A visit to a competition among American Singer Canaries. And how exactly do you judge a canary song? From Long Haul Productions’ Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister.
Glen Creason, the map librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library, finds so many maps in one house, he doubles the library’s collection.
Celebrating the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.
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.
Illustrator Matt Kish speaks with Dick about how he channeled an obsession with Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick into a work of art for each page of the novel.
Novelist Justin Torres reads a passage from his debut novel, We The Animals, in which a father tries to teach his wife and son to swim.
A poem read by Nikky Finney about the aftermath of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s clothes were locked up for 50 years. We speak with the woman who created an exhibit with them.
Alex MacLean, the photographer-pilot who documented New York City’s hidden skyline gardens.
Since the verdict of the Trayvon Martin case, playwright Nicole Anderson Cobb has been thinking about where we, as a country, are.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to Blake Leeper, a double amputee, and one of the fastest runners in this summer’s Paralympic Games.
U.S. weightlifter Holly Mangold talks to producer Phoebe Judge about getting ready for the London Olympics.
A profile of violinist and songwriter Andrew Bird from Jonathan Menjivar.
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