PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: The Clarys on the front porch of their home in Blackwell., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Anthony Clary grew up in the bricks. Buildings linear as Legos, lining block after block of city streets, stretching from Porter to Dinwiddie, from...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 26:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Upendo Moore makes beats. , Credit: Courtesy of Upendo Moore
Most young people don’t know what they want to do with their lives. This is a story about a high school student who was born into a calling – being...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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Witch-hunts are a curious phenomena, and thoroughly reactionary in nature. They generally begin with an inexplicable event of one kind or other—cow...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 26:55
Caption: Aarti with a dress by Chrissy Wai-Ching
In Seattle, some in the fashion industry are going green. Aarti Chandorkar finds out how two young designers - Chrissy Wai-Ching and Renee Corrick ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KLCC


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Barriers keep people under 21 out of many areas at the Capitol Hill Block Party. , Credit: KUOW Photo/Noah Phillips Reardon
Music festivals all around the country are great places to hear live music. However, not everyone can enjoy the music. Many of the stages have an a...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:22
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The Chicano movement changed California forever in the 1960s and 70s, and its legacy continues in the form of a Sacramento arts center for kids of ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
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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
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Two professors walk up to a lunch truck, and the conversation they have there may change the way we study microbiology. Sometimes science has a lot...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 07:21
Caption: PM was one of the North Side witches., Credit: Catherine McGuigan
Witch-hunts are curious phenomena, and thoroughly reactionary in nature. They generally begin with an inexplicable event of one kind or other—cows ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 26:55
Caption: Charles Brandon Rapp McGuigan at Field Day., Credit: Charles McGuigan
this week’s episode contains two parts. The first act is called Weather or Not. Act Two is titled Life Among The Immortals. They’re about my two s...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 28:11
Caption: Abbie Waters
Abbie Catherine Waters was just nine years and two days old when she left this world. I have heard men and women who knew Abbie refer to her as an ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 55:07
Caption: Jeff's first day out
Jeff's reputation as a bully was something of a legend in the coastal town where he grew up. Eight years later, and with a chance to start over ag...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, Listenwise, KUOW, and Vocalo.org


  • Added: Mar 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:34
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: What would Jules Verne do? The Steampunk aesthetic combines elements of victorian fashion, sci-fi, and punk DIY., Credit: Photo by SoulStealer.co.uk
Steampunk is quickly moving from a quirky Victorian sci-fi subculture to a major inspiration for mainstream artists like Panic at the Disco and Rus...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 1
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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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A look into the teenage world of opera, give it a try, it's cooler than you think!

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 1
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
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Katee Schulz, a student at the Maine Primitive Skills School, prepares to spend a night alone in the woods.

Bought by KSKA, New Hampshire Public Radio, and The Nature Podcast


  • Added: Jan 21, 2009
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Quincy Dean is trying to decide whether she should quit being home-schooled.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Post-rock ambience in Milwaukee, and San Francisco glitch melancholy

  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 03:27
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Hillary's been playing music all her life and her gender never seemed to matter. But when she began composing things got more complicated.

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, Remix Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 6
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Explores the messages to teens that to be popular you must buy the best in brand-names and outshine your peers in all ways, including destructive b...

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Apr 29, 2008
  • Length: 29:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Too young to get her license, Libby was forced to bum rides off people in order to get around - at least until she decided to bite the bullet and s...

Bought by WMPG, Remix Radio, KOOP, Space Gallery, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Oct 28, 2007
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 5
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On the night before graduation, seventeen year old Chad O'Neil looks at the past and thinks about the future.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2007
  • Length: 08:14
  • Purchases: 2
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Audio postcard capturing winter sledding at night.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 26, 2007
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
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B-Side's Tamara Keith visits a high school to talk about the things that bring us together, the things that separate us, what makes someone in, or ...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1