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Music as metaphor and subject.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:25
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Poetry and music about April.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:25
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Looking through old photos elicits a myriad of feelings.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:26
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Concepts and choices we make as a new year begins.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:04:14
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Poetry about sleep and dreams, actual and metaphorical.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:57
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Humorous and ironic examinations of the human condition.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:02:01
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An hour-long program featuring performances of songs with lyrics by author Langston Hughes, including recordings by Nina Simone, June Christy, Jame...

Bought by KVNF, WCPN, WMOT, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Three stories about that elusive quality - musicianship.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
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Poetry and music about the profound sensation of home.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:06
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Interview with TV game show host and Author Todd Newton

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 59:36
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In honor of Independence Day, a former radio DJ joins us to play a selection of patriotic songs sung by African Americans. (And more...)

Bought by WVAS, WNMU-FM, KHNS, KZYX, Maine Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This stirring hour show of American music and literature begins with patriotic musical performances by the likes of Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, ...

Bought by WVAS, 'The Sea', KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KUHF, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 21
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Most poems today are written in free verse, which means there is no set pattern of rhyme or meter to govern the poem: the poet is free to arrange a...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Richard Powers is indulging us in a runaway riff on music, in a little room in the Boston Athenaeum, on the top of Beacon Hill, overlooking the Old...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 47:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host of This American Life, Ira Glass
Host and producer of This American Life IRA GLASS, RadioLab's JAD ABUMRAD and ROBERT KRULWICH, Prairie Home Companion's GARRISON KEILLOR and music ...

Bought by WCPN, KUT, KUOW, and KCPW


  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Host of This American Life, Ira Glass
Host and producer of This American Life IRA GLASS, RadioLab's JAD ABUMRAD and ROBERT KRULWICH, Prairie Home Companion's GARRISON KEILLOR and music ...

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KWMR, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Oregon Public Broadcasting, 90.5 WESA and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Animal behaviorist and autism expert Temple Grandin
Author SUSAN CAIN, Animal behaviorist and autism expert TEMPLE GRANDIN, Actor and storyteller STEPHEN TOBOLOWSKY, Late author DAVID RAKOFF, and Imp...

Bought by KUT, KUOW, and KCPW


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 54:49
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Animal behaviorist and autism expert Temple Grandin
Author SUSAN CAIN, Animal behaviorist and autism expert TEMPLE GRANDIN, Actor and storyteller STEPHEN TOBOLOWSKY, Late author DAVID RAKOFF, and Imp...

Bought by KALW, Rhythm & News Service, KSRQ, 90.5 WESA, KWMR and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Improvisational Comedian Reggie Watts, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
Note: we are re-airing one of our favorite shows from a previous era, in which Courtenay Hameister was host, in its entirety this week as we morph ...

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and KWMR


  • Added: Aug 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Actress and Comedian Kristen Schaal, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
KRISTEN SCHAAL & SCOTT JACOBSON - Comedian/voice actress and writer/producer for Bob's Burgers LISA HANAWALT - Well-published cartoonist Musical ...

Bought by KWMR, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUOW, and Rhythm & News Service


  • Added: Jul 26, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: NBA star Brian Grant, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
NBA Star BRIAN GRANT Writer & Artist NICOLE GEORGES Musical Guests THE DANDY WARHOLS Special Guest Host LUKE BURBANK

Bought by KUT and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 12, 2013
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: NBA star Brian Grant, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
NBA Star BRIAN GRANT Writer & Artist NICOLE GEORGES Musical Guests THE DANDY WARHOLS Special Guest Host LUKE BURBANK

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KWMR, 90.5 WESA, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 12, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Singer/Songwriter Edna Vazquez, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
Author HOWARD BLOOM Comedian ALEX FALCONE Singer/Songwriter EDNA VAZQUEZ

Bought by KUT and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 05, 2013
  • Length: 54:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Singer/Songwriter Edna Vazquez, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
Author HOWARD BLOOM Comedian ALEX FALCONE Singer/Songwriter EDNA VAZQUEZ

Bought by KALW, KUT, Rhythm & News Service, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KWMR and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Musician & Singer Sallie Ford, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire!
BRIAN LINDSTROM - Filmmaker PAMELA DRUCKERMAN - Author Musical Guests - SALLIE FORD & THE SOUND OUTSIDE

Bought by KUT and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 55:01
  • Purchases: 2