We hear traditional oud playing and singing from Saadoun Al-Bayati. He began doing the call for prayer when he was seven years old and now lives in the U.S.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
We hear from a man who visited Salinger's home in 1960, to ask whether Salinger would allow him to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for his high school's stage.
A master baker tells his story of selling slices of carrot cake at beauty salons, and then opening his own a bakery.
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.
We’ve followed Ahmed Fadaam, an Iraqi interpreter and artist, for six years, and now Ahmed has moved to the U.S.
Dick speaks with Dr. Azzam Alwash, who works with the conservation group Nature Iraq trying to recreate the wetlands of Iraq.
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