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  • 12:00 AM
  • Rise and Shine

    On today’s show: we’ll look at the countries that are expected to rise in the years ahead (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), and how they’ll interact with the West. Director Philippe Falardeau talks about his new film, “Monsieur Lazhar.” Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a sculpture of a Huastec goddess. Plus, Please Explain is all about deep sea exploration.

  • 01:00 AM
  • Sculpture of Huastec Goddess

    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.

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  • 01:15 AM
  • Rise and Shine

    On today’s show: we’ll look at the countries that are expected to rise in the years ahead (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), and how they’ll interact with the West. Director Philippe Falardeau talks about his new film, “Monsieur Lazhar.” Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a sculpture of a Huastec goddess. Plus, Please Explain is all about deep sea exploration.

  • 02:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 06:00 AM
    Specials
  • Sustainable Design for the Future

    Sustainable planning – of buildings, communities and products -- can be part of the architecture of everyday life. This program explores green cities and towns, where sustainable ideas are part of the architecture of everyday life and large projects, encompassing the whole community, major green technologies, and small, inexpensive products ...

  • 07:00 AM
  • Reporting in North Korea, Open Season for Political Scandals, and More

    The trickiness of reporting on North Korea, the beginning of the political scandal season, and the media myth of failing schools.

  • 08:00 AM
  • NPR’s Scott Simon adds the world’s top news and features to your Saturday morning coffee. 

  • 10:00 AM
  • For years, America’s funniest auto mechanics, Click and Clack, have offered insights on that weird sound your Volkswagen makes.

  • 11:00 AM
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 12:00 PM
  • Live on The Jonathan Channel

    Live Wednesday through Sunday at 12pm
    Replays Monday & Tuesday at 12pm, Tuesday – Friday at 7pm, and Saturday & Sunday at 8pm

  • 04:00 PM
    Freakonomics Radio
  • Freakonomics Radio: Eating and Tweeting

    In this episode of Freakonomics Radio, we look at the tension between “slow food” – a return to the past – and the food future. You’ll hear from slow-food champion Alice Waters and uber-modernist Nathan Myhrvold, who advocates bringing more science into the kitchen – including, perhaps, a centrifuge, a ...

  • 05:00 PM
  • 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.

  • 06:00 PM
  • From the American heartland of Lake Wobegon to Town Hall in New York City, acclaimed musician Chris Thile hosts the variety show that’s as homespun as it is sharp.

  • 08:00 PM
    Special Programming
     
     
  • 09:00 PM
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 10:00 PM
  • Classic and contemporary short fiction read by some of the most iconic voices in today’s world of film, theater and comedy. Recorded live at Symphony Space in New York City.

     

  • 11:00 PM
  • #3027: A New Type of Art Song

    For this New Sounds, take a listen to the new kind of art song.  There are some traditional America hymns, spirituals, and folk songs, recast as art songs, arranged into an unsettled and haunted landscape by George Crumb.  It’s something that composer Charles Ives did nearly 100 years before Crumb.  We’ll also hear music by Ives, as performed by Theo Bleckmann and the quintet Kneebody – a group who uses piano, trumpet, saxophone, bass, drums and some effects.