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Caption: Town Mountain, Southern Crescent, Credit: Official Album Cover
Members of Town Mountain, the award-winning bluegrass band from North Carolina, chat in a coffeeshop with Sloane Spencer, about their new album, So...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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: Mickela at the Asrlar Sadosi Festival in Navoi, Uzbekistan -, Credit: Madina Khusanova
As host of the Emmy Award-winning series Barefeet, Mickela Mallozzi travels the world learning the traditional dances and music of each place she v...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Kao Kalia Yang
Kao Kalia Yang's book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir is a personal story that speaks to the moment.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "Alive" Victory Dance Project, Credit: Jordan Hiraldo
Founding her company after a near-fatal accident, Amy Jordan’s choreography is an exuberant affirmation of dance.

Bought by WNJR, WABE, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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In her new book The Artist's Compass, Rachel Moore gives practical advice and strategic insight for creating a career in the performing arts.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRIR, and WNJR


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Veteran Artist Program :The Home Show
The arts and military service are less dissimilar than you might think. That's why Veteran and singer Brian McDonald founded the Veteran Artist Pr...

Bought by WMPG, WABE, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: SteelStacks, Credit: Jonathan Davies
Reclaiming the abandoned Bethlehem Steel Plant for the arts gives a region new life

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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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: Mickey Rowe
A young professional autistic actor makes his difference work on the stage

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jan Beatty
Jan Beatty's poetry is unsentimental and clear-eyed about blue-collar work and the people who do it.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Neil Golden is more known for his keyboard and bass playing for other bands from Athens, Georgia, but this South Carolina native has finally releas...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Belinda McKeon  , Credit:  Will Chancellor
Novelist Belinda McKeon: Writing 21st century Ireland

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Playwright Kirsten Greenidge
In her new work Baltimore, playwright Kirsten Greenidge grapples with the issue of race on college campuses.

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


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Archie Shepp: I  Hear the Sound, Credit: Created by WOZNIAK
Archie Shepp shares his musical biography—and his thoughts about the legacy of African-American music.

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


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kevin Gordon, Credit: Official Press Photo
Kevin Gordon‘s latest album, Long Gone Time, continues his thoughtful, critical examination of reconciling your love for family with deeply held in...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:06
  • Purchases: 1
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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: Jeffrey Foucault, Credit: Official Press Photo
Jeffrey Foucault’s (pronounced Folk-alt) latest album, Salt As Wolves, brings the #CFRalum (previously featured on CFR) back to his rock and blues ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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
Caption: Jeffrey Foucault, Credit: Official Press Photo
Jeffrey Foucault's latest album, Salt As Wolves, brings him back to his blues and rock roots.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 10:39
Caption: John Adams, Credit: Deborah O'Grady
Composer John Adams reflects on his creating American music that’s intense, sensual and meaningful.

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


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3