Arts & Culture Podcasts
Commonspace is a collaboration by First Person Arts and WHYY.
One Step Forward, One Look Back
From the silence breakers to the bathroom ban and immigrant hardships, Commonspace reflects on 2017 with true, brave stories from those who stood up and spoke out. The post One Step Forward, One Look Back appeared first on Commonspace.
Between hiding from family members on Thanksgiving, and sneaking Christmas trees into Saudi Arabia, these storytellers reveal their classic holiday memories. The post Holiday Seasoning appeared first on Commonspace.
Storytellers reminisce about prevailing over troubling childhood moments— and look to the next generation of courageous kids. The post Haunted appeared first on Commonspace.
Is it revitalization or displacement? Hear true stories of the real impact of gentrification. The post Gentrified appeared first on Commonspace.
What does it mean to be "woke?" Are YOU woke? The post Woke appeared first on Commonspace.
Gay Pride and Prejudice
Parades are celebrating LGBTQ rights around the country. More visibility has increased recognition of gay communities as integral parts of American life. But not for everyone; some still view them with contempt - even aggression and outright violence. Our stories explore both worlds. The post Gay Pride and Prejudice appeared first on Commonspace.
Who’s Your Daddy?
From a cowboy with a secret obsession to a dad called “Mom,” fathers and children share unexpected and heartfelt stories all about dads. The post Who’s Your Daddy? appeared first on Commonspace.
Teachers Tell All
Being a teacher takes passion and compassion…but a sense of humor certainly helps. The post Teachers Tell All appeared first on Commonspace.
Brain Matters: Reality with a Twist
What do an obsessive hand washer, a biting job applicant, and a kid hiding under his school desk have in common? Five storytellers get real about their mental health. The post Brain Matters: Reality with a Twist appeared first on Commonspace.
Immigrants: Home of the Brave
Dare to dream the American dream? Real stories bring to life the bravery, sacrifice, and hope that has defined every wave of US immigration—including, most likely, those of your ancestors. The post Immigrants: Home of the Brave appeared first on Commonspace.
Being a Black Man: It’s a Full Time Job
A veteran, doctor, educator, and professional football player share what it’s really like being a black man in America today. The post Being a Black Man: It’s a Full Time Job appeared first on Commonspace.
This is Commonspace
Introducing Commonspace! Commonspace shares remarkable true stories that speak to the pressing issues of our time. The post This is Commonspace appeared first on Commonspace.