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Explore the sounds of the Museum of Modern Art's "Soundings" exhibit.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2013
  • Length: 12:19
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Few civic institutions in San Francisco pre-date the 1906 earthquake. One is the cable car, invented here in 1873. Another one is The Golden Gate P...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:16
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For the second week of June (6/15): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a venue with a small name that had a big impact on ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:41
Caption: The mural under the BQE
An artist decided to spruce up the space underneath the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by painting a mural depicting Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata in a ...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:01

  • Added: Nov 16, 2009
  • Length: 01:59:08
Caption: Adriane Anderson holds her copy of the "Thriller" single while waiting in line to attend the Michael Jackson Tribute at the Apollo Theater., Credit: Tina Pamintuan
Outside the Apollo Theater in Harlem, fans and well-wishers gathered to pay tribute to Michael Jackson.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2009
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: A piece of artwork depicting the Cherokee character "ma.", Credit: Cherokee Heritage Center
The Cherokee Heritage Center is using art to help pass on the Cherokee language.

Bought by KWIS 88.3 FM, Yellowstone Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Jul 01, 2009
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 3
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When people feel classical music and electronic music should be segregated, they already doubt that contemporary music can be the classical music o...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2009
  • Length: 05:01
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Eric Stockinger and MIchael Norgang embark on a 400 year old tradition of wooden boat building in Maine.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2007
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Sound artist Nancy Scott's ears are tuned to the sounds most of us overlook.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Dec 19, 2006
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Profile of artist, Harry Orlyk, who has painted a landscape every day for the last 30 years.

Bought by The Nature Podcast and PRX Administrator


  • Added: Feb 15, 2006
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Linda Stanley is a sea glass fantatic.

Bought by PRX Remix, KXOT Public Radio, and Here and Now


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:17
  • Purchases: 3
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Jeff Clapp makes bells fashioned from oxygen canisters collected from Mount Everest.

Bought by WHQR


  • Added: Mar 15, 2005
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Hillary Frank talks to Lois Lowry about her novel THE GIVER -- and finds out why the author's visit to Hillary's hometown makes a group of Russian ...

Bought by PRX Remix, The Story, Remix Radio, and WYSO


  • Added: Aug 18, 2004
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Jeff Clapp makes bells fashioned from oxygen canisters collected from Mount Everest.

Bought by WMPG, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WZBC


  • Added: May 19, 2004
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 3