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Caption: "Pneumatica" created and performed by Squonk Opera, Credit: John Altdorfer
Find out about the artistic exuberance that is Squonk Opera with artistic directors and founders, Jackie Dempsey and Steve O'Hearn.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WNJR, KPVL, WABE, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Simi Linton
This week, we mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act with Simi Linton: She wants Equality, Justice, and a Place on the Danc...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Author Rebecca Makkai, Credit: Philippe Matsas
From beautifully-crafted short fiction to page-turning gothic novels, Rebecca Makkai puts art at the heart of her work.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WNJR, WABE, KPIP-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Great Peacock, Making Ghosts, Credit: Official Album Cover
Great Peacock write Southern indie anthems: instant crowd sing-alongs with a distinctly modern flair.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KKRN, WLPR, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Year of October, Golden Days, Credit: Official Album Cover
What happens when you actually listen to a band suggested by a music discovery algorithm? Rarely, you get lucky.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KKRN, WLPR, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 14, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Ensemble for the Romantic Century blends chamber music with fully staged dramas and changes both theater and concerts in the process. Don Sanders i...

Bought by WABE, WNJR, KPIP-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jilann Spitzmiller, Credit: Genevieve Russell
In her documentary, Still Dreaming, Jilann Spitzmiller films octogenarian actors taking on a full production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's D...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WNJR, and WABE


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rahim AlHaj, Credit: Dan Merlo
Rahim AlHaj is quite simply one of the best oud players in the world. In this broadcast, Rahim performs and shares his story of leaving Iraq and c...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WABE, WMMT, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lilly Hiatt, Royal Blue, Credit: Official Album Cover
Lilly Hiatt moves forward on her second album, Royal Blue. Her father, noted songwriter John Hiatt, wisely encouraged her to find her own path in ...

Bought by KKRN, KRPS, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Edwidge Danticat, Credit: Jonathan Demme
In this conversation, Edwidge explores the writing of her powerful memoir, Brother, I’m Dying.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Waiting On You by Sam Lewis, Credit: Official Album Cover
Country soul songwriter, Sam Lewis, has shared the stage with legends like Marty Stuart, but its his crop of friends in the emerging roots music wo...

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, and KRPS


  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joe Wilson at the Henderson Festival, 2014, Credit: Ginger Correll
2001 National Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson weaves his storytelling spell into the history of Blue Ridge Mountain culture.

Bought by WNJR, WABE, WMMT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Hollis Brown *3 Shots*, Credit: Official Album Cover
Brooklyn band, Hollis Brown, takes their name from the Bob Dylan song, then goes electric with their indie rock sensibility.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Vera Nakonechny, Credit:  Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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In his recent book, Speaking Wiri Wiri, poet Dan Vera brings light and often laughter to the immigrant experience.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dark Was The Yearling official album cover, Credit: The Bones of JR Jones
Don't let the one-man band fool you, The Bones of Jr Jones play the blues.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KKRN, and KRPS


  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Carla Bley, Credit: D.D. Rider
Carla Bley is a prolific and agile composer and jazz pianist. She talks about her career--from Birdland to Montreux.

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: 27 by M. Lockwood Porter, Credit: Official Album Cover
M. Lockwood Porter thinks Chris Bell is the overlooked genius of Big Star.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, WSLR, WYAP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The world legend is thrown around a lot, but saxophonist, flutist and composer Charles Lloyd is the real deal. He's much of a musical innovator tod...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sam White and Othello cast, Credit: Cybelle Codish
Sam White loves Detroit and loves Shakespeare. So, she emptied her bank account and started a site-specific professional theater company, Shakespea...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Official Album Cover
Andy Gabbard's debut solo album, Fluff, provides an outlet for his numerous songs that don't fit his main band, Buffalo Killers. Fluff does not in...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WSLR, KKRN, KRPS, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Don't let the washboard and spoons fool you: Ben Miller Band is here to rock your world.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WLPR, KRPS, WYAP, WSLR and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" Playbill., Credit: Photofest, Inc.
Filmmaker Sam Pollard talks about his new documentary August Wilson: The Ground on which I Stand

Bought by KFAI, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Terraplane by Steve Earle, Credit: Official Album Cover
Steve Earle's new album, Terraplane, takes the noted singer-songwriter back to his Texas roots.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Red River Radio Network, WLPR, WSLR, KRPS and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 6