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An update on the "Playing For Change" music production project that flies around the globe to record an eclectic collection of musicians playing to...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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The internationally acclaimed Elias String Quartet takes WorldCanvass inside the process of music-making. In a performance-filled program called T...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 23:22
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The internationally acclaimed Elias String Quartet takes WorldCanvass inside the process of music-making. In a performance-filled program called T...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 31:52
Caption: Seamus Connolly , Credit:  Lee Pellegrini, Boston College
It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with Seamus Connolly.

Bought by 'The Sea', KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Billy McComiskey, Credit: Edwin Remsburg, Remburg Inc.
Accordionist and 2016 National Heritage Fellow Billy McComiskey builds community for traditional Irish music.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Oudyano, Credit: Margie O'Loughlin
We live in an era where most people have multiple music styles available to them. On top of that, there is so much travel, that players representin...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
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
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In this Arts Interchange, Carmen as Other, we’ll hear some of these well-known songs, sung by well-known performers, while we speak with two studen...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:07
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Jose Gonzalez released his 3rd full length, Vestiges and Claws, earlier this year, showcasing a more stripped down sound for the Swedish songwriter...

Bought by KUCB, KSUT, KHNS, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Marinella Senatore, Credit: Mercedes Elizabeth Lowe
Italian artist Marinella Senatore talks about the performances she's producing for the 13th Lyon Biennial exhibition, La Vie Moderne.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 12:03
Caption: Simon Shaheen
Violinist and oud player Simon Shaheen discusses his merging of Arab and western musical traditions.

Bought by KPVL and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Here's how a writer created the music magazine he wanted to read.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, KPVL, and WABE


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Charanga Tropical, Credit: Walter Horishnyk
Doug Little leads Minnesota’s great Charanga Band, Charanga Tropical. Charanga is a substyle of salsa, one that adds three violins to the mix. The ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 04, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kevin Doyle dancing at the 2013 National Heritage Fellowship Concert
2014 NEA National Heritage Fellow Kevin Doyle talks about his passion for Irish Step Dancing.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry produced what some consider the greatest era of popular music. We look at the s...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Fredericks Goldman Jones Ensemble, Credit: Courtesy of Jean-Jacques Goldman
Bonjour Chanson has a conversation with Jean-Jacques Goldman, the legendary French songwriter/interpreter. The subject is the impact of immigrants ...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 14, 2010
  • Length: 37:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Surfing an internet cafe in Khartoum, Sudan., Credit: Associated Press
Analysis and exploration of current issues surrounding the conflict in Darfur.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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Filmmakers Zach Niles and Banker White talk with P.O.V. about making their film "Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars"

  • Added: Sep 20, 2007
  • Length: 06:29
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Just before Nelson Mandela's release from prison, John Hockenberry speaks with South African musician Johnny Clegg and political comedian Jimmy Tin...

Bought by KZYX, WCPN, KLCC, KERA, WCQS and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2007
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6