We listen in to the poetic quoting that Carol Muske-Dukes was taught by her mother. Her mother must be pleased, as Ms. Muske Dukes is the poet laureate of California and has written eight books of poetry, including a new one called Twin Cities.
We hear from the musician about how he started the group Lady Smith Black Mambazo.
A portrait of a Vietnam veteran turned friar.
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
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.
A profile of country rocker Tift Merritt in her own words.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
A tribute to the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
Ray Williams tells the story of signing Elton John.
Musician Tom Irwin found a diary squirreled away in a cupboard in the family home, which has inspired Tom’s latest CD, "Sangamon Songs."
Japanese photographer Shimpei Tekada collected contaminated soil and placed it on film.
Charles Jones and Dick explore the power of Nike's Air Jordans and what is going on when people feel they must have them.
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