Podcasts

Disability/Arts Advocate

Equality, justice, and a place on the dance floor.

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Headshot of Jilann Spitzmiller

Photo by Genevieve Russell

Filmmaker

Still Dreaming documents octogenarian actors taking on Shakespeare at the Lillian Booth Actors' Home.

What happens when innovative medical practitioners join with a lively arts community?

Find out from Maria Jukic, executive director of Cleveland’s Clinic’s Arts and Medicine Institute and Tom Schorgl, director of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture.

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Jane Chu

Photo by Strauss Peyton Studios

Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

NEA Chairman Jane Chu talks about her ideas for the agency and the place of the arts in her own life.

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Sheila Black

Photo courtesy of Sheila Black

Poet

Disability through the lens of poetry. [27:59]

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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]

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Mel Tillis

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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]

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Bryan Doerries

Photo by Howard Korn

Theater of War Director

Bryan Doerries discusses how bringing Greek tragedies to service members opens up new conversations. [30:31]

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Ron Capps

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Author, Veteran, Operation Homecoming Writing Instructor

Ron Capps helps returning service members write their way home. [27:06]

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Melissa Walker

Photo courtesy of NICoE

Art Therapist, NICoE

Melissa Walker discusses healing wounded service members through art at Walter Reed. [25:44]

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