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Mother’s Day is the one day of the year we set aside to honor mothers. Some do it with flowers and cards. For women who are in prison and their chi...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 24:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Kuku Sabzi for Nowruz., Credit: Photo by Mark Rinaldi / Serious Eats.
We spent an afternoon cooking three traditional Nowruz dishes with Saeed Pourkay, owner and chef of Taste of Persia NYC (www.facebook.com/TasteOfPe...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:45
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Adam Karlin talks about the Boat Parade during Lundi Gras in New Orleans, and how he likes it more than the more traditional parts of Carnival.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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How does a family function when living out of a hospital during a young child's illness?

  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: 14:26
Caption: Fiberglass Wiarton Willie, Credit: Bryan Ward
Alta Blue Skies contributor Catherine Breese offers a brief look at Canada's version of Punxsutawney Phil and the town that created him, Wiarton, O...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:05
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How do you slow down your life to spend more quality time with your family? Can family traditions and religious beliefs help to ground you and your...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:54
Caption: Ash Reiter
The lead singer of the Oakland, CA indie rock band Ash Reiter reflects on "Christmas in California" in this audio postcard.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2013
  • Length: 01:34
Caption: Liz Massey, Credit: Photo courtesy of Liz Massey
Liz Massey's family only had 3 holiday record albums when she was growing up. In this story, she explains her role as an unlikely evangelist for on...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 08:22
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Elna Baker, Michele Carlo, Christine, Steve Spatucci and Scott Whitehair share true tales of the Yuletide.

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Spatucci tells of his childhood quest to find Santa Claus

  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
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One hour special features Kelly Clarkson's holiday memories and stories about the songs on her new holiday music album, Wrapped in Red.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Holidays often pull families closer– even communities. But Halloween? Can zombies, ghosts, gory vampires and sugary treats bring your crew together?

  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 05:49
Caption: A Pandal at Durga Puja, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy makes his way throughout the madness that is Durga Puja.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: Father Bouche and class, Credit: Sandip Roy
September 5th is "Teacher's Day" in India, and Sandip Roy remembers one of his.

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on fatherhood and paternity leave. Unlike the rest of the developed world, patern...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Sara Etgen-Baker reads
The full-hour version of our Annual Holiday Show. Also available in 2 29-minute segments.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Steve Downing shares the story of his unique placement of his Christmas tree and the added benefits it provides his home. Downing also dives into s...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:38
Caption: Martin Ferguson on Tales from the South
It's our Annual 1-Hour Holiday Special, in two parts. Christmas memories by Mary Lester, Wetzel LaGrone, Sara Baker, Martin Ferguson, Ann Talman, a...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2013
  • Length: 33:00
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Robert Jevne offers up his version of "Winter Projects." Jevne brings a bit of a different perspective to winter tasks with his insight into dams a...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 01:56
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Michael Goldberg offers his take on tasks this winter with his version of "Winter Projects." Goldberg offers up a somewhat candid look at his frust...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:32
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Steve Downing, like Aaron Brown, looks at his seasonal tasks this winter and why those tasks should be avoided at all costs. Downing specifically a...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:52
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In his essay, "Winter Projects," Aaron Brown lightheartedly looks back at his past tasks for winter. He also discusses the preparations, obstacles,...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: The meeting of two rivers, Credit: Lesley Nase
An essay on how to unplug and gain balance during the holiday season by watching classic holiday films.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 12:26
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A fire truck in the driveway, 20 at the table for meals and buying by the dozens (the better for sharing) my father believed in being Santa Claus y...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 1