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Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Autumn, Credit: Julia Meek
In our folkworld, Fall is in the air, and this week on Folktales, it's on in airwaves as well, so grab a sweater and a smile, and join us!

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KCMJ Community Radio, WLPR, and WJFF


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Castles in the sky and in the sand, Bahrain, Credit: Hebah Fisher
It's 2011, and Bahrain is a divided society.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 42:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Reflection, Credit: Julia Meek
We're meandering along a wellspring of musical musings this week on our Folktale of Reflection--hope you can join us.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WLPR, WFIU, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Fred L. Soper crossing a bridge to investigate an area where yellow fever occurred, Credit: Photo by Wilbur A. Sawyer courtesy National Library of Medicine
Eighty years ago, one man set out to eradicate the mosquito that now causes Zika virus—and it sullied his reputation forever.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 12:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Residents of India, Israel confront water issues such as flooding, drought, pollution, and lack of access by the poor.
Scientists say most people on Earth will first experience climate change in terms of water — either too much or too little. This documentary explor...

Bought by WEKU, WHRV, KCBX, XRAY.fm, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 10
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High School Senior, Eavan Burke, had a life changing experience on the tea plantations of Kenya, Africa. She decided to aid to the workers by creat...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Athi Patra Ruga, Credit: What If The World Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
South African artist Athi Patra Ruga talks about his performance series titled The Future White Women of Azania.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 10:36
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Jose Gonzalez released his 3rd full length, Vestiges and Claws, earlier this year, showcasing a more stripped down sound for the Swedish songwriter...

Bought by KUCB, KSUT, KHNS, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A look at reggae from around the world, including music from Cultura Profetica, Suburband Reggae, The Black Seeds, and more.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:42
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We sit down with Devin Morrison of The Expanders to discuss rebel reggae and the legacy of the music. Also featuring tracks from Third World, Matis...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:29
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What if they really ARE out to get you? On the next Snap Judgment, we proudly present "Pariah."

  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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As Anais Nin would say: "Dreams are necessary to life". Take an hour to find out why, this week on Folktales, and in the meantime: Dream on...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WLPR, and WFIU


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: PROJECT GUTENBERG
Professor Lynne Tatlock shares her insights into the art of translation and reveals the many lives of Jane Eyre in Germany.

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 11:40
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On an all-NEW Snap, amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work. From NPR and PRX, Snap Judgment presents “The Mercenary.”

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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How do you pass on the culture of a country you can’t remember? Three generations of the Hang family in Portland, Maine, try to reconcile memories ...

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week's underappreciate date is the creation of the first large scale Yoga retreat and birth of yoga in America by 'The Great Oom.'

Bought by KPIP-LP, Spokane Public Radio, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 23, 2013
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious revisits a conversation about shamanism in the Ecuadorian Amazon with Dr. Juan Martinez, Professor of History and Anthropology at the...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Sarita Meena is 12 years old. She lives in a remote village in northwestern India and is part of the first generation of girls in the village to go to school and have aspirations of economic independence.  , Credit: Priyanka Pacahuli
India has come under close scrutiny lately for its poor treatment of women and girls. Yet, this is a time when a growing number of women are enjoyi...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUT, KGOU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 11:03
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Runners line up at the start of the Great Limerick Run 2012
In May 2012, over 8000 people took part in the Great Limerick Run in south west Ireland. Alison Turner ran the 6 mile race to raise funds for char...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2012
  • Length: 13:31
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In this special anthology, we explore how women writers foster community across boundaries. Novelist Lisa See shares stories about Chinese women wr...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Mar 21, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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News and features from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: Sgt Brandon Benton sent this to his wife Emily Benton, who waited for him at home near Fort Hood, Texas, when he got word of a return date., Credit: graffitiofwar.com
War News Radio talks with the founder of the Graffiti of War Project, which collects service members’ art left on the walls and buildings in the ba...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:38
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We're with two artists--musical and literary--working that busy space high above the old boundaries of East and West. Rana Dasgupta is the English-...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59