All Pieces for Lu Olkowski

 
Caption: A pirate and his bird, Credit: Lu Olkowski
In this installment of CARGOLAND, Lu Olkowski meets one man who embodies the spirit of the fast-fading waterfront. Morning sunlight streams through...

Bought by HowSound, WRPI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 30:26
  • Purchases: 3
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The men and women who load and unload the ships in the harbor belong to one of the last truly strong American unions: the International Longshore a...

Bought by KALW, WRPI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 11:57
  • Purchases: 3
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During the great recession, we all started to buy a lot less stuff. And the thing is, there’s whole industry built around bringing you the stuff yo...

Bought by KALW, WRPI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 21:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: M.S.C. Valeria, the largest ship to call in any American port, cruising into Long Beach harbor on a foggy night. , Credit: Lu Olkowski
A profile the pilots who guide container ships... cruise ships and oil tankers... into Long Beach harbor.

Bought by WRPI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 11:31
  • Purchases: 2
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A documentary poem about DJ Guerin, who’s 32, with 7 kids.

Bought by KFAI, WMNF, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), New Hampshire Public Radio, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2009
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 5
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A documentary poem about an afternoon spent with Billie Jean Hill at the Flag Day parade in Troy, New York. Billie Jean is a 25-year-old woman with...

Bought by KFAI, WMNF, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), New Hampshire Public Radio, BBC Americana and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2009
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A documentary poem about an afternoon that poet Susan B.A. Somers-Willett spent with Billie Jean Hill at the New York State Office of Temporary Ass...

Bought by KFAI, WMNF, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), New Hampshire Public Radio, EconomyBeat Podcast and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2009
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Two men more or less allow themselves to become homeless in order to dedicate their time to writing poetry

Bought by Marfa Public Radio and Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 21, 2008
  • Length: 29:09
  • Purchases: 2
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A profile of Jeremiah Zagar whose award winning documentary, "In a Dream" opens in theaters Spring 2009. http://www.inadreammovie.com/

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 13, 2008
  • Length: 08:41
  • Purchases: 1
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A father and son have a contest to take the best pictures of their dying grandpa, the result is an up-close portrait of death.

Bought by KUOW, PRX Remix, KUT, KVNF, KFAI and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2007
  • Length: 08:47
  • Purchases: 6
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How I roped my parents into becoming characters on Creature Comforts, a claymation show on CBS. (Come on, listen to it... my parents are funny peo...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, and KFAI


  • Added: Jun 20, 2007
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 3
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Trombonist J. Walter Hawkes, who now plays with Norah Jones, almost quit music. He was going to pursue a more regular-guy path in computer programm...

Bought by KUOW and Remix Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2007
  • Length: 05:13
  • Purchases: 2
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People often depict scientists as coldly rational. Physicist Michael Salamon takes issue with that. He explains how Walt Whitman misunderstood th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WTJU, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KUT, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2007
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 7
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Don Ingber is a cell biologist from Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital. One day he saw a piece of modern sculpture and was inspired to mak...

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2007
  • Length: 06:17
  • Purchases: 1
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A former heroin addict realizes that he wants to help other addicts kick their habits. The problem is, he wants to do this using a hallucinogenic d...

Bought by KUOW, Remix Radio, and KFAI


  • Added: Jun 16, 2007
  • Length: 16:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Several years ago Zana Briski, a photographer, found herself giving photography lessons to children living in the brothels of Calcutta's red light ...

Bought by KTNA and WBEZ


  • Added: Feb 28, 2006
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Profile of artist, Harry Orlyk, who has painted a landscape every day for the last 30 years.

Bought by The Nature Podcast and PRX Administrator


  • Added: Feb 15, 2006
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 2
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An exploration of the tractor and why people collect them.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 13, 2006
  • Length: 06:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Audio postcard from a Quidditch match

  • Added: Jul 17, 2005
  • Length: 02:16