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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • 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
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • 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
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • 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
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 06:00 AM
    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
    On The Media
  • 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
    Weekend Edition Saturday
  • Each week, nearly 4 million listeners tune in to Weekend Edition Saturday for two hours of news, features and entertainment anchored by Scott Simon, NPR's Peabody Award-winning host and correspondent.

  • 10:00 AM
    Car Talk
  • America's funniest auto mechanics, aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, amuse you with their shameless wit, amaze you with their encyclopedic knowledge of all things automotive, and perplex you with their puzzlers, all the while playing a few Car Tunes.

  • 11:00 AM
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!
  • The NPR News Quiz, a fast-paced, fresh and funny look at current affairs and the week's events.

     

  • 12:00 PM
    Jonathan Schwartz
  • An eclectic mix of American Popular Standards, classical, rock and roll, jazz and "good talk" with host Jonathan Schwartz.

  • 04:00 PM
    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
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 06:00 PM
    A Prairie Home Companion
  • From the American heartland to the vast urban centers, humorist, writer, and hard-core Minnesotan Garrison Keillor offers an old-time variety show as homespun as it is savvy.

  • 08:00 PM
    Special Programming
     
     
  • 09:00 PM
    This American Life
  • A handheld camera for radio, This American Life takes an intimate look at the drama of the Everyman. Veteran producer Ira Glass shoots from the hip, exploring the lives of oddballs, antiheroes, and just plain folks who quietly fade into our homogenous national landscape. The program shares stories of life and love through monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio, giving you plenty of reasons to linger around the house.

  • 10:00 PM
    Selected Shorts
  • Selected Shorts: Speeding Away

    A lot of people listen to SELECTED SHORTS in their cars.  In this program, the characters are in their cars—running from a bad love affair in the first piece, and toward a natural disaster in the second.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • 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.