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Caption: Vera Nakonechny, Credit:  Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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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: Carla Bley, Credit: D.D. Rider
Carla Bley is a prolific and agile composer and jazz pianist. She talks about her career--from Birdland to Montreux.

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sam White and Othello cast, Credit: Cybelle Codish
Sam White loves Detroit and loves Shakespeare. So, she emptied her bank account and started a site-specific professional theater company, Shakespea...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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: Official Press Photo, Credit: Official Album Cover
Jim White's compulsion to assemble and create goes beyond his films, visual art, and Southern Gothic poet past. When Packway Handle Band asked him...

Bought by KRPS, WLPR, and WSLR


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
In All Our Names Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Barry Bergey with Mavis Staples, Credit: Tom Pich
The NEA's recently retired Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and tradition...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Multifacted, Credit: Nati Soti of Zero One Projects.
Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer have a mission: Arts Education for Every Alabama pre-k thru 12 Student!

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: :54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fred Foote
In Medic Against Bomb, Fred Foote’s first collection of poetry, the neurologist demonstartes first-hand the healing power of the arts for veterans.

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


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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How Dance Place’s open door policy helped transform an underserved neighborhood into a vital arts district. -

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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We're introduced to Maine storytelling today through John McDonald, a humorist making his living telling stories in the state's oral tradition. One...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: Elizabeth McCracken, Credit: Edward Carey
Elizabeth McCracken gives us her take on the differences in writing novels, short stories, and tweets.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Andy Moore's interview with British actor, writer and director Terence Davies. Andy talks to Davies about the 1992 film The Long Day Closes, a beau...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 37:10
Caption: Collection 6 - The New Hollywood, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda-their first since arriving back in the US following Easy Rider's premiere at Cannes.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Collection 2 - Aquarian Theatre, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with John Lennon & Yoko Ono on Dec. 19th, 1969 at Ronnie Hawkin's ranch outside of Toronto.

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Collection 8 - Songwriters, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Pete Townshend, June 8th 1970. The day before, the Who performed 2 shows of Tommy at the Met.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview with Polynesian Dance group from West Texas and their Hawaiian guests

  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:40
Caption: Nicholson Baker
Part of "Whose Words These Are," our look at poetry in our time: first Christopher Lydon in conversation with novelist Nicholson Baker, whose novel...

Bought by KALW, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUT, WCAI / WNAN, WEOS and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Hour-long talk show focusing on theater and theater-culture with guests JIM BROCHU, Creator & Star of the off-Broadway hit ZERO HOUR (based on the ...

  • Added: May 17, 2010
  • Length: 54:59
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THE ART OF THE STEAL's filmmakers Don Argott, Sheena Joyce, and Lenny Feinberg talk about the history of the Barnes Foundation, and the politics an...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2010
  • Length: 19:57