Alex MacLean, the photographer-pilot who documented New York City’s hidden skyline gardens. He tells Dick about piloting and photographing gardens from the sky, revealing modest places and elaborate decks with full-sized trees, pools and sculpture.
"Lady Be Good", "I Saw Stars" and "Swing de Paris" by Django Reinhardt
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Robert Battle grew up wearing braces, but he didn’t let that hold him back from dancing – or becoming the director of the world-class Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
A profile of country rocker Tift Merritt in her own words.
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.
A tribute to the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
Ray Williams tells the story of signing Elton John.
A profile in words and music of the New Orleans composer, producer and musician. This comes from producer David Schulman of Musicians In Their Own Words.
A dreamy trip to Brazil, Argentina and France through the music of Dom la Nena.
Host Dick Gordon speaks with David Cooper, the part-sleuth, part-mechanic who restored a rare 1937 Delage Aerosport Coupe.
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