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Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding joins Helga mere weeks before her most recent Grammy win to talk about what it means to truly be a part of a community and how to find the “the yum” in things. May 8, 2020

  • Esperanza Spalding

    Esperanza Spalding joins Helga mere weeks before her most recent Grammy win to talk about what it means to truly be a part of a community and how to find the “the yum” in things. May 8, 2020

    Esperanza Spalding
  • Elizabeth Alexander

    Poet and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation President, Elizabeth Alexander shares her thoughts on a life alongside words, maintaining relationships, and what the world looks like after loss. May 5, 2020

    Elizabeth Alexander
  • Ranky Tanky

    Gullah Band, Ranky Tanky, talk about the tradition of the music they play, where it’s been and where they’d like to take it next.  May 1, 2020

    Ranky Tanky
  • Maury Rubin

    Pastry Chef Maury Rubin joins us in the wake of the closing of New York restaurant, City Bakery. Apr 28, 2020

    Maury Rubin
  • Judy Collins

    Musician and activist Judy Collins shares the story of her decades long career. Alongside loss and addiction she maintains a clarity of voice, passion and vision as a conduit for music. Apr 24, 2020

    Judy Collins
  • Bethann Hardison

    Activist, entrepreneur, and former model Bethann Hardison recounts moments from her unconventional life. Apr 21, 2020

    Bethann Hardison
  • Stanley Whitney

    Visual artist and colorist, Stanley Whitney talks about life as an artist and as a person. He uncovers what it means to be a black abstract painter, firmly rooted in the United States. Apr 17, 2020

    Stanley Whitney
  • Krista Tippett

    Krista Tippett talks about her life as a mother, daughter, lover and leader and the ways that all of those roles converge in her work as host of the podcast, On Being. Apr 14, 2020

    Krista Tippett
  • Helga Season III Trailer

    Everyday Conversations with Extraordinary People. Season III of Helga drops April 14th. Apr 9, 2020

    Helga Season III Trailer
  • Art Maven Kimberly Drew

    Kimberly Drew, known online as @museummammy, is a unrelenting purveyor of art, fashion and culture. She joins Helga to talk mental health and how drinking water helps her keep the beat. Jun 13, 2018

    Art Maven Kimberly Drew