The field recordings of a young Tibetan woman who gathered songs from her community and nearby villages in China. Her archives are part of the Tibetan Endangered Music Project.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
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.
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."
Luc Sante talks about the "novels" of Félix Fénéon.
Jim Behrle reads his poem from the anthology The Blind See Only This World
Today we share a story of an escape from Tibet in 1959 as a family and their children walked across the Himalayas.
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