PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Kathleen Gillette and her family in the mid-1990s., Credit: Credit Courtesy of Kathleen Gillette
Kathleen Gillette has had a passion for singing for as long as she can remember. But after spending 15 years as an opera singer, her career began t...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:15
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This story's about that place where we do some of our living and all of our sleeping, Where we eat. Raise children or pets. Entertain friends. Thes...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 24:15

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Everyone has a birthday, but the day's meaning changes over time. In this episode, we look at life from 21st and 94th birthdays.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:53

  • Added: Sep 05, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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MY SHINGLE IS A CANDY STICK...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Edward Harden Peeples V was a racist practically from birth. But once out of the orbit of Richmond, Virginia, he went through a transformation whic...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:38
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Rolanda Scott can take a chunk of solid glass, drop it in a flower pot then super heat it in her kiln, turning it into liquid, which she then pours...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 53:46
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Lindsay Ess was at the top of her form, doing what she knew how to do best. Fashion was her passion. She breathed it; she lived it. Modeling. Phot...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 50:17
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Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: Tiffany stained glass window inside Blanford Church.
Memorial Day, a national holiday of remembrance, was first celebrated south of the Mason/Dixon line in Petersburg, Virginia at Blandford Church Cem...

Bought by KSRQ, KVNF, WTIP, KSFR, Monarch Radio and more


  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Katrina Powell, author of "The Anguish of Displacement", Credit: Charles McGuigan
Just as the red wolves were dispossessed of their homes so too were the people who had inhabited the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for many gene...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2010
  • Length: 24:10
Caption: Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
This begins a ten-part piece about displacement and disposession that begins with the red wolves of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2010
  • Length: 24:59
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Ordinarily, if you want to perform with an orchestra you have to have years of musical experience and you have to go through a rigorous audition pr...

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, and KUT


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:42
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: school on wheels logo, Credit: www.schoolonwheels.org
School on Wheels is a non-profit program located in Los Angeles which pairs volunteer tutors to homeless students.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and CKMO


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: A Broad at Home, Credit: Walter Murch
Changing scenes in New York, on the ground and in the sky

  • Added: Sep 27, 2007
  • Length: 09:30
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Golf is the ultimate sport of dads. So in honor of Father's Day, B-Side's Tamara Keith went golfing with her father, husband and father-in-law. On ...

Bought by KMXT, KGOU, KUNM, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 09, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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WWII veteran Ed Goshorn talks about befriending a young German pilot who had earlier tried to kill him.

Bought by WVTF


  • Added: May 04, 2007
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Three students reflect on what it means to be "Black" at Carleton College

Bought by WTIP, KRZA, KUT, KFAI, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2005
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 13
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What to do when you're the biggest polluter you know.

Bought by KFAI and KTNA


  • Added: Feb 16, 2005
  • Length: 04:19
  • Purchases: 2
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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