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Caption: Marsha Mason
Actress Marsha Mason living a full life on and off the stage

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Twenty Feet from Stardom
Meet some of the greatest back-up singers! It may be only Twenty Feet from Stardom but director Morgan Neville shows us just how long that walk can...

Bought by WTJU, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bowman Wright as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop , Credit: Mark Garvin
Bowman Wright on the transformative power of theater and his two portrayals of MLK.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:08
Caption: DEVIATED THEATRE, Credit:  ©2016 Enoch Chan
Kimmie Dobbs Chan on the joys and challenges of creating a new language for dance.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 27:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jesmyn Ward, Credit: Tony Cook
In her memoir Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward attempts to understand the links in the untimely deaths of her brother and four friends

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WNJR, Public Radio for All, WMUU-LP, and 91.7 WHUS Storrs


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
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With her memoir, It’s What I Do, Lynsey Addario explains how and why she covers war.

Bought by KUNM, 91.7 WHUS Storrs, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Rohan Spong's new film Winter at Westbeth shines a light on artists and aging.

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nicholas Rodriguez
Nicholas Rodriguez brings classic American musical theater into the 21st century

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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In a slim, lucid and compulsively readable book, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville’s classic Moby-Dick.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Vaddey Ratner, Credit: Christina Sherk
Vaddey Ratner's novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan honors her lost family

Bought by WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ted Nash
With Presidential Suite,Ted Nash transforms iconic political speeches into an inventive jazz composition.

Bought by KMUW and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Kelly Link combines the ordinary and the magical—with flair.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Edgar Allan Poe
Mystery Writer Laura Lippman talks about the terrifying brilliance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Bought by WLPR, WNJR, WJFF, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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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: 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: Ron Rash
Ron Rash: No one tells stories embedded in Southern Appalachia with more grit or more beauty.

Bought by WMMT, WMMT, WRIR, WCAI / WNAN, WNJR and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mike Vlahovich, Credit: Tom Pich
Master Shipwright & 2016 National Heritage Fellow Mike Vlahovich builds and restores wooden fishing boats to keep alive the culture of the working ...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Earl Mosley, Credit: Courtesy: EMIA
The Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts uses dance to create a community of young men.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, WCAI / WNAN, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ralph Fasanella
Blue-collar worker and union organizer Ralph Fasanella would have been 100 this week. His paintings of urban working class people struggling and t...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Exhibit of Harold Kyle's sculpture
Auto Mechanic Harold Kyle plays with movement, balance, and shadows in his sculpture.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Yu Hua and Michael Berry Beijing August 2010  , Credit: courtesy of Michael Berry
Michael Berry reflects on the art of translating Yu Hua’s influential novel and new Big Read title To Live into English

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


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Shannon O’Neill, an audience member, Brandon Scott Jones, Connor Ratliff, and Molly Thomas , Credit: : Photo by Teresa Castracane. Courtesy of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.
Improvisers Shannon O'Neill and Brandon Scott Jones from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater explain how they do what they do.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Story District, Credit: Alexander Morozov
Everyone has a story; Story District helps tell it.

Bought by WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Justin Cronin's book, The City of Mirrors marks the end of the Passage trilogy--and what a ride it was!

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • 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