PRX: Bright

Life is tough; PRX producers have published thoughtful pieces about hard choices. Plus, Memorial Day picks and new music specials.

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PRX Station Newsletter
May 22, 2012

PRX: Bright

Hi friend of PRX,

Is an eclipse the most confounding natural paradox? You want to look directly but if you do your eyes become burned-out cinders.

PRX doesn’t want your ears going blind from listening to unhealthy radio. Luckily, PRX is like a sun pulling in cool talent asteroids like The Field Trip Podcast, the State We’re In weekly story, this one on Pop Tarts, memories of first kisses, and the Guest DJ Project at KCRW with Miranda July.

Find your own brilliance!

Memorial Day

Summer cranks up, too!

And for the drive home…

  • Revisit Steinbeck’s journey across America 50 years later with Travels with Mike from John Biewen/Center for Documentary Studies.
  • In this special free to all stations, Sound Opinions marks the 45th anniversary of one of the most significant years in rock and roll, 1967.

More for Memorial Day

Life Choices

No one said this would be easy

  • Because of laws against assisted death, some families are taking it into their own hands. Hear from a family that did and opponents of assisted death in this new doc.

Sing Along

Dig it

Other Good Stuff

Follow Us for the Latest PRX News

Timely Picks

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – May

Memorial Day

Pride Month – June

Father’s Day – June 17

Bullying Stories


Exclusive Weeklies

The Moth Radio Hour

Season 6 is here. Air window opens May 25.

Sound Opinions

This week: remembering Donna Summer.

State of the Re:Union

Preview now. Air window opens June 1.

Snap Judgment

Fate, fights, gratitude, Snap.

American Routes

The iconic program on the music of America.

WTF with Marc Maron

Perfect for summer. New shows.

How to Do Everything

Half advice show, half survival guide.

LA Theatre Works

Contemporary radio drama.

Vinyl Cafe

Stories about the world’s smallest record store.

Moyers & Company

Weekly insight into issues that matter.

America’s Test Kitchen

No-nonsense food and dining.

Public Radio Remix

Are you listening yet?

PRX Podcasts

99% Invisible: A show about design with Roman Mars.
HowSound: What’s behind great radio?
Blank on Blank finds lost interviews. You listen.
YouthCast: The next generation of sound.

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Published by

John Barth

Chief Content Officer at PRX

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