Arts & Culture

Joshua Bell (Rebroadcast)

December 24, 2009

Grammy Award winning violinist Joshua Bell on collaborating with friends. He talks about performing at major concert halls around the world, taking part in a White House Music Series, and playing for change at a D.C. Metro station.

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: "Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies" (Little, Brown & Co.) (Rebroadcast)

December 24, 2009

Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, discuss their latest literary collaboration-a collection of poetry, songs, and lullabies. The world-renowned singer and actress on poetry and music in her life.

Scott G. Eberle: "Classic Toys"

December 23, 2009

Classic toys and the importance of play

Roger G. Kennedy: "When Art Worked"

Roger G. Kennedy: "When Art Worked"

December 8, 2009

How government programs to employ artists served the nation during the Great Depression and could offer a model for creating jobs today. Art and the New Deal.

NEH Chairman James Leach

December 7, 2009

The Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities takes aim at the culture wars. Former Republican Congressman Jim Leach describes his a fifty-state civility tour as part of a new "Bridging Cultures" initiative.

Wendell Berry: A Conversation

November 30, 2009

Poet, author, essayist and farmer. Wendell Berry, known as the grandfather of the slow food movement, discusses food for the body and poetry for the soul.

Readers Review: "Where The Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak (Rebroadcast)

November 27, 2009

This Readers Review rebroadcast takes up one of the most beloved children's books of all time. "Where the Wild Things Are" is the story of a naughty boy named Max who magically travels to a land of monsters and mayhem. Diane and her guests...

Orhan Pamuk: "The Museum of Innocence" (Knopf)

November 24, 2009

Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk discusses his new book The Museum of Innocence and the real museum he's creating to celebrate it.

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: "Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies" (Little, Brown & Co.)

November 19, 2009

Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, discuss their latest literary collaboration - a collection of poetry, songs and lullabies. The world-renowned singer and actress on poetry and music in her life.

Joshua Bell

November 18, 2009

Grammy Award winning violinist Joshua Bell on collaborating with friends. He talks about performing at major concert halls around the world, taking part in a White House Music Series, and playing for change at a D.C. Metro station.

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