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1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about the issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and around the world.
NPR's All Things Considered is an in-depth recap of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, and insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment.
American Landscapes is a weekly musical-potpourri, acquainting listeners with today’s most fresh and familiar works in classical and contemporary American composers.
For over two decades, JPR's "Gourmet Oldies Show" has featured an extensive archive of classic R&B, Swing Jazz, Blues, Boogie Woogie, Country, and much much more. It's the popular music of a time gone by, honoring and celebrating the Golden Era of American vernacular music.
Presenting a broad range of American music — from blues, jazz, gospel and soul, to rockabilly, zydeco, Tejano and roots rock – American Routes explores the shared musical and cultural threads that both distinguish and bind these diverse genres. The program also presents documentary features and artist interviews.
Newshour is the award-winning flagship program of the BBC World Service, the world's largest newsgathering operation. Clear, rigorous, well-paced and LIVE every day, Newshour features BBC's unmatched reporting from all around the globe.
BBC World Service is news with an international perspective from the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) is one of eleven constituents of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest performing arts complex in the world. CMS presents an annual series of concerts for both connoisseurs and chamber music newcomers of all ages.
Live concert broadcasts from The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - one of the world's great ensembles. Each week features a stunning array of repertoire, plus fabulous guest conductors and top soloists.
Boost your music I.Q. in just two minutes a day. Join host John Birge for Composers Datebook, an award-winning program about this day in classical music history. You'll get a daily snapshot of composers past and present, with timely information, intriguing musical events, and context about the time the music you love was composed.
The CBC's lively news magazine brings a fresh and surprising take on the week. The program takes unusual angles on the stories people are talking about, from current affairs to pop culture, and throws in some fun with irreverent columnists and playful use of sound.
eTown is recorded in front of a live audience and features performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversation and information about the world around us.
Exploring Music is a unique deep exploration into a particular aspect of classical music, covered over the week's five successive episodes. The program includes recorded music, extemporized examples from the studio piano, anecdotes, and Bill McLaughlin's insightful analysis of the music.
Fiesta! is a weekly listening hour dedicated to appreciating the seldom-recognized work of Latin and South America’s classical composers, and hidden gems from the Latin-American baroque.
JPR's classical music for the morning hours, including a mix of favorites from the standard repertoire plus a healthy dose of lesser-known composers and pieces.
Each week, Folk Alley host Elena See collects the best in traditional and contemporary folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases, classics, and exclusive Folk Alley in-studio performances.
Freakonomics Radio ferrets out connections between seemingly unrelated things. The program explores the riddles of everyday life and the wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—using the tools of economics to explore real-world behavior.
Fresh Air is a weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues featuring in-depth yet intimate conversations with top news makers. Interviews are complemented with contributions from well-known critics and commentators.
Highlights from some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new stories for your weekend. Fresh Air Weekend emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts.
Here & Now is a fast-paced program that covers up-to-the-minute news and also provides regular features on food, technology, finance, culture and more.
Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, host Shankar Vedantam reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships.
Deutsche Welle's weekly news magazine that explores the topical issues shaping the continent. Inside Europe includes interviews with newsmakers and personalities, background features, and cultural reports from correspondents throughout Europe.
Every week, Jazz Sunday brings you two hours of classic cuts from past masters, as well as new tunes from a wide range of today's jazz stars. It's a place where Coltrane, Parker and Ellington and Davis mix company with Pizzarelli, Krall, Redman, Cullum, and many others. If you love improvisation and artistic exploration, join us for Jazz Sunday.
A Saturday night staple for years, Late Night Blues brings you a cornucopia of blues styles and performers from past and present. From NYC to Chicago, to Kansas City and beyond, we'll showcase the latest blues releases and pay tribute to the stars of the genre.
Living On Earth provides a weekly in-depth exploration of the latest scientific, political and social elements related to environmental change.
Milk Street Radio travels the world to reveal how food and cooking changes lives and cultures. From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp host Christopher Kimball goes anywhere and everywhere to get answers about cooking.
Millennium Of Music serves up a weekly survey of the rich - and largely unknown - treasures of European music leading up to the time of J.S. Bach.
The latest in-depth international and national news from NPR. Includes regional news at 6:04am, 6:30am, 7:04am, 7:30am, 8:04am, and 8:30am as well as regional features from JPR's award-winning news team.
Mountain Stage is an exploration of the exciting and spontaneous sound of live performance, featuring contemporary music seasoned with traditional and roots artists.
An avid music-lover, Alec Baldwin lends his Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning style to one of music's great institutions. The program features performances from the New York Philharmonic's current season , as well as performances from the orchestra's archives.
Uniting provocative voices with passionate discussion, On Point explores the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today.
Decoding what we hear, read, and see in the media, On The Media arms us with the critical tools we need to survive the information age.
Open Air is a home for music people -- a place where you can hear the latest indie rock/pop, AAA and Americana, plus blues, jazz, world, and alt.country. The program is hosted and curated each day by people who share your passion for new music from emerging artists as well as favorites from legends of the past. It's the music you already love plus the new artists you're about to.
Performance Today features two hours of live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features.
Two of NPR's most popular podcasts have been combined into a fun and informative weekly radio program! Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive, roll up your sleeves journalism. Guy Raz hosts How I Built This, where innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists take us through the journeys they took to build their now iconic companies.
A showcase of the best live classical music performances presented in the concert halls of the Beaver state. Each week Played In Oregon features great symphonic works, chamber music concerts and solo recitals performed in Oregon’s many unique music venues.
q is a lively conversation about the arts, entertainment and pop culture. From music to TV, film, theatre, art and comedy, the program takes you up close to the innovators and creators making a mark, and explores why their work matters.
A weekly audio adventure that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. Hosted by MacArthur Genius Grant fellow Jad Abumrad, Radiolab embraces both skepticism and wonder to discover the hidden connections that make big ideas so surprisingly powerful.
Reveal is a weekly investigative reporting program from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Reveal partners with reporters and newsrooms around the world to go deep into the pressing issues of our times.
Yes, we know it's on Saturday but they wouldn't change the name of the show for us ... we asked.  But we think it's a great program for Saturdays. Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday provides news about science, technology, and other cool stuff.
Get lost in the moment as some of the most talented actors from the stage, screen, and television bring short stories to life. This award-winning series presents a compelling work of short fiction each week, recorded live at New York’s Symphony Space.
JPR's classical music for the afternoon, including a mix of favorites from the standard repertoire plus a healthy dose of lesser-known composers and pieces. Each weekday includes a featured work at 2pm, our locally produced history series As It Was at 1pm and Composers Datebook at 3pm.
Snap Judgment mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another. This is storytelling — with a beat!
Sound Beat takes a daily trip through the history of recorded sound using rare recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive at Syracuse University.  Each episode focuses on one particular recording, and provides its historic back story.
Sound Opinions is a one-stop-shop for smart and engaging music criticism and conversation. Each week hosts and nationally respected rock critics Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis talk about pop culture and music industry news, interview artists and bands, review new releases and highlight their all-time favorite rock and roll.
StarDate is the public education and outreach arm of the University of Texas McDonald Observatory. The radio program airs daily on almost 300 stations. And the popular bimonthly astronomy magazine is the perfect skywatching companion for anyone interested in astronomical events and space exploration.
A diverse mix of classical music through the night, brought to you by participating regional State Farm insurance agents.
Sunday Baroque is a weekly radio showcase of music written in the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. The program is an entertaining mix of both period and modern instruments, familiar and less well known composers, and performers who range from well-established favorites to exciting newcomers.
Based on riveting TED Talks from the world's most remarkable minds, TED Radio Hour offers a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
From the studios of KQED in San Francisco, The California Report offers daily coverage of issues, trends, and public policy decisions affecting California and its diverse population. * Airs only on KNCA (Burney/Redding), KNSQ (Mt. Shasta), KSKF (Klamath Falls), and KVYA (Cedarville).
Hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by The New York Times' newsroom, The Daily brings listeners the biggest stories of our time, told by some of the best journalists in the world. The program focuses on just one or two stories each weekday, offering listeners a deep, textured portrait of the characters and human stakes driving the news.
For almost three decades, The Folk Show has featured an eclectic blend of all things folk and some things not-so-folk. Singer/songwriters, Americana, bluegrass, Celtic, traditional, old-time and some surprises are featured each week.
JPR's live interactive program devoted to current events and newsmakers from around the region and beyond. To participate in the live program, call 800-838-3760 or email  JX@jeffnet.org. 
The Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented singers, conductors, composers, musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world. Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.
Original and offbeat, this weekly romp from WFMT in Chicago presents well-known artists appearing at Chicago area clubs, concert venues, Folk Festivals, and the comedy revues of Chicago’s famed Second City. Original, offbeat, and always entertaining, The Midnight Special offers a lively potpourri of folk, Celtic and bluegrass, show and novelty tunes, and hilarious comedy routines. Escape into the stories, experience the emotions, and let loose with a good guffaw whenever you tune in.
A program that features authentic voices celebrating what it means to be human. Each week, Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating.
David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker, is joined by the magazine’s award-winning writers in a weekly hour of radio that features a mix of profiles, storytelling, and insightful conversations about the issues that matter ― plus an occasional blast of comic genius from the magazine’s legendary Shouts and Murmurs page. The New Yorker has set a standard in literary journalism for generations, and The New Yorker Radio Hour gives it a voice on public radio.
The Retro Cocktail Hour is a finger-snapping, hip-shaking blend of space age bachelor pad music, tiki tunes, private eye jazz and other incredibly strange music. Here you'll find vintage recordings from the dawn of the Hi-Fi Era - imaginative, light-hearted (and sometimes light headed) pop stylings designed to underscore everything from the backyard barbecue to the high-tech bachelor pad.
Each week, The Retro Lounge features an array of rock tunes new and old combined with the unfolding of a unique and nearly unclassifiable radio drama.
The World has pioneered the new global journalism in America. Its unique editorial voice combines coverage of the day’s global news, with interviews and sound-rich features that examine the lives of people around the world, and their connections to life in the U.S.
Thinkfeatures thought-provoking, in-depth conversations with newsmakers from across the globe. Hosted by award-winning journalist Krys Boyd and produced by KERA — North Texas’ NPR and PBS member station, the program covers a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
Setting the standard for audio storytelling, This American Life is a program that documents contemporary America using a weekly theme and a creative mix of monologues, mini-documentaries, "found tape," original fiction and non-fiction.
Throughline is a weekly one-hour narrative history series. Each episode tackles the history behind today's headlines, and takes the listener back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
Today, Explained is Vox's daily news explainer podcast. Hosts Sean Rameswaram and Noel King will guide you through the most important stories of the day.
To The Best Of Our Knowledge dives headlong into the deeper end of ideas. The program features conversations with novelists and poets, scientists and software engineers, journalists and historians, filmmakers and philosophers, artists and activists — people with big ideas and a passion to share them.
Travel With Rick Steves is a fun, lively conversation between travelers and travel experts with the aim of making world travel easier.
From Ambient to Zydeco, Turnstyles presents a unique freeform music mix. Created by a team of passionate radio veterans —including Joel Davis, John Schaefer, and host Sam Fuqua —Turnstyles digs through the deepest crates, curating an irresistible and accessible blend of exciting new discoveries and prized lost gems.
Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long news quiz program. Each week you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.
NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday and Weekend Edition Sunday provide wrap-ups of the week's news combined with a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories.
The Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented singers, conductors, composers, musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world.
Folksinger Michael Johnathon's WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour is a weekly live-audience show that presents the best grassroots and acoustic music to a global audience. WoodSongs tapes every Monday night at the Lyric Theater in Lexington, KY. Over the years amazing artists have graced our stage like Brandi Carlile, Judy Collins, Neko Case, Jacob Dylan, Norah Jones, Peter Yarrow, and more.
The World Cafe showcases a mix of new and exciting music from the worlds of pop and rock, singer/songwriter, Americana, and more. Each episode also features a live in-studio performance.