S3 E11: Hair’s Breadth
Nafis M. White on finding beauty and resilience in loss, unraveling history, and enlisting raw materials like hair to explore power and identity.
S3 E10: Somewhere
Celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s relationship to Yaddo with acclaimed composer Daron Hagen. PLUS: Masterful actor and storyteller Edgar Oliver performs from Rip Tide, his latest one-man show.
S3 E9: Form, Scale, Medium
Art converges with nature, work that spans decades, making the impossible possible and more, with internationally acclaimed sculptor Martin Puryear. PLUS: Preview Missy Mazzoli’s “Dark with Excessive Bright”—nominated for a Grammy!
S3 E8: Understory
Forest restoration, coming to terms with trauma, healthy ecosystems and more, with luminous storyteller Martha McPhee, author of the long-awaited memoir, Omega Farm.
S3 E7: A Tear in the Veil
Ghosts, artificial intelligence, horror, estrangement and more, with acclaimed authors Vauhini Vara and Brian Evenson.
S3 E6: True Song
On the Black roots of the banjo, the godfather of bluegrass, novelist as bandleader, and more, with celebrated writer-musicians David Gates & Lee Clay Johnson. PLUS: Preview Rhiannon Giddens’ new documentary.
S3 E5: Blue Is the Cure
Explore liminal worlds with phenomenal Yaddo artists Elliott Green, Chris Rush and Eleni Sikelianos.
S3 E4: Wild Side
On music, the ’90s, and NYC cool: Bestselling novelist Sam Lipsyte, with esteemed music journalist and author Will Hermes.
S3 E3: All a Canvas Holds
Discover all that a canvas holds, with two phenomenal Yaddo artists: Odili Donald Odita—the Nigerian American abstract painter—and Alexi Worth, acclaimed critic and painter.