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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
Caption: Seamus Connolly , Credit:  Lee Pellegrini, Boston College
It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with Seamus Connolly.

Bought by 'The Sea', KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Billy McComiskey, Credit: Edwin Remsburg, Remburg Inc.
Accordionist and 2016 National Heritage Fellow Billy McComiskey builds community for traditional Irish music.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 3
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Chef, restaurateur, and author Marcus Samuelsson’s dazzlingly creative approach to food and to hospitality is rooted in a deep appreciation of food...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 26:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Billy McComiskey, Credit: Edwin Remsburg, Remburg Inc.
Button accordionist and 2016 National Heritage fellow billy McComiskey plays beautifully and builds a community for irish music.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Simon Shaheen
Violinist and oud player Simon Shaheen discusses his merging of Arab and western musical traditions.

Bought by KPVL and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Here's how a writer created the music magazine he wanted to read.

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


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
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
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This week we revisit a 2012 interview with Georgetown professor, Jacques Berlinerblau. We discuss his most recent book, How to Be Secular: A Call t...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Kevin Doyle dancing at the 2013 National Heritage Fellowship Concert
2014 NEA National Heritage Fellow Kevin Doyle talks about his passion for Irish Step Dancing.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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In Japan, insects (or "mushi") are pets, medicine, and even vehicles for spirits. Plus: A robot that kills ticks. And: A poem about the insect know...

Bought by WDBM, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WMNF, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: Michael Lionstar
The author discusses the latest Big Read pick, The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears, his novel about an Ethiopian exile in a gentrifying Washingt...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Shailja Patel, Credit: D. Ross Cameron
With a trunk full of her mother’s saris, Kenyan author and performer Shaija Patel reclaims a lost history.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeff Orlowski, Credit: courtesy of Chasing Ice
Jeff Orlowski goes to the Arctic to film James Balog’s documentation of the rapidly disappearing glaciers. We hear all about it.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 30:20
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry produced what some consider the greatest era of popular music. We look at the s...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Arbor
Ole Birkeland has worked as a director of photography with a wide of variety directors over the years on in various genres and on both features and...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1