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Mary Oliver — Listening to the World

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Often quoted, but rarely interviewed, Mary Oliver is one of our greatest and most beloved poets. At 79, she honors us with an intimate conversation on the wisdom of the world, the salvation of poetry, and the life behind her writing.

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[Unedited] Mary Oliver with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Often quoted, but rarely interviewed, Mary Oliver is one of our greatest and most beloved poets. At 79, she honors us with an intimate conversation on the wisdom of the world, the salvation of poetry, and the life behind her writing.

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On Being

Gordon Hempton — The Last Quiet Places: Silence and the Presence of Everything [remix]

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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[Unedited] Gordon Hempton with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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On Being

Dave Isay — The Everyday Art of Listening

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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[Unedited] Dave Isay with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Gordon Hempton — The Last Quiet Places: Silence and the Presence of Everything [remix]

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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[Unedited] Gordon Hempton and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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Soundcheck

WNYC's Summer Listening Recommendations

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Don’t let your playlist wilt in the summer heat. WNYC staff, from Jad Abumrad to Soterios Johnson, share what they’re listening to this summer. 

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Parallel Play: Dylan's 'Blood on the Tracks'

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The author A.J. Jacobs is known for setting self-improvement goals and sticking to them, no matter how radical they might be. Back in June, Jacobs set out to fill in a gap in his music knowledge -- and listen to (a lot of) Bob Dylan this summer. On July 24, we aimed to school him in a critical chapter of Dylan's discography, as part of a Soundcheck Workshop experiment called "Parallel Play."

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Radio Rookies

Rookies Trip To The Catskills

Monday, July 09, 2012

Radio Rookies took a trip to the Catskills -- tasting a bit of fresh air, away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoyed the star filled night skies.  The trip was a tremendous success (we didn't get eaten by any bears!).

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On Being

Frances Kissling — Listening Beyond Life and Choice [remix]

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Frances Kissling is known for her longtime activism on the abortion issue but has devoted her energy more in recent years to real relationship and new conversations across that bitter divide. She's learned, she's written, about the courage to be vulnerabl

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[Unedited] Frances Kissling with Krista Tippett (Listening Beyond Life and Choice)

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Frances Kissling is known for her longtime activism on the abortion issue but has devoted her energy more in recent years to real relationship and new conversations across that bitter divide. She's learned, she's written, about the courage to be vulnerabl

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