UALR Public Radio, The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of The State of Arizona as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The screening will be held in the library room 126.
Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 9:38 am
This morning, Steve Inskeep admitted to Morning Edition listeners that he, like many of them, often finds himself choked up over the Friday morning StoryCorps segments on NPR. These intimate conversations are a small sampling from the nearly 50,000 interviews recorded as people share the incredible stories of their lives. This week marks the 10th anniversary of the oral history project, and in that time StoryCorps has built up one of the largest collections of human voices ever gathered.
Ok, ok, we know the fall comes as a mixed blessing for many public radio listeners. You love the crisp air and brightly colored leaves, pumpkins and warm drinks. But, even though you know the importance of donating to your local public radio station, you don't really love pledge drive week. And who can blame you?
Here at NPR, we want to encourage discussion around all of our coverage - from the latest news on U.S. troops in Afghanistan to a review of the new Tom Hanks film. We know that discussion takes place organically on many different platforms (like Facebook and Twitter and Reddit). However, we also believe that it is important to host that discussion on our site as well.
NPR Marketing, Branding and Communications intern Johnny Kauffman took a turn as a shirt model to show off the newest NPR tee. It features the winning design from the NPR + Threadless "My Sound World" challenge.
Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 1:33 pm
This week NPR is debuting its newest t-shirt, and it's unlike any other we've had before. NPR teamed up with Threadless earlier this year and challenged designers all around the world to create the ultimate NPR t-shirt. More than 80,000 votes later, we have a winner, a new shirt and a new way for people to support public radio.
Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 9:36 am
Two weeks into October, and the pressure really starts getting to your head. What am I going to be for Halloween?
Did you set the bar too high last year with your Binders Full Of Women costume? Or maybe you're determined to NOT have the same getup as five other people... again. Whatever the hangup may be, take some cues from your news-minded friends at NPR for creating a unique and timely costume out of the headlines:
Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 3:26 pm
This isn't the first NPR-inspired art we've seen from Rich Tu. The award-winning designer, who "spends his time getting ink on his 'good shirt,'" created both the cover and the December artwork for our latest calendar.
You can see more from this WBGO listener by following him on Twitter, @Rich_Tu.
Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 11:53 am
Perhaps great minds do think alike, because over the last few weeks, NPR was on the brain (and lips) of an internationally acclaimed rock star, a pro baseball pitcher-turned-substitute P.E. teacher, a favorite Saturday Night Live alum a hip hop artist and a late night talk show host.
Originally published on Thu October 24, 2013 3:41 pm
In August, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! traveled from Chicago to western Massachusetts to perform LIVE in... a shed. Now, this particular shed was named in a playful nod to one audacious architect's poorly-timed slight more than 50 years ago, making it perhaps a perfect venue for the news quiz show to put on a night of outrageous trivia and timely jabs at the news.