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Frank Price

Photo courtesy of Frank Price

Hollywood writer, producer and executive

In the first of a two-part interview, Frank Price talks about his early days as a television writer and producer of shows like The Virginian and Columbo. [28:40] 


Nick Cave

Photo by Matias Roskos


Nick Cave, chosen to participate in the U.S. State Department's Arts-in-Embassies program, talks about his Sound Suits, a unique blend of sculpture, fashion, and dance. [26:13]


Michael Tilson Thomas

Photo courtesy of the San Francisco Symphony

National Medal of Arts Recipient

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas discusses his dual career as conductor and educator. [30:49]


Caron Atlas

Photo courtesy of the Arts and Democracy Project

Director, Arts and Democracy Project

Bread and Roses in a Brooklyn shelter: Caron Atlas demonstrates how the arts can be a critical component of disaster relief. [31:45]


Taylor Branch

Photo by J. Brough Schamp


Taylor Branch discusses his trilogy of the Civil Rights Movement America in the King Years. [24:25]


Eddie Palmieri

Photo by by Jason Goodman

2013 NEA Jazz Master

Pianist, bandleader, composer and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Eddie Palmieri talks about his innovative music which blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz. [32:21]


Lorraine Gordon

Photo by Eric Ogden

2013 NEA Jazz Master

The owner of the legendary club, The Village Vanguard, talks about her life in jazz. [32:52]


Lou Donaldson

Photo by Bob Lasky

2013 NEA Jazz Master

Sweet Poppa Lou talks about the musical roots of his swinging bop saxophone sound. [38:23]


Pete Seeger

Photo courtesy of the Woody Guthrie Archives

National Medal of Arts Recipient

Pete Seeger returns to talk about his music and its roots. [31:50]


Pete Seeger

Photo courtesy of the Woody Guthrie Archives

Folk Legend

Pete Seeger remembers his friend, Woody Guthrie. [21:13]


Mel Tillis

Photo courtesy of Mel Tillis

Country Legend & National Medal of Arts Recipient

Singer/songwriter Mel Tillis tells stories about his career and how performing helped him cope with his stutter. [29:43]


Dennis Yerry

Photo by Andrea Cabane

Native American musician and composer

Dennis Yerry discusses his multi-faceted career as Native American composer, arranger and musician AND as a jazz pianist and cabaret performer. [29:27]


Bonnie Fogel

Photo courtesy of Imagination Stage

Founder/Executive Director Imagination Stage

The founder of a young people's theater organization discusses the critical need children have for theater and arts education. [29:40]


Josh McManus

Photo courtesy of Josh McManus


Josh McManus talks about the thousand little things that make up creative placemaking. [27:17]


Laura Lippman

Photo by Jan Cobb

Master of horror

Mystery Writer Laura Lippman talks about the terrifying brilliance of Edgar Allan Poe. [29:32]