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  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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This week on "A Way with Words": What's in YOUR spice rack? Say you're cooking up a pot of chili, and you need to add more of that warm, earthy, po...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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Xanath Caraza likes to use poetry to showcase some of Mexico's linguistic and cultural diversity, drawing inspiration from Afro-Mexican history, La...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 03:14
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She was called "The First Lady of the Piano", "The First Lady of the Jazz Piano" and "The First Lady of Jazz". She was Mary Lou Williams and was a ...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 57:03
Caption: Leigh Kamman, Credit: Andrea Canter
Birdland booked many great big bands, where they made their mark. Leigh Kamman called Stan Kenton at Birdland for an interview.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Leigh Kamman, Credit: Andrea Canter
At the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dizzy Gillespie and Leigh discuss a series of photographs from Dizzy's life.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:03
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In the fall of 1965, at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Leigh Kamman moderated a meeting of two great jazz pianists.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:19
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Bob Dylan biographers Sid Griffin, Clinton Heylin and Greil Marcus begin this series on Dylan's The Basement Tapes with the Band by calling it "a m...

Bought by PRX Remix and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for "Islam & the United States," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: :30
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for "Islam & the United States," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: :00
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Indiana University Professor Jonathan Elmer worked with me on this idea, which was to take any literary work (In this case The Raven), read it and ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 10:09
Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The former Led Zeppelin frontman and unquestioned musicologist gives us a history lesson on American music, especially the Blues.

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: We journey back to a remarkable moment in Boston history, when a federal court ordered a peaceful young man back to slavery in Virginia,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Jim Jones is the Cultural Resources Director for the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council - based in Bemidji, MN. He recently spoke to students at Nor...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:37
Caption: Charlotte Cushman as Romeo with her sister, Susan as Juliet
The life of Charlotte Cushman who specialized in playing Romeo in the mid-1800s

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:11
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Fun in the sun.

Bought by KSJD, KPVL, Delmarva Public Radio, KEOS, WXXI and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Sandip Roy tries to hear through the noise and get to the heart of Diwali.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Bryan talks about plans to revive the Lester Amity Chalet ... and shares a bit of a poem called "October's Bright Blue Weather" by Helen Hunt Jackson.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:31
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On KUMD's MN Reads this week author Larry Millett talks about his picture books of grand Minnesota mansions, including some historic mansions in th...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:46
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William Swanson shares his book, Stolen From the Garden: The Kidnapping of Virginia Piper, a shocking insight to the kidnapping of Virginia Piper. ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:02
Caption: Anat Cohen is one of a growing number of Israeli jazz stars
Jazz may be an American-grown art form, but there are few places on the globe where the music hasn't found a home. This week, we go in search of th...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This episode is Part 1 of a celebration of the history of automobiles in Blues music.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
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This week's show is a special "live" performance of The Thomas Jefferson Hour recorded before and audience in Telluride, Colorado with guest host C...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:59