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:

33 results


Caption: Basswood Shoes (digital painting), Credit: Donald Whalen
A group of children worry about their Hispanic grandmother after the death of her only sibling, Uncle Lolo. Written by Michael Fidel Marquez, Narr...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 25:31
Piece image
A trip to Buenos Aires and a look at Argentine National Rock.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: May 22, 2016
  • Length: 15:00
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
In this short piece, students decide to talk about their neighborhood and interview folks at a nearby flea market, where they run into other studen...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:14
Piece image
In this short piece, Miguel reminisces about watching the 2010 soccer world cup on a day that his mom was off from work-something that doesn't happ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:21
Caption: Andres Jaimes, Credit: Tom Weistar
Andres Jaimes grew up near the US/Mexico border in Baja California. At 17 years old, Andres is acutely aware of how negatively Mexico and Mexican p...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 17:21
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Artist and Chicago native, Maria Gaspar, interviews neighbors to uncover their opinions about what it means to live next to one of the largest pre-...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
Piece image
The first Latino elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame and only the 11th player in baseball history to amass 3000 hits in his career, Roberto Clemente...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: Ruben Martinez
Ruben Martinez discusses his latest book, "Desert America," as well as the desert at large. In this dense non-fiction work, the author fraternizes ...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
Piece image
Youth-reporter Christino Herrera has participated in the annual Cesar Chavez march since he was seven. Today, the teen reflects on his respect and ...

Bought by KAWC and KUT


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Youth-producer Adrieana Montes produces an audio essay about her family’s legacy surrounding the number eight. Created in collaboration with P.O.D....

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 03:26
Piece image
President Obama has rightly honored activist Dolores Huerta.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:58
Piece image
Shayla Torres is a senior at Community Academy in Philadelphia and is going to college next year. But first, she’ll have to leave her grandparents ...

Bought by KSFR and WHYY


  • Added: May 20, 2012
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Youth producer Alexandra Muniz researches the indigenous music & dance style of Mexico's Zapateado.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:49
Caption: Texas Folklife
Youth Producers Adriana Montez, Brittany Garza, Christino Herrera, and Krystof Tellez discover the sacred properties of plants from traditional hea...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
Piece image
In an ESL class, everyone is new to the country. They're learning a new language, new customs... But what's it like to learn English in a class whe...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2010
  • Length: 06:49
Piece image
Tales of a taxi driver in the after hours of the night

  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 15:05
Piece image
High school seniors are donning caps and gowns this month and launching themselves into the world. Writer and photographer David Snyder was workin...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2009
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: PRX default Piece image
How a myth destroys the truth in ourselves

  • Added: Nov 16, 2008
  • Length: 43:53
Piece image
Seasons we love, as told by experts

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Summer's heat is posing serious dangers for the farmworkers who harvest most of our fruits and vegetables.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: PRX default Piece image
It's been 15 years now since the death of farm union leader Cesar Chavez -- way past time to make his birthdate of March 31 a national holiday.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2008
  • Length: 03:22
Caption: PRX default Piece image
A commentary noting that few women are more deserving of special attention during Women's History Month than farm worker leader Dolores Huerta.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Mar 03, 2008
  • Length: 05:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Abortion in Small Town Mexico

  • Added: Dec 03, 2007
  • Length: 09:07
Piece image
Abortion in Small Town Mexico

  • Added: Dec 01, 2007
  • Length: 15:44
Caption: PRX default Piece image
A commentary about the miserable pay and working and living conditions of tobacco harvesters.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2007
  • Length: 04:02