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  • 12:00 AM
    New Sounds
  • Piano Solos and Ensembles

    Hear from Nico Muhly's "I Drink The Air Before Me," on this New Sounds.  There's also music from Jason Moran's "Ten," which features some sampled sounds as well. Plus, Michael Formanek Quartet and the new "23 Neo" along with Donnacha Dennehy's "Reservoir" for solo piano, played by Isabelle O'Connor, and more.

  • 01:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 06:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 07:00 AM
    On Being
  • On Being is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday
  • Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. In January 2012, Rachel Martin began hosting the program. 

  • 10:00 AM
    On The Media
  • Depictions of Torture in "Zero Dark Thirty," John McAfee's Media Manipulations, and More

    Criticism over "Zero Dark Thirty"'s portrayal of torture, John McAfee's ability to exploit the press' fascination with him, and the media errors of the past year.

  • 11:00 AM
    Studio 360
  • David Chase & A Charlie Brown Christmas

    Kurt Andersen talks with the creator of The Sopranos, David Chase, who returns to New Jersey for Not Fade Away, his first movie. Vince Guaraldi’s score to A Charlie Brown Christmas does the near-impossible — it’s holiday music that conjures childhood without getting too cute. Plus, we'll hear Kurt Andersen’s ...

  • 12:00 PM
    Afternoon Music with Jonathan Schwartz
  • Today at 12PM, sit in with Jonathan Schwartz for an eclectic mix of his favorite tunes from The Great American Songbook. Throughout the week, Jonathan Schwartz provides an unparalleled showcase for this timeless music.

  • 04:00 PM
    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.

     

  • 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
    Bullseye
  • Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative people and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye is equal parts funny and fascinating. Whether you're already plugged in to the culture map, or looking for a signpost, Bullseye will keep you on target.

  • 07:00 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.

  • 08:00 PM
    NPR Special Coverage: Newtown Service with President Obama
  • NPR provides special, live coverage of President Barack Obama's visit to Newtown, CT following Friday's school shooting. 

  • 09:00 PM
    On Being
  • On Being is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

  • 10:00 PM
    Selected Shorts
  • Selected Shorts features some of the finest artists of the American theater reading contemporary and classic short fiction-the most distinguished works of the early masters such as Chekhov, Maupassant, Malamud and dozens of others.  

    Guest hosted by some of your favorite actors and writers including John Lithgow, Neil Gaiman, David Sedaris, Jane Curtin, Parker Posey and others.

     

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Classical Rock Bands

    Music by Steve Reich on this New Sounds - a piece of classical music for a rock band - his "2 x 5," from a new recording.  There's also music for electric guitar in a chamber music setting by Canadian composer Tim Brady, inspired by Dmitri Shostakovich, "Hocket, Canon, Fugue."  Plus, listen to a work for a hybrid electro-acoustic ensemble by Paola Prestini.