Best museums podcasts we could find (Updated February 2018)
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The Concert - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
Classical Music Podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
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The Museum Of Curiosity
Weekly
 
The Museum of Curiosity, is a comedy panel game on BBC Radio 4 that was first broadcast on 20 February 2008. It is hosted by John Lloyd (Professor of Ignorance at the University of Buckingham, and later at Southampton Solent University). He acts as the head of the (fictional) titular museum, while a panel of three guests � typically a comedian, an author and an academic � each donate to the museum an �object� that fascinates them. The radio medium ensures that the suggested exhibits can be a ...
 
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Museum of Lost Objects
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Tracing the histories of antiquities and landmarks that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, India and Pakistan.
 
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The British Museum Podcast
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The British Museum is famous for its objects, which represent over 2 million years of human history and culture. The objects speak to us thanks to the experts who have helped to tell their stories for well over two centuries. This podcast takes a fresh look at some of the tales that have shaped the Museum’s story – both famous and less well known.
 
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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts
 
Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues. To view more than 300 previous Library programs, visit pritzkermilitary.org.
 
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Museum Archipelago
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Museum Archipelago is your audio guide through the landscape of museums.
 
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National Museum of Australia – Audio on demand program
 
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.
 
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The British Museum Membercast
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Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from the exclusive programme of Members’ lectures at the British Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and musings. The Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’, but we will definitely encourage you to become a Member if you aren’t already! Interested in becoming a Member? You can find out more at britishmuseum.org/membership. Direct your questions ab ...
 
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Audio Dime Museum: Carnivale
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From the Just A Story team, comes a bi-weekly, serialized experimental storytelling podcast which explores historical legends through the artifacts on display in the Audio Dime Museum. Part guided tour, part radio drama; each episode presents the curious story of one object from the collection. Meet your guide on this journey, The Curator, and learn her secrets as you delve into the world of possibility, magic and the unknown. Merging the suspenseful style of mystery with the conventions of ...
 
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Tales From The Museum
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An audio theater miniseries written by Charles Russell
 
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The Museum Life
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Museums attract millions of visitors and employ thousands. The Museum Life, hosted by Carol Bossert, charts the growth and development of this cultural business. Museum Life showcases leaders in the field who provide perspective on current issue as well as creative thinkers who are impacting the future of museums. The Museum Life is broadcast live every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
 
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Museum Of Comedy Podcast
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Comedy historian Robert Ross interviews comedy stars about their work as well as their personal favourites and influences.
 
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The Museum Of Everything
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BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch show broadcast from 2004 to 2006 in 18 episodes written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins & Dan Tetsell. It is set in the "Museum of Everything", an apparently infinite space housing exhibitions on everything from the history of stairs to the Greek buttock gallery, and an inescapable gift shop.
 
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American Museum of Natural History
 
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and p ...
 
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London's Design Museum Podcasts
 
London's Design Museum Podcast Feed
 
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Museum of Museums
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Museum of Museums explores how we organize science, art and culture.
 
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Danny Lane's Music Museum
Monthly
 
Big band, jukebox favorites, swing, hit parade, the Great American Songbook, music from the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. Whatever brings back memories for you. Danny Lane opens his "Trunkful of Memories". You'll say "those were the days"
 
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NHMLA Talks | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
 
Expand your world with talks about science, history, and culture held across the Natural History Family of Museums: the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the La Brea Tar Pits Museum, and the William S. Hart Park and Museum.
 
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Leprechaun Museum
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The National Leprechaun Museum, the first ever attraction dedicated to Irish mythology, opens up a fun and magical world full of fascinating folklore, mythology and enchanting stories.
 
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Sound Museum
Weekly
 
Your weekly guide to the music industry
 
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Harvard Art Museums
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Podcast by Harvard Art Museums
 
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Podcasts from The National World War II Museum
 
The Motor Pool is a podcast which focuses on the vehicles that made a difference in World War II and what significance they played
 
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Museum Confidential
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Think of a museum. Any museum. Which works of art get to be displayed, and which don't, and why? Where do they keep all the unshown (or unshowable) pieces? And why do they keep them at all? And just how does one pack/ship/transport a priceless painting or sculpture? "Museum Confidential" is a new and unprecedented exhibition from Philbrook Museum of Art exploring such questions. "Museum Confidential: The Podcast" is a collaboration (to be posted twice monthly) between Jeff Martin of Philbroo ...
 
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Museum of the History of Science
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The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivaled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the collection and the building, the Museum occupies a special position, both in the study of the history of science and in the development of western culture and collecting.
 
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The Music Museum
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The Music Museum is a repository of the greatest music ever played. From Classical to Doo Wop each show is a display of music that we all love. From the vault of our extensive collections you will travel back into musical history.
 
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Morto's Metal Museum | Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Podcast
 
Entertaining fans of hard rock and heavy metal with obscurities from my personal music collection that I have amassed for over 40 years that you will never hear on the radio - covers, deep album cuts, B-sides, live songs, imports, bonus tracks, bootlegs, radio shows & demos. MMM is available for free at: MortosMetalMuseum.com iTunes iHeartRadio Google Play Facebook Spreaker Stitcher
 
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JFK Library and Museum - John F. Kennedy Speeches
 
The Speeches of President John F. Kennedy is a podcast series of the most memorable and historical speeches delivered by John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. Each episode features a brief introduction by former Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Curator Frank Rigg, who gives the historical context of each speech.
 
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National Building Museum Audio
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Hear architects, designers, and other thinkers discuss ideas and issues related to the built environment. Podcast episodes originate as public programs at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. To learn more about our programs and exhibitions, visit us at http://www.nbm.org.
 
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All Pathology Museum Specimen Case Studies
 
This POTcast series was created as part of the e-Path project - a collaboration between the Royal College of Pathologists and e-learning for Healthcare at the Department for Health. Each POTcast shows an autopy specimen and details the cause of death and, where known, the medical history of the patient. If downloaded into iTunes, they can be grouped by "Pathogenesis" or "Systematic Pathology" categories using the "Composer" and "Grouping" fields.
 
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The Museum Of Curiosity
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The Museum of Curiosity, is a comedy panel game on BBC Radio 4 that was first broadcast on 20 February 2008. It is hosted by John Lloyd (Professor of Ignorance at the University of Buckingham, and later at Southampton Solent University). He acts as the head of the (fictional) titular museum, while a panel of three guests � typically a comedian, an author and an academic � each donate to the museum an �object� that fascinates them. The radio medium ensures that the suggested exhibits can be a ...
 
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The National WWII Museum: Oral Histories
 
The National WWII Museum: Oral Histories
 
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Philadelphia Museum of Art: Exhibition Minutes
 
As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs, both in person and online. at www.philamuseum.org.
 
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Galway City Museum
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A selection of recorded Public Talks from Galway City Museum.
 
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Yingge Ceramics Museum
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Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, which opened in 2000, is Taiwan's first museum focusing primarily on ceramics. It is dedicated to preserving and promoting Taiwan's cultural heritage in ceramics, upgrading the ceramics industry, promoting ceramic art, conducting surveys on ceramics in Taiwan, as well as collecting and preserving ceramics. The full tour, available at the museum, has more than 65 stops for the Permanent Collection. For more information please visit http://www.ceramics.tpc ...
 
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Museum of Natural Mystery Podcast
 
Stories you didn't know about the things you know!
 
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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Forum series
 
Kennedy Library Forums are a series of public affairs programs offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topics reflecting the legacy of President and Mrs. Kennedy's White House years. They are conducted as conversations rather than lectures.
 
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Retro Computer Museum's Podcast
 
Join the crew from the Retro Computer Museum in Leicester, UK as they discuss all things 'retro computing' and the work they do at the museum.
 
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UCR California Museum of Photography
 
Hear quarterly podcasts featuring upcoming information relating UC Riveside, California Museum of Photographys exhibitions, educational programs, artist project, permanent collections and special programs. Additional supplements posted monthly that include talks by curators, artists and other discussion pertaining to the current state of photography and explore contemporary exhibitions, historic, digital, photographic, and camera and device collections found a UCRCMP. This podcast will also ...
 
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Freud Museum London: Psychoanalysis Podcasts
 
A treasure trove of ideas in psychoanalysis. History, theory, and psychoanalytic perspectives on a diverse range of topics. www.freud.org.uk
 
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Korean War Tour - National Museum of the USAF
 
During the Museum Audio Tour, you'll enjoy background information about the aircraft on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and learn about the people who flew them and the crews that maintained them.
 
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Kimbell Art Museum
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This is the official podcast for the Kimbell Art Museum and includes the complete audio programs for the museum's temporary and permanent collections. When on-site look for the headphone icon in the galleries for items described in the audio tour. Located in Fort Worth Texas, the Kimbell Art Museum's collections range in period from antiquity to the 20th century, and include European masterpieces from Caravaggio and Fra Angelico, as well as important collections of Egyptian, Near Eastern, Gr ...
 
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Hollywood Horror Museum Podcast
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Join Gory Graves and his sidekick Gorch as they interview Legends of Horror with laughs, songs and scares!
 
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Museum People
Monthly
 
Welcome to Museum People, a NEMA-produced podcast that celebrates individuals connected with the museum field by highlighting their work, passions, opinions, and personalities.
 
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Museum of the Bible
Daily
 
The Book, presented by Museum of the Bible, is a unique one-minute podcast that features unusual stories and interesting facts about the bestselling book of all time, the Bible.
 
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Minding The Museum
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Minding The Museum : The Museum and Conservation Podcast features the professionals behind the scenes; the directors, curators, conservators, and educators who collect, preserve, and educate the museums and historic sites dedicated to art, history, science. and our cultural heritage.
 
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The Fashion Museum
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The Fashion Museum is the finest museum in the world dedicated to the study of fashionable dress. It was founded by Bath City Council in 1963, following a substantial donation of historical fashionable dress by the eminent costume designer and collector Doris Langley Moore. Originally known as the Museum of Costume, the name changed to the Fashion Museum in 2007. This audioguide offers a tour around the Museum’s displays of corsets, crinolines, daywear, eveningwear and underwear and includes ...
 
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Museum of the Moving Image Pinewood Dialogues
 
Museum of the Moving Image presents selected conversations with innovative and influential creative figures in film, TV, and digital media.
 
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World War II Tour - National Museum of the USAF
 
During the Museum Audio Tour, you'll enjoy background information about the aircraft on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and learn about the people who flew them and the crews that maintained them.
 
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AMplify - The Australian Museum Podcast
 
Join Director and CEO Kim McKay AO in conversation with scientists from the Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) and experts in Indigenous Australian and Pacific cultures. When not 'in conversation', AMplify will bring the best from the AM’s live talks, giving you a front row seat at enlightening presentations from inspirational people.
 
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events in Standard Def
 
An archive of live events from the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, including music, dance, plays, symposia and more in standard def. HD available too - http://goo.gl/X4Tfm.
 
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Busily preparing their museum exhibits, we find Lum preparing his speech for the anticipated lecture tour of the museum. As he works on what to say, Abner grumbles about the grind of tending to the exhibits. Now he has to take time away to listen to Lum practice. Abner gets confused over stone tablets, wondering how many rocks it takes to make ...…
 
At times it can feel that being successful as an individual requires the defeat of the competition. Shawn Achor joins us to talk about why that falls under what he calls “small potential” thinking – and about why achieving “big” potential requires working with those around us. His new book is called “Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit ...…
 
At times it can feel that being successful as an individual requires the defeat of the competition. Shawn Achor joins us to talk about why that falls under what he calls “small potential” thinking – and about why achieving “big” potential requires working with those around us. His new book is called “Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit ...…
 
At times it can feel that being successful as an individual requires the defeat of the competition. Shawn Achor joins us to talk about why that falls under what he calls “small potential” thinking – and about why achieving “big” potential requires working with those around us. His new book is called “Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit ...…
 
On today’s show:We discuss the controversy of a military parade with Robert Bateman, former Army soldier and strategist for commanding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By podcasts@chicagopublicradio.org (WBEZ Chicago).
 
On today’s show:We discuss the controversy of a military parade with Robert Bateman, former Army soldier and strategist for commanding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By podcasts@chicagopublicradio.org (WBEZ Chicago).
 
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podnews - daily news about podcasting and on-demand
 
Pod Save America is heading to HBO in a series of one-hour specials. HBO is on a roll: last week, they signed Two Dope Queens. English musician George Ezra now has a podcast of his own - not much there yet, excepting a long and very personal description. His first guest is Ed Sheeran. Want a list of every podcast produced by a museum? Hannah He ...…
 
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Brooklands Radio Features and Interviews
 
Graham Laycock introduces from Elmbridge Museum Gemma Haig and Vicki Rookyard-Wheatley with news of the exhibition Votes For Women at Esher Civic Centre and forthcoming Family Fun Events around Elmbridge.By studio@brooklandsfm.co.uk (Brooklands FM).
 
The first modern Britons, who lived about 10,000 years ago, had “dark to black” skin, a groundbreaking DNA analysis of Britain’s oldest complete skeleton has revealed. The fossil, known as Cheddar Man, was unearthed more than a century ago in Gough’s Cave in Somerset. Intense speculation has built up around Cheddar Man’s origins and appearance ...…
 
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No Chance- A Streetwear Podcast
 
In Episode 25, Ryan and Nate cover the world of art and fashion. It's pretty surprising it took 25 episodes to get to this topic, but here we are! Brands are taking the museum world by storm by exhibiting one of a kind collections and bringing up the question - is art fashionable? Whether it's Comme Des Garcon's exhibit at the Met or Off-White ...…
 
A change in policy at Loudoun County Public Schools means dozens of students won't be graduating; Kincora gets a second museum.
 
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Strawny's Breaky Show Catchup - Triple M Mid North Coast
 
News today on John Mahoney, Phil Noyce and the Vegas neon sign museum.
 
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Dueling Genre Productions
 
We see Rocky once again at the art museum steps but this time he sprints up and triumphantly reaches the top. He revels in his victory. Guest – Jeff Hulit Email: RockyMinute@gmail.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter Join our Listener Group: Mighty Mick’s: Rocky Minute Listener’s Group
 
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RareGem Productions: Positive Media | Health | Business | Inspiration | Education | Community | Lifestyle
 
Jade Harrell with Dr. Niyi Coker, Founder and Festival Director of the Africa World Documentary Film Festival.For its eleventh season, the annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival, sponsored by the E. Desmond Lee Professorship through UMSL’s African/African American Studies at the International Studies and Programs office at will take plac ...…
 
A new black history festival celebrates African American history though events spanning the Portland metro area. For one of the festival’s exhibits, Black Student Unions at Portland high schools curated black history museums on display at Multnomah County libraries. We talk with festival director Shalanda Sims and Ivy Keller from Jefferson High ...…
 
New research reveals that the evolution of skull shapes in the mammalian order Carnivora is influenced by much more than what a species eats. Using data from more than 50 living species, and shape and biomechanical modeling, Z. Jack Tseng and John Flynn have found that nondietary factors such as age at sexual maturity and average precipitation ...…
 
Matthew Hoffman is the programmer of the classic film series for both The Pickwick Theatre and The Park Ridge Public Library. In this conversation with Nick Digilio, he preview the Theatre’s two screenings of “Some Like it Hot” next Tuesday, the library’s Ealing Comedies series beginning in March and the King Kong exhibit currently at the museu ...…
 
Matthew Hoffman is the programmer of the classic film series for both The Pickwick Theatre and The Park Ridge Public Library. In this conversation with Nick Digilio, he preview the Theatre’s two screenings of “Some Like it Hot” next Tuesday, the library’s Ealing Comedies series beginning in March and the King Kong exhibit currently at the museu ...…
 
Riley helps investigate a mystery at a museum exhibit of an Egyptian crypt. Not only is there a problem, but a body is soon uncovered that is a lot more fresh than a mummy. Is there a curse on the artifacts? Nick smells a rat, and sets up a trap to lure a killer out. Was there any treasure in the crypt? Will the spooky warnings surround the cry ...…
 
Hitting on the potential for profits from the packages sent from Tennessee, Lum and Abner have put the items on display. Will people actually pay money to see old cooking pans, and what otherwise appears to be castoff junk? Did kings wear the pots and pans on their head in the castle, or did they save that for going in public? Lum figures some ...…
 
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Chaz & AJ in the Morning
 
Chaz and AJ asked the Tribe to share stories of their A-hole exes, and it seems like these ladies really picked some winners. Photo Credit: Getty Images/ Archive Photos/Museum of the City of New York/Byron Collection/Contributor
 
Anna Fine Foer is an Annapolis-based artist whose work explores a variety of themes including technology, alternative energy, location, and natural or unnatural disasters. After receiving her BFA in Fiber Arts from the Philadelphia College of Art in 1980, she emigrated to Israel and worked in textile conservation and got her Post Graduate Degre ...…
 
Tuesday on Lake Effect : A look at the proposal to charge for parking at some Milwaukee County parks. Then, a new exhibit at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee explores the alliance between Jews and African-Americans in the Civil Right Movement. The playwright of Equivocation talks about the nature of truth in an age of lies. Plus, a dip into the worl ...…
 
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Let's Talk Jackson
 
Podcast: Play in new window | Download On today’s episode, Emily sits down with Jake McGraw, who is a coordinator for Rethink Mississippi and editor of rethinkms.org, a collaboration of emerging leaders in Mississippi to begin critical discussions about the state’s long-term issues. Jake has a deep-seated passion for combining the power of idea ...…
 
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Stay the Course Podcast
 
Pat motivates himself through self shamming. People wearing pajamas in a bar. A trip to the art museum. Pat attempts to explain Existentialism (he doesn't have a clue what he's talking about). Leave an iTunes review Instagram: @bigpatthomas
 
Warren Perrin, renowned historian of Acadian culture and a man who has dedicated his life to promoting the accurate history of the Acadians, is our guest on this episode of Discover Lafayette. Author of “Acadian Redemption,” a biography of Beausoleil Broussard, Perrin has worked tirelessly to reinvigorate the Cajun pride movement through his Pe ...…
 
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Messages - Revive Christian Church
 
Many people love to learn history. History of our cities, our state, our country and our world. We have TV channels, books, museums, and more - all dedicated to teaching us about our past. When it comes to the Bible, though, many people own one, but few know the history of it. In this week’s message, we will uncover the history of this book tha ...…
 
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Ey Up with Harry Meadley
 
On my first day in New York I went along to the Visible Award’s Temporary Parliament at the Queens Museum, where I’m happy to say the Brigada Puerta de Tierra project I voted for won the prize. Though whilst I was there, the first person to speak to me, and in fact was the first person I met in New York, turned out to be none other Jim Costanzo ...…
 
upcoming events at the APH museum; Leader Dogs for the Blind; new policies for flying with guide dogs, assistance dogs and emotional support dogs create debateBy 37.
 
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Palm Beach Perspective
 
Talked with Charlene Farrington, Director and Shreese Keese, Events Coord. for Spady Cultural Museum in Delray Beach. They are dedicated to discovering, collecting and sharing the African-American history and heritage of Palm Beach County. Coming up on February 17th is the Spady Festival. Listeners can come out and enjoy a day of music, culture ...…
 
Melani Douglass, great, great grandaughter of Frederick Douglass and founder of the nomadic Family Arts Museum. She told of a holiday party that turned ugly ... and setting the record straight with a racist guest. Particularly meaningful as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of Douglass’ birth this month.…
 
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.comESCALATORS, ELEVATORS PART OF BALTIMORE STADIUM UPGRADESixteen escalators and an undetermined number of elevators are part of a three-year, US$120-million upgrade to M&T Bank Stadium, home of the National Football ...…
 
Jonah Keri co-hosts: Gary Bettman�s 25th anniversary as NHL Commissioner (3:23); Sportsnet�s Chris Johnston on Leafs� win over Islanders (10:59); MSG Network�s Joe Micheletti on state of Rangers (34:38); Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President Bob Kendrick (51:38); SN 590�s Eric Smith on Raptors ahead of their visit to D.C. (85:41); TVA Sports� ...…
 
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Still Processing
 
This week, in light of Justin Timberlake’s upcoming Super Bowl performance, we revisit his infamous 2004 “wardrobe malfunction” halftime show with Janet Jackson. We dissect the public reaction to “nipplegate,” why Janet (and not Justin) took the fall, and how the controversy changed the course of both artists’ careers. We consider Justin’s new ...…
 
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