National Endowment for the Arts

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The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Arts Endowment is the largest national funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.

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567 Pieces

Art Works is the weekly program produced by the National Endowment for the Arts. It goes behind the scenes with some of the nation's great artists to explore how art works. New shows are posted on Tuesdays. Find out more at arts.gov

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130 Pieces

NEA Jazz Masters Moments highlight the jazz greats honored through the NEA Jazz Masters, a comprehensive program of jazz support.

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16 Pieces

NEA Literary Moments showcase writers and the literature they create through Big Read Moments, Poetry Out Loud Moments, and Shakespearean Moments.

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13 Pieces

This series includes miscellaneous audio from our quarterly magazine, NEA Arts, shorter pieces we've featured on the NEA blog, Art Works, and sound from our series, Short Cuts.

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19 Pieces

Quick Study--a podcast about research in the arts from the National Endowment for the Arts

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27 Pieces

The Big Read initiative was created to inspire people to read more great literature. As part of this program, the NEA produced several half-hour audio documentaries to accompany print materials.


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Poet Kevin Young talks about his book, Ardency: A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 23:45
  • Purchases: 1
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The man behind the I Heart NY logo talks art and design!

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Jennifer Egan talks about her National Book Critics Circle Award-Winning book, A Visit from the Goon Squad.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Linda Murray talks about her organization Solas Nua, the only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to contemporary Irish arts.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Biographer Valerie Boyd talks about the life and work of Zora Neale Hurston.

Bought by WCSU-FM


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 28:17
  • Purchases: 1
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45 Academy Award nominations, 5 Academy awards, 4 Golden Globe awards, 20 Grammy awards?! Does John Williams sleep? Hmmm.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and KMUZ


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 27:51
  • Purchases: 3
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NEA National Heritage fellow Mary Jackson talks about the art and tradition of sweetgrass basketmaking.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 22:53
  • Purchases: 1
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NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter, bassist/cellist/educator extraordinaire, talks about his career playing jazz and classical music.

Bought by KMUW and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 25:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Playwright, actor, and activist Anna Deveare Smith talks about her extraordinary career and her current one-woman show, Let Me Down Easy.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 31:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Isabel Wilkerson talks about her book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, focusing on the transfer of Southern ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, WSLR, WHFR, KUOW, KVNF and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 25:33
  • Purchases: 16