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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Musical Journeys

    We're replaying some favorite interviews from the year on this Christmas Eve. First, Neil Young and filmmaker Jonathan Demme talk about the new documentary “Neil Young Journeys.” Then, legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy reflects on his influential career and colorful life. Lawrence Norfolk discusses his new historical novel, John Saturnall’s Feast, about a young orphan who becomes a great chef. Then Kenny Rogers tells us about his life in music and his new memoir, Luck or Something Like It.

  • 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
    Slavic Wonders: Christmas with the Rose Ensemble
  • WNYC Holiday Specials 2012

    The Rose Ensemble is back with Slavic Wonders a celebration of the season featuring some truly brilliant gems from the libraries and monasteries of Krakow, Prague, and Moscow. The Rose Ensemble of Minnesota has put together a program of dazzling, passionate music for Christmastime in the great variety and range ...

  • 11:00 AM
    Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs
  • WNYC Holiday Specials 2012

    One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This encore presentation features the best works of the last several years. It's a ...

  • 12:00 PM
    Leonard Lopate’s Annual Christmas Gospel Show
  • WNYC Holiday Specials 2012

    Leonard’s annual Christmas presentation of gospel music for the holiday.

  • 02:00 PM
    Tinsel Tales
  • WNYC Holiday Specials 2012

    This program features stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk -- these and other NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaway | December 25, 2012

    A Christmas Miracle: Donations from Strangers who Saved a Child | Deconstructing the Christmas Gift | Listeners' Most Meaningful Gifts | Celebrity Stories of Gift Giving | George Takei: Christmas at a Japanese Internment Camp | Remembering Newtown on Christmas

  • 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
    Holiday Standard Time
  • WNYC Holiday Specials 2012

    An hour-long celebration of the American holiday songbook hosted by Michael Feinstein, with rarely heard recordings from Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Louis Prima, and Donny Hathaway, and featuring Michael Feinstein performing three holiday favorites.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Soundcheck's Best Live Performances of 2012, Part Two

    It's the most wonderful time of the year... because for the last few days, we've been listening back to the most memorable live sessions that were recorded in the Soundcheck studio in 2012. The competition was fierce this year -- but we think we've assembled two great shows.

    Be sure to listen to yesterday's show here. Today, we hear from singer and pianist extraordinaire Regina Spektor, modern jazz/R&B/hip op pianist Robert Glasper, and breakout indie Afro-pop artist Sinkane.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q
  • Q is an energetic daily arts and culture program from the CBC. Formerly Q with Jian Ghomeshi. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has begun their search the show's next permanent host, and they are interested in hearing your insight, ideas and general feedback in this time of transition. Go here to leave a comment, or tweet at the show with #Qthefuture.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Musical Cross-Pollination

    On this edition of New Sounds, we'll hear from singers who reach across musical traditions, including a new recording of a Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan piece – “Mustt Mustt” - by Indo-Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia, featuring the Tuareg musical rebels from Mali, Tinariwen.  Kiran says of the collaboration - "I knew it would be compelling to have a song from the South Asian Islamic tradition performed with Muslims from Mali."  We'll hear the results on this program.