PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Climbing Poetree & John Densmore, Credit: Jan Mangan
“Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it,” as Bertolt Brecht said. Shoot the rapids of art and social change wi...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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HOUR ONE: "Listen To Your City" - What's it like to explore a city with your ears? Depends on how your listen. HOUR TWO: "Facing Hate" - Is fasci...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
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On this week’s show: Seven years after dropping the draft, Germany debates bringing back national service. Migrants in Paris get creative at a pop-...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In this timely installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage producer Jeff Carmack talks about the Martin Luther...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:45
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An Iraqi activist shares stories about silence as a form of protection in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:30
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We’ll explore the sounds that have been evacuated from Iraq, musicians muted by their disappeared audiences and bygone origins.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Our debut episode, devoted to the topic of speechlessness, introduces you to our host Bahjat Abdulwahed, the “Walter Cronkite of Iraq” living as a ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
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Trailer for Radio Silence series

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: :30
Caption: Ai Weiwei, artist, filmmaker
Ai Weiwei is an artist who uses many canvases to express himself. From art installations to architecture, social media to the big screen, Ai is one...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KCRW, KWIT, WUTC, WLPR and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Greg Garrett
Baylor Professor Greg Garrett explains our culture's fascination with zombies.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Robert Lynch is president and CEO of Americans for the Arts, which from its inception over 55 years ago has been committed to educating and partner...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 37:34
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Ruminations from the rust-belt revival in Canada's Steel Town--Hamilton, Ontario--on whether artists are "the footsoldiers of gentrification."

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 46:04
Caption: Lily Yeh, Credit: Jiping Chang
Painter and professor Lily Yeh’s approach to community healing takes that which is broken and creates something whole and wholly new and beautiful ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
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Movies can entertain us, transport us and move us, but can they heal us? That’s the question Adam, Josh and Michael Phillips wrestled with as they ...

Bought by WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Ted Nash
With Presidential Suite,Ted Nash transforms iconic political speeches into an inventive jazz composition.

Bought by KMUW and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ralph Fasanella
Blue-collar worker and union organizer Ralph Fasanella would have been 100 this week. His paintings of urban working class people struggling and t...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Amanda Sanfilippo, Credit: Fringe Projects Miami
Amanda Sanfilippo talks about public art and Miami’s Fringe Projects

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 09:22
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As a photographer for Life and Fortune magazines, Margaret Bourke-White traveled to Russia in the 1930s, photographed the Nazi takeover of Czechosl...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 56:31
Caption: Shailja Patel
Shailja Patel's unique artistry is a provocative smash up of genres. She's a slam poetry champion and star of her award-winning, one-woman play “Mi...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
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Did you know that engaged citizens are necessary for a safe, healing, and humane food system? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Sadie Dupuis talks with Kyle Meredith about writing about feminism and politics on the latest Speedy Ortiz album, Foil Deer.

Bought by KUCB, KHNS, KSUT, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Simi Linton
This week, we mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act with Simi Linton: She wants Equality, Justice, and a Place on the Danc...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Rahim AlHaj, Credit: Dan Merlo
Rahim AlHaj is quite simply one of the best oud players in the world. In this broadcast, Rahim performs and shares his story of leaving Iraq and c...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WABE, WMMT, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
In All Our Names Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2