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Caption: Artemio Posadas, Credit:  Maria Virginia Prieto Solis
National Heritage Fellow Artemio Posadas has devoted his life to keeping the Mexican musical tradition of son huasteco vibrant. We learn about Pos...

Bought by WCPN and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 21:59
  • Purchases: 2
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
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: Adriana Sananes
Actor Adriana Sananes moves between Spanish and English on stage and on the page as an audiobook narrator.

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


  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lin-Manuel Miranda and cast, In the Heights, Credit: Joan Marcus
Lin-Manuel Miranda's life in theater didn't begin with Hamilton. He already won a 2008 Tony for Best Musical with In the Heights.

Bought by WRIR, WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WABE


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A scene from Destiny of Desire, Credit: C. Stanley Photography.
Karen Zacarias is the most produced Latina playwright in the nation. Now, she brings the telenovela to the stage with Destiny of Desire

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Havana Museum of Contemporary Art, Credit: Cesar Cornejo
Peruvian artist Cesar Cornejo talks about his project for the 12th Havana Biennial.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Juan Felipe Herrera Unity Poem Fiesta. , Credit: Courtesy University of California-Riverside
The new poet laureate of the United States and two-time National Endowment for the Arts fellow calls for everyone’s heart to speak out.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KFCF FM, KMRE-LP, WLPR, KPVL and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dan Sheehy, Credit: Ashlee Duncan
He helped develop the Folk Arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts and he's been head of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Now, Dan Shee...

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


  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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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: Gina Rodriguez and Ana Ortiz in "Sleeping with the Fishes", Credit: Breaking Glass Pictures
Nicole Gomez Fisher brings it all back home in her film, Sleeping with the Fishes... and goes on to win the award for Best New Director at the Broo...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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In Translation: Verónica Castillo expands a traditional Mexican art form, the Tree of Life, to express the need for social justice in the 21st cent...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 26:04
Caption: Juan Diego Solanas, San Francisco, CA 3/6/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Juan Diego Solanas talks the power of metaphor, the advantage of being naïve, and shooting with soul.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:32
Caption: Michael Pena & Natalie Martinez, San Francisco, CA 8/28/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Co-stars Michael Pena and Natalie Martinez talk cliques, rehearsals, and the right haircut.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2012
  • Length: 13:47
Caption: Demian Bichir & Chriz Weitz, San Francisco, CA 11/1/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Chris Weitz and Demian Bichir talk being authentic, getting involved, and opening the door.

  • Added: Jan 31, 2012
  • Length: 14:43
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Cheech Marin talks about why the story behind THE PERFECT GAME resonates with him so deeply.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 12:56