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  • 12:00 AM
  • #4177: Jazz Without Borders
    Hear works by musicians rooted in “jazz” but not bound by it. There's music by drummer Andrew Cyrille, trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, and guitarist Bill Frisell, Dinosaur, and Omar Sosa.
  • 01:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 06:00 AM
  • Public radio’s classic show about food and the people who eat it. Lynne Rosetto Kasper and Francis Lam bring you recipes, cooking tips and in-depth stories about where our food comes from.

  • 07:00 AM
  • Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 08:00 AM
  • NPR’s LuLu Garcia-Navarro interviews top newsmakers in politics, science, and the arts, and Will Shortz brings you the beloved weekend puzzle.

  • 10:00 AM
  • Broken Promise
    How a 70-year-old promise to decolonize Puerto Rico keeps getting broken. 
  • 11:00 AM
  • Reveal is the Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism program for public radio. We’ve heard the news, but we want to know what really happened. That’s what Reveal is all about: finding out what’s going on behind the scenes, hidden from public view.

  • 12:00 PM
  • The Takeaway is America's weekday conversation.

  • 01:00 PM
  • ThisAmericanLife: 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. 

  • 02:00 PM
  • All the bold ideas, inventions and perspectives of the beloved TED Talks conference and video series, plus special follow-up interviews with the people behind them.

  • 03:00 PM
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 04:00 PM
  • BBC Newshour is the award-winning flagship program of the BBC World Service, the world's largest news-gathering operation. Clear, rigorous, well-paced and live every day, Newshour brings BBC's unmatched reporting from all around the globe.

  • 05:00 PM
  • 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.

  • 06:00 PM
  • A show about the unfinished business of our history and its grip on our future.

    Live Sundays at 6PM on 93.9 FM and AM 820.

  • 07:00 PM
  • Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.

  • 08:00 PM
  • Have fun discovering the hidden side of everything.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Jesse Thorn cuts through the weeds of pop culture, with irreverent comedy, in-depth interviews and a keen eye for what’s worth knowing about.

  • 10:00 PM
  • Classic and contemporary short fiction read by some of the most iconic voices in today’s world of film, theater and comedy. Recorded live at Symphony Space in New York City.


  • 11:00 PM
  • #4179: William Kentridge Performs Schwitters' Ursonate, from Ultima Fest 2018
    South African artist William Kentridge performs Ursonate at the 2018 Ultima Fest in Oslo, Norway and sits with host John Schaefer for an interview about the work and his approach