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“It was chaos, it was total chaos.” When the Berlin Wall unexpectedly fell in 1989, it triggered a time of massive flux for the newly reunited capi...

Bought by WNYO

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 19:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sourdough Slim in Winters, CA
How did a singing style from the lungs of Swiss herders make it into the mouths of the cowboys? An examination of voice breaking, wildness and par...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 48:28
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This feature uses the natural sounds and rhythms of a watchmaker’s workshop to take listeners on a journey through time and space.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:02
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Jazz historians and his own son, Fitz, share why writer and jazz adovcate, Ira Gitler is a Jazz Master.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Three short moments celebrating 2017 NEA Jazz Master, Dave Holland.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 6
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Luthier, Freeman Vines talks about the guitar he's building from the wood of the old hanging tree.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 09:15
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Gemini GEL, Graphic Editions Limited, has been contributing to the cultural fabric of American Contemporary Art for over 50 years. As they celebrat...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
Caption: An Alchemist in his Studio, Thomas Wijck. , Credit: CHF Collections
This episode explores the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the r...

Bought by WTJU

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode 10 is dedicated to Andy's favorite film festival in San Francisco, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. You’ll hear his conversations wi...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 45:42
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Free, audio excerpt from a book. The California of Harris’ youth was a very different place than it is today: It was a verdant oasis of orange grov...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:35
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Free, audio book excerpts. To elevate the decorative arts in the early 20th century, women were encouraged to participate in the creation of beauti...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
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Three more short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Mose Allison. In this batch, we learn about Mose's move from Mississippi to NYC, his gri...

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, WUSF, GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio and more

  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Aliah Rosenthal
Bobby speaks with Aliah Rosenthal about life growing up on the mean streets of the East Village, an area once generally considered to be the epicen...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2013
  • Length: 01:06:57
Caption: Steve Downing AKA Guido
Steve Downing reflects on the highly positive nature of the existence and effects of Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Dec 18, 2012
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Lorie Yourd is a retired educator and a dedicated advocate for the arts living in the Bemidji area. Here she reads her poem "Montana Log Cabin Cafe...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:01
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"...This country lookin' guy was standing there in the door, waiting for me to tell him what to do. So I said, 'play something!' He took out his ...

Bought by KMUW, WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP

  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 19:40
  • Purchases: 4
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3 Moments with tenor saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman.

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more

  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sean Hill
Award winning Minnesota Poet Sean Hill joins Heidi Holtan to talk about his book "Blood Ties and Brown Liquor."

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Feb 17, 2012
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One night, entering a clearing, he and a companion came face to face with a well-armed Nazi patrol. Desperately outnumbered, he took an amazing cha...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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NEA Jazz Master Jim Hall on Spiritual Awakening; Technique vs. Ideas; Bill Kirchner; Nat Hentoff; Pat Metheny; and Meeting Sonny Rollins

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio

  • Added: Dec 04, 2009
  • Length: 08:28
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Curtis Fuller on Tales of a Nun, The Tombone, Defining his Sound, "A Moment's Notice" and European Circus.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more

  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 6
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  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 54:15
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The subjects breathing pattern is naturally nervous on a exploritive walk through haunted plantation.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2007
  • Length: 02:16
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Marc Steiner's personal essay of the trip he organized with three veterans to return to Vietnam 30 years after the fall of Saigon.

Bought by KUOW, WFUV, WNYC, WFCR, KXOT Public Radio and more

  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8