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National Endowment for the Arts

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The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Arts Endowment is the largest national funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.

Pieces


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 27:29
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With her book, Balancing Acts,photographer Lucy Gray takes us backstage with dancers who are mothers.

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:31
Caption: Cory Doctorow, Credit: Joi Ito
The award-winning novelist, blogger, and advocate talks about science fiction and technology.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kim Roberts
Kim Roberts brings a poet’s eye to The Scientific Method

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thomas Dooley
Thomas Dooley's collection of poetry Trespass shines a light in dark places.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dick Hyman, Credit: Nick Michael
Pianist and 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman is a musical shape-shifter.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dave Holland, Credit: Ulli Gruber
The National Endowment for the Arts speak with bassist and NEA Jazz MAster Dave Hollnd

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
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In these moments, we learn about the (soulful) power of the organ, especially in the hands of Dr. Lonnie Smith.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
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In these moments, we learn some cool facts about one of the best piano innovators of all time, NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
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Jazz historians and his own son, Fitz, share why writer and jazz adovcate, Ira Gitler is a Jazz Master.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
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In these short pieces, Dee Dee talks about scatting, her big break, and studying the moves of Betty Carter.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
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Three short moments celebrating 2017 NEA Jazz Master, Dave Holland.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
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A celebration of Irish music in America with four award-winning musicians.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Liz Carroll , Credit:  Knuff Photography
Fiddler and National Heritage Fellow demonstrates Irish music for The National Endowment for the Arts

Bought by WTJU and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kevin Doyle, Credit: Tom Pich
2014 National Heritage Fellow Kevin Doyle talks about his life-long passion for dance.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Billy McComiskey, Credit: Edwin Remsburg, Remburg Inc.
Accordionist and 2016 National Heritage Fellow Billy McComiskey builds community for traditional Irish music.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jacqueline Woodson, Credit: Juna F. Nagle
With Another Brooklyn, acclaimed children’s author Jacqueline Woodson creates an adult novel that reads like poetry

  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: John Dickerson, Credit: Courtesy of CBS
Author and moderator of Face the Nation, John Dickerson’s book Whistlestop is a witty rollicking tour of presidential campaign history

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3