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2011 Third Coast Festival Spotlight

Third Coast Festival

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2011.

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2011.
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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 2011.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Spotlight: The Auctioneer

12/14/2017
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More than 20 years ago, musicologist Ned Sublette attended the Missouri Auction School in Kansas City, and brought along his tape recorder. Produced by Ned Sublette for New American Radio, USA, 2011

The Small Person Acquisition Project

10/23/2011
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This is a story about two men and a little baby... well, a big baby actually. Produced by Kristin Nelson for CBC Radio One, The Current, Canada, 2011

The Pigeon Race

10/23/2011
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We may be a bit biased subject-wise, but here's a delightful, sound-rich exploration of an endangered sport and community in Maine that's got it all: history, suspense, expertise and devoted participants both human and winged. Produced by Rachel James for Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, USA, 2011

The Hunter

10/23/2011
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They say one man's trash is another man's treasure... Well, in Darren Atkinson's case, it's also his job. Produced by Dominic Girard for The Current, CBC, Canada, 2011

The Auctioneer

10/23/2011
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More than 20 years ago, musicologist Ned Sublette attended the Missouri Auction School in Kansas City, and brought along his tape recorder. Produced by Ned Sublette for New American Radio, USA, 2011

The Artangel Podcast: Memory

10/23/2011
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Inspired by three art works from the London-based art organization Artangel, producer Francesca Panetta offers an immersive sonic exploration through the subject of memory: personal, geographical, musical, architectural... Produced by Francesca Panetta and Seb Emina for Artangel.org.uk, UK, 2011

Signal to Noise

10/23/2011
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What happens when you work with sound everyday -- listening to it, recording it, manipulating it -- and then one day, one of those sounds sticks around for good? Produced by Paolo Pietropaolo for In the Dark, Canada, 2011

Practice, Practice, Practice

10/23/2011
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Everyone knows the riddle: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? And the answer: Practice, practice, practice. But what if you practice, practice, practice, and still don't get there? Produced by Stanzi Vaubel for Third Coast / CDS Listening Institute, USA, 2011

Dallas, Pitiless Universe

10/23/2011
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Dallas, the 1980s prime-time soap opera, may have disappeared from American television 20 years ago, but like J.R. Ewing, the show never really died. Produced by Julia Barton for Studio 360's American Icon Series, USA, 2011

Cognitive Dissonance: Lightning in a Bottle

10/23/2011
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What was the earliest sound ever recorded, or "bottled"? The First Sounds (FS) project, organized by a group of audio historians, scientists, and archivists, is dedicated to exploring these pioneering sounds, and sharing them with the world. Produced by Chris Trimmer for CFRC, Canada, 2011

Basement Story

10/23/2011
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When his mother decided to sell his childhood home, Austin Bunn returned to help clean out the basement and rediscovered traces of a childhood game that never really ended. Produced by Austin Bunn for Missouri Review Audio Essay Contest podcast, USA, 2011

All in Time

10/23/2011
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The clock ticks, the moon waxes, the autumn leaves turn crimson. Produced by Sarah Boothroyd for Deutschlandradio Kultur, Canada, 2011

A Lucky Wind

10/23/2011
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Do we live in a world where there is magic and meaning, or is it all just chance? Produced by Soren Wheeler and Jad Abumrad for Radiolab, USA, 2009

99% Invisible: A Designed Language

10/23/2011
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What would it be like if, in addition to our native languages, we could communicate across cultures in a neutral second language? Produced by Roman Mars for KALW 91.7, San Fransico, USA, 2011