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KUAR is partnering with the Old State House Museum to screen a series of Arkansas-related movies each month on Second Friday Art Night. KUAR General Manager Ben Fry, who also teaches courses in film history and criticism at UALR, will introduce each movie and lead a discussion after the screening. "Second Friday Cinema" is presented in cooperation with the Old State House's exhibit "Lights! Camera!

Happy Birthday, Carl Kasell!

Apr 2, 2014

Today we wish the one and only Carl Kasell, official judge and scorekeeper of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me, a very happy birthday as he turns 80 years young.

Happy 80th birthday, Carl!

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Arkansas-based public radio program Tales From the South wants your Beatles related stories for a special Beatles themed show.

The show is in conjunction with the Argenta Arts District's archival photography exhibit "The British Invasion: 50 Years Later." 

The deadline to submit your story to Tales From the South is 10 p.m., Sun. April 6. The Beatles-themed show will be taped Tue., April 15.

As we say at NPR: radio isn't going away, it's going everywhere. Today we're excited to share the news that NPR has become the first news provider on iTunes Radio. Our 24-hour stream includes national newscasts, stories from Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and other news and cultural programming.

And what you hear today is just the start of what's to come. In the future, digital streams from NPR Member Stations across the country will begin appearing on iTunes Radio.

UALR Public Radio, The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free screening of Medora as part of Community Cinema. The event will take place Tuesday, Apr. 1 at 6:30 p.m. The screening will be held in the library's auditorium.

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Since last summer, Jasmine Garsd has been co-hosting NPR Music's Alt.Latino from Mexico City, where she's reporting on the area's music and culture for NPR. This week, she reunites with her Alt.Latino co-host Felix Contreras in Austin to celebrate the debut of SXAméricas, a new branch of SXSW geared to connect U.S Hispanics, Latin American and Spanish industry thought leaders.

Love NPR? Come Work With Us

Mar 8, 2014

Journalists. Illustrators. Designers. Accountants. Product Managers. Engineers.

Dreamers. Visionaries. Inventors. Creators. Trailblazers. Doers.

This Is NPR.

When you think of NPR, what comes to mind? Robert Siegel's voice? Lakshmi Singh's newscast? Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson's foreign coverage? The truth is, for every name and voice you've come to recognize as NPR, there are dozens of colleagues behind the scenes helping NPR bring the stories to you each and every day.

SXNPR: Your Guide to NPR at SXSW

Mar 7, 2014

For tech, film, and music lovers, Austin's annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival is a giant playground. From the latest apps to bands on the verge of breaking out, there's something new to discover at each showcase, event and panel. Whether you are headed to the festival this year or following along from home, we'd love to stay connected.

Get started by downloading The Austin 100: A SXSW 2014 Mix from NPR Music.

KUAR is partnering with the Old State House Museum to screen a series of Arkansas-related movies each month on Second Friday Art Night. KUAR General Manager Ben Fry, who also teaches courses in film history and criticism at UALR, will introduce each movie and lead a discussion after the screening. "Second Friday Cinema" is presented in cooperation with the Old State House's exhibit "Lights! Camera!

TED Radio Hour Turns One!

Mar 1, 2014

With a full year of radio life under its belt, we wanted to give a special shout out to TED Radio Hour for an amazing 365 days (and the other notable numbers above!).

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