Podcasts

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Jane Chu

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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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Marna Stalcup

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Program Manager, The Right Brain Initiative

Teaching Portland's children core curriculum through the arts. [30:06]

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Bert Crenca

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Artistic Director, AS220, Providence, RI

Bert Crenca talks about founding the community arts center AS220, its interaction with the city Providence, and its arts education offshoot AS220 Youth. [24:46]

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U Street NW

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Washington, DC

Josephine Reed talks with a collection of local experts about the history and revitalization of U Street, NW in Washington, DC. Once known as the "Black Broadway," U Street is again a vibrant cultural place in the city, as evidenced by Arena Stage's smash production of Sophisticated Ladies at the historic Lincoln Theatre. [25:57]

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Wave Hill Public Garden & Cultural Center

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The Bronx, NY

Hear about New York City's best kept secret, where nature and art provide a urban unique oasis. [12:42]