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This Is NPR
4:10 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

NPR Listeners Love The Outdoors

Claire Mueller NPR

Okay, we know it's officially fall now. So it's a fine time for all you outdoors-loving NPR listeners (and to be fair, NPR-loving outdoors types) to get out there and enjoy the fresh air.

We think Terry Gross would agree.

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This Is NPR
2:03 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Join NPR For A Night Of Cheap-Date-Tested, B.J. Novak-Approved Fun; Thursday, 10/10

The Ask Me Another team (top) and audience members at the NPR show's Central Park taping for SummerStage 2013.
Steve McFarland for NPR

Fugazi, comedy and friendly competition.

Got your interest yet? NPR has an event coming up that let's just call... the answer to your date-planning needs. A guaranteed night of buzzer-busting shenanigans and they-went-there banter all set to lyric-shifting house music and can't-stop, won't-stop laughs.

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This Is NPR
9:46 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Host ProFile: NPR Was Like A Secret World, A Home For Intelligent And Witty Discourse

NPR's All Things Considered Weekend Host Arun Rath.
Melissa Kuypers, Claire Mueller NPR

Originally published on Mon September 23, 2013 8:40 am

Perhaps you heard last Sunday when NPR mainstay Jacki Lyden passed the baton to our newest host, Arun Rath. Starting tomorrow, he'll be at the helm of All Things Considered every weekend as the show begins broadcasting from its new home at NPR West in Culver City, Calif.

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This Is NPR
6:21 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

2014 Wall Calendar: September

Graham Erwin's art for the 2014 NPR Wall Calendar.
Graham Erwin NPR

A few weeks ago we shared a piece of NPR calendar art such a long time coming that its roots can be traced back to a time of cassette tapes. Turns out, we've got another talented artist adding to the 2014 NPR Wall Calendar who had big dreams at an early age.

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Community Cinema
4:59 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Free Screening of "The Graduates/Los Graduados" in North Little Rock Oct. 1

The Graduates

UALR Public Radio, The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of "The Graduates/Los Graduados" as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. The screening will be held in the library's auditorium.

ABOUT THE FILM

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This Is NPR
3:23 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Volunteer ProFile: 'I Have As Much Fun As The Guests'

Don Wells, NPR Ambassador
Claire Mueller NPR

In June, the NPR Audience and Community Relations team launched the NPR Ambassador Program, an ongoing volunteer opportunity based at our Washington, D.C. headquarters. Since the program's inception, 25 volunteer ambassadors have contributed more than 375 hours of service at NPR by leading the daily studio tours; working in our new retail outlet, The Commons; and helping during special events. Today's ProFile focuses on one of our ambassadors, Don Wells.

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This Is NPR
4:18 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Your Comments: New Home Page Redesign

Katie Burk NPR

Over the last months, we've been reading your comments, tweets and emails about the new NPR.org home page. The shift was a major one, breaking from years of standard newspaper-style site format, and embracing new designs and technologies. We expected strong reactions to the new experience, and we've absolutely received them, both positive and negative.

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This Is NPR
5:45 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

#NPRLatism: Join 'Tell Me More' In Exploring Latinos' Growing Digital Influence

NPR

Originally published on Mon September 16, 2013 10:31 am

A recently published Nielson poll finds that Hispanic adults "are 25 percent more likely [than the general online population] to follow a brand."

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This Is NPR
8:43 am
Sat September 14, 2013

#NPRLatism: Join 'Tell Me More' In Exploring Latinos' Growing Digital Influence

NPR

Originally published on Sat September 14, 2013 10:33 am

A recently published Nielson poll finds that Hispanic adults "are 25 percent more likely [than the general online population] to follow a brand."

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This Is NPR
4:02 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

2014 Wall Calendar: August

Jonathan Bartlett's art for the 2014 NPR Wall Calendar.
Jonathan Bartlett NPR

Jonathan Bartlett comes from a small-town-Pennsylvania childhood and landed as an adult in vivacious Brooklyn, NY. Along the way, Bartlett has come into his own as an illustrator recognized for his ability to tell stories, which we also hold near and dear to our hearts at NPR.

So when it came to selecting artists for the NPR Wall Calendar, Bartlett was a natural fit. He said that public radio not only educates, but has often "made me think differently, or given me an idea. It nurtures free thinking and innovative dreams."

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