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Jason Allen, aka Fatal J, is a 21 year-old from Bangor, ME who uses hip-hop to cope with the struggles in his life.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:46
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We're picking up the thread of a long conversation with Gunther Schuller. He’s the man who first mapped a Third Stream of “jazzical” music between ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 33:10
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Our time with Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop was powerful! D.C. youth who are shipped into the Federal prison system had little contact ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 19:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Prison Poetry Workshop
Judith Tannenbaum taught poetry in prisons across the United States and intensively at San Quentin and other California prisons through Arts-in-Cor...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 18:09
  • Purchases: 1
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We met dozens of poets behind bars in our nation's prisons and we sat with formerly incarcerated people like Native New Orleanian, Patrick Young, w...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sonny Newman teaches tango.
Not many of us get to live our dream and do what we love for work. Sonny Newman is the exception. He charted his own course and along the way, disc...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2013
  • Length: 07:53
Caption: Jake Kolatis of The Casualties, Credit: Adrien de Martini
Bobby podcasts from Jersey City Tattoo Co., located in downtown Jersey City, with Jake Kolatis, guitarist of the New York City hardcore punk band, ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2013
  • Length: 30:19
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Have you ever thought about the limitless potential of sand to create art? As a practicing architect, Greg LeBon lends a unique perspective to the...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:14
Caption: Hank Mobley
In this short feature Rabbi Neil Blumofe illuminates the importance of those who will not settle for a glory in mediocrity, but who urge others to ...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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Florence Beatrice Price wrote more than 300 musical compositions. Some of her works have been lost, others are unpublished, and some of piano and v...

Bought by WNYC, KUHF, and KBYU


  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Zach is a teenager who creates his own music that combines influences from world cultures!

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 1
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One hour. One city block. Everybody's story.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 49:30
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Three short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Mose Allison. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Sirius-XM, we learn about M...

Bought by KBEM and WCSU-FM


  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Every thing deserves a second chance

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 04:29
Caption: Giancarlo Calicchia's "Genesis," a 28-foot long, 2,000+ pound wooden sculpture., Credit: Dan Moulthrop
Cleveland’s Renaissance man hopes to rejuvenate the Rust Belt with art.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 15, 2012
  • Length: 12:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Music Box art and sound installation
This radio documentary is about the Music Box art and sound installation located in the Bywater Neighborhood of New Orleans. It blends the sounds o...

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Jun 06, 2012
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Poetry Out Loud Participants, Credit: Patty Polasky
A documentary piece featuring citation and commentary from high school students from Fosston, Clearbrook-Gonvick, and Trek North High Schools durin...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 11:09

  • Added: Feb 24, 2012
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Snappy, Stretcho, and Criss-Cross are like brothers. Together they are The Suspenders Juggling Troupe from Falmouth, Massachusetts. The Suspenders ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2011
  • Length: 04:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tim Lynn, artist, Credit: Cheryl Bowlan
Paralyzed from the shoulders down and colorblind, Tim Lynn managed to become a talented painter whose work has hung in several San Francisco Bay Ar...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2011
  • Length: 11:14
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Early on in his musical career, performer Dan Deacon embarked on an eight-week series of shows. But when the car died, he realized that he had only...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 19, 2011
  • Length: 17:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Bob and his band showed up in Charleston, but no one -- not even the venue -- knew they were coming.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 15, 2011
  • Length: 10:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Susie Ibarra
“I understand Filipino Kulintang, it's melodic phrasing, how it moves linearly, very similar to how perhaps bebop moves in jazz…there’s a lot of si...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, 90.5 WSNC, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: May 31, 2011
  • Length: 10:53
  • Purchases: 4
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A Sculptor's Meditation in Granite

Bought by KLCC, WMPG, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 26, 2011
  • Length: 05:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Shiro plums picked by the Portland Fruit Tree Project (after this photo was taken)
Doing it Ourselves: What it really takes to work, play and live together. ***This show aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting as part of a series of 5...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KLCC, KUT and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7