We're working on a new version of PRX. Want a sneak peek?

PRX - Pieces for Format: Essay Atom Feed

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

332 results


Caption: PRX default Piece image
While strongly rooted in bluegrass, old-time, and folk music, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades produces a sound that draws on the vaults of music collect...

Bought by KSJE and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
For Frank Sinatra fans, 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of milestone performances on record and in film. His classic recording of "I've Got You Und...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 57:43
Piece image
After more than 20 albums (including Live from the Big Top) and more than three decades of performing, this co-founder of the influential indie roo...

Bought by WRNC-LP, KPIP-LP, KSJE, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
Breaking up is hard to do, and it's hard to put into appropriate words. Comedian Rosie Wilby seeks a better term for 'ex', and family law barrister...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2016
  • Length: 18:28
Caption: Blackberry Winter Funfest 2016, Credit: Grant Frashier
Grant Frashier visits the Blackberry Winter Funfest in Blackberry, MN.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 08:24
Piece image
This year saw the Academy Awards ceremony awash in racial controversy.

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Piece image
The 2016 US election isn't going away anytime soon, so let's seek refuge in etymology. Consider the linguistically appropriate age of a senator, an...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 36:05
Piece image
Hello from Tbilisi! This is Taxi Taxi's first episode - an introduction to us, Vladic & Billie, as well as the 70 languages (give or take) of the ...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:46
Piece image
The Blue Canvas Orchestra and special guests open up the show in the first half followed by Jamaican and Australian musical group Nattali Rize & Notis

Bought by WRNC-LP, KSRQ, KMSU, KUMD, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
An unusual and irreverent comic strip about a misfit cat served as inspiration to 20th century poet e e cummings.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: :58
Caption: Maurice Sendak's self-portrait with Mickey Mouse, Credit: Maurice Sendak
Children's author Maurice Sendak was a big collector of Disney paraphenalia

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: :59
Caption: Charlotte
Responding to his editor about why he wrote his most famous children's novel, E.B. White replied in characteristic good humor.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: :58
Caption: Frank O'Hara
American poet Frank O'Hara got into trouble with his overbearing mother.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: :58
Piece image
Your online dating profile is the latest spin on a 300-year-old tradition of advertising yourself in order to find a spouse, a sexual partner, or s...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 41:08
Piece image
It’s the great Western discovery of India all over again.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Piece image
An inspired fictional dramatic reading from D.B.Weiss's 'Lucky Wander Boy'. Employing specialised acoustic dynamics to create an overwhelming and b...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 15:58
Piece image
This piece is about the absurdity that gay marriage will hurt a heterosexual marriage.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
Piece image
Ben Kweller sits down with his neighbors, a local middle school student and her parents, to talk about his own family and life path.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 06:27
Piece image
Alauna Yust is the producer of Area Voices and our very own Embedded Artist. Alauna hangs out with fine and folk art groups around Bemidji and trie...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 07:44
Piece image
Tonight's show begins with the familiar sounds of Big Top Chautauqua's very own Blue Canvas Orchestra along with special musical guests Corey Carls...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMSU, KSRQ, KUMD, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
Arlo returns to Big Top to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired his seminal song, ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’. We’re pleas...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KSRQ, KMSU, WRNC-LP, WTIP and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
There’s a language which is said to be the smallest language in the world. It has around 123 words, five vowels, nine consonants, and apparently yo...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 20:24
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
It's cathartic; it's a useful historical record; and it might help you behave better on public transport. Neil Katcher and Dave Nadelberg from Mort...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 18:58
Caption: Sanjay's Super Team, Credit: Pixar
Sanjay’s Super Team -- the first Pixar film directed by a person of Indian heritage. The first Pixar film with a central character who is a person ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
A poem about Thanksgiving by Sharon Olds, read by Eliza Foss

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:47