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  • 12:00 AM
  • Moral Molecule and Memoirs

    On today’s show: Paul J. Zak describes his research into what has been called “the moral molecule,” Oxytocin. Joe Bastianich talks about his memoir, Restaurant Man. Today’s installment of the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects continues with a mysterious jade disc known as a Bi. Rosecrans Baldwin describes his comic account of living in the French capital, Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down. And The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead talks about her career in comedy.

  • 01:00 AM
  • Jade Bi

    Neil MacGregor goes back to the 18th century to look at the Age of the European Enlightenment, through five objects from different cultures around the world.

    Read more about the Jade Bi.

  • 01:15 AM
  • Moral Molecule and Memoirs

    On today’s show: Paul J. Zak describes his research into what has been called “the moral molecule,” Oxytocin. Joe Bastianich talks about his memoir, Restaurant Man. Today’s installment of the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects continues with a mysterious jade disc known as a Bi. Rosecrans Baldwin describes his comic account of living in the French capital, Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down. And The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead talks about her career in comedy.

  • 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.

  • 05:00 AM
  • Your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates.

  • 09:00 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.

  • 10:00 AM
  • Money on the Mind
    NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson; WNYC's Bob Hennelly previews an important NJ congressional Democratic primary; the bike share landscape; how NYC tech start-ups comp...
  • 12:00 PM
  • Keep Growing

    Will Allen, a former professional basketball player and KFC executive, discusses his efforts to promote urban farming. Today’s installment of the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects is about the chronometer from the HMS Beagle, the ship that took Darwin around the world! Plus, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tells her very personal story about experiencing the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia.

  • 01:00 PM
  • Ship's Chronometer from HMS Beagle

    Neil MacGregor uses five objects to highlight the shifts in the balance of economic, political and imperial power in the C19th - and the enormous consequences across the rest of the world.

    Read more about the Ship's Chronometer from HMS Beagle.

  • 01:15 PM
  • Keep Growing

    Will Allen, a former professional basketball player and KFC executive, discusses his efforts to promote urban farming. Today’s installment of the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects is about the chronometer from the HMS Beagle, the ship that took Darwin around the world! Plus, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tells her very personal story about experiencing the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia.

  • 02:00 PM
  • Soundcheck Smackdown: Concert Dancing

    For most, concerts are for listening to music. But for some, concerts are for dancing to music – whether that means rocking out with an air guitar, suggestively maneuvering a hula hoop or diving into the mosh pit. As the outdoor concert season approaches, our Soundcheck Smackdown series continues with a fierce debate about concert dancing. Plus: A live performance from a band wants to make you dance - Brooklyn's Chicha Libre.

  • 03:00 PM
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  • 04:00 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.

  • 06:30 PM
  • 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
  • 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
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  • 09:00 PM
  • Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin. Tell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.

  • 10:00 PM
  • Soundcheck Smackdown: Concert Dancing

    For most, concerts are for listening to music. But for some, concerts are for dancing to music – whether that means rocking out with an air guitar, suggestively maneuvering a hula hoop or diving into the mosh pit. As the outdoor concert season approaches, our Soundcheck Smackdown series continues with a fierce debate about concert dancing. Plus: A live performance from a band wants to make you dance - Brooklyn's Chicha Libre.

  • 11:00 PM
  • #3166: Visual Music

    Philip Glass’s opera “Kepler,” about the German astronomer and mathematician who identified the elliptical orbits of our solar system, was written expressly for Landestheater Linz and Linz09. Glass based his compelling and complex score on the astronomer’s conviction that “without genuine knowledge life is dead.”   On this New Sounds, we’ll hear selections from “Kepler” along with music from the Alloy Orchestra.