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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Big Leagues

    On today’s show: we’ll take a look at the new technologies that have allowed researchers to visit the wreckage of the Titanic. Simon Callow talks about his role in the acclaimed new play “Being Shakespeare.” Film preservationist Serge Bromberg discusses some of the rare silent films from around the world that he’s saved. A History of the World in 100 Objects looks at a carved wooden chair from the pre-European Caribbean. Peter Behrens tells us about his new novel, The O’Briens. And R. A. Dickey, of the Mets, describes his life, baseball career, and recent climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro.

  • 01:00 AM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Taino Ritual Seat

    Neil MacGregor explores this period of learning and scientific achievement through magnificent objects which were used by the wealthy to reflect their status.

    Read more about the Taino Ritual Seat.

  • 01:15 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Big Leagues

    On today’s show: we’ll take a look at the new technologies that have allowed researchers to visit the wreckage of the Titanic. Simon Callow talks about his role in the acclaimed new play “Being Shakespeare.” Film preservationist Serge Bromberg discusses some of the rare silent films from around the world that he’s saved. A History of the World in 100 Objects looks at a carved wooden chair from the pre-European Caribbean. Peter Behrens tells us about his new novel, The O’Briens. And R. A. Dickey, of the Mets, describes his life, baseball career, and recent climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • You know what that smooth jazz riff means: it’s your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates. Don’t start your day without it.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • Keeping it Human

    Chris Hayes, editor-at-large of The Nation and host of "Up with Chris Hayes" on MSNBC, continues the discussion about the Ryan Plan and its proposed cuts in entitlement spending. WNYC reporter, Alex Goldmark, reports on police procedures following cyclist fatalities in New York City. Plus: Literary scholar Jonathan Gottschall, talks about his new book The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human. 

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • A Fine Line

    Science Writer Dick Teresi delves into into some of the complex questions surrounding organ donation and the blurred line between life and death. The current Lord Mayor of Belfast, Ireland, talks about his city’s historic connections to the Titanic. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a reliquary that houses what many believe to be a part of the crown of thorns worn by Jesus Christ. Sax player Bill Evans describes his genre-bending approach to jazz. Plus, Anthony Marx, the President of the New York Public Library, addresses some of the controversy surrounding his institution.

  • 01:00 PM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Holy Thorn Reliquary

    From Mexico to Easter Island, the followers of many world religions used objects to become closer to their gods. Neil MacGregor finds five such devotional items.

    Read more about the Holy Thorn Reliquary.

  • 01:15 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • A Fine Line

    Science Writer Dick Teresi delves into into some of the complex questions surrounding organ donation and the blurred line between life and death. The current Lord Mayor of Belfast, Ireland, talks about his city’s historic connections to the Titanic. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a reliquary that houses what many believe to be a part of the crown of thorns worn by Jesus Christ. Sax player Bill Evans describes his genre-bending approach to jazz. Plus, Anthony Marx, the President of the New York Public Library, addresses some of the controversy surrounding his institution.

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts.

  • 03:00 PM
    Special Programming
     
     
  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 06:30 PM
    Marketplace
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 08:00 PM
    On Point
  • Part news reporting, part call-in show. Host Tom Ashbrook keeps the conversation centered around the day’s big news and the people who make it.

  • 09:00 PM
    Tell Me More
  • Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin. Tell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.

  • 10:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Mega-Raves Go Mainstream

    Rock icons like Bruce Springsteen still fill arenas. But concert promoters have seen the future of their industry and its name is “dance music.” Today: why mega-raves are going mainstream – and attracting some unusual investors. Plus: a live performance from the Vijay Iyer Trio. And: excerpts from John Schaefer's recent roundtable discussion with James Murphy and David Byrne.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Cello and Voice

    Listen to music for cello and voice on this edition of New Sounds.   We’ll hear a few selections from "The Escape Artist," a new opera by composer, vocalist & cellist Robert Een.  He worked with Meredith Monk for fifteen years, culminating the creation of their hour-long music-theater duet, "Facing North," and his writing, including this opera, employs extended techniques for both voice and cello.