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Thao Nguyen grew up in Northern Virginia, and started playing music at age 12. Since then she has released three critically acclaimed albums, and s...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 08:13
Caption: Cherubin Bancoult sings Chagossian sega, Credit: Raphaël Krafft
The small island nation, the Republic of Mauritius, marks the 45th anniversary of independence from British rule this week. But one group isn’t cel...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 06:11
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After experiencing the horror of the Khmer Rouge experience, Daran Kravanh credits an accordion that appeared on a stump in a forest with saving hi...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2009
  • Length: 04:59
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Wilma Pang, Professor at San Francisco City College, shares the influence of Chinese opera, a rapidly-disappearing art form, wherever she can. Pan...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2009
  • Length: 04:58
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Sound-rich documentary about Hmong-Americans living in the U.S.

Bought by KWIT, KHEN-LP, KUNM, KFAI, KQED and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jason Keoni Verity opened the first awa (kava) bar in Hawaii, Credit: The Honolulu Advertiser
For centuries, the kava plant has played an important role in many Pacific Island cultures, where it's valued for its natural calming effects. In ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2007
  • Length: 08:06
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Jon Jang, composer and jazz pianist, who paved the way for Asian American jazz musicians.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2007
  • Length: 04:59
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Profile of 13-year-old prodigy and her musician family

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 08, 2007
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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The challenge of reconstruction and especially housing in Sri Lanka one year after the tsunami has far-reaching consequences for the future of tour...

Bought by Internet Partnership Radio


  • Added: Jan 26, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Cambodian Musician Daran Kravanh says music saved his life during the Kiling Fields.

Bought by The Story, KGLT, and KZSC


  • Added: Jul 21, 2005
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 3
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The Story of Ing (Doc) Hay is about a frontier herbalist and acupuncturist in John Day, Oregon.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 23, 2005
  • Length: 09:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Famed pipa virtuoso Wu Man in her own words and her music

Bought by PRX Remix, KUT, WCQS, WEKU, KCUR and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2003
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 7