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Caption: Old Monk Rum
The Old Monk is dying!? Not that kind of monk, it’s a rum. Not just A rum. The iconic Indian rum. A rite of passage for Indians for the last 6 de...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: James Vanderbilt, San Francisco, CA 10/2/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
James Vanderbilt talks accents, integrity, and Dennis Quaid’s smile.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 23:15
Caption: Cary Fukunaga and Abraham Attah, San Francisco, CA 10/15/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Cary Fukunaga and Abraham Attah talk nuance, bug bites, and emotional choices

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 10:30
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Rebecca Roudman and Jason Eckl, members of the band Dirty Cello, are doing a sound check in the middle of the day, in an unconventional location: t...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
Caption: Erika Escalante stands in front of her home at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, Credit: Angela Johnston
Buena Vista is a diverse community, made up of seniors, families, people with disabilities. The majority of residents are low income, and Latino. P...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:08
Caption: Hubert Sauper, San Francisco,CA 8/19/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Hubert Sauper talks punch lines, pathological correlations, and transcending the abyss of history.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:24
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A portrait of a classical musician achieving critical acclaim and commercial success by forgoing traditional sound recordings. The Polish guitar vi...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
Caption: William Farley, San Francisco, CA 8/19/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
William Farley talks going full circle, delivering an aesthetic, and becoming an artist.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2015
  • Length: 16:16
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An iconic Indian "Bollywood" film reminds Sandip Roy that a solid relationship can transcend the oceanic gap of language.

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Gordon, San Francisco, CA 4/24/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Robert Gordon talks foretelling the future, respecting both sides of an argument, and changing the media landscape.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 23:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scholars dance out to the beat of “Uptown Funk – Bell Edition.” The YMCA of Greater Montgomery Power Scholars Academy Culmination Ceremony was held Friday, July 10, in the auditorium of Carver Elementary School in Montgomery, Credit: Shannon Heupel/Montgomery Advertiser
National education leaders are trumpeting recent increases in high school graduation rates, yet about 20 percent of kids still dropout before compl...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:06
Caption: A view from the balcony: the Young Musicians Camp ensemble plays everything from classical to “All About That Bass” at the University of Montevallo. , Credit: Dan Carsen
Fewer reading materials in the home. Less access to camps or museums. Those are some of the reasons “summer learning loss” disproportionately affe...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
Caption: The most popular destinations for Megabus routes out of New Orleans are Atlanta and Houston., Credit: Eve Abrams
Ten years after New Orleans flooded following Hurricane Katrina, the city has changed. New Orleans is now home to far fewer Black people and far fe...

Bought by KZYX and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lydia Athanasopoulou, Eli Wald, and Grace Ambrose, Credit: COLIN PEDEN
I’m inside what looks like it could be a college library or a research institute. People sit quietly working at desks and tables, surrounded by she...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 10:05
Caption: Sarah Rogers poses with her NUMMI-made car, a Toyota Tacoma named Goldie, Credit: Angela Johnston
When the NUMMI auto factory in Fremont closed five years ago, close to 5,000 people lost their jobs. An estimated 20,000 others were also out of w...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:37
Caption: Jeffrey Hatcher, San Francisco, CA 4/25/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jeffrey Hatcher talks leaving things out, earning pauses, and why Holmes is a man for all seasons.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:40
Caption: Asif Kapaia, San Francisco, CA 5/6/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Asif Kapada talks serendipity, getting angry, and why he refuses to have a Plan B.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2015
  • Length: 16:39
Caption: Rare Mangoes at a festival, Credit: Sandip Roy
What we call mango in English has a hundred different names in India. Indians don’t love their mangos. They form fanatical fan clubs of different k...

Bought by KMRE-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Inspiring Texans to keep water flowing for future generations.
Our Desired Future is a 30 minute radio documentary designed for public radio to educate Texans on the interdependence of our groundwater, springs ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio and KWBU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Meghan O'Hara, San Francisco, CA 6/5/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Meghan O’Hara talks being focused, special cookies, and why IN COUNTRY is a twist to the side.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 17:37
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California eighth graders are ranked 45th in the country in math, according to the most recent scores on the National Assessment of Educational Pro...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Duniya Dance and Drum Company practicing using the saap -- a traditional tool used in the Punjabi dance known as Bhangra., Credit: Sandhya Dirks
California has long been a land of possibility. From the Gold Rush to the promise of fertile farmland, people from all over the world have flocked ...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:52
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we focus on the sounds of Moombahton and it’s creator Dave Nada.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 58:51
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Is art a public good? In the cash-strapped city of Bangor, a suggestive sculpture sparks debate.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
Caption: Shira Piven, San Francisco, CA 5/4/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Shira Piven talks cultural narcissism, meatloaf cakes, and why art matters.

  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 13:22