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  • 12:00 AM
    New Sounds
  • Sonic Atmospheres

    For this New Sounds, we’ll experience some sonic and at times, spiritual atmospheres, including ambient music, and other works that might invoke the “m” word – “minimalism.” From Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, we’ll hear some spiritually cast works, sometimes labeled (much to Pärt’s dislike of the term) “holy minimalism.” Listen to his atmospheric and soaring “Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, from a new recording by Canadian violinist Angèle Dubeau& the 12-woman (11 strings, 1 piano) ensemble La Pietà.

  • 01:00 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.

  • 06:00 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.

  • 07:00 AM
    On Being
  •  Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday
  • NPR’s Rachel Martin interviews top newsmakers in politics, science, and the arts, and Will Shortz brings you the beloved weekend puzzle.

  • 10:00 AM
    On The Media
  • Anatomy of a Publicity Stunt, The Problem with 'Muslim Rage', and more

    Breaking down David Blaine's latest publicity stunt, Nate Silver on predictions, and how the media got the "Muslim Rage" story all wrong.

  • 11:00 AM
    Studio 360
  • Campaign Ads & Steampunk Chic

    What exactly is steampunk?  We’ll meet some musicians who are making the dusty Victorian era new all over again.  Kurt Andersen finds out why the presidential campaign ads have lost their edge. Mark Helprin (Winter’s Tale) reveals that his new novel — a story of war, romance, and gangsters — ...

  • 12:00 PM
    The Jonathan Schwartz Show
  • A master of the Great American Songbook, Jonathan guides listeners through decades of tunes, drawing from his encyclopedic knowledge of music and friendships with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Stephen Sondheim. 

  • 04:00 PM
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 05:00 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.

  • 06:00 PM
    Special Programming
     
     
  • 07:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Here's The Thing

    In a series of one-hour, on-air specials, award-winning actor Alec Baldwin gives the listener unique entrée into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers. Baldwin sidesteps the predictable by taking listeners inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of people such as comedian Chris Rock and Oscar winner ...

  • 08:00 PM
    Spinning on Air
  • Chilly Gonzales

    Chilly Gonzales joins David Garland in the WNYC Studio to perform his piano music, and for a lively conversation about the ideas behind it.

  • 09:00 PM
    On Being
  •  Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 10:00 PM
    Selected Shorts
  • Classic and contemporary short fiction read by some of the most iconic voices in today’s world of film, theater and comedy. Recorded live at Symphony Space in New York City.

     

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Electric Guitar-Informed Music

    For this New Sounds, hear some music by electric guitarists (and multi-instrumentalist MacArthur Genius John Zorn ) for other instruments…like saxophone quartet!  The Swiss sax ensemble ARTE Quartett plays music by John Zorn from their brilliant record, Different Worlds, which also includes music by Terry Riley, Lebanese composer Rabih Abou-Khalil, and arrangements of Swiss folk songs.