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Caption: The Miguel Sisters
Forty years ago, Muriel Miguel co-founded Spiderwoman Theater the first Native-American women’s theater. It's still going strong!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
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Revolver Studio, the brainchild of local performing artist Scarlette Revolver, just celebrated its one year anniversary of providing a safe, positi...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:08
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Composer and improviser Lauren Sarah Hayes on making and experiencing sound — in a mausoleum, next to a waterfall, and through specially built furn...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:55
Caption: NW Minnesota Arts Council Gallery in East Grand Forks, MN
Janet Johnson of Malung, MN is a new member of the NWMAC Board of Directors. Janet currently has an exhibit of pottery at the NWMAC River Walk Gall...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:26
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A conversation with Michelle Hensley, artistic director for Ten Thousand Things Theater about her troupe's unique performances.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 14:06
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Barbara Kopple, winner of two Academy Awards for Best Feature Documentary, discusses "Harlan County USA," her 1976 film about a Kentucky coal miner...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 18:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Kelly Reichardt’s films are full of pregnant pauses and extended silences. In fact, her movies often lack a background score. They’re shot in the A...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 25:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Suz Somersall, founder KiraKira
Suz Somersall wanted to be an engineer when she grew up but was so uninspired by the classes, she turned to an art degree instead. It wasn’t until ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KSJD, and KWMR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In this piece, the *brand new* Emmy Award-winning Jacobs discusses the art of music supervision and shares stories from her work on four projects i...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 09:23
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In this audio piece, among other things, we learn how she joined The New Yorker’s staff and how her illustrations are infused with a particular kin...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:26
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Today, we take you to Paris for a studio visit with French artist ORLAN. Surrounded by her books, sculptures, paintings and photographs, we talk ab...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 08:40
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Former actress talks about her journey into fine art photography

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A table-top "Warping Mill"
Cathy Forgit of rural Crookston/Beltrami, MN is a fabric artist who benefited from a grant application to the NWMAC. With NWMAC support she purcha...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 07:40
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The first Feist record in six years, Pleasure once again finds one of our favorite artists defying expectations and trying out different sounds. Fe...

Bought by WOUB and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusuf Komunyakaa -- The stories behind John Sargent’s portraits -- How rock became a white genre -- Racial paradoxes in...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusuf Komunyakaa -- The stories behind John Sargent’s portraits -- How rock became a white genre -- Racial paradoxes in...

Bought by WCWP, KMRE-LP, WCMU, WRGY, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Yusuf Komunyakaa -- A new book explores the stories behind Sargent's portraits

Bought by KRZA, WCQS, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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During the Gilded Age, to be painted by John Singer Sargent was the thing to do. He captured high society in all its glitz and glam. But the storie...

Bought by WAMC and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 2
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To be in conversation with Maira Kalman is like wandering into one of her cartoons in The New Yorker. Millions have been prompted to smile and thin...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Composer Beth Anderson on phoning up John Cage, not "looking like" a composer, and the collage that is life. 

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 27:19
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Manhattan's Rubin Museum of Art gives new meaning to "Night at the Museum." Visitors have Dawn Eshelman to thank for that! As Head of Programs she ...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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This episode, we speak to Roxane Gay, author, essayist, teacher, and all around-superwoman. The author of New York Times bestsellers Bad Feminist a...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 07:49
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Originally from Romania, Georgiana Uhlyarik and her parents left when she was a teenager. They spent a year in Israel before moving to Toronto wher...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 32:30
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Neltje discusses her development as an artist, her love of landscape, and the hardships she faced growing up. She also reads from her memoir.

Bought by KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, KMRE-LP, and KWMR


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Goldfrapp return with Silver Eye on March 31st, and while it signals a return to electronic sounds, this isn't "Ooh La La." This 7th LP uses synth,...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Aug 06, 2017
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 3