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'Best of the Best: The 2020 Third Coast Festival Broadcast' - Hour 2

Third Coast International Audio Festival

Join us for the second hour of the annual Best of the Best broadcast from the Third Coast Festival. Listen to winners of the 2020 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

Best of the Best is an annual ode to audio storytelling, taking listeners on a journey through the full breadth of what’s possible in stories made from sound.

Hour 2: "Of Bodies & Minds"

"Songs of Speculation (excerpt)," [abridged] by Jillian Walker and Ben Williams for category-other.

Winner of the 2020 Audio Unbound Award

"Songs of Speculation (excerpt)" is a lecture that explodes into multi-form performance, calling on the body, time, and the power of music to reclaim histories forgotten or lost.

"Not This Again [excerpt]," produced by Allison Behringer with Hannah Harris Green for "Bodies" from KCRW.

Winner of the 2020 Best Documentary: Bronze Award

Angelina was a journalist living in Brooklyn when she was diagnosed with ALS. She now lives with her parents. How do you stay true to yourself when you rely on others to keep you alive?

Plus, an interview with producer Allison Behringer about the making of this story, recorded on November 1st, 2020.

"Infinities [excerpt]," produced by Boen Wong.

Winner of the 2020 Best New Artist Award

A story by a talented new artist concerning mental illness, toxic workplace environments, Egyptian Rat Screw, and the nature of infinity.

Tune in Sunday, January 17 at 7 p.m. for part two. The remaining episodes will air each Sunday at 7 p.m. through the end of January. All these award-winning stories can be heard in their entirety at ThirdCoastFestival.org.