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.
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.
A master baker tells his story of selling slices of carrot cake at beauty salons, and then opening his own a bakery.
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.
Writer Jo Ann Beard reads an essay from her book "The Boys of My Youth."
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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