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Caption: “Future Perfect” project at Indie Grits Festival, art work by Sleeper, Credit: Sean Rayford
Indie grits: it evolved from a tiny film festival to a cultural touchstone

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 26:52
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In 2015 Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson made the first free ascent of the nearly vertical 3,000-foot piece of granite mountain known as the Dawn ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 09:57
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In “Himalayan Bound: One Family’s Quest to Save Their Animals–And an Ancient Way of Life” New Mexico-based Michael Benanav travels to northern Indi...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 09:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matthew Willey and Bees, Credit: The Good of the Hive
Matthew Willey's multi-year initiative The Good of the Hive is more than an art project.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Award-winning cartoonist Roz Chast draws the lines of absurdity

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:46
Caption: Bryan Akipa, Credit: Tom Pich
2016 National Heritage Fellow and Dakota flute player and maker Bryan Akipa is reinvigorating a First Nation musical tradition.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 21:41
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Steve Ellis and David Gallaher combined werewolves and westerns and created the cult classic, High Moon.

Bought by KWMR and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 31:05
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 27:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pam Munoz Ryan
For award-winning author for young readers Pam Munoz Ryan multiculturalism comes naturally.

Bought by KWMR, KRZA, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 27:16
  • Purchases: 3
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An interview with Venice Wiliams the executive director of Alice's Garden, an urban agriculture facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 13:41
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Eleanor Brown is the editor of this collection of all-new essays. It features the work of 18 popular women fiction writers who present their own p...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 09:53
Caption: The Miguel Sisters
Forty years ago, Muriel Miguel co-founded Spiderwoman Theater the first Native-American women’s theater. It's still going strong!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Junot Diaz, Credit: Nina Subin
The National Book Award winner talks about author Julia Alvarez, Oscar Wao, and the wonder of reading.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
Caption: Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen
Documentary filmmakers Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen look at a small Tuscan village where each year life is translated into art.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:24
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 25:12
Caption: Thomas Maupin, Credit: Gary Hamilton
2017 National Heritage Fellow buck dancer Thomas Maupin lets his feet do the talking.

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 26:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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"City of Saviors" is Book 4 in Howzell Hall’s popular Lou Norton series. It pits this African-American LAPD homicide detective against a heat wave,...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 09:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sonny Rollins, Credit: John Abbott
It's Sonny Rollins 87th birthday and he sat down with the NEA's Josephine Reed to talk about his life in music.

Bought by KWMR and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus  performing “A Cardboard & Duct Tape Spectacular", Credit: Maike Schulz
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus co-founder,artistic director and performer Stephanie Monseu brings us circus arts by way of the East Village performance ...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 27:06
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Lennard, who has been riding and fixing bikes for 50 years, is the author of 8 books, including “Zinn and the Art of…” titles about bicycle mainte...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 09:46
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Award-winning author and cook Rae Eighmey marries food with history to create culinary biographies of Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: T. Geronimo Johnson, Credit: Elizabeth R. Cowan
Johnson's novel Welcome to Braggsville puts four kids from Berkeley in Georgia to protest a Civil War reenactment with a pretend lynching. What co...

Bought by KWMR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 26:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil Wiggins, Credit: Bibiana Huang Matheis
2017 National Heritage Fellow and Blues Harmonica Player Phil Wiggins brings it all home in this music-rich conversation.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1