Posts in “podcasts” (36)

When I first read The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison , at 15 years old, I knew it would haunt me. The story fed my soul—I was shocked at its lovely, yet stinging taste, but realized I had… continue reading

By Lo I.   August 7, 2019    11

by Kile Smith The National Museum of Women in the Arts asked, "Can you name five women artists?" March is Women’s History Month , and Fleisher Discoveries is answering that… continue reading

By Fleisher Collection   March 4, 2019    1

Julius Bittner was born in Vienna in 1874, growed up just outside of his hometown, and died in that same town in January 1939. He was pretty much immediately forgotten after his death. Well, in… continue reading

By Fleisher Collection   February 1, 2019   

As we go to air it’s the beginning of January, which means we’re still in the Christmas season, which also means I have no compunction about playing some Christmas music for… continue reading

By Fleisher Collection   January 4, 2019   

by Kile Smith While this is our first-ever podcast, Discoveries is actually entering its 17th year of broadcasts. In the fall of 2002, the Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music at the Free… continue reading

By Fleisher Collection   November 27, 2018   

"For two centuries," writes The New Yorker essayist Adam Gopnik in the preface of his 2004 collection Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology , "Paris has been attached for… continue reading

By Violet L.   August 16, 2018   

Looking forward to our upcoming Author Event with comedian Amy Shumer next week on Wednesday, August 17th? Then sit back and have a laugh listening to these funny podcasts from other humorous… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 12, 2016   

My dad was a radio DJ when I was a kid and thereby instilled in me a fierce love of music. As far back as my days of wearing footie pajamas I preferred partaking of his vast vinyl collection to… continue reading

By Kim B.   March 11, 2016   

Patti Smith —poet, punk, and provocateur all rolled into one scorching soul, will be appearing at the Free Library this evening for a waaaaaaaay sold out Author Event to discuss her new book… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 6, 2015   

Downloading got you down? Overdrive driving you crazy? Through our Digital Media portal and Online Catalog , we offer nearly 120,000 streaming or downloadable ebooks, more than 19,000 streaming or… continue reading

By Lori M.   September 21, 2015    4

How time flies! We recently closed out another year of great conversations in our Author Events series here at the Free Library and can't wait for the new year to start right up again! Our… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 19, 2014   

Our Fall 2014 Author Events schedule continues through the end of the year and into 2015 with The Monday Poets series on the first Monday of every month, the business-minded Leading Voices lecture… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 13, 2014   

Our Fall 2014 schedule continues with these great upcoming Author Events : The Monday Poets series on the first Monday of every month beginning in October, groundbreaking television writer and… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 15, 2014   

Our Fall 2014 schedule is under way and we have some amazing authors coming to the Free Library soon including broadcaster and television host Tavis Smiley , philosopher Slavoj Zizek , educator… continue reading

By Peter SM   September 17, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in July 2014 . Our Fall 2014 schedule has been announced and we have some amazing authors coming to the Free Library soon including… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 14, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in June 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include economist and magazine magnate Steve Forbes , local cookbook author… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 14, 2014    2

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in May 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include a sold out book signing with former First Lady and Secretary of State… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 12, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in April 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include novelist Colson Whitehead , opera singer Jessye Norman , photographer… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 14, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in March 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include opera singer Jessye Norman , photographer Vincent Feldman , actress… continue reading

By Peter SM   April 16, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in February 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include Kevin Powers , Max Brooks , Bob Mankoff , Pat and Gina Neely ,… continue reading

By Peter SM   March 12, 2014