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In his memoir Soul Serenade, Rashod Ollison describes how music was a lifeline during a difficult upbringing.

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


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Scene from Sweat, Credit: C. Stanley Photography
In her new play, Sweat, Lynn Nottage gives voice to the human cost of workers without work.

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


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A half-century of musical innovation and self-determination, told by AACM co-founder (currently AACM-New York president) and 2010 NEA Jazz Master M...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Wayne Carr as Pericles caught in storm at sea., Credit: Teresa Wood
From Pericles to Tupac Shakur, Wayne Carr has the uncanny ability to embody fully-realized characters.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Soloman Howard as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the company of Appomattox at Washington National Opera , Credit: Scott Suchman
Tazewell Thompson may be wowing critics and audiences with his direction of the opera Appomattox, but he’s an equally brilliant theater director an...

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


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Richard Hunt in his studio, Credit: Tom McCormick
Richard Hunt talks about creating large pieces of abstract art for public spaces and reflects on his time on the National Council of the Arts

Bought by WNJR and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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Never one to shy away from controversial topics, Joyce’s latest novel is based on the true story of Tawana Brawley of upstate New York who made hea...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Jason’s first novel was inspired by a dream in which his late mother visited him. He goes on to describe his day job while he was writing the book ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 2
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: Bernadine Mitchell in Bessie's Blues, wirtten and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, Credit: Courtesy of Metro Stage
Writer, director, and actor, Thomas W. Jones II makes sense of the world through theater

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

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


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Moriamo Akibu  in COLLIDESCOPE  , Credit: Stan Barouh
Ping Chong, a visionary citizen-artist connects racial history to our current unrest in his recent play, Collidescope: Adventures in Pre-and Post-R...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • 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 WABE, KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This first in a new mystery series is written by a veteran Washington Post reporter and is based on a true crime, the Princeton Place Murders, that...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2
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This debut novel opens up in west Africa with a death and is a portrait of a modern family. Listen in for Taiye’s timely comments on the biggest m...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Idris Elba, San Francisco, CA, August 8, 2010, Credit: Andrea Chase
Idris Elba talks to Andrea Chase about glamorous gangsters, creative cross-pollination, and working in Rwanda.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2010
  • Length: 09:31
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Changing our place in the world, through philosophy and math skills.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
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THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG: Animators Mark Henn and Mike Surrey talk to Andrea Chase about the pleasures and perils of returning to hand-drawn anima...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 15:03
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Director Lee Daniels talks to Andrea Chase about making the film, PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE

  • Added: Nov 01, 2009
  • Length: 11:35
Caption: The Four Rings, Credit: Limsonline.org
Each day most of us wave to a friend or gesture in a meeting with colleagues. Dance professor Karen Studd sees patterns and language in all of the...

Bought by WFIU and CKMO


  • Added: Jun 01, 2009
  • Length: 28:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Singer/composer and human rights activist SAMITE talks about his life and work

  • Added: Jan 05, 2007
  • Length: 28:00