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Humanitini: Podcasting: Behind the Mic-Guide to Who, What & Where


Join HumanitiesDC for a lively discussion on what many call the new community radio ecosystem – podcasting – free audio shows delivered on demand over the Internet. Ever since the 2014 smash hit, Serial, the true story of a murdered Maryland high school student, podcasting has become a powerful storytelling tool. About a quarter of all Americans listen to podcasts a month, fueled by smartphones and mobile devices. We’ll explore the Washington DC landscape of podcasting from the big players like public

Remembering Peggy Cooper Cafritz


On Sunday February 18, Peggy Cooper Cafritz passed away at age 70 – leaving behind a legacy of public service that lifted the spirit of Washington, DC and its residents. A long-time advocate for education reform, Cafritz is perhaps best known as co-founder of the Duke Ellington School for the Arts, for her service as the Chair of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and for her incredible art collection. In 2010, we honored her with the Distinguished

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