He's been playing piano since he was three and hopes to make it to 100. At 97 years old, Frank Glazer's fingers are cramped at times but he still can spread them across the keys to practice and learn new sonatas.
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.
The story of a photo of the Cincinnati River in 1848.
Dick speaks with Jeffrey Yang, a poet who has translated the works of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
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 Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Photographer Andrew Garn sees the beauty in a much maligned bird: the pigeon. Lauren Spohrer has the story.
We hear from Radio Rookies reporter Kaddeem Wright as he tries to figure out why he is so unmotivated about school and his future.
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