Studio Director and Producer
April Peavey is studio director and producer for PRI's The World.
In the Iranian diaspora community of Los Angeles, members of the heavy metal group TarantisT have added their artistic voices to the protests in Iran. Arash Rahbary is the band's singer and bassist. He speaks to host Marco Werman.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Gil Scott-Heron had a profound influence on many aspiring poets including Malik al-Nasir and his band, Malik and the OGs. Nasir joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about his lifelong connection with Scott-Heron recounted in his new book, "Letters to Gil."
"The key thing is that I want it to be completely nonpartisan, not bipartisan, but nonpartisan," Illinois Democratic Sen. Duckworth explained to The World's host Marco Werman. "I served on the Benghazi Commission, for example. That was bipartisan, but it was highly political."
Over his 18-year music career, José González has tapped into sounds from three continents: Brazilian bossa nova, Swedish hardcore punk, and now, West African styles.
Recorded in Havana, Cuba, 25 years ago, the Buena Vista Social Club drew together many older musicians and gave their careers a second life. The album quickly became an international sensation.
Grammy award-winning musician Elvis Costello has a new album, but you won't hear his voice on it. This time, it’s a remix featuring voices from across the Spanish-singing world.
Yun Sun, a co-director of the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center in Washington, DC, discussed these issues with The World's host, Marco Werman.
Hatian band Lakou Mizik’s “Leave the Bones,” in collaboration with DJ and producer Joseph Ray of Nero, mixes traditional sounds with electronic beats.
Evan Williams, director of "Germany's Neo-Nazis and the Far Right," joined The World's host Marco Werman to speak about the investigation behind the film.
The stories of these women, who remain vulnerable, can now be heard on an album called "I've forgotten now who I used to be."
Artists collected thoughts from people who lived through the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that hit Japan 10 years ago.