PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Robin Barnes was born and raised in the Lower 9th Ward, shuttling between her parents’ and grandparents’ houses and singing the songs they liked to...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 52:00

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 3
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In a 1962 interview, Sylvia Plath said, “Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline. You've got to go so far so fast in such a small space; you've ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Alexandra Grant
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Alexandra Grant, exploring her use of language to combine art and literature.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:50
  • Purchases: 1
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We're revisiting the birthplace of the American mind. Five houses on three streets within a period of five years in Concord, Massachusetts launche...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRPI, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 3
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We’re reading a famous story called “The Student.” It’s a late winter, early spring night in the 1890s, Easter weekend. A student is coming home f...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 20:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Chekhov wrote “Gusev” on shipboard, returning from his stark study mission to the prison island of Sakhalin in 1890. He was 30 years old, ten years...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 52:19
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El Sistema is not an instruction method so much as a shared conviction: that every child wants to make music, and can. It has big social implicatio...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 50:57
  • Purchases: 1
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How can aesthetic values contribute to a well-lived life?

Bought by KTRL, Red River Radio Network, KKRN, WRNC-LP, and KSKQ


  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sherwin Bitsui
Sherwin Bitsui reads from FLOOD SONG, his poetry collection that won the 2010 American Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award. Raised in a border t...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: May 24, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vijay Iyer
"I kind of had a revelation once seeing him [Randy Weston] play live. It happened for me in a particular time in my life when I recently made the d...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 12, 2012
  • Length: 12:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: “The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy” are on display at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco
For everyone alive, there is one great equalizer, one experience that doesn’t discriminate based on race, class, religion, or nationality. We all, ...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
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Tonie Flaathen has been profoundly deaf from birth. That doesn't stop her from absorbing and relishing the sounds that surround and 'sound' throug...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jul 07, 2009
  • Length: 29:22
  • Purchases: 1
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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Jennifer Dickson's "From Garden to Ungarden", Part Three

  • Added: Feb 17, 2006
  • Length: 09:14
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Jennifer Dickson's "From Garden to Ungarden", Part Two

  • Added: Feb 17, 2006
  • Length: 08:30
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Jennifer Dickson discusses the revival of gardening...as one of the most positive signs of hope for our world today.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2006
  • Length: 10:28
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Short advertisement for series

  • Added: Feb 17, 2006
  • Length: :24