The Purple Hotel is a Chicago landmark. Gwen Macsai has a secret about the hotel. This story comes to us from Roman Mars and 99% Invisible.
Joseph Shabalala tells the story of how music comes to him in his dreams.
Dick speaks with Dianne Dwyer Modestini, the art restorer who discovered a painting by Salvatore Mundi was actually a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
Dick speaks with Petna Ndaliko, a community activist in Congo trying to bring peopled together, despite threats against him
Author Salman Rushdie talks about running from his death sentence in Iran.
A reading by poet Martin Espada.
Sean speaks with Kelly Sue DeConnick, who writes the character Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Ms. Marvel, for Marvel Comics. We hear about her military background and recent uniform tweak.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Iranian composer Richard Danielpour on his piece “Darkness in the Ancient Valley.”
Author G. Neri reads a passage from his book about a boy named Marcus, "Chess Rumble."
Lynne Cox swims with a baby whale.
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