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A work of art sparking protest is nothing new, but Padmavati takes the art of taking offence to another level.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Once the white man came to India to lift the natives out of their heathen darkness (and take their jute, iron and Kohinoor diamond). But in the fil...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Ashe Bhosle in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
Once Asha effortlessly brought India to my kitchen in California. Now she transported me from a balmy night in a park in Kolkata to a foggy evening...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Cate Belleveau shares "Burning Man's Money" on this weeks segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:39
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In this mostly musical piece, we settle down into the audience of nearly 200 supportive students and staff at the University Program Board's Fall 2...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
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The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the true story of a married couple in Warsaw, the owners and operators of a zoo, who rescued hundreds of Jews from the g...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:55
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When you put something on a pedestal, it becomes a prime target for pigeons. Or to put it another way – if a certain movie consistently shows up on...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:52
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This week, as promised, I’m continuing my discussion of Citizen Kane, Orson Welles’ famous debut film from 1941. Last time I talked about why the f...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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Steve Downing shares his essay on Northern Community Radio, the Mississippi River Fest and gophers.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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A debate about whether Nolan’s Dunkirk whitewashes history is perfectly legitimate but seventy years after India’s Independence isn’t it also time ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack presents Part 2 of the Untold Sto...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:58
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack presents Part 1 of 2 of the Untol...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: The ensemble cast of Monsoon Wedding, Credit: Photo courtesy Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair was an unlikely hit in 2001. A movie set in India but not a British Raj nostalgia film. Nor a Passage to spiritual Ind...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Gossip! Backstabbing! Burn Books! Mortified celebrates the 13th anniversary of Mean Girls with stories of tyrannical kids. Featuring an interview D...

  • Added: May 21, 2017
  • Length: 25:27
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It must sting Hindu Americans that Aslan, an Iranian-American often called upon to speak out against stereotyping Islam, seems to be now playing a ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Kolkata Lit Fest promotional poster, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
When I was a little boy I once lost my parents in a busy market in Kolkata. I cannot begin to imagine what it means to be lost for 25 YEARS. Like S...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Was your best friend is a fictional person? Our Unlikely Celebrity Obsession series continues with the story of a boy who wrote letters to an 80's ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2017
  • Length: 19:44
Caption: Carrie Fisher as Leia and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in "The Force Awakens", Credit: Lucasfilm
There was much more to Carrie Fisher than Princess Leia. But some things, good, bad or simply pop define us as people, and become placeholders for...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve visits the Edge Center for the Performing Arts in Big Fork, to see Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater and also John Bauer's Exhibit "What's Left:...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:42
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This particular Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is the first in a series of three concerning the Untold Story of Immigration in our area. As ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:35
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Steve Downing visits the Edge Center for the Arts, in Bigfork, to see the musical "Annie Jr.", presented by Stages Theatre Company.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:51
Caption: Baluji Shrivastav, Credit: Sandip Roy
In India in the 1960s there were few options for a blind child. Blind people often begged in trains and railway platforms singing hymns. But Baluji...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Downing shares his trip to New York City, visiting the Village Vanguard, Whitney Museum of American Art, the Barrow Street Theatre and more. ...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 04:07
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Realgoodwords contributing writer Sasquatch shares his thoughts on Hollywoods search to locate him.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:40
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Two friends set out a few years ago to create a fun event; hoping to bring joy to a few people's lives for just a day. The result of their grass ro...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 30:47