Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
Glen Creason, the map librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library, finds so many maps in one house, he doubles the library’s collection.
The farm manager of a small Vermont college talks about the school’s decision to slaughter an aging ox - and the protests that followed.
Radio producer Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night, drunk and stumbling along the Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes. See more photos here.
A profile of violinist and songwriter Andrew Bird from Jonathan Menjivar.
A poem read by Nikky Finney about the aftermath of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
A tribute to the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
Ray Williams tells the story of signing Elton John.
A profile in words and music of the New Orleans composer, producer and musician. This comes from producer David Schulman of Musicians In Their Own Words.
A dreamy trip to Brazil, Argentina and France through the music of Dom la Nena.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s clothes were locked up for 50 years. We speak with the woman who created an exhibit with them.
Dick speaks with Andrea Morales, a photographer who captured the lives of young people in a small town of Ohio.
The story of a photo of the Cincinnati River in 1848.
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