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
We hear the story of Fanny Hensel, sister of composer Felix Mendelssohn, and the music she created and was not credited for.
The diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
Percussionist Alfred "Uganda" Roberts talks about the musicians with whom he’s worked.
A musical primer on how to warm up the instrument before playing or using it.
Audio collector Randy Riddle lets us listen to selections from his massive collection of sixteen-inch transcription disks, a recording format from the 1930s.
Charles Hill has a list of paintings he loves - some have been stolen, some he has recovered.
Tim Doner, 16, has discovered he has a knack for learning languages. He speaks Mandarin, Farsi and more than a dozen others.
A Poem from Martin Espada.
Andrew Lam reads from his short story, "The Palmist."
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Host Dick Gordon speaks with David Cooper, the part-sleuth, part-mechanic who restored a rare 1937 Delage Aerosport Coupe.
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