Producer David Schulman has recorded the front man of the Cowboy Junkies in his own words. Listen to a lovely soundtrack to ice travels.
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.
Dick explores the details of a cold case that caught the eye of a crime writer for Law and Order.
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.
Jeff Dick, a geologist and former oil man, leased his land in Ohio to a company looking for natural gas by fracturing underground rock. He says he's at ease with the risks of fracking.
Veterinarians in Ithaca, N.Y., are investigating the effects of fracking on farm animals.
A competitive rower is rowing across the North Atlantic Ocean to the Olympics in London.
A producer sends an audio postcard from Newfoundland.
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