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Poet Jamaal May reading and talking about his new poem “Shift” which questions the value of work when working a job that returns little value. Jama...

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  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Poet Eileen Myles reading and talking about her new poem “A Gift for You” in which Eileen opens her apartment to us and considers the way relations...

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  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Poet is Amber Atiya reading and talking about her new poem “this is a shout out for the tenants of the little red building on ocean avenue” a compo...

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  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Okwui Enwezor, Credit: artnet.com
Nigerian-born curator Okwui Enwezor, the art biennial's director, sparked this conversation about an expanding black presence in the global contemp...

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 09:25
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Radio Curious visits with Amei Wallach, producer and director of the documentary “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here,” about the lives of a world ...

  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
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Alexa Von Tobel said, “For many, graduation marks the end of formal student life - the end of long spring breaks and of thinking that a 10 A.M. cla...

  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Hee Seo and Cory Stearns in ABT's Romeo and Juliet, Credit: Buddy Squires, ASC
The new Ric Burns documentary celebrates the 75th anniversary of American Ballet Theater and dance.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Kodi Smit-McPhee in 'Slow West'
A Grand Jury Prize winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, "Slow West" has a lot to recommend: it’s beautifully shot, is occasionally darkly ...

Bought by WRIR, WOUB, KSRQ, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Today on melodically challenged, we’re showing some love to the City of Brothery Love: Philadelphia. All of the poets on today’s show have a Philly...

  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Vera Nakonechny, Credit:  Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Avengers: Age of Vultron
Tasha Robinson (The Dissolve) sits in for Adam this week, playing the brilliant and quick-witted Tony Stark to Josh's earnest do-gooder Steve Roger...

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  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Poet Dorothea Lasky reading and talking about her new poem “The Birth” which brings us inside the pain of childbirth, and navigates the emotions th...

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  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Poet John Ashbery reading and talking about his new poem "The Mauve Notebook." Widely recognized as one of the greatest twentieth-century American ...

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  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In his recent book, Speaking Wiri Wiri, poet Dan Vera brings light and often laughter to the immigrant experience.

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  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Artist Abdelkader Benchamma at work on “Representation of Dark Matter” at The Drawing Center, NYC. [Photo credit: Jose Andres Ramirez; courtesy of The Drawing Center], Credit: Jose Andres Ramirez; courtesy of The Drawing Center
“Dark matter” has been in the news again lately as scientists have begun mapping what they believe is its prevalence across the universe. But, um,...

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  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:53
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'
Mr. Brown. Mr. White... Mr. Pink... This week on the show, a 'Sacred Cow' review of Quentin Tarantino's debut film, 'Reservoir Dogs.' Plus, Ada...

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  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: From Charles Gaines' "Faces" series (1978–79). Courtesy of the Hammer Museum., Credit: Robert Wedemeyer
Gaines' giant series of grid-based drawings are all about how we find order and meaning. He talks about struggling to fit in with the black arts sc...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:47
Caption: Alicia Vikander in 'Ex Machina'
Hop aboard the Filmspotting double decker bus for a tour of the movies' most famous and beloved homes... beloved by the hosts, anyway. Inspired by ...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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We're revisiting our 2012 interview with cartoonist, filmmaker, and copyright activist Nina Paley, creator of the feature-length animated film, Sit...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Tigre Bailando on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
With Akeisha Johnson, your host, this episode of Making it Work, Tigre will share about his art and what he is creating, while living in The Bay.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 23:59
Caption: Bill Plympton, San Francisco, CA 4/17/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Bill Plympton talks mundane dreams, the honesty of hand-drawing, and the passion behind the passion.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2015
  • Length: 26:41
Caption: Carla Bley, Credit: D.D. Rider
Carla Bley is a prolific and agile composer and jazz pianist. She talks about her career--from Birdland to Montreux.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ben Stiller and NaomI Watts in 'While We're Young'
With Adam and Josh trading in their sensible family sedans for a pair of matching convertibles, their wives suggested they reveal their Top 5 Midli...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Nikola Tesla said, “The feeling is constantly growing on me that I had been the first to hear the greeting of one planet to another.” This week on ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Larkin Poe rock the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes roots rock duo Larkin Poe plus powerful Nashville quintet Humming House.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KMBH, WLPR, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and WOUB


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 5