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Caption: Chinna Masta Kali, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy has a different perspective on India's version of Halloween.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Peter Landesman, San Francisco, CA 9/28/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Peter Landesman talks integrity, corruption, and what he grooves on.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2017
  • Length: 14:29
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John Carroll Lynch talks souls, the five longevities, and the special light that Harry Dean Stanton radiated.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 17:45
Caption: Jakeri Bawcum, Credit: Cornelia Banks
Jakeri Bawcum was just five days old when she was placed in foster care. Her childhood and adolescence was tough. She shuffled between foster home...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 21:56
Caption: A Thai temple replica for Durga Puja, Credit: Sandip Roy
It takes only a few hours to fly from Kolkata to Bangkok, and a weekend in Bangkok is quite common. But there’s very little of Thailand in Kolkata.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Bruce Davis, Zen Hospice resident, listens to guitar played by Thad Povey., Credit: JoAnn Mar
There's an increased use of live music at Bay Area’s major hospitals and hospices to bring healing and comfort to people who are near death.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Quartz crystal singing bowls, Credit: Truc Nguyen
Eric Cetnarski works as a sound healer in Oakland. Sound healing can be many things: from listening to our favorite songs to using our voices.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: These silk threads are produced by silkworms but based on the protein spiders use to spin a web.        , Credit: Kraig Biocraft Laboratories
The silky strands made by spiders are prized for their strength and suppleness. Now, scientists in the Great Lakes region are using technology to r...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Michigan Radio, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tony David (right) and an apprentice, Angelo Johnson (left) look out over the water where the dam used to be., Credit: Veronica Volk
Seventy-two dams in the U-S were demolished last year; and hundreds more were removed in the past decade. Most are taken down as part of an effort ...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WCMU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Capt. Rod MacDonald on the Maid of the Mist, Credit: Dave Rosenthal
Capt. Rod MacDonald has seen a lot in his 29 years on the Maid of the Mist. Like the man who came over Horseshoe Falls on a jet ski.

Bought by WCPN, WAMC, WXXI, WDET Detroit Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 5
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What causes Alzheimer’s Disease? What causes cancers to form? Can we make jet fuel and plastics out of germs? To get these answers, scientists ...

Bought by WAMU, KQED, WCPN, WCAI / WNAN, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Admiral shipwreck, Credit: Marc Duncan
There’s more than just fish and sand in the Great Lakes – there are thousands of ships, airplanes, and other vehicles under the water. A story on ...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Beatles - Abbey Road, Credit: Robert Landau
The very first rock billboard arrived on the strip fifty years ago, just in time for the Summer of Love. It was the brainchild of Elektra Records...

Bought by KALW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, and WOUB


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Not in My Name protest, Credit: Sandip Roy
On a rain-drenched monsoon evening recently a bit of old American history found new life on the streets of India.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Kasey O'Connell, Fif Ghobadian and Alice Cahan, Credit: Road Twenty-Two
Iran-born Fif Ghobadian created San Francisco fashion brand Road Twenty-Two to provide jobs for women released from prison.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 13:36
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Tomas Leach talks casting, contradiction, and earning the landscape.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 15:36
Caption: Ehky Ya Masr logo, Credit: Heba Fouad
Shaza Walid takes us on a journey to explore the history of the mesaharaty's iconic drumbeat and special songs.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Ehky Ya Masr Ramadan Series logo, Credit: Heba Fouad
"The Economics of Ramadan" is produced by Sarah El Safty looks into how Egyptians are coping financially this Ramadan following the devaluation of ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Ehky Ya Masr logo, Credit: Heba Fouad
“Children and Ramadan” by Refan AbdelNabi. This audio feature is a glimpse into how children experience Ramadan; the celebration and spirituality ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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By bus, car and plane, thousands of Natives and allies gathered in Washington D.C. last week for the Native Nations Rise March. The event was organ...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KMSU, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Lena Khan, San Francisco, CA 2/9/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lena Khan talks choreographing a slap fight, giving credit where it’s due, and surrendering to Seinfeld.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 11:13
Caption: Mark Pellington, San Francisco, CA 2/27/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mark Pellington talks letting go, flipping the switch, and the power of words.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 16:48
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This segment of Sound Ecology focuses on the recovery of the once-endangered Aleutian Geese that winter in northern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Manipur’s court records talk about a game back in the 1st century AD and what’s different about polo in Manipur is that this not just a game for po...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00