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More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly, hour-long interview program featuring artists, historians, authors, curators and conservators. Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee called The MAN Podcast “one of the great archives of the art of our time.” When the US chapter of the International Association of Art Critics gave host Tyler Green one of its inaugural awards for criticism in 2014, it included a special citation for The MAN Podcast.
 
The National Air and Space Museum contains the largest and most significant collection of air- and spacecraft in the world. Behind those amazing machines are thousands of stories of human achievement, failure, and perseverance. Join Emily, Matt, and Nick as they demystify one of the world’s most visited museums and explore why people are so fascinated with stories of exploration, innovation, and discovery.
 
Famous faces take their best mate, their mum, their neighbour (whoever they want) for an afternoon at a favourite museum or gallery. As well as getting a peek behind the scenes, seeing what makes a museum tick, it's also the starting point for some great conversations about life, the universe and everything. As well as a chance to eat lots of cake in the cafe. Meet Me at the Museum is published by Art Fund, the UK’s national charity for art, which raises money for museums and galleries throu ...
 
Ken Harbaugh tells the stories of service members who have distinguished themselves through an act of valor. These stories from the Civil War to present day include recipients who were originally overlooked for the medal as well as those who were celebrated at the time. This podcast is made in partnership with The National Medal of Honor Museum.
 
Yollocalli Arts Reach is the award-winning youth initiative of the National Museum of Mexican Art, we offer FREE arts and culture programming to teens and young adults. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, we serve as an open community center with studio spaces, computer lab, radio production studio, a large art library, and a creative, supportive staff and teaching artists who are always around to help, encourage, and inspire. We aim to strengthen the students’ cre ...
 
We can have the future we want—but we have to work for it. Soonish brings you stories and conversations showing how the choices we make together forge the technological world of tomorrow. From MIT-trained technology journalist Wade Roush. Learn more at soonishpodcast.org. We're a proud member of the Hub & Spoke audio collective! See hubspokeaudio.org.
 
The National Museum of Australia's audio series explores Australia's social history: Indigenous people, their cultures and histories, the nation's history since 1788, and the interaction of Australians with the land and environment. The series includes talks by curators, conservators, historians, environmental scientists and other specialists.
 
Objects hold history. They're evocative of stories stamped in time. As part of The Washington Post's coverage of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, people submitted dozens of objects that make up their own lived experiences of black history, creating a "people's museum" of personal objects, family photos and more. The Historically Black podcast brings those objects and their stories to life through interviews, archival sound and music. The Washingt ...
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
The Dr Pepper Museum is proud to present their Audio Wand Tour available as a podcast for the first time! The number in the title corresponds to a number posted on the wall in the museum. The tour is designed to put the exhibit you are viewing into historical context, both on the local and national level. In addition to the Audio Wand Tour, we will be adding podcasts that feature new exhibits or events, so keep your eye out for exciting new posts!
 
A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
Discover the joy of the journey with the AMERICAN ROAD. AMERICAN ROAD with Thomas and Becky Repp, co-hosted by Foster Braun is a talk show that celebrates travel across the two-lane highways of North America. This unique broadcast is an extension of AMERICAN ROAD, an internationally distributed magazine, which celebrates the people and places along America's two-lane jewels.
 
Australia's only national museum of film, video games, digital culture and art - situated at the heart of Melbourne in Fed Square. Listen to our latest podcasts of live events, playlists associated with exhibitions, and more. Located at Fed Square. Open daily. #acmimelbourne www.acmi.net.au
 
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast about early American history. It is a show for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.
 
A New York Minute In History is a podcast about the history of New York and the unique tales of New Yorkers. It is hosted by Devin Lander, the New York State Historian, and Don Wildman. Jim Levulis is the producer. A New York Minute In History is a production of the New York State Museum, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and Archivist Media. Support for the project comes from The Pomeroy Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Humanities New York Action Grant.
 
Children are full of curiosity and questions about the world. Each Friday, join Molly Oldfield, the very first question writer (or QI Elf) on the BBC TV show QI and author of three books as she answers questions - with the help of experts from Neil Gaiman to the fish curators at the Natural History Museum - sent into the show by children around the world. If you're a kid with questions you want answered or if you want to learn interesting facts about life on earth, this is the award winning ...
 
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The cost of re-instating Christchurch's Anglican cathedral has sky-rocketed, increasing nearly 50 percent to $154 million. In 2017, the rebuild cost was orginally estimated to be $104 million. This morning the church's re-instatement plan was unveiled, which includes a new visitors centre and a cathedral museum. Our reporter, Conan Young, was at th…
 
The registration of New Plymouth nurse, Deborah Kathryn Hugill - more commonly known as Debbie Newport - has been cancelled for the next two years after posts she made on social media were found to be racist and offensive. The New Zealand Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal considered two charges against her conduct, including comments she m…
 
Two new community testing centres have opened on Auckland's North Shore, after someone who later tested positive for Covid-19 visited a pub in Greenhithe. Everyone who was at The Malt between half-past-seven and 10 o'clock on Friday night is being told to self-isolate and get tested. Māni Dunlop spoke with RNZ's Health Correspondent, Rowan Quinn.…
 
From making a name as an 'in your face', stroppy, feminist, stand- up comedian to becoming a regular on the small screen, Jo Brand is a long established master of subverting expectations. Her TV credits include QI, 8 out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, and the black comedy, Damned. She was also the star and writer of Getting On, the BAFTA awar…
 
On the podcast today: winegrowers producing more "natural" wines; we meet the new MP for Hamilton West, the first ever Indian-born Kiwi to win an electorate seat; Police are increasing their presence on the notorious Napier/Taupo highway after a spate of serious crashes and we hear from one of the judges vying to find the greatest sausage roll in N…
 
UK correspondent Hugo Gye joins Kathryn to talk about the UK's 20,000 daily Covid cases and the decision by Boris Johnson to extend the 'tier three' region which has kicked off a major row with local leaders. Brexit trade talks look set to restart in earnest, Premier League clubs are accused of being too greedy over the amount they're charging thei…
 
Time is running out to prevent hundreds of millions of dollars of export fruit rotting this summer. The horticulture and viticulture sector has been crying out for workers, and campaigns to attract New Zealanders to work in orchards and vineyards are not yielding enough pickers. Summerfruit New Zealand CEO Richard Palmer says it might be too late f…
 
There are calls for a change of attitude by lead authorities after a person who had the Covid 19 visited a busy pub on Friday night in the northern suburb of Greenhithe. Hundreds of Aucklanders are being urged to get tested. A pop-up community testing centre has been set up in Greenhithe. The person, one of two community cases linked to a port work…
 
For the first time, bakers are facing off for the title of the country's best sausage roll. A spinoff from the huge Bakels Pie competition which has run for 23 years, this year the humble snag roll has got its chance for glory. It's serious business, though - trade for the winning baker is likely to go through the roof. Jordan Bond was there.…
 
Wilson Parking has agreed to sell the leases of three of its Wellington carparks after legal proceedings were filed by the Commerce Commission. The Commission went to the High Court in 2018 with a case against the company, which alleged price hikes and lack of competition. Wilson agreed to divest the leases to three parking buildings to resolve the…
 
Wellington Rape Crisis says no particular scene or culture has issues with assault, it's a country wide problem. New data shows assaults are ten times more likely to occur in central Wellington than the rest of New Zealand. Over lockdown, the number of assaults dropped around Cuba St and Courtney Place but they are back on the rise. Kyla Rayner is …
 
An Auckland woman is desperately worried that she and others who rely on hormone replacement therapy will soon be without supply. She has been told to cut the patches she uses in half but she's afraid the hormone treatment will be altered to insufficient levels. PHARMAC says the low stock is Covid-19 related and things may not return to normal unti…
 
A retired US Diplomat says North Korea has a long history of exploiting humanitarian aid. Earlier this week members of the New Zealand-DPRK Friendship Society had their homes raided by police after they made a donation to the North Korea Red Cross Society. They were told the money was used to buy PPE but retired US Diplomant, Ford Hart, says there …
 
The National Urban Māori Authority is calling for a 'Mokopuna Authority' to replace Oranga Tamariki. They say the government needs to relinquish power and allow Māori to do what it knows works for its own. Lady Tureiti Moxon will be giving evidence today at a Waitangi Tribunal hearing, underway in Auckland, into the practices of Oranga Tamariki and…
 
Briefings to the Government say a key department had not identified critical services or tested staff ability to work from home as Covid-19 caused havoc earlier this year. The briefings also say 'insufficient' computer system capacity presented a 'very high risk' of an 'ineffective' pandemic response. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employ…
 
Aucklanders who were at a packed pub on Auckland's North Shore on Friday night are being told to stay home, and get a Covid-19 test as soon as possible. It has emerged that an infectious person visited the Malt pub in Greenhithe between 7.30pm and 10pm Friday night. The Ministry of Health says anyone there during this time should get tested and sta…
 
Acclaimed violinist Tasmin Little announced her retirement from the stage recently. The musician is selling her beloved violin to focus on teaching. She will perform her final UK recital at London's Royal Festival Hall tomorrow night. We talk to her about her career, why she took the decision to retire now and her plans for the future.Covid has had…
 
With the New Zealand election largely put to bed, we can turn our attention to to the fast-approaching US presidential contest. It's now less than two weeks until the election day on 3 November. Donald Trump is dashing from rally to rally, in a bid to shore up support in key states. While Joe Biden has largely stepped back from in-person campaignin…
 
Saturday's historic election result took many people by surprise - including the pollsters. While the final 1 News Colmar Brunton and Newshub Reid Research polls predicted a Labour victory - with 46 percent and 45.8 percent respectively, they didn't foresee the party reaching the dizzying heights of 49.1 percent. They also over-estimated National w…
 
An data expert says cases of assault in Wellington CBD are likely much higher because many people never report assault to the police. Dot Loves Data released a new report that shows Wellington CBD has the highest rate of assault per capita in New Zealand. In Courtney Place and Cuba Street case numbers are ten times higher than the New Zealand avera…
 
Revelations that Wellington's nightlife district is the most violent in the country has come as no surprise to many locals. New analysis of police crime stats shows the Courtenay Place Cuba Street area has the highest rate of assaults and sexual assaults. It comes as the Police launch an investigation into a group of local musicians accused online …
 
Health Minister Chris Hipkins says the next planeload of fishing crews - which was due to arrive on the second of November - will now need to be delayed. Eighteen passengers from the first load of fishing crews have tested positive for Covid-19 so far. Corin Dann asked him about the situation at the Sudima Hotel in Christchurch.…
 
Hundreds of Russian fishing crew at a Covid-19 isolation hotel in Christchurch are said to be in good spirits and those who have the virus are doing well. Eighteen of the 237 foreign workers at the Sudima Hotel are infected with Covid-19. They will all be tested again today with more positive cases expected. Sally Murphy reports.…
 
Hundreds of Aucklanders who were at a packed North Shore pub on Friday night are being told to stay home, and get a Covid-19 test as soon as possible. Health officials are urging anyone who was at "The Malt" on Friday night to stay in isolation until they receive a negative result. Owner Kevin McVicar says he got a call from health authorities last…
 
Aucklanders who were at a packed North Shore pub on Friday night are being told to stay home, and get a Covid-19 test as soon as possible. It has emerged that a person who's one of the two new community cases visited the pub the Malt pub in Greenhithe between 7.30pm and 10pm on Friday evening while they were unknowingly infectious. Both are colleag…
 
A leading pain specialist says a huge group of New Zealanders are having their lives crippled because chronic pain services are being starved, and aren't provided at every DHB. Any pain lasting longer than three months is classified as chronic pain, and it's estimated one in five people suffer some form of this. Karoline Tuckey has been finding out…
 
New Zealand's reputation for high standard produce helps it export more dairy, lamb and venison than any other country. Some in the food industry say much of what we eat at home isn't always local, competitively priced or even particularly healthy. The sixth annual Food Hui this week in Wellington brought together people from the farming, fishing a…
 
Letting 250 international PhD and postgraduate back into the country has been welcomed as an important first step by the cash hungry education sector. Universities admit they still don't know how many will take up the initial offer. RNZ spoke to one student who said the high cost of getting here and a risk of Covid-19 infection during travel would …
 
Aucklanders who were at a packed North Shore pub on Friday night are being told to stay home, and get a Covid-19 test as soon as possible. It has emerged that a person who's one of the two new community cases visited the pub the Malt pub in Greenhithe between half past 7.30pm and 10pm on Friday evening while they were unknowingly infectious. Both a…
 
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