News About Public Radio

Animal Lovin'
7:25 pm
Sat February 23, 2013

Pets And Their Parents Support Public Radio!

Neo, beloved pet of public radio’s Karen Tricot Steward, is hard at work updating our website, despite claims that it’s gone to the dogs! (Just kidding, we hope no one really thinks that!)

According to the American Veterinary Association, Arkansas ranks number one in the nation for dog ownership, with 47.9% of households owning a dog.

So it’s no surprise that when we issued a pet challenge during our recent one-day Saturday fund drive, listeners responded!

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News About Public Radio
1:51 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Get Your Public Radio Ball Cap!

KUAR's Nathan Vandiver, local host and anchor during All Things Considered, sports his public radio ball cap!

Donate to the Equipment Fund between now and midnight.

In celebration of our 40th Anniversary, we are having a special one day on-air fund drive this Saturday to raise funds for much-needed equipment, like new audio control boards.

(The ones we have are so outdated it's hard to find and order new parts when something fails.)

Please consider making your pledge today, so we can get an early start on reaching our goal!

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News About Public Radio
1:34 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

You're Invited to Our Open House Feb. 23!

It's our 40th Anniversary Celebration! And you are invited!!

This year is our 40th Anniversary of broadcasting in central Arkansas, and we will have several special events throughout the year to celebrate!

Feb. 23: An Open House & Fundraiser 

As a kick-off for our year-long celebration we will have a one-day fund drive on Saturday, February 23.

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News About Public Radio
12:35 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Civil Rights figure Simeon Wright to be Featured Storyteller at Tales from the South

Civil rights figure Simeon Wright is the featured storyteller at this week's Tales from the South program Thursday (Jan. 31).

Public radio listeners love Tales from the South and with good reason-- they're true stories from the very Southerners who lived them.

This Thursday (Jan. 31), Civil Rights figure and author Simeon Wright will be the featured storyteller for a very special Tales from the South "Tin Roof Project."

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News About Public Radio
12:02 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Free Advance Screening of ‘The Powerbroker’ in North Little Rock Feb. 5

UALR Public Radio, The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m.


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News About Public Radio
6:24 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

NPR Deepens Coverage of Race, Ethnicity and Culture

Rana Santacruz and band mates during their Tiny Desk Concert September 17, 2010.
Abby Verbosky NPR

Originally published on Tue October 16, 2012 5:56 pm

NPR has always been committed to authentic coverage of the remarkably different people and issues that make up our world. Now, you can expect to hear much more from us.

Today at the UNITY Convention in Las Vegas, NPR announced that we will receive a $1.5 million grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to expand our coverage of race, ethnicity and culture.

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