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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
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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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Paul Rucker's art education came from working as a janitor at the Seattle Art Museum. Now a gifted cellist, visual artist, and video producer, Paul...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Pittsburgh-based sculptor Thaddeus Mosley (b. 1926) reflects on his life and art based on interviews conducted by teens Martay Howard and Wyatt Wad...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:15
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The Poet Laureate of Belfast Maine is trying to make a difference in his community -- one poem at a time.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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The Poet Laureate of Belfast Maine is trying to make a difference in his community—one poem at a time.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attacke...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attack...

Bought by KUMD

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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State of the Re:Union has made it an annual tradition to commemorate Black History Month with a special episode exploring lesser known corners of A...

Bought by KUNM, WVAS, WGBH Radio Boston, KWMR, KVNF and more

  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 33
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In the 19th century, Richmond, Virginia was central to the American slave trade, earning the city more than 4 million dollars annually. A new exhib...

Bought by KENW and PRX Remix

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Freedom Park’s relevance in Atlanta history dates back to the Civil War. On July 22, 1864, Sherman watched the city burn during the Battle of Atla...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 20:12
Caption: Mike Wiley performing Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till
Documentary Theater artist Mike Wiley performs and discusses Dar He, his one-man play about the murdered teenager Emmett Till.

Bought by KUER and WUNC

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 13:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kara Walker, A Subtlety, Credit: Amy Sherald
This episode features A Subtlety, the first ever public art project by American artist Kara Walker.

  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 14:53
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This African-American artist and educator is best known for his murals in Houston.

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Daniel Beaty as Paul Robeson, Credit: Photo by Don Ipock, courtesy of Arena Stage
Daniel Beaty's play and bravura performance in The Tallest Tree in the Forest shines a light on the artistry and activism of Paul Robeson.

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 31:49
  • Purchases: 1
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The winner of the 2012 Joyce Wein Artist Prize discusses the relationship in her work between visual art and sonic art. [26:26]

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 26:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg with Roots Music Icon Taj Mahal. A discussion about the genesis of roots music and the music ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
Caption: James Gibson
Artist JAMES GIBSON is one of the original Florida Highwaymen, a loosely-organized group of African-American painters renowned for their depictions...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk was an original voice in the shaping the sound of American music. Both his compositions and his inimitable piano playing continue t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: William Pope.L, Blink New Orleans, 2012, Credit: Cathy Byrd
William Pope.L, an American performance artist and interventionist, talks about Blink, his magic lantern show for Prospect.2 New Orleans, 2011.

Bought by KUT

  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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Robert Battle discusses his first season as artistic head of the Alvin Ailey company. [33:04]

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 33:04
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversation with Freedom Rider and civil rights historian Earnest “Rip” Patton and German-American artist Charlotta Janssen whose depiction of F...

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The newly formed Pi Eta chapter of Phi Beta Sigma step before the beginning of the 34th Annual Soul Food Dinner on Saturday in Kryzsko Commons on Winona State University campus. Performing are Sam Ndely, left, Beh Gay, center, and Forrest Agnew. , Credit: David Ranzenberger/Winona Daily News
Members of Phi Beta Sigma’s fraternity started off this year’s 34th annual Soul Food Dinner at Winona State University. The Harlem Renaissance was ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 12:21