Pop star Rita Jahanforuz was born in Iran and grew up hearing the music. Her Jewish family moved to Israel and she learned another language and culture. It is blended now in her new album "My Joys."
Studs Terkel spoke with the legendary dancer Dame Margot Fonteyn.
Celebrating the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.
The farm manager of a small Vermont college talks about the school’s decision to slaughter an aging ox - and the protests that followed.
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.
A poem by Sharon Olds capturing a daughter's trip home to a sick father.
Andrea Morales captured the details of coming of age in a small Ohio town by spending time with young women. The honesty of those photographs caught the eye of photography judges at Time Magazine.
The story of an audacious American who invades a country in Latin America and declares himself president.
Actor Scott Shepherd tells host Dick Gordon about reading every single word of the Great Gatsby on stage.
Collecting Middle Eastern lullabies.
The Indian Police Service’s first female officer, Kiran Bedi, talks about violence against women when she was growing up, and says the police have recently let things slip.
Chloe Doutre-Roussel is a world-renowned chocolate taster.
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