The Little Prince turns 70 this year. Anna Lee tells her story of searching in Nigeria for the Baobab tree, hoping it would be as powerful in real life as In Antoine Saint-Exupery's tale.
"Song For The Painter" by Lost In The Trees
We hear from the musician about how he started the group Lady Smith Black Mambazo.
A portrait of a Vietnam veteran turned friar.
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.
A poem read by Nikky Finney about the aftermath of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
A tribute to the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
Ray Williams tells the story of signing Elton John.
Deb Barry of Save The Children has been working in one of the refugee camps for Syrians, in Erbil, Iraq.
The 1800s composition “Vexations,” by Erik Satie, comes with a cryptic instruction to perform the piece 840 times in a row. Many thought that it couldn’t be done.
Christian Boer created a font that is more readable for those with dyslexia.
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