685 October 11, 2019 We Come From Small Places The staff goes to one of the biggest parties in New York City, the Labor Day Carnival and the West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Richard Louissaint Photos Drums, Oil, and Early Morning Devil Horns Photos from J'ouvert and the West Indian Day parade. Prologue Prologue ByNeil Drumming Guest host Neil Drumming wonders what it would be like to know exactly where he’s from. (4 minutes) Act One ByImani Brown Writer and poet Imani Brown takes us through her experience at the parade that takes place in the early hours before the parade. (11 minutes) Act Two ByMarlon BishopNadia Reiman Producers Marlon Bishop and Nadia Reiman go inside a heated steel pan competition and meet a mother and daughter who could be competing together for the last time. (18 minutes) Song:“Hookin’ Meh” by Farmer Nappy Act Three ByIra Glass Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes) Act Four ByNeil DrummingJessica Lussenhop One of New York’s biggest and most successful masquerade bands goes down the parade route for the last time. (10 minutes) Song:“We Ready” by Champion Gyal Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 622: Who You Gonna Call? Aug. 4, 2017 Act Two: A Road By Any Other Name Reporter Aaron Reiss found a woman that an entire community calls, in order to find out the names of the very streets they're walking on. 104: Music Lessons June 5, 1998 Act Three: Knockin' On Heaven's Door Writer Anne Lamott presents an example of what we can learn from music outside of formal classes. 569: Put a Bow on It Oct. 9, 2015 Act Two: The Wedding Crasher Writer and musician Ahamefule Oluo has been puzzling out one story for a lot of his life. Staff RecommendationsView all 504 Sept. 6, 2013 How I Got Into College How a stolen library book got one man into his dream school and changed his life forever. Or at least that's the story he tells himself. 261 Mar. 26, 2004 The Sanctity of Marriage A generation of researchers has revolutionized the way we see marriage.