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  • 12:00 AM
    New Sounds
  • A New Look at the Four Seasons, Pt. 1

    For this New Sounds, we’ll take a new look at the Four Seasons - not the Vivaldi work, but instead what it has inspired.  There are lots of other composers who have riffed off of that theme, say - Thomas Wilbrandt, Astor Piazzolla, Philip Glass, and Mark O'Connor, to name a few.

  • 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
  • Truman Capote's Lies, Cybersecurity and More

    How Truman Capote mixed fact and fiction in In Cold Blood, the true threat of cyberwar, and software that fact-checks political speeches in real time. 

     

  • 11:00 AM
    Studio 360
  • Dwight Yoakam & Jamaica Kincaid

    This week in Studio 360, Kurt Andersen talks with Jamaica Kincaid, and Dwight Yoakam, who traveled a couple of thousand miles from Appalachia to Los Angeles but never forgot his roots, plays a live set. Yoakam’s first album of new songs in seven years is called 3 Pears.

  • 12:00 PM
    Afternoon Music with Jonathan Schwartz
  • Today at 12PM, sit in with Jonathan Schwartz for an eclectic mix of his favorite tunes from The Great American Songbook. Throughout the week, Jonathan Schwartz provides an unparalleled showcase for this timeless music.

  • 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
    Emancipation 150: The State of the Black Economy
  • Emancipation 150: The State of the Black Economy

    Dr. Cornel West, joins CNN financial contributor Ryan Mack to discuss the history of generational poverty and wealth and the current state of the economy for African Americans. In 2013, we inaugurated the first black president for his second term into the highest office in the United States. Yet the ...

  • 09:00 PM
    Emancipation 150: From Emancipation to the Great Migration
  • Emancipation 150: From Emancipation to the Great Migration

    Through conversation and performance, take a look at the historic proclamation within the unsettled, turbulent contexts of the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow Era and the Great Migration. Co-moderated by award-winning writer Carl Hancock Rux and Robin Morris, Director of National Programs at the National Constitution Center. Panelists include Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

  • 10:00 PM
    I, Too, Sing America: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes
  • I, Too, Sing America: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes

    Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justice with his belief in the transformative power of the word. But he was a music lover, too, and some of the works he was most proud of ...

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • A New Look at the Four Seasons, Pt. 2

    Our look at the Four Seasons continues on this New Sounds, with the companion program to last night, geared towards the non-violin centered works that have used the Four Seasons as their launch pad.  Again, these are works inspired by the Vivaldi work, including music from an electronic version by Wendy Carlos, a piece by Danish-born, Brooklyn-based saxophonist Rene Mogensen, plus Japanese flute improvisations, and many more.