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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Carol Burnett, Mao's American Confidante, Hidden Cities, and Giant Crabs

    Carol Burnett talks about her relationship with her daughter Carrie, who recovered from drug addiction as a teenager and then died of cancer at the age of 38. Sidney Rittenberg, a confidante of Mao and the only American to join the Chinese Communist Party, joins the filmmaker of a new documentary about his life. Moses Gates introduces us to the hidden corners of New York, Paris, Cairo and Moscow. And we’ll find out how growing numbers of giant crabs are threatening the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay.

  • 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
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • Special Two City Call-in On Policing in NYC and Chicago; Common Core; Legalizing Pot

    The first hour is a special, two-city call-in co-hosted by WBEZ in Chicago all about policing and how to curb violence in NYC and Chicago. Brian and Tony Sarabia, host of WBEZ's The Morning Shift, invite your calls to discuss the policing strategies of the NYPD and the CPD. Plus: New York City's Chief Academic Officer Shael Polakow-Suransky discusses new Common Core standards; the logistics of legalizing marijuana; and the story of a couple's travels.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Opening a Restaurant, Sustainable Meat, Cooking on TV, and Ferlitizing Fields

    We’ll find out what it takes to open a restaurant—and keep it open —with chefs Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune, Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster, and Andrew Carmellini of The Dutch, Locanda Verde, and the soon-to-open Lafayette. We’ll look into whether sustainable farming can really meet America’s demand for meat. The New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum talks about the rise and evolution of food television. And this week’s Please Explain is all about fertilizer! 

  • 02:00 PM
    Science Friday
  • Break through the rumors and confusion about “this study” or “that study” with Ira Flatow’s clear, weekly conversation about what’s happening in science.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • North Korean Threats, History of the Negro League, Gun Control Debate

    New Movie Releases: "The Place Beyond the Pines" and "42" | On the Ground in South Korea | Senate Will Debate Gun Control Proposal | Navigating Portland's Food Culture with Nine-Year-Olds | Jackie Robinson, and the End of Negro League Baseball | The Art and Science of the Public Comeback

  • 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
    On The Media
  • Gun Anecdotes, What To Know about the Avian Flu, and Grindr.

    Since the Sandy Hook shootings, gun violence anecdotes have been the centerpiece of much of the reporting about guns. OTM asks if there's a better way. Also, who to listen to about the new avian flu and everything you need to know about Grindr. 

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Filmmaker Danny Boyle; Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog; Deconstructing 'Accidental Racist'

    In This Episode: Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle talks about the music in his new film, "Trance," as well as the sound of "Trainspotting," "Slumdog Millionaire," and more. 

    Plus: Jazz guitarist Marc Ribot (first choice guitarist for Tom Waits, Lou Reed, and so many others) and his band Ceramic Dog join us to play live.

    And: we gather a round table to discuss the controversial song "Accidental Racist," by country star Brad Paisley, featuring rapper and actor LL Cool J. 

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • A hip, energetic daily arts and culture program hosted by writer and musician Jian Ghomeshi, one of Canada’s foremost tastemakers.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Brass Around the World

    For this New Sounds, enjoy an hour of works for brass, from the 19 piece French band Bigre! and sample some of the just-out release, “Brooklyn Babylon” from Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, (only 17 pieces strong.)  There’s also music from east and western Africa - Ethiopia and Benin, along with music from Macedonia, Manhattan and even Albania.  The Albanian outfit Fanfara Tirana meets London’s Trans-Global Underground on their fabulous record, “Kabatronics,” and for more brass band power, there’s the Kocani Orkestar from Macedonia.  Plus, listen to classic 1970’s Ethio-groove from Mahmoud Ahmed and Benin’s classic funk heroes, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo.