PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Cunningham invokes the spirit of Walt Whitman in his latest book ?Specimen Days? ? part of a wave of post 9/1...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
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Episode 1 features poet laureates Mark Strand, Gwendolyn Brooks and Ted Kooser discussing the art and craft of writing poetry and reading some of t...

Bought by WCPN, WFHB, North Country Public Radio, Kansas Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2006
  • Length: 01:04:02
  • Purchases: 12
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Several years ago Zana Briski, a photographer, found herself giving photography lessons to children living in the brothels of Calcutta's red light ...

Bought by KTNA and WBEZ


  • Added: Feb 28, 2006
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Hip hop migrates to Cuba, and back again

  • Added: Feb 02, 2006
  • Length: 05:51
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Radical artists, The Beehive Design Collective and the Machias Valley Grange Hall in Machias, Maine make an unlikely pair... or do they?

  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 06:25
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A visit to the workshop of master instrument-maker Gerald Anderson as he works alongside his luthier apprentice, award-winning musician Spencer Str...

Bought by KPVL and KTNA


  • Added: Oct 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 2
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An exploration of the subculture of "graffiti art": three teen taggers -- not gang affiliated -- talk about their love for climbing light poles and...

Bought by PRX to iTunes, WNPR, WXLV-FM, KWCW, and Public Radio Exchange (PRX)


  • Added: Jul 13, 2005
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 5
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Portland Public Library's free piano offers more than music the folks who play it.

Bought by KFAI, WMPG, and SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 3
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Chinmney Farm in Nobleboro, Maine, has a rich literary history.

Bought by KFAI and Public Interactive


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Come along on the hunt for buried treasure: antique bottles.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and KTNA


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Modern Texas cowboys in Tin type photos

  • Added: May 11, 2005
  • Length: 07:53
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Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti reads his work accompanied by saxophonist Charles McPherson at the Border Voices poetry fair in San Diego.

Bought by WZBC


  • Added: Mar 29, 2005
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at honesty in relationships. Is the truth of the moment sufficient?

Bought by KFAI and WBEZ


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 13:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Eighteen year old Josh Dayton lives in the real world, and his own fantasy world.

Bought by WCFM and WHQR


  • Added: Jan 10, 2005
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 2
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MoMA returns to Manhattan...and leaves Queens behind

  • Added: Nov 18, 2004
  • Length: 05:22
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A feature about Don Gummer's sculpture, "Southern Circle" and a new public art initiative in Indianapolis.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2004
  • Length: 15:09
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The Subway and its many turns on the silver screen.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 1
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A documentary about Indianapolis' Creative Renewal Arts Fellowships which has granted 150 "artistic sabbaticals" since 1999.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2004
  • Length: 29:55
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Conceptual artist Jamie O'Shea discovered a way to record smells, and paired them with something special.

Bought by KMRE-LP and KFAI


  • Added: Aug 01, 2004
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 2
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MIT professor and inventor is turning music on its ear

Bought by WMBR, WUNC, and WZBC


  • Added: Jul 12, 2004
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A rhythmic ride from the Village to Harlem

Bought by WFUV, KGLT, East Village Radio, BSR Radio, and KVNF


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:55
  • Purchases: 5
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Leon Cippini wanted to be a great drummer; he became a great cymbal tester instead.

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: Apr 20, 2004
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Apr 13, 2004
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 4
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artist damali ayo's search through paint stores to match paint to her skin tones.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2004
  • Length: 05:07
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An artist remembers an early piece of work

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 12, 2004
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1