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On Being with Krista Tippett is a public radio project delving into the human side of news stories + issues. Curated + edited by senior editor Trent Gilliss.

We publish guest contributions. We edit long; we scrapbook. We do big ideas + deep meaning. We answer questions.

We've even won a couple of Webbys + a Peabody Award.


Maurice Ravel:

Vocalise - Étude

 Cecilia Bartoli, Mezzo-Soprano

An enchanting recording.


Friday Video Snack: Will You Be the English National Opera’s Friend?

by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

Well, today’s feature is so darned clever and funny and, of course, British. The video works — and on so many levels: part promotion, part comedy, part social commentary, part man-on-the-street-doing-ridiculous-things. I won’t give away the ending but…

(Big thanks to Brian Newhouse for the heads-up!)