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United States

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English

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Episodes

Richard Bushman and Farms, Families, and Faith

9/20/2018
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The newest book by Richard Lyman Bushman is The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History. In this podcast, Bushman discusses the legacy of farming and labor as a shaper of America society, the tragedy of Native American displacement and slavery as a consequence of farm expansion, and the influences of the family on larger issues of American culture.

Duration:01:01:49

The Unknown Galaxy of Mormon Music with Scott Holden

8/9/2018
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Excerpts and discussion with pianist Scott Holden about his Carnegie Hall concert and new CD of a century of Mormon music.

Duration:01:19:39

The Extraordinary History of Mormon Cinema with Randy Astle

7/17/2018
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Author Randy Astle describes the largely unknown story of early Mormon film and its remarkable connection with LDS history. A product of twenty years of research, his new book, Mormon Cinema: Origins to 1952, published by the Mormon Arts Center, is a landmark volume full of extraordinary and entertaining stories.

Duration:01:40:05

Hildebrando de Melo: Out of Angola

6/14/2018
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In this episode, Angolan painter Hildebrando de Melo discusses his life and work, including the chaos and brutality of his country's decades-long civil war, and his responses to it through the lens of a search for God.

Duration:01:30:39

Trevor Reed and the Sovereignty of Sound

5/18/2018
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The composer, scholar, Hopi, Mormon composer Trevor Reed discusses new genres of Hopi/contemporary concert music and his work to repatriate art and advocate for the rights of indigenous peoples.

Duration:01:49:13

Joy and Terror in the Art of Annie Poon

4/9/2018
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The visual artwork of Annie Poon is the subject of this interview with the artist, who describes her interest in outsider art, children's art, and how those styles feed her own work.

Duration:01:06:50