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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Burt Bacharach, Saul Bellow's Life, The Great Gatsby, and "Venus and Serena"

    On today’s show: Songwriter Burt Bacharach talks about his life and career in music. Greg Bellow looks at his complex relationship with his father, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Saul Bellow. We’re airing a conversation recorded in the Greene Space in March with the BBC World Book Club. on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Plus, “Venus and Serena,” a new documentary about how the Williams sisters broke new ground and came to dominate women’s tennis.

  • 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
  • Middle Aged Suicide Rates; NJ Good Samaritan Overdose Law; NYC Water History; College Bubble

    The suicide rates for middle-aged people have spiked. Paula Clayton, medical director for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention explains. Plus: Tom Moran of the Star-Ledger discusses the new Good Samaritan drug overdose law and the politics behind it; the political history of New York City's water supply; and the college cost bubble.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Jaron Lanier and Eric Drexler on Technology and the Future, the Influence of Eric Fromm, Nathaniel Philbrick on Bunker Hill

    Jaron Lanier, who has been called the father of virtual reality, explains how technology continues to transform our culture. We’ll look at the life of philosopher Erich Fromm, who wrote about both political and personal relationships and was a major founder of Amnesty International. Nathaniel Philbrick talks about how the Battle of Bunker Hill ignited the American Revolution. Eric Drexler, the founding father of nanotechnology, discusses the future of that science.

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Immigration Reform and American Workers, Should the U.S. Provide Weapons to Syrian Opposition?

    From Technology to Agriculture, Immigration Reform and American Workers | Trespassing, Vandalism, and Peace Activism in Oak Ridge  | Archaeologists Uncover Ruins of Roman London beneath Bloomberg Site | Archaeologists Uncover Ruins of Roman London beneath Bloomberg Site | Should the US Provide Weapons to Syrian Opposition?

  • 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
    This American Life
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Brian Eno Blows Our Minds (Again); Rachel Zeffira's Dreamy Pop; Rich + Tone Talauega

    In this episode: We talk with musician, producer, songwriter and all-around big thinker Brian Eno about the East Coast premiere of his audio-visual installation, 77 Million Paintings.

    Plus: Singer and composer Rachel Zeffira performs songs from her dreamy debut album, The Deserters, in our studio.

    And: Choreographers, dancers and brothers Rich Talauega and Tone Talauega have worked on music videos for Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna and more. They talk about growing up with Samoan traditional dance, and getting their first big break with Michael Jackson.

    Also: More of your musical guilty pleasures.

    • 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
    • Gamelan-Inspired Music
      Hear some gamelan-influenced music, some with interlocking metallic percussion orchestras from just about everywhere but Indonesia on this New Sounds show.