Arts Podcasts

Librivox: Little Women by Alcott, Louisa May show

Librivox: Little Women by Alcott, Louisa MayJoin Now to Follow

Little Women is the classic story of The March family, which consists of Mr. and Mrs. March and their four girls--Practical, yet fashion conscious Meg, who longs for the nice things they used to have. Rambunctious, book worm, Jo, who wants to become a writer and wishes she were born a boy. Shy and quiet, home-loving Beth, who loves to play the piano and play with her kitties. Finally, the youngest, artistic Amy, who longs for an aristocratic nose! The story takes place during the American Civil War, and begins with Mr. March away from home as a chaplain to the Union army, while his wife and daughters remain at home to work and wait for his safe return. This book follows their joys and sorrows and scrapes along the path to the girl's becoming grown up "little women". Many of the scrapes they get into include Laurie--their harum scarum next door neighbor, who becomes their adopted brother. The two families, The March's and the Laurence's strike up a lasting friendship, despite their differences in material belongings. (Summary by Mary Anderson)

By LibriVox

Inside Analog Photo Radio show

Inside Analog Photo RadioJoin Now to Follow

Inside Analog Photo Radio presents a variety of radio programs geared towards traditional photographic processes for enthusiasts and professionals. Inside Analog Photo Radio content includes the latest news, in-depth interviews, product reviews, event coverage, and tips featuring special guests representing the industry's best traditional photography experts. Hear it and get it today with Inside Analog Photo Radio, the only traditional photographic radio program available today.

By Scott Sheppard

Librivox: Last of the Mohicans, The by Cooper, James Fenimore show

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This story is set in the British province of New York during the French and Indian War, and concerns a Huron massacre (with passive French acquiescence) of from 500 to 1,500 unarmed Anglo-American troops, who had honorably surrendered at Fort William Henry, plus some women and servants; the kidnapping of two sisters, daughters of the British commander; and their rescue by Hawkeye, the last two Mohicans, and others. Parts of the story may have been derived from the capture and death of Jane McCrea in July 1777 near Fort Edward, New York, by members of an Algonquian tribe. (Summary from Wikipedia)

By LibriVox

The Definitive Word show

The Definitive WordJoin Now to Follow

Join Will Tristram and his selection of guests as they discuss anything and everything. This is absolutely the definitive word of any subject.

By Simply Syndicated

Librivox: History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. III, The by Gibbon, Edward show

Librivox: History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. III, The by Gibbon, EdwardJoin Now to Follow

Edward Gibbon's massive history of Rome has become the definitive work on the subject. Spanning the years between the rise of Augustus and the invasion of Rome by the barbarians, it is

By LibriVox

Beat Feed: Hip Hop (HD) show

Beat Feed: Hip Hop (HD)Join Now to Follow

Hip Hop singles, HD videos, and a monthly producer spotlight hip hop instrumental mix! Beat Feed showcases the highly talented, under-exposed independent hip hop artists of today. Produced by influential curator Dirt E. Dutch (over 24 million Nielsen verified listens), former host and music director of IndieFeed Hip Hop. Mobile users, we recommend installing the new iTunes "Podcasts" app for the best experience!

By Dirt E. Dutch

Librivox: Notes from the Underground by Dostoyevsky, Fyodor show

Librivox: Notes from the Underground by Dostoyevsky, FyodorJoin Now to Follow

Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s short masterpiece about a ranting, slightly mad civil servant. The stylistic inventiveness, and the insights into the absurdities and weakness of humans seem so fresh and incisive today that if published now (a century and a half later) Notes would be considered an avant-garde post-modernist triumph. In some ways this is a heavy text, laden with conversational philosophizing; but the vividness of the narrator make it a wonderful read, and funny. (Review by Hugh McGuire)

By LibriVox

Bookclub show

BookclubJoin Now to Follow

James Naughtie and readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best known novels. Authors include: Douglas Adams, Alan Bennett, Alice Sebold and Maya Angelou.

By BBC Radio 4

The Schnitt Show Sample Podcast show

The Schnitt Show Sample PodcastJoin Now to Follow

Full Podcast of The Schnitt Show

By The Schnitt Show

Librivox: Anne of Green Gables by Montgomery, Lucy Maud show

Librivox: Anne of Green Gables by Montgomery, Lucy MaudJoin Now to Follow

Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic children’s novel, Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a red headed orphan girl with a personality you can’t help but love. Despite her “tragical” past, Anne’s optimism and imagination have helped her to always see the best in things. Anne’s life changes considerably when she is accidentally adopted by the Cuthberts, a brother and sister who thought they were getting a boy to help out on the farm. The Cuthberts decide Anne will have to be sent back to the orphange but before they know it, she has begun to work her way into their hearts. (Summary by Annie Coleman)

By LibriVox