News About Public Radio http://ualrpublicradio.org en Old State House To Screen "White Lightning" - 1973 Movie Shot In Arkansas http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/old-state-house-screen-white-lightning-1973-movie-shot-arkansas <p><strong><em>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 "<a href="http://www.oldstatehouse.com/exhibits/now_showing/lca.aspx" target="_blank">Lights! Camera! Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:56:26 +0000 Ben Fry 21264 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Old State House To Screen "White Lightning" - 1973 Movie Shot In Arkansas Happy Birthday, Carl Kasell! http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/happy-birthday-carl-kasell-0 Today we wish the one and only Carl Kasell, official judge and scorekeeper of <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/" target="_blank"><em>Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me</em></a>, a very happy birthday as he turns 80 years young.<p>Happy 80th birthday, Carl! <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Happy+Birthday%2C+Carl+Kasell%21&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NjIwNTkwMDEzMjI4NDY0MjY4ZTBlNA004)"/></div><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:12:00 +0000 & 21204 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Happy Birthday, Carl Kasell! Have A Beatles Story? Are Ya Southern? Tales From The South Wants To Know http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/have-beatles-story-are-ya-southern-tales-south-wants-know <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Arkansas-based public radio program Tales From the South wants your Beatles related stories for a special Beatles themed show.</span></p><p>The show is in conjunction with the Argenta&nbsp;Arts District's archival photography exhibit "The British Invasion: 50 Years Later."&nbsp;</p><p>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.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:39:36 +0000 KUAR 21093 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Have A Beatles Story? Are Ya Southern? Tales From The South Wants To Know NPR Becomes First News Provider on iTunes Radio http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/npr-becomes-first-news-provider-itunes-radio 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<strong> </strong> on <a href="http://www.itunesradio.com/npr" target="_blank">iTunes Radio</a>. Our 24-hour stream includes national newscasts, stories from<em> Morning Edition</em> and <em>All Things Considered</em>, and other news and cultural programming.<p>And what you hear today is just the start of what's to come. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:08:00 +0000 Emma Carrasco, Chief Marketing Officer 20757 at http://ualrpublicradio.org NPR Becomes First News Provider on iTunes Radio Free Screening of "Medora" in North Little Rock on April 1 http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/free-screening-medora-north-little-rock-april-1 <p>UALR Public Radio, The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free screening of <em>Medora </em>as part of Community Cinema. The event will take place <strong>Tuesday, Apr. 1 at 6:30 p.m.</strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong>The screening will be held in the library's auditorium.</p><p></p><p><strong>ABOUT THE FILM</strong></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:07:20 +0000 KUAR 20648 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Free Screening of "Medora" in North Little Rock on April 1 Alt.Latino ProFile: 'Everyone Has A Fascinating Story, You Just Have To Listen' http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/altlatino-profile-everyone-has-fascinating-story-you-just-have-listen Since last summer, Jasmine Garsd has been co-hosting NPR Music's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/altlatino/" target="_blank"><em>Alt.Latino</em></a> from Mexico City, where she's reporting on the area's music and culture for NPR. This week, she reunites with her <em>Alt.Latino </em>co-host Felix Contreras in Austin to celebrate the debut of <a href="http://sxsw.com/sxamericas" target="_blank">SXAméricas</a>, a new branch of SXSW geared to connect U.S Hispanics, Latin American and Spanish industry thought leaders. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:41:00 +0000 editor 20172 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Alt.Latino ProFile: 'Everyone Has A Fascinating Story, You Just Have To Listen' Love NPR? Come Work With Us http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/love-npr-come-work-us Journalists. Illustrators. Designers. Accountants. Product Managers. Engineers.<p>Dreamers. Visionaries. Inventors. Creators. Trailblazers. Doers.<p><strong>This Is NPR</strong>.<p>When you think of NPR, what comes to mind? Robert Siegel's voice? Lakshmi Singh's newscast? Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson's foreign coverage? Sat, 08 Mar 2014 21:03:00 +0000 editor 20008 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Love NPR? Come Work With Us SXNPR: Your Guide to NPR at SXSW http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/sxnpr-your-guide-npr-sxsw For tech, film, and music lovers, Austin's annual <a href="http://sxsw.com/" target="_blank">South by Southwest</a> (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. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:58:00 +0000 Joanna Pawlowska 19976 at http://ualrpublicradio.org SXNPR: Your Guide to NPR at SXSW Old State House To Screen "A Face in the Crowd" - 1957 Movie Shot in Piggott, Ark. http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/old-state-house-screen-face-crowd-1957-movie-shot-piggott-ark <p><strong><em>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 "<a href="http://www.oldstatehouse.com/exhibits/now_showing/lca.aspx" target="_blank">Lights! Camera! Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:14:01 +0000 Ben Fry 19921 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Old State House To Screen "A Face in the Crowd" - 1957 Movie Shot in Piggott, Ark. TED Radio Hour Turns One! http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/ted-radio-hour-turns-one With a full year of radio life under its belt, we wanted to give a special shout out to <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/?showDate=2014-02-21" target="_blank">TED Radio Hour</a></em> for an amazing 365 days (and the other notable numbers above!).<p>In case you're not already familiar, the <em>TED Radio Hour</em>, hosted by <a href="http://www.npr.org/people/6597623/guy-raz" target="_blank">Guy Raz</a>, is a collaboration between NPR and <a href="http://www.ted.com/" target="_blank">TED</a>, weaving together notable TED Talks around particular themes, like <a href="http:/ Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:03:00 +0000 Joanna Pawlowska 19700 at http://ualrpublicradio.org TED Radio Hour Turns One!