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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Anjelica Huston; 85 Years of the Oscars; "Philomena"; Actor Stacy Keach

    On today’s show: We go to the movies! Anjelica Huston talks about growing up the child of actor and director John Huston, her mother’s untimely death, and finding her own way in the entertainment industry. Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne tells us about the history of the Academy Awards. Steve Coogan and Philomena Lee discuss the new film, “Philomena.” Actor Stacy Keach talks about becoming a beloved actor in films like “American History X,” television shows including “Titus,” and on the stage, playing some of Shakespeare’s greatest roles.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • Morning Edition is your perfect morning companion: gentle, but straightforward, explaining the vagaries of international diplomacy, reporting weather and even recommending the best film in town.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • JP Morgan’s $13B Settlement, and You; Buyographics; Carlos Menchaca

    JP Morgan must pay $13 billion in a settlement on failed securities. Felix Salmon of Reuters will explain how struggling homeowners in some New York City neighborhoods will get some of the $4 billion earmarked for victims. Plus: Carlos Menchaca talks about being the first Mexican-American elected to the New York City council; the 10 ways that demographics are changing our buying habits as Americans, with author Matt Carmichael; and Hilton Als of The New Yorker on his new collection of essays.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Philip Shenon on the Kennedy Assassination; Actress Lupita Nyong'o; Victoria Loustalot's Memoir; Our Word Maven

    On today’s show: Philip Shenon shares his secret history of the Kennedy assassination—and tries to answer questions about President Kennedy’s death that people are still asking 50 years later. Lupita Nyong’o talks about her breakout role as Patsey in the film “12 Years a Slave.” Victoria Loustalot describes making peace with her father’s memory by taking the trip he had promised to take her on before he developed AIDS and died. And our “word maven” Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls and questions about the idiosyncrasies of the English language.

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Monty Python Reunites | New Program Gives Legal Aid to Immigrants Facing Deportation | Choir Project Captures JFK's Unspoken Speech

    Potential U.S. Deal With Iran Worries Some Allies, Congress | After Settlement, Can Dimon Remain on Top at JPMorgan? | The Crash of 2016: Thom Hartmann on the Future of the U.S. Economy | Afghan President Asks U.S. to Apologize for "Mistakes" | Monty Python: Reunited, And It Feels Like ...

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 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
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 08:00 PM
    The Moth Radio Hour
  • The Moth Radio Hour

    The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props or accompaniment.  Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers.  Each hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight with their honesty, bravery, ...

  • 09:00 PM
  • Neil Gaiman And Amanda Palmer's Variety Show; Randy Weston And Billy Harper's Global Blues

    In this episode: Husband-and-wife power couple and creative forces Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer -- the acclaimed and innovative author and the audacious musician and Kickstarter-funded firebrand, respectively -- talk about their ambitious traveling variety show, a few new projects in the works, and even sing a song together!

    Then, the legendary jazz pianist Randy Weston and longtime sax player Billy Harper perform songs from their latest collaboration, Roots of the Blues, in the Soundcheck studio.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • A Modern Liederabend

    It’s a modern liederabend, literally “song night,” for this New Sounds show.  Listen to vocal and choral music from living composers like Missy Mazzoli – and some of her multimedia chamber opera about Isabelle Eberhardt, as well as MIT professor Tod Machover – and an aria from his opera VALIS, based on the Phillip K. Dick novel.  Also, there’s music by Paola Prestini inspired by Kandinsky's 1912 manuscript of woodcuts and prose, “Sounds.”  Also, listen to new music from Bryce Dessner, featuring the Brooklyn Youth Chorus and Kronos Quartet from his recent release, “Aheym.”  And more.

    This Friday, 11/22, and Saturday, 11/23 at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is the third biennial Lieder-pa-looza, featuring many of these works.  Details here.