the memory palace

by Nate DiMeo

the memory palace

  

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Sometimes the Rain Just Doesn't Stop

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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  • By far the most comprehensive resource I found was Florida's Hurricane History by Jay Barnes. If you're looking to learn more, I'd definitely start there.


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Posted on 15 September 2017 | 7:51 pm


Two Small Sculptures (The Met Residency Episode 8)

Show Notes

Nate DiMeo was the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He produced 8 episodes inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the eigth episode of that residency.

This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund.

This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Posted on 5 September 2017 | 3:00 pm


Orbes Cintilantes - A special summer episode

In lieu of your standard end-of-summer re-run, here is a very special re-run. No! Wait! I mean it. It's pretty cool. Here's the thing: Todavia, a new literary publisher in Brazil has just put out a book of Memory Palace stories translated into Brazilian Portuguese. (Purchasable world-wide through this site, if you happen to be interested),

This very special re-run has all sorts of Brazil-related bonus content, including a full episode of Helen Zaltzman's, The Allusionist. Subscribe to that fine podcast, here.


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Posted on 21 August 2017 | 7:00 am


"Relics": A Special Bonus Episode

This special, bonus episode was commissioned by Freepoint Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It's intended to be listened to while walking around Fresh Pond, across the street from the hotel, though it can be enjoyed anywhere. 


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Posted on 9 August 2017 | 3:00 pm


A Scavenger Hunt (The Met Residency Episode 7)

Show Notes

Nate DiMeo was the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He produced eight pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the eighth episode of that residency.

This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund.

This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This episode was produced in collaboration with composer, Mary Lattimore.

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  • The music in this piece was composed and performed by Mary Lattimore.


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Posted on 7 August 2017 | 3:00 pm


Episode 113 (Elmer McCurdy Rides Again and Again)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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Posted on 19 July 2017 | 5:10 am


Episode 112 (The Taking of Tom Sawyer's Island)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. 

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  • By far my favorite and the most thorough examination of the Pow Wow I came across was actually Disney Historian Todd James Pierce's three (!) part series about the incident on his podcast Disney History Institute.


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Posted on 3 July 2017 | 4:01 am


A White Horse, re-released on the first anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

This piece was originally released a few days after the shooting deaths of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It is re-released here on the first anniversary of the event. 

If you are so moved, please donate to any of these charities:

Equality Florida.

Human Rights Campaign.

Everytown for Gun Safety.

 

Trans Lifeline


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Posted on 12 June 2017 | 4:00 am


Episode 111 (Cipher, or Greenhow Girls)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. This episode was produced as part out or "Doing Time" series, where each show across the network tackles the same theme. Go listen to the other contributions  at Radiotopia.fm.

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Posted on 10 June 2017 | 11:16 pm