Podcasts

1934: A New Deal for Artists - Feb 1, 2010

The Frick's Sarah Hall gives a tour of "1934: A New Deal for Artists," an exhibition from the Smithsonian to mark the 75th anniversary of the Public Works of Art Program. The show features 52 works by 51 diverse artists who captured portraits, cityscapes, city life, landscapes and rural life in a unique visual record of America at a specific time.

Mia Farrow - Jan 27, 2010

Oscar-Winning actress and humanitarian Mia Farrow starred in more than 40 films such as Rosemary’s Baby and Hannah and Her Sisters. She talks about her work in Darfur, her Hollywood childhood, and her personal connections with the likes of Andre Previn, John Lennon, and Salvador Dali.

Beethoven's Deafness - Jan 21, 2010

What did Beethoven hear as his deafness progressed? What caused his hearing loss, and how did he overcome it? Dr. Catherine Palmer from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center explores these questions with QED's Jim Cunningham.

Ruzich Recaps Reich - Jan 14, 2010

Dr. Connie Ruzich of Robert Morris University recaps remarks by economist and former US Secretary of Labor Robert Reich on Jan. 13, 2010 at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series at Heinz Hall.

Robert Reich - Jan 11, 2010

Having served in the Ford, Carter and Clinton administrations, and as a member of President Obama's economic transition advisory board, Reich is well regarded as one of the nation's leading thinkers on business, labor and the economy. As Secretary of Labor he worked to pass the Retirement Protection Act, the Family Medical Leave Act and increased the minimum wage for hourly workers.

Pittsburgh Traffic & Weather - Dec 15, 2009

From the Heinz Chapel Choir's 2009 holiday concerts, here is director John Goldsmith's modern take on Pittsburgh winter driving, set to old Anglican church melodies.

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