News About Public Radio

This Is NPR
6:07 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Adrian Younge Loves NPR

Melissa Kuypers NPR

Composer and producer Adrian Younge has two new albums, each a collaboration he's hoped to develop for some time. Young combined forces with Wu Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah for Twelve Reasons to Die, an album that plays like a movie score. And out this week is Adrian Younge Presents the Delfonics, which features of the popular '60s soul group's lead singer William Hart.

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This Is NPR
4:38 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Host ProFile: 'The Single Most Important Thing I Do Is Listen.'

©2006 NPR, by Jacques Coughlin

Originally published on Thu March 14, 2013 6:08 pm

My name... Michele Norris
NPR employee since... October 2002
Public radio listener since... I grew up as a prisoner of public radio. I've been listening since I was a kid.

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This Is NPR
4:28 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Reason #49 to Love NPR


Originally published on Tue October 1, 2013 1:34 pm

NPR's audience is larger than the combined circulation of the top 49 U.S. newspapers.

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News About Public Radio
7:41 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

NPR Generation Listen: Join The Tribe

Betsy Martin NPR

Originally published on Thu March 7, 2013 5:12 pm

Were you a backseat baby? Were you strapped into your car seat and forced to listen to NPR in the 80's and 90's? If so, high fives to your smart parents.

If you weren't force-fed, how did you discover us? We want to know. It's high time we got to know you in an intentional and meaningful way.

Join us on a new on-ramp to NPR that is quietly gaining speed: Generation Listen.

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News About Public Radio
11:23 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!' On The Silver Screen, Coming May 2013


Originally published on Wed April 3, 2013 3:37 pm

Watch the week's news get the treatment it deserves when the NPR news quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! brings its star power to big screens near you. It's Carl Kasell reading limericks, celebrity guests answering oddball questions, faces made for radio, and an unapologetic focus on heckling the headlines and fawning over the week's infamous foibles.

Need we say more?

News About Public Radio
4:02 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Free Advance Screening of ‘Wonder Women!’ in North Little Rock Mar. 5

UALR Public Radio, The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m.


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News About Public Radio
1:56 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Thanks For Supporting the Equipment Fund!

Thank you to everyone who made a donation to the 40th Anniversary Equipment Fund!

We have raised more than $18,000 so far! If you have not made a donation, please consider doing so by using our online donation form and checking off that you would like your donation to go to the 40th Anniversary Equipment Fund.

Or, you can make a donation by calling 501-569-8485 or 1-800-952-2528.

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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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