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Caption: Opening Day of Spoleto USA, 2015
After 40 years, Mayor Riley steps down, leaving a legacy that privileges the public sphere and beauty in the everyday.

Bought by WABE, WNJR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Chaz Bundick never meant to be a musician. It was never in his original plan. He wanted to be a graphic designer. But now that he’s blown up as Tor...

Bought by KHNS and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 14, 2015
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mike Mignola's Hellboy
After all this time, Mike Mignola still loves drawing monsters

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


  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dolly Jacobs, Credit: Richard Czina
Most kids run away from home to join the circus. For aerialist and 2015 National Heritage Fellow, Dolly Jacobs, it was a family affair.

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


  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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American Ballet Theatre received the first grant ever given by the National Endowment for the Arts. We talk about that long and fruitful relationship.

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


  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Our guest this week on Art of the Song is author and playwright Julia Cameron. Julia is best known for her book The Artist's Way.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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: Wayne Henderson, Credit: Tom Pich
Luthier, guitarist and 1995 national Heritage Fellow Wayne Henderson discusses his distinctive guitars and his distinctive sound.

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


  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
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
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The World War Z author Max Brooks isn't kidding when it comes to zombies.

Bought by WABE, KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • 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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J. Aaron Simmons on postmodernism and religion; Katy Scrogin on A Late Quartet.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:50
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Kathryn Banakis on Bubble Girl; Mary Morrison on Orphan Black.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 31:24
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Kathryn Banakis on bivocational ministry; David Dault on True Detective.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 42:53
Caption: ETHEL, Credit: James Ewing
Believing that music is a unifying force, the string quartet ETHEL has joined forces with musicians across genres and regions. The result is musica...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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If you pay close attention to the contestants on the gameshow Jeopardy, you might notice a rising, questioning tone in their voices. Especially whe...

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


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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If you pay close attention to the contestants on the gameshow Jeopardy, you might notice a rising, questioning tone in their voices. Especially whe...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WXDU, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Seamus Connolly, Credit: Lee Pellegrini, Boston College
It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with 2013 National Heritage Fellow Seamus Connolly.

Bought by Prairie Public and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Boukman Eksperyans, Credit: Courtesy of LEAF
For Jennifer Pickering, all art is both local and global and LEAF is that philosophy in action.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and was vilified by the press in the 1960s for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beat...

Bought by KVNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and was vilified by the press in the 1960s for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beat...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Keith Jarrett, Credit: Rose Anne Colavito
Pianist Keith Jarrett - letting the music happen.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 34:27
Caption: Passing Notes
Doug Seroff, co-author of a book about some of the most popular songs of the ragtime era, talks about his part in writing the comprehensive study '...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Singer, actress, and comedian Bette Midler is Feinstein’s guest for an hour of pure radio fun. Midler unpacks stories and favorite tunes from her r...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KUOW, KISU, Panhandle Community Radio, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A poet, an ethnomusicologist, a conductor, and a vocalist share their favorite Christmas songs and why the music resonates with them this time of y...

Bought by KMUD, KUAC, KRZA, and WTJU


  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 4