PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Joe Ide grew up in South Central Los Angeles. This is his first novel.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 08:54
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Imagine being packed off to an exotic foreign land to be immersed into a wholly different culture -- back in the 1870's! (Sorry, no Skype here.) Au...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Stereotypes about Asian-Americans abound - their kids get perfect scores on standardized testing and head off to Ivy League colleges to become doct...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:36
Caption: Bruce Lee and his family, Credit: TM & © Bruce Lee Enterprises, LLC
Seattle’s most famous son may be the martial artist and movie star, Bruce Lee. He grew up in Hong Kong and settled in the Northwest at the age of ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Henry Chang is a novelist and a native New Yorker.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 16:45
Caption: Iko Uwais & Gareth Evans, San Francisco, CA  3/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais talk silence as suspense, choreographing mud, and confounding the audience with a hotplate.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 22:56
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On a warm night a Boston suburb saw its image altered with the arrests of individuals connected to a massage parlor. Behind the closed doors poli...

Bought by KUER, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, and WRPI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Nazleen holds a photo from her wedding day, a combination of Western and Indian traditions.
With Indian parents, a childhood spent in Pakistan, and now living in America, Nazleen has a unique perspective on Indian dress. She tells us her s...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2013
  • Length: 03:48
Caption: First prime minister of India and science visionary, Jawarhalal Nehru!
Indians don’t just happen to be good at math and science. The effects and fears of the Cold War, and the united leadership of India and the United ...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2012
  • Length: 29:42
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How do you conceive of a refrigerator that doesn't run on electricity? That's what's behind the Indian philosophy of Jugaad-- or flexible frugal th...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 52:00
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Japanese-American shows uncommon courage on and off the basketball court during WWII.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Jul 01, 2012
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Wayne Wang talks high heels, bound feet, and radical Quakers

  • Added: Jul 12, 2011
  • Length: 16:21
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Episode three explores the diversity of Beijing's underground music scene.

Bought by WNJR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode two provides a frank appraisal of Maybe Mars, Beijing's most globally famous record label.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 23, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode one explores the old sounds that have influenced the new sounds of Chinese alternative music.

Bought by KUT and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Asian American Theater Conferences adjorned with energy abound

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Learning about race relations in the U.S. from the Oscar-Award winning CRASH.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Researchers in Japan have discovered the spawning grounds of Japanese eels.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 11, 2006
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Elizabeth Hawley is the best-known chronicler of Everest expeditions, yet has never visited the mountain herself

  • Added: Feb 18, 2006
  • Length: 14:37
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Acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma talks about his journeys east with the Silk Road Ensemble.

Bought by WHQR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2005
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 1