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  • 12:00 AM
    New Sounds
  • Bang on a Can Marathon 2010 - Part I

    For this New Sounds, we present highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, the Bang on a Can Marathon.  The French bass player, composer and laptop manipulator Florent Ghys writes witty minimalist pop music pieces. We’ll hear some of these, recorded live at the World Financial Center.

  • 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
  • The Surprising History of Gun Control, School Shooting Myths, and More

    The surprising history of the gun control narrative, the media myths of past school shootings, and the problem when the media speculate on the mental health of shooters.

  • 11:00 AM
    Studio 360
  • Beck's Play-It-Yourself Album & Photo Remix Winners

    Kurt Andersen talks with the musician Beck, whose new project is a collection of 20 songs released as sheet music. If you want to hear the songs, you have to play them yourself, and we did. Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love” defines the sound of dance music we’re still grooving ...

  • 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
    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
    Spinning on Air
  • Christmas Presence

    David Garland presents some gentle and festive music for Christmas. The December darkness is illuminated with extended renditions of two seasonal songs that have been sung for centuries, a few familiar carols, and the elfin humor of the Christmas greetings The Beatles recorded for their fan club during the 1960s.

  • 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
  • A Crimson Grail

    Paris-based musician and composer Rhys Chatham once played a central role in the development of New York’s downtown music scene with a series of works for LOUD electric guitar.  Now he‘s best-known most recently for high profile productions of his rugged noise symphonies written for hundreds of softly played electric guitars (and basses.)