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more iconJazz Kitchen
From KPLU in Seattle
Join KPLU's Dick Stein as he explores all topics culinary. Kitchen tips, interviews with top-flight chefs, and his favorite recipe for chicken feet are among the gems you'll discover. Posted as a Station Spotlight: August 20, 2004

more iconSacred Groves of Competition
From WBUR in Boston
The Pan-Hellenic Games inspired the modern Olympic Games. Check out pictures of four ancient game sites and an interview with anthropological photographer Karen Vournak, who has been studying Greece for 35 years. Posted as a Station Spotlight: August 12, 2004

more iconLewis and Clark
From KWMU in St. Louis
In 1804 Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis to find a route to the Pacific Ocean. KWMU offers a look at some of the major events commemorating the expedition's 200th anniversary. Posted as a Station Spotlight: August 3, 2004

more icon'Boston Is'
From WBUR in Boston
WBUR's Boston Is explores the city from the perspective of its diverse populations. Posted as a Station Spotlight: July 26, 2004

more icon'KQED Kitchen'
From KQED in San Francisco
Learn how to make seasonal desserts and baked goods step by step with Kim Goodfriend. Posted as a Station Spotlight: July 19, 2004

more icon'Words and Music from Studio A'
From WFUV in New York
Hear interviews with and music from top performers such as Norah Jones, David Byrne, and Emmylou Harris, live from WFUV's Studio A. Posted as a Station Spotlight: July 08, 2004

more icon'The Sounds of Summer'
From WNYC in New York
From Edinburgh to Seville, WNYC's Soundcheck takes stock of summer music festivals from around the globe. Posted as a Station Spotlight: June 30, 2004

more icon'Fishing for Stories'
From MPR in Saint Paul
Listen to a father help his son bag his first fish and a gear lover wax poetic about a new reel in MPR's collection of tales honoring the beginning of the summer fishing season. Posted as a Station Spotlight: June 18, 2004

more icon'Forum Network': Public Lectures in Boston
From WGBH in Boston
The WGBH Forum Network provides live and archived webcasts of free public lectures in partnership with Boston's leading cultural and educational organizations.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: May 26, 2004

more icon'Sounds Eclectic': Hip Mix from Santa Monica
From KCRW in Santa Monica, CA
The new Sounds Eclectic web site features the best segments from Morning Becomes Eclectic, the daily music program from KCRW, Santa Monica. From Tori Amos and Blind Boys of Alabama to Rachael Yamagata and Remy Zero, the site offers great audio archives, full playlists and much more.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: May 18, 2004

more iconArt Without Borders: Carmen D'Avino
From North Country Public Radio in Canton, NY
A painter in the 1930s, Carmen D'Avino filmed WWII from D-Day to Paris and helped reinvent animation in 1960s NYC. Now, D'Avino lives in an old farmhouse in Hammond, N.Y., thinking big -- in stone.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: May 5, 2004

more iconThe Next Frontier
From WNYC in New York, NY
From the Vikings to Lewis and Clark, stories of exploration have captivated people for ages. Does the same impulse to explore exist today? The Leonard Lopate Show talks to modern explorers about new frontiers.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: April 30, 2004

more iconExperience Music Project's Pop Conference
From KEXP in Seattle, WA
Experience Music Project presented its first annual Pop Conference in 2002. The gatherings have examined topics as varied as early hip-hop in the Bronx, the history of the blues and Led Zeppelin, and sampling. KEXP presents a collection of audio-visual pieces from Pop Conference presenters.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: April 16, 2004

more iconGauguin's Tahiti Paintings
From WBUR in Boston, Massachusetts
With a collection of Paul Gauguin's Tahiti paintings on view at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, WBUR presents an interactive interpretation of his painting "Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?"
Posted as a Station Spotlight: April 9, 2004

more icon'Now Hear This'
From WNYC in New York, New York
Attention New York! Attention the World! Now Hear This, hosted by They Might Be Giants' John Flansburgh, is a casual and highly subjective survey of the popular music scene, with an emphasis on the best of the new.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: April 2, 2004

more icon'The Ring and I'
From WNYC in New York, New York
WNYC's "The Ring and I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania" asks what many of those unfamiliar with Wagner's Ring Cycle might wonder: "What's the big deal?"
Posted as a Station Spotlight: March 19, 2004

more icon 'Campaign Chat '04'
A co-production of WBUR in Boston, New Hampshire Public Radio, Minnesota Public Radio, KQED in San Francisco, WNYC in New York, WHYY in Philadelphia, WFCR in Amherst, Mass., WRNI in Providence, R.I., and WBFO in Buffalo, N.Y.
On the evening of March 2, 2004, public radio listeners around the country participate in a live online chat about the results from "Super Tuesday" contests, third parties, the media and more.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: March 2, 2004

more icon'Classics for Kids'
From WGUC in Cincinnati, Ohio
Classics for Kids© helps you and your kids learn about classical music and have fun, too. Host Naomi Lewin brings classical music's great composers to life through music and stories.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: February 26, 2004

more icon'Chapter a Day'
From Wisconsin Public Radio
Hear a chapter from a great book each day. The five most recent chapters are available online on the Chapter a Day webcasting page.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: February 20, 2004

more icon'Arizona Week'
From KJZZ in Tempe, Ariz.
KJZZ celebrates all aspects of life in Arizona during Arizona Week 2004.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: February 12, 2004

more icon 'Sonic IDs'
From KUT in Austin, Tex.
KUT is creating a sound portrait of life in Austin and Central Texas, comprised of dozens of short audio vignettes from ordinary people in their community.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: February 5, 2004

more icon 'Select a Candidate'
From Minnesota Public Radio
Learn which presidential candidates are most closely aligned with your views by answering a series of questions about major issues.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: January 28, 2004

more icon 'Campaign Chat '04'
A co-production of WBUR in Boston, New Hampshire Public Radio, Minnesota Public Radio, KQED in San Francisco, WNYC in New York, WHYY in Philadelphia, WFCR, Amherst, MA, and WRNI, Providence, RI.
Take part in an online discussion with analysts, journalists, campaign workers, and public radio listeners as the polls close on the night of the New Hampshire Primaries.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: January 26, 2004

more icon Online Campaign Coverage from NPR Stations
A sampling of local online 2004 presidential election coverage from NPR stations
Posted as a Station Spotlight: January 26, 2004

more icon 'The Blogging of the President: 2004'
From From Minnesota Public Radio
The Blogging of the President is an online and on-air conversation about the Internet dimension of the 2004 presidential campaign.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: January 22, 2004

more icon Class in America: The Unspoken Divide
From WKSU in Kent, Ohio
As a growing chasm between rich and poor conflicts with a shared desire to be "middle class," WKSU looks honestly at class issues that face northeast Ohio in this 12-part series.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: January 14, 2004

more icon New Year's Resolutions: 'The Road to Hell'
From KPCC in Pasadena, Calif.
In the "The Road to Hell" series, KPCC health reporter John Rabe explores what happens to our good intentions, and talks with health experts for insight into how to keep those New Year's resolutions.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: January 7, 2004

more icon Jazz Interviews from WBGO
From WBGO in New Jersey
Read from dozens of jazz performer interviews that WBGO.org has culled from the hundreds of on-air interviews they hold each year.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: December 29, 2003

more icon Holiday 2003
Holiday highlights from NPR member stations.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: December 22, 2003

more icon Stories on Stage
From Chicago Public Radio
Stories on Stage -- Chicago's only live dramatic short story reading series -- produces and presents live dramatic readings of some of the world's most compelling literature by Chicago's finest actors.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: December 12, 2003

more icon Primary Frontline Penpals
From KUNI in Iowa, and New Hampshire Public Radio
Primary Frontline Penpals brings together a mix of experts and regular voters from Iowa and New Hampshire to pass notes back and forth about the campaign action they see and hear on their home turf.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: November 26, 2003

more icon Whose Democracy is It?: The Public Radio Collaboration
The Public Radio Collaboration is a nationwide coalition of public radio stations and producers (including NPR), who worked together on air and online to create a national conversation about the health of American democracy, Nov. 3-9, 2003.
Posted as a Station Spotlight: October 30, 2003



   
   
   
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