PRX Ready to Launch

Great new things are coming to PRX this spring. Take a peek.

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PRX Station Newsletter
May 1, 2012

PRX Ready to Launch

Hi friend of PRX,

Get ready. There is a lot of cool stuff on the pad at PRX!

Marc Maron is back with six fresh shows coming in May. Add the 10 already on PRX and you have a summer run!

Blank on Blank comes to PRX May 11. Combine interview outtakes with context. Obama’s slip of the tongue is just one tale on Blank on Blank.

The Spring for Music series from WQXR returns to Carnegie Hall showcasing one exciting orchestra a day for a week starting May 8.

American Routes presents a FREE Woody Guthrie special June 27. Here’s the preview.

8, presented by LA Theatre Works. Brad Pitt, George Clooney, and the drama surrounding the anti-gay marriage proposition in California. Comes out Friday!

And there’s even more good stuff coming soon.

Blast off,

Spring for Music

from WQXR

  • This May the Spring for Music festival returns to Carnegie Hall, showcasing some of North America’s most exciting orchestras.
  • Each three hour program will showcase a different orchestra: the Houston Symphony, the Edmonton Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony, the Alabama Symphony, the Milwaukee Symphony and the Nashville Symphony.
  • All programs are free. Grab the promos now!

Studs Terkel

Would have been 100

On May 16, the radio pioneer Studs Terkel would have been 100 years old.

Want more Studs? Many more selections here.

Series and Specials

Book ’em!

Grab your programming calendar, we’ve got many new shows and specials from your favorite series.

Other Good Stuff

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Timely Picks

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – May

Mother’s Day

Bullying Stories

Climate Change

Memorial Day

Exclusive Weeklies

Sound Opinions

This week: Sharon Van Etten performs live.

State of the Re:Union

Journalism that connects.

How to Do Everything

Half advice show, half survival guide.

American Routes

The iconic program on the music of America.

Snap Judgment

Fate, fights, gratitude, Snap.

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 more ruined recipes.

Help fund local journalism that matters.

Public Radio Remix

Are you listening yet?

PRX Podcasts

99% Invisible: A show about design with Roman Mars.
HowSound: The backstory behind great radio.
YouthCast: The next generation of sound.

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PRX, Inc. is a non-profit corporation based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. PRX was created through a collaboration of the Station Resource Group and Atlantic Public Media, and continues to receive support from public radio stations and producers, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Knight Foundation and Google Grants.

Original rocket image from NASA. Studs Terkel image from WFMT. Notepad image from Symic.

Published by

John Barth

Chief Content Officer at PRX

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