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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? Except with Dead Ladies. The Dead Ladies Show is a live event in Berlin that tells the stories ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 26:34
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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
Caption: Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen
Documentary filmmakers Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen look at a small Tuscan village where each year life is translated into art.

Bought by WNJR

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Sam Stephenson talks with us about the legendary photographer W. Eugene Smith and the ways in which his life intersected with New York City'...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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The life and career of a man who became known for “breaking the box."

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KUOW and more

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
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An engaging conversation with both the playwright and director of the 2017 Tony-Award Winning Best Play, OSLO. The play tracks the back channel ne...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KVSC, and KUNM

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Three short moments celebrating 2017 NEA Jazz Master, Dave Holland.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and KBEM

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 2
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English is a remarkable language. It's an incredibly flexible, rich, diverse, beautifully fluid language that’s been influenced by many other langu...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 21:12
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An in depth look at MY FAIR LADY with back stories on its creation

  • Added: Nov 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:09
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Have you noticed all those strange shapes popping up all around Lake George and downtown St. Cloud? Well, these aren’t new Pokemon exploding int...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Lester Blackiston
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: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 23:27
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In a Rough Drafts Diaries first, the connections have run dry. In our last episode, our interview only gave one connection instead of the usual thr...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Michelangelo's David
Painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and poet - how can one man be so many things? And what did he keep in his basement?

Bought by KVSC and WABE

  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 2
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: 12
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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