frankie Valenti talks staying creative, learning to be unlikable, and being very tidy.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 11:25