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This one-hour radio program traces the creation of composer Jimmy López’ opera Bel Canto, a Lyric Opera of Chicago commission premiered in the 2015...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: :01
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Space tribute to Ziggy Stardust, the State of Jefferson is declared from the West steps of California's capitol and elongated skulls found by arche...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:20:36
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Tammy Bobrowsky speaks with young adult fantasy author, Marie Lu, about her new book, "The Rose Society," and adds to her To Read list "Girl Waits ...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2016
  • Length: 08:17
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Tammy Bobrowsky talks about books: "Everybody's Heard about the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock 'n' Roll in Minnesota," The Thrilling Adventures...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:49
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Folklorist Guy Logsden discusses how Huntington's disease in the Guthrie family caused Woody to go out on his own at a young age. He highlights Woo...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 08:49
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Well, well, here we are again. Another episode hits the airwaves or cyber-lanes, whichever you like, we’re there for you! We’re all the way up to e...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:02
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This episode we speak with scholar, Lisa Castillo, PhD. Her interest is Afro-Brazilian culture. More specifically, the African diaspora of Brazil. ...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 28:01
Caption: Paul Revere by Copley
On the 240th anniversary of Paul Revere's famous ride, re-visiting the Longfellow poem. What did Longfellow get right or wrong? Who rode that night...

Bought by KUT and Prairie Public


  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 10:14
  • Purchases: 2
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Wilde's facility with words contributes to his undoing.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KUNM, WRVO Public Media, Nevada Public Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Crazy Heart author Thomas Cobb is a professor at Rhode Island College., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
With Crazy Heart winning Academy Awards for best actor and best original song, Rhode Island author Thomas Cobb says the seeds of his book were pla...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2010
  • Length: 04:00
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Explores the later life of Walt Whitman, considered by many to be the Father of Modern Poetry.

Bought by KSJD, WHQR, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 22, 2005
  • Length: 29:25
  • Purchases: 3
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Explores the early life of Walt Whitman, considered by many to be the Father of Modern Poetry.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KUOW, and WJFF


  • Added: Mar 22, 2005
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 3