The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan. She tells Studs that the waltz was scandalous when it was first introduced.
“Ensemble Dance of the Dryads” from Don Quixote, performed by the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust
Producer Katie Davis talks to writer Sherman Alexie about losing language and the permanence of song among Native Americans.
Dan Skwire studies numbers by day, and death, life and insurance in classic literature by night.
A fictional drama about Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
Dick speaks with photographer Wendy Ewald, who has been photographing communities for decades.
A John Cage Music Walk to celebrate his centenary.
Photographer Andrew Garn sees the beauty in a much maligned bird: the pigeon. Lauren Spohrer has the story.
An excerpt from Fahrenheit 451 in remembrance of author Ray Bradbury.
Aaron Schuman tells a story about a photograph he chose not to take. From the book Photographs Not Taken.
Melissa Lowery is the mother of two black girls growing up in a predominantly white suburb of Portland, Ore.
At 97 years old, Frank Glazer's fingers are cramped at times but he still can spread them across the keys to practice and practice new sonatas.
Continuing The Story’s celebration of Studs Terkel, Dick sits down with U.S.-born dancer Keenan Kampa and speaks about the process of finding a place in the dance company, and the history of the stage.
We end our four-day series on Studs Terkel with a musical and voice meditation in this piece produced by Alan Hall.
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