• 2015
  • 2:59
  • US

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Who Is Nina West?

By Michael De Bonis

Andrew was working as an artist and performer for years before he decided to tell his family about it. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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That Banana is Yellow

By Aleis Murphy

But what is yellow? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 85:31
  • USA

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The Mysterious Production

By Andrew Bird & Jay Ryan

To mark ten amazing years of celebrating sound and story, we’re closing out this year’s Conference with something a little different - a special conversation about inspiration, collaboration, creativity, and storytelling that will leave your ears ringing... in a good way. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 58:58
  • USA

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The Ring & I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania

By Jad Abumrad , Aaron Cohen & Elena Park

The grandeur and power of Wagner’s monumental work, The Ring Cycle, has permeated our culture to the point that “Wagnerian” is used as an adjective. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (art)

By Peggy Keiner

When an elementary school teacher who has never taken an art class is asked to be a presenter at an art awards ceremony, she enlists the help of students and parents to explain to her what art actually is. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:27
  • US

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What happens when a horn and dog get together?

By Elisa Shoenberger

An unexpected jam session with a dog and an alto saxophone. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 10:39
  • USA

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Poetry Off the Shelf

By Curtis Fox

Award-winning producer Curtis Fox has covered arts and culture for many years, first for public radio, and more recently as a full-time podcaster. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 73:00
  • USA

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Radio 2.0

By Silvain Gire

(Or: We couldn't change the world, so we changed radio.) (more)

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  • 2012
  • 6:36
  • USA

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She Sees Your Every Move

By Jonathan Mitchell

While traditional street photography usually catches strangers passing by in a public space, the photographer Michele Iversen has been catching strangers passing by in their own private spaces, without their permission. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 18:40
  • USA

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Holy Soul

By Matthew Power, Dean Olsher & Emily Botein

Matthew Power first met poet Allen Ginsberg at his cousin's Bar Mitzvah, when he was a 15-year-old aspiring writer. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Anthony and the Green Goats

By Jenny Ament

Anthony explains the economics of the Goat Farm. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 28:51
  • Australia

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The Blacksmith's Song

By Hamish Sewell

After the death of his wife, renowned blacksmith artist Steve Weis moved from Toowoomba to Kin Kin on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 50:20
  • Australia

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Ferlinghetti: San Francisco Locations

By Jim McKee

San Francisco luminary and famed poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti takes listeners on a freewheeling tour of his neighborhood haunts in San Francisco's Chinatown and North Beach. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:03
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall - 6

By Jane Cramer

How to listen to a dance... with a wall. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 51:57
  • USA

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American Icons: The Great Gatsby

By Emily Botein

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s tale of old money, new money, drinking, and adultery - a thin little book that critics panned - is still the best novel about the American Dream and its discontents. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 5:00
  • France

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India Song

By Marguerite Duras & Georges Peyrou

Originally a text by French writer Marguerite Duras, India Song was next made into an extensive radio program and eventually a film of the same title. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 10:22
  • UK

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The Sleeping Fool

By Sofia Saldanha

Art museum security guards spend their days in uniform, speaking quietly or not at all, surrounded by works of irreplaceable art. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:04
  • USA

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Traveling and Trees

By Pauline Kochanski

How trees affect me as a photographer. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 85:13
  • USA / Germany

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With a Bird's Eye

By Peter Leonhard Braun

Flying across the last 50 years of international feature production is like looking out of an aircraft at night. Looking down you see the illuminated cities, the many shining villages, but far more than everything else you see the sparkling spots of individual talent. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:58
  • USA

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A Time to Tip

By David Hain

The courageous story of one coffee mug trying to get by in a house of people he hates. (Writing from the perspective of the mug in the first person, present tense.) (more)

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