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.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
Basque sheepherders talk about their cooking traditions.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
Dick speaks with a principal ballerina, Alexandra Ansanelli of the New York City Ballet and London's Royal Ballet, who at the height of her career decides that dance is limiting her.
Luc Sante talks about the "novels" of Félix Fénéon.
Jim Behrle reads his poem from the anthology The Blind See Only This World
Host Dick Gordon speaks with long-time Detroit arts patron Harriet Berg about meeting Mexican muralist Diego Rivera and her city’s underground art lovers.
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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