Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
In this story, a childhood memory is transformed by a visit back to a small town. Directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
Harmonica artist Howard Levy takes us to the finish line of this political year.
Writer Krista Bremer tells the story of her 11-year-old daughter Aliya's first rock concert.
Quentin Rowan's spy novel, Assassin of Secrets, debuted to critical acclaim last November. Soon after, Google-savvy readers began to realize that Rowan had stolen nearly every word from other spy novels.
The Story ends the four-day series with a short musical about Studs.
Filmmaker Doug Block explores the anatomy of his parents' marriage and his own childhood.
Dafnis Prieto talks with Dick Gordon about the revolutionary rhythms that earned him a 2011 MacArthur Genius Grant.
Rachel Sussman tells Dick about her quest to photograph the oldest living organisms.
Photographer Andrew Garnsees beauty in the pigeon.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
One day during the minor leagues in l987, you could’ve used the ball to make French fries. Instead, the players made some minor history.
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