Ari Shapiro

Ari Shapiro appears in the following:

Introducing 'Play It Forward': An Ongoing Chain Of Gratitude From Musicians

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

We introduce listeners to a new music segment called, "Play It Forward." Like our annual Thanksgiving chain of gratitude, it's an opportunity for artists to talk about the music they're thankful for.

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From Symphony Orchestras To Wedding Bands, Musicians Cope With The Coronavirus

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Bigger artists may count on fan support and labels to carry them through canceled tours, but working musicians — from orchestra members and wedding singers to indie rappers — are looking elsewhere.

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'New Waves' Asks: How Can We Form True Friendships In An Online World?

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

In journalist Kevin Nguyen's first novel, characters build relationships with each other online that translate to the real world — with mixed results.

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Mandy Moore On Self-Forgiveness And Her Musical Reawakening On 'Silver Landings'

Friday, March 06, 2020

After a decade-long gap between albums, the singer and This Is Us star talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about returning to music, conquering self doubt and revisiting old songs.

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Twitter Vows That As Disinformation Tactics Change, Its Policies Will Keep Pace

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Twitter's new policy attempts to flag and provide greater context for content that the platform believes to have been "significantly and deceptively altered or fabricated."

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Sunny Jain's 'Wild Wild East' Is A Western-Inspired Ode To An Immigrant Father

Monday, March 02, 2020

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the drummer and bandleader about his new album which re-invents the American cowboy myth, borrowing from Bollywood, hip-hop and traditional Punjabi music.

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'Steel City' No More, Pueblo Reinvents Itself And Its Politics

Monday, March 02, 2020

Unlike postcard mountain resort towns, or Denver's booming, high-tech corridor, Pueblo is Colorado's faded industrial relic. But it's finding ways to grow into its next chapter.

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Where Voters Are: Mayor Of Pueblo, Colo.

Sunday, March 01, 2020

As part of NPR's election-year project, Where Voters Are, All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro sits down with the mayor of Pueblo, Colo.

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A Colorado Synagogue Struggles To Make Sense Of A Violent White Supremacist Threat

Friday, February 28, 2020

A synagogue in Pueblo, Colo. hosts a diverse group of worshipers — many of whom struggled in the aftermath of a threatened terrorist attack.

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From 'Steel City' To A Service Economy, Changing Times In Pueblo, Colo.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

What does it mean to live in a booming economy? In Pueblo, Colo., good manufacturing jobs have turned into low-paying service jobs.

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Human Connections Light Up 'This Brilliant Darkness'

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Journalist Jeff Sharlet's new book is a memoir told through images and stories of other people; it grew out of a series of Instagram posts about night shift workers he met and photographed.

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Meet New Hampshire's Father-And-Son Political Junkies

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Jon Kelly and his 14-year-old son James have spent the primary season criss-crossing New Hampshire, trying to see every presidential candidate. Politics has become a shared bond between them.

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Student Debt Is A Big Issue In The New Hampshire Primary

Monday, February 10, 2020

New Hampshire students graduate with some of the highest rates of student debt in the country. Several Democratic presidential candidates have plans that would forgive student loans.

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The Addiction Crisis In New Hampshire Shapes Presidential Primary Votes

Monday, February 10, 2020

Drug addiction is a major problem in New Hampshire. For many of those affected, the issue shapes their views of the presidential elections.

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Trixie Mattel Balances Genre, History And Humor On 'Barbara'

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The drag performer and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars champion talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about her folk and country music icons and performs a song from her new album.

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Sketch Artist Captures 'Something Unusual' At Senate Trial

Friday, January 24, 2020

Art Lien, a courtroom artist who normally covers the Supreme Court, has been sketching the Senate proceedings. "I'm looking for color," he says — such as sleeping senators and fidget spinners.

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On 'Seeking Thrills,' Georgia Channels A Lifetime On The Dance Floor

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

British musician Georgia has a new album out full of throwback dance beats and stripped-back vocals. It's called Seeking Thrills and aims to capture the unifying force of a good club beat.

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Why Milk And Water Are The Only Drinks Allowed On The Senate Floor

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Capitol Hill Twitter exploded over a report that senators were only allowed to drink milk and water on the floor. Turns out there's a long history of beverage regulation in the legislative body.

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What Day 1 Of Impeachment Sounded Like

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The impeachment trial of Donald Trump began in earnest Thursday in the Senate with a prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance and introductory remarks.

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A Newfound Importance For A Longstanding Senate Tradition — The Candy Drawer

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The longstanding tradition of stocking the Senate candy drawer takes on new importance as the impeachment trial kicks off this week — and is expected to go late into the night.

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