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McBride’s latest book looks to understand what shaped James Brown-- one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

Bought by WABE and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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: Tameka Norris, Credit: courtesy Tameka Norris
Tameka Norris talks about her first feature-length film—she plays a version of herself in Meka Jean: How She Got Good. The film debuted during Pros...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 12:07
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
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Marc Steiner Show producer Mark Gunnery shares an appreciation and review of the latest John Coltrane release, Offering: Live at Temple University....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Anthony Braxton, Credit: Photo by Michael G. Stewart
Anthony Braxton may be considered avant garde but he embraces all musical traditions

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 40:46
Caption: Trenton Doyle Hancock, Devotion performance, Credit: Courtesy Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
In this unedited podcast, Cathy Byrd shares a conversation with artist Trenton Doyle Hancock, that she recorded in his Houston, Texas, studio.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 24:25
Caption: Danny Simmons
In his Brooklyn home, activist artist Danny Simmons talks to Cathy Byrd about the essential elements of his creative practice—writing, painting, co...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 16:51