PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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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: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Bemidji, MN was a host city for a national female playwrights contest recently. In this segment, co-organizer Season Ellison tells our morning show...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 10:19
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 27:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Miguel Sisters
Forty years ago, Muriel Miguel co-founded Spiderwoman Theater the first Native-American women’s theater. It's still going strong!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
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Former actress talks about her journey into fine art photography

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Marsha Mason
Actress Marsha Mason living a full life on and off the stage

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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With her memoir, It’s What I Do, Lynsey Addario explains how and why she covers war.

Bought by KUNM, 91.7 WHUS Storrs, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Hailee Steinfeld in Kelly Fremon Craig's 'The Edge of Seventeen'
In most teen coming of age movies, it’s usually the boys who do the coming of age. But in "The Edge of Seventeen," the focus is squarely on the gir...

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


  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: at rehearsal, Credit: penelopefreeh.com
Penelope Freeh co-created Test Pilot with composer Jocelyn Hagen... Their original, live chamber orchestra, dance opera brings the history of aviat...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 07:08
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Black Ballerina looks at different generations of dancers, but is it the same story?

Bought by Public Radio for All, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Credit: Jessica Suworoff, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Johnnetta Cole remembers when she wasn't allowed in museums because of segregation, and that informs her determination to inspire a love of art mu...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Playwright Kirsten Greenidge
In her new work Baltimore, playwright Kirsten Greenidge grapples with the issue of race on college campuses.

Bought by WABE, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dolly Jacobs, Credit: Richard Czina
Most kids run away from home to join the circus. For aerialist and 2015 National Heritage Fellow, Dolly Jacobs, it was a family affair.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Erika Hoffmann, Credit: Initiartive Magazine
In Berlin, contemporary art collector Erika Hoffmann talks about her love for artists who invent new genres.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:28
Caption: Vera Nakonechny, Credit:  Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tonya Beckman as Ariel in The Tempest, Credit: Courtesy of The Taffety Punk Theater Company
Actor Tonya Beckman is a core member of the Taffety Punk Theater Company and a Riot Grrrl in good standing. They present classical theater with a...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Bought by KDNK, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Toni Tipton Martin making hot rolls.
There’s a whole lot more than recipes in Toni Tipton Martin’s cookbook collection… It contains a surprising culinary history of African Americans i...

Bought by KVLU, WBHM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 22:28
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Self Portrait, Credit: Jamie Cope
A surprising conversation about black and white portrait photography, getting intimate with photo subjects, freedom from marriage and eating tacos ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 36:49
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Just in time for Halloween, we look at gender issues in horror films. This essay takes a feminist angle on underrated horror heroines, from Candyma...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:26
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Inspired by Frost’s focus on the choices we make throughout our lives, Sarah Milad has recorded voices from progressive ages to read his poem. The ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:17
Caption: AIDS Skeletons, Credit: Bob Smith
Youth Media Project intern Tara Trudell, a student at New Mexico Highlands University, interviews South African folk artists Lulama Sihlabeni, in a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: Curtis Billie from N'MPower
N’MPower participant and Program Manager, Curtis Billie, interviews Kathy Wan Povi Sanchez, a potter from the San Ildefonso Pueblo, in a community ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:32
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57