There is something about a harmonica. It’s an instrument that evokes distance, and travel. Perhaps it’s because you can slip a harmonica in your shirt pocket. Today, a trip with the musician Howard Levy and his harmonica, produced by David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
The former mayor of Carlsbad, N.M., on his region’s enthusiasm for storing nuclear waste.
Dick sits down with Keenan Kampa, a U.S.-born dancer to talk about the rigorous work it takes to find a place in a dance company, and how she was invited into the storied company The Mariinsky Ballet.
Writer Kelly Ruth Winter reads her short story Tommy, produced by the Dime Stories radio series.
Nikky Finney reads a poem for the next generation of writers, from her collection "Head Off & Split."
Andrew Lam reads from his short story, "The Palmist."
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
In the cold northern waters of the Labrador Sea, the first of this year’s icebergs have been spotted. Camille Seaman’s Shinnecock Indian ancestors hunted whale in the Atlantic Ocean.
A story about an Inuit boy taken from his home in Greenland by explorers in 1898. This story comes from Nate DiMeo and his podcast, “The Memory Palace.”
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