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Third Coast Festival

The most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide, curated by the Third Coast Festival's. Featuring audio treats such as producer profiles and more experimental work. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide, curated by the Third Coast Festival's. Featuring audio treats such as producer profiles and more experimental work. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

The most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide, curated by the Third Coast Festival's. Featuring audio treats such as producer profiles and more experimental work. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English

Contact:

Third Coast Festival Navy Pier 848 East Grand Chicago, Illinois 60611-3509 312-948-4682


Episodes

Letters to a Young Poet

2/22/2021
In this episode, two young Black artists revisit memories to grapple with how they are seen by others, and how they see themselves. "Letters to a Young Poet" is one of four episodes of Best of the Best (2020), a nationally broadcast radio special produced each year by Third Coast. Each of episode of the series features winning stories from the 20th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. How to Remember, produced by Axel Kacoutié and edited by Eleanor McDowall for...

Duration:00:56:14

The Great Indoors

2/22/2021
Three stories from 2020 that each paint a unique portrait of survival and hope in the time of coronavirus. This episode was first published in November, 2020. For the most recent recommendations and information about COVID-19, please visit your local public health website. "The Great Indoors" is one of four episodes of Best of the Best (2020), a nationally broadcast radio special produced each year by Third Coast. Each of episode of the series features winning stories from the 20th annual...

Duration:00:56:29

Towards a Better World

2/22/2021
In this episode, we meet extraordinary people who are fighting the system, working to make transformative change and seeking a better world, for themselves and for others. "Towards a Better World" is one of four episodes of Best of the Best (2020), a nationally broadcast radio special produced each year by Third Coast. Each of episode of the series features winning stories from the 20th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. The Work of Closing a Notorious Jail...

Duration:00:58:27

Of Bodies and Minds

2/22/2021
Three stories grappling with the messiness of the mind, the body, and being a person. This episode is best listened to with headphones and/or in a quiet place! "Of Bodies and Minds" is one of four episodes of Best of the Best (2020), a nationally broadcast radio special produced each year by Third Coast. Each of episode of the series features winning stories from the 20th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. Songs of Speculation (excerpt) [abridged], by Jillian...

Duration:01:09:45

Update from Third Coast

2/21/2021
The entire 2020 Best of the Best series will drop on the Re:sound feed tomorrow! Gwen Macsai's brand new podcast Rising to the Challenge is available on your podcast app of choice. To keep up with everything going on at Third Coast, sign up for our newsletter. You can also get in touch by emailing production@thirdcoastfestival.org. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:03:35

Best of the Best (Part 4: Serialized Stories)

2/20/2020
Best of the Best is Third Coast’s annual ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound. This episode showcases three of the winning stories from the 19th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. Host Gwen Macsai introduces the winners of the Best Serialized Story, Best Foreign Language & Directors’ Choice awards, plus a behind-the-scenes interview with producer Zoha Zokaei. In The...

Duration:00:58:19

Best of the Best 2019 (Part 3: Investigations)

2/20/2020
Best of the Best is Third Coast’s annual ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound. This episode showcases three of the winning stories from the 19th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. These stories all won different awards (Skylarking, Best News Feature, and Radio Impact), but they all share a theme: investigations. Punks, produced by Kathy Tu, co-produced by Tobin Low and...

Duration:01:02:58

Best of the Best 2019 (Part 2)

2/10/2020
Best of the Best is Third Coast’s annual ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound. This episode showcases two of the winning stories from the 19th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition: the Best Documentary Honorable Mention, Bronze & Silver Award winners, plus a behind-the-scenes interview with producer Neena Pathak. A Sense of Quietness [Excerpt], produced by Eleanor McDowall...

Duration:00:55:52

Best of the Best 2019 (Part 1)

2/4/2020
Best of the Best is Third Coast’s annual ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound. This hour of the program showcases two of the winning stories from the 19th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. Host Gwen Macsai introduces the winners of the Best New Artist Award and the Best Documentary: Gold Award, plus a behind-the-scenes interview with producer Sayre Quevedo. Mardi Gras...

Duration:00:56:31

Re:sound #143 The Centenarians Show (rebroadcast)

9/22/2019
Stories about people who lived to be 100, from the NPR series One Hundred Years of Stories (originally aired in 2000) by producer Neena Ellis. Hen and Bill Boardman At an age when most people are simplifying their lives and settling into old age, Helen Boardman was opening a new chapter - traveling to Europe, writing her memoirs, and falling in love (at age 90) with a younger man. Ruth Ellis Having no children, and having been shunned by her family for being gay, Ruth Ellis found herself...

Duration:00:58:58

Re:sound #155 The List Show (rebroadcast)

8/16/2019
This hour, we're bringing you a favorite from our archive... to-do lists, compulsive lists, data lists, lists in literature and a list of firsts! To find out what these producers have been up to since we first aired the show, visit ThirdCoastFestival.org The List by Sean Cole, Ashley Ahearn and Nick van der Kolk (Love & Radio, 2011) A man sets out to finish an unfinished list. World's Longest Diary by David Isay (Morning Edition, 1994) An all-consuming list of every single little...

Duration:00:58:30

Re:sound #130 The Chicago Show (rebroadcast)

8/2/2019
This hour, we're bringing you a favorite from our archive... Chicago. Hogbutcher to the world, jewel of the Midwest, and everything in-between. Wild Onion by Gwen Macsai. Chicago, as all Chicagoans know, means wild onion. Wild, as in feral, unpredictable, fierce, blustery, lunatic. Onion, as in layered, spicy, sometimes stinky, sometimes sweet, and always tear-inducing. The Chicago Sound Drops: Couple Two TreeStuds and JimmyRiding Through the SummerElevated (Grand Chicago)Chicago's...

Duration:00:58:33

Re:sound #68 The Big Show Show (rebroadcast)

7/12/2019
This hour, we're bringing you a favorite from our archive... the Rockettes, the opera, congress, and other spectacles! To find out what these producers have been up to since we first aired the show, visit ThirdCoastFestival.org Backstage With the Rockettes by Dean Olsher and Emily Botein (The Next Big Thing, 2004) Manhattan has plenty of icons: the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the Broadway marquee. But come December, there's really only one show in town: the Radio City...

Duration:00:57:32

Re:sound #273 The Birth of Being

5/31/2019
This hour, stories about family ties, love and loss. The Birth of Solomon by Leila Day for The Stoop. He was the perfect little brown baby. His name was Solomon. Thick curly hair, chubby legs and eyes closed with dark black lashes. Solomon's story is one that affects thousands of Black families whose babies are twice as likely to die before reaching the age of one, and Black mothers are up to four times more likely to die from pregnancy related causes. This story goes deep behind the...

Duration:00:57:53

Re:sound #272 Radio Residents

5/10/2019
This week, three stories by alumni of the Third Coast Radio Residency. The making of a Chinese American beauty queen by Hannah Kingsley-Ma; edited by Jen Chien & mixed by Gabe Grabin for KALW. Every Lunar New Year, Chinese American women from across the country travel to San Francisco to participate in the Miss Chinatown USA pageant — an ethnic beauty pageant that’s been a national event since the late fifties. Little Wrist Computer by James T. Green for Welcome to Macintosh. The Apple...

Duration:01:00:04

Re:sound #271 Sister God

4/19/2019
This week, journeys of discovery, from personal identity to mathematical infinity. Sister, Sister by Simone Polanen for The Nod from Gimlet Media. Simone thought she knew her little sister well, until she discovered a major part of her sister’s identity that she knew nothing about. When she confronts her sister, the conversation gets heated. 10 Things That Scare Me by Starlee Kine for 10 Things That Scare Me from WNYC Studios. When describing her fears, Starlee Kine finds that the list...

Duration:00:55:44

Re:sound #270 City Intersections

3/29/2019
This week, two specific points on the map with two very different stories. Six Stories by Jenny Casas, Robin Amer and Wilson Sayre for The City from USA Today. Chicago, 1990. A guy with a loud sweater, manicured nails and connections to some very powerful people idles in a limousine near a vacant lot. A fleet of dump trucks unloads literal tons of busted concrete—and keep coming back. Neighborhood residents take action. The mess becomes much bigger than a six-story pile of rubble. To...

Duration:00:58:14

Re:sound #269 Lefty Disco

3/15/2019
This hour, a mob of rock fans and an erratic limb. Disco Demolition Night by Pat Walters, Julia DeWitt and Emanuele Berry for Undone from Gimlet Media. One summer night in 1979, thousands of people gathered at a Chicago baseball stadium to put an end to disco once and for all. Lefty by John Roche for Yarn. John's left leg won't bend to his will. This episode of Re:sound was produced by Isabel Vázquez. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:56:11

Re:sound #268 Sleep Happy

2/22/2019
This hour, family dramas can span across generations ...or just across the hallway. That You Should Be Happy by Micaela Blei for Family Ghosts. Decades after surviving the Holocaust and moving to sunny California, a woman lets her family know exactly what she wants from them. But her granddaughter Micaela has a different idea of what her life will be. The Sleepers by Kate Montegue, Mira Burt-Wintonick and Cristal Duhaime for Love Me from the CBC. A story of love, family and sleep from...

Duration:00:56:04

Re:sound #267 Kintsugi Whipped Cream

2/1/2019
This hour, an unlikely therapeutic duo and a magical journey through the golden age of radio advertising. Kintsugi Dog by Natalie Kestecher for Short Cuts from BBC Radio 4. A bittersweet story about redundancy, an unwanted dog and the Japanese art of repair. A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream by Clive Desmond for The Organist from KCRW and McSweeney's, with executive producers Andrew Leland and Ross Simonini. From in utero to the studio, producer Clive Desmond provides a tour of the...

Duration:00:56:31