We stop a moment to listen to the arresting guitar work of Howard Sumlin, who died this week. He's known for his collaboration with Howlin' Wolf and his performances of classic blues songs.
A portrait of a Vietnam veteran turned friar.
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Robert Battle grew up wearing braces, but he didn’t let that hold him back from dancing – or becoming the director of the world-class Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Novelist Justin Torres reads a passage from his debut novel, We The Animals, in which a father tries to teach his wife and son to swim.
A poem read by Nikky Finney about the aftermath of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
Japanese photographer Shimpei Tekada collected contaminated soil and placed it on film.
Artist Bo Gehring makes portraits with a slow moving camera set to music.
Roman Mars of the 99% Invisible podcast looks back to a time when we sent information using pneumatic tubes - the kind you might still see in a drive through bank.
Musicians all have their inspiration, and Scott Biram adds to that with a small bag that's always with him to protect him: his mojo bag.
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