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2006 Third Coast Festival Spotlight

Third Coast Festival

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2006.

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2006.
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Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2006.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Teenaged Guitarists Tackle "El Gato Montes

10/29/2006
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Carlos Maeda and his quartet struggle with "El Gato Montes" in after-school rehearsals. Produced by Maeda for Curie Youth Radio. Produced by Curie Youth Radio for All Things Considered, USA, 2006

Duration: 00:02:41


Roger Dowds: Millionaire Winner

10/29/2006
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Roger Dowds wasn't exactly an obvious pick for a game show contestant. He'd lived a quiet, sheltered life and had little faith in himself. Produced by Ronan Kelly for Flux, Ireland, 2006

Duration: 00:27:10


If It Be Your Will: A Radio Documentary Featuring Leonard Cohen

10/29/2006
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Canadian musician Leonard Cohen insists he hardly remembers anything from his past and that he lives mostly in the present. Produced by Kari Hesthamar for Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Norway, 2006

Duration: 00:44:11


I'll Quit Cutting When You Quit Smoking

10/29/2006
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Excerpts from the diary of a girl who insists that self-mutilation is saving her life. Produced by April Winbun for Curie Youth Radio. Produced by Curie Youth Radio for Chicago Public Radio, USA, 2006

Duration: 00:03:26


How Many Miles to Babylon? or 13 Easy Pieces

10/29/2006
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Merry-go-rounds often reside deep in our memories, conjuring childhood and the magical ability to be carried far away in the blink of an eye or the spin of a carousel. Produced by Kaye Mortley for The Listening Room, ABC, Australia, 2006

Duration: 00:37:47


Hairwaves: A Cautionary Tale

10/29/2006
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Bouffants, buzz cuts, mohawks, and dreadlocks: no matter the style, hair has played an important social and cultural role throughout human history. Produced by Zoe Irvine and Mark Vernon for Freight / Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts, Scotland, 2006

Duration: 00:04:23


From Sagebrush to Steppe

10/29/2006
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Two years ago a group of Mongolian herdsmen and musicians traveled to Elko, Nevada, to participate in the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Produced by Hal Cannon and Taki Telonidis for Weekend Edition Sunday, USA, 2006

Epic, Painful, Long, Scary

10/29/2006
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Epic, Painful, Long, Scary is the story of 19-year-old African-Australian twins. The twins hardly remember their mother and father, who both died from AIDS-related illnesses when the boys were just toddlers. Produced by Julie Kimberly for Street Stories, ABC, Australia, 2006