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Caption: SteelStacks, Credit: Jonathan Davies
Reclaiming the abandoned Bethlehem Steel Plant for the arts gives a region new life

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley meets Rachel and Jared owners of the design company, Deep In Design. They recently inherited a 13...

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
Caption: a photo from the box
Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Vance Gellert's Sleeping Giant: The Iron Range of Minnesota
When Vance Gellert decided to photograph the Iron Range, people asked him why. In his traveling show Sleeping Giant: The Iron Range of Minnesota, V...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 13:30
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Pittsburgh-based sculptor Thaddeus Mosley (b. 1926) reflects on his life and art based on interviews conducted by teens Martay Howard and Wyatt Wad...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:15
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Robert Wiltenbug surveys the great moments of mercy, both granted and withheld, in Shakespeare's many plays.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 15:07
Caption: Ellsworth  Kelly in his studio, Credit: Jack Shear
Artist and 2012 National Medal of Arts Recipient, Ellsworth Kelly looks back on his career.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KMRE-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Did you know that there are around 1,000 ghost towns in Minnesota? Well, in this Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Produ...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:09
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

Bought by KVSC, WABE, WKCC, KKRN, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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In another installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits once again with SCSU Arc...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Frieda and Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, 1931, oil on canvas, , Credit: , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Albert M. Bender Collection, Gift of Albert M. Bender © 2014 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F.  A
Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts Graham Beal takes us behind the scenes of the new exhibit Frida Kalho and Diego Rivera in Detroit

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beatles. But she was an accomplished and in...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WABE, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beatles. But she was an accomplished and in...

Bought by WKCC, KVSC, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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J.M.W. Turner is perhaps the most important British painter--you would surely recognize an image of Tintern Abbey--and yet his life story has remai...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by WKCC, KVSC, WXDU, Radio Phoenix, KENW and more


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by KPVL, WTJU, KPIP-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The outdoor observation deck on the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, MN., Credit: Noel Clark
The skyline of the Twin Cities in the 1920’s and 30’s was an ever-changing sight. Buildings like the Foshay Tower, the Ramsey County Courthouse and...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 'Selma'
With the future of humanity depending on them, Josh and Adam recorded this episode from inside a time-traveling telephone booth in order to compile...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, and KCPW


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Timothy Spall, San Francisco, CA 11/14/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Timothy Spall talks paring things down, letting the character tell you what to do, and the lexicon of the grunt.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 25, 2014
  • Length: 22:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
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In the 19th century, Richmond, Virginia was central to the American slave trade, earning the city more than 4 million dollars annually. A new exhib...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview with John about his relationship with heavyweight musicians and altering consciousness without chemicals.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:40
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Interview with Jack Elliott. Great stories about meeting Johnny Cash and playing with Bill Cosby at the Gaslight Theatre.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: An Alchemist in his Studio, Thomas Wijck. , Credit: CHF Collections
This episode explores the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the r...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:34
  • Purchases: 1