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Programs A-Z

  • On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What...

  • Plains Folk is a commentary devoted to life on the great plains of North Dakota. Written by Tom Isern of West Fargo, North Dakota, and read in newspapers across the region for years, Plains Folk venerates fall suppers and barn dances and...

  • Imagine you could call up a friend and say, “Meet me at the bar and tell me what’s going on with the economy.” Now imagine that’s actually a fun evening. That’s what we’re going for at Planet...

  • Tune in Sundays at 5 pm CT for a fresh variety of radio programs—a new one each week!

    View past and upcoming episodes below.

  • Host Scott Prebys describes “Prebys on Classics” as an integration of a rich and varied repertoire of classical music with brief comments meant to enhance the listening experience. “Classical music belongs to all of us,” he says, “and I hope to...

  • The weekday host of Prebys on Classics is also up on jazz. As a percussionist, in demand at festivals across the U.S. and Canada, he is up on the old and new, and shares the music with us.

  • Red River Ramble is a bluegrass show produced locally by David Smith, who was nominated for a ‘broadcaster of the year’ award by The International Bluegrass Music Association.

  • When you take the Saturday Evening Blues Cruise with Mike, you’ll have a good time and maybe learn more about the blues. From the old acoustic 78′s through Memphis, Chicago, Jump Blues and the newest blues innovators, Mike knows a lot and has a...

  • Michael Feinstein uncovers the intimate journey singers and songs take with one another.

  • Sound Beat is a daily, 90 second show highlighting the holdings of the Belfer Audio Archive. The Belfer is part of the Syracuse University Libraries, and is one of the largest sound archives in the United States. Each SB episode...

  • Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions, the world's only rock and roll talk...

  • StarDate debuted in 1978, making it the longest-running national radio science feature in the country. 

    StarDate tells listeners what to look for in the night sky, and explains the science, history, and skylore behind these objects. It...

  • StoryCorps recorded interviews in Bismarck from June 28-July 27, 2018, as part of its cross-country MobileBooth tour. Having collected more than 65,000 interviews from Americans in all 50 states, StoryCorps...

  • Delve deep into the ever-changing cultural landscape with novelist and co-founder of legendary "Spy" magazine, Kurt Andersen. Studio 360 is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each...

  • Fresh and inviting, upbeat and inspiring, Sunday Baroque is a weekly radio program featuring beloved and appealing music composed in the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. The music may be centuries-old, but it's the...

  • A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

  • This show of shows is a white-hot mega blast of wig singeing rock & roll, hip shakin’ soul music, and industrial strength rhythm & blues. It is the music that moves through you like electricity, the music that uses you as lightning rod,...

  • The Loh Down on Science is the fun way to get your daily dose of science in less than two minutes. The program explains the world of science with a dash of humor. Hosted by writer/performer and Caltech alumna Sandra...

  • The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight...

  • Go on a sonic adventure into unexpected corners of the health and science world each week with host Maiken Scott.

  • The Takeaway is a daily national news program focused on you. What you know and what you share helps to shape our daily discussion. 

    The Takeaway is driven by America's national conversation — if a conversation connects or you have a...

  • The Thomas Jefferson Hour is a weekly radio program dedicated to the search for truth in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson.

    Our third president, Thomas Jefferson, was a man of the Enlightenment, a student of human nature and...

  • There's a theme to each episode of This American Life, and a variety of stories on that theme. Most of the stories are journalism, with an occasional comedy routine or essay. 

    This American Life is broadcast weekly on...

  • A fun, hour-long, practical talk show with lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world smartly, smoothly, and thoughtfully.

  • Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and...

  • While you were out over the weekend, the All Things Considered team was putting together “must hear” Saturday and Sunday shows.

  • Weekends are made for Weekend Edition. The Saturday program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour...

  • Join us each month as we engage in philosophical discussions about the most common-place topics with host Jack Russell Weinstein, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the

  • Women in Music with Laney Goodman is a weekly, one-hour radio series with an eclectic mix of some of the best music of female artists from around the world.

  • World Cafe is hosted and produced by Talia Schlanger in Philadelphia at WXPN presents interviews and...

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