Paris has a soundtrack and a guitarist all its own. Stephane Wrembel captured it in the music he composed for “Midnight in Paris.” There is waltz and romance and, of course, a tribute to Wrembel's hero, Django Reinhardt. Produced by David Schulman.
The Purple Hotel is a Chicago landmark.
Contributor Roman Mars of 99% Invisible tells the story of the original Teddy Bear.
A videographer of the 18-th century pirate ship Blackbeard.
Ira Glass reads an Allen Ginsberg poem to the music of Philip Glass.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
Phoebe Judge talks with writer Edward Hoagland, the novelist and essayist noted especially for his writings about nature and wildlife.
Rojelio Garcia plays chess with an old teacher - while he's behind bars.
Jim Hays commissioned a novel about the succession of Texas to make a point about the federal government.
The story of a poet who changed Santiago, Chile, through poems.
Poet Kathleen Flenniken says her book “Plume” is an attempt to make sense of the pride and betrayal she feels from growing up near a Cold War nuclear plant.
Dick speaks with Jeffrey Yang, a poet who has translated the works of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Iranian composer Richard Danielpour on his piece “Darkness in the Ancient Valley.”
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