Daily Schedule

Show All Details
  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Director Mike Nichols on "Betrayal"; the Harlem Renaissance; NY Film Festival at 50; Richard Dawkins

    Mike Nichols talks about directing the upcoming Broadway revival of Harold Pinter’s play, “Betrayal.” We’ll take a look at the white women who became part of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s. We’ll get a preview of this year’s New York Film Festival, which is marking its 50th anniversary. Richard Dawkins talks about his early life, of becoming a scientist and writing The Selfish Gene.

  • 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
  • 30 Issues: Pre-K; The Moreland Commission; Local MacArthur Geniuses; U.N. Goals

    Election week in the 30 Issues in 30 Days election series continues with a conversation about funding Pre-Kindergarten with Gotham Schools reporter Geoffrey Decker; the latest in the Moreland Commission's investigations into corruption in Albany; and local MacArthur genius grant winners.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Sheri Fink on Five Days at Memorial; Rick Hall and "Muscle Shoals"; Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Sheri Fink reveals the shocking story behind patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. We’ll take a look at Muscle Shoals—Rick Hall describes putting the small Alabama town on the map with his FAME studios where some of the greatest pop music hits of the past 50 years have been recorded. Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard on her work “Ona,” a 19-and-a-half foot tall piece that’s been permanently installed at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Plus, a look at the military commission that will soon hear the trial of Abd al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind behind the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.

  • 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
  • Drawing The World's Most Wanted | What Happened to Obama's "Pivot" to Asia? | The Best Art is in the Airport

    Every few years, the National Endowment for the Arts tries to assess just how much art, and what kinds of art, Americans consume. Their new study, the first since 2008, is out today. And you might be surprised by their findings. Sunil Iyengar is research director at the National Endowment for the Arts. He joins The Takeaway now to explain.

  • 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
  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • 09:00 PM
  • James Murphy On Broadway; Nicholson Baker’s Musical Novel; Sarah Jarosz Plays Live

    In this episode: Former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy discusses his latest project: composing music for the Broadway revival of Harold Pinter's drama "Betrayal."

    Plus: Nicholson Baker’s new novel, Traveling Sprinkler, is about a man who is having a hard time writing a new book — so he picks up a guitar instead. Baker discusses the book and the real-life companion album he recorded.

    And: Sarah Jarosz is just 22, but she’s already made a mark on the folk and bluegrass scene thanks to her deep bluegrass knowledge and exceptional instrumental skills. The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter from Texas plays live.  

  • 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
  • The Non-Western Orchestra

    Listen to music that features the orchestra as a non-western ensemble. Hear music from a new tribute record, “The Road to Jajouka,” a recording honoring (and with proceeds supporting) the legendary Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar.  Then, the orchestra provides a drone in a live recording made at the Fes Festival of the traditional call to prayer. Also, hear the orchestra as an Indian instrument with the Bombay Dub Orchestra and as an instrument of the gypsy or Roma tradition in music from the Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio.  Plus, hear Jherek Bischoff’s orchestral arrangement of the music from Congotronics by Konono No. 1, and more.