Rain Pryor grew up in the shadow of one of the biggest names in show business -- she's the daughter of the late comedian Richard Pryor. But she's long since earned a name for herself in theater and film, a name that a local theater company in Baltimore is hoping will rejuvenate its venue. Pryor joins Kojo in studio to chat about her work and vision for the Strand Theater Company, which just started its fifth season.
An interview with Rain Pryor about her autobiographical solo show, “Fried Chicken and Latkes,” on growing up being black and Jewish.
Pryor performing stand-up comedy at The Comedy Spot Comedy Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Pryor Experience is an irreverent Jazz/Blues show with musical direction by Kieth Killgo of the Blackbirds.
A video was released this week where female sports journalists were read abusive online comments to their face. It's an issue that reaches far beyond that group, and The Guardian is taking it on in a series called "The Web We Want." NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with series editor Becky Gardiner and writer Nesrine Malik, who receives a lot of online abuse.
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