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Programs

America Abroad 

Explore today's critical international issues and U.S. foreign policy in this award-winning series.

Occasional special in place of Insight on the News Station

Acid Jazz 

Old school, New school...the soulful experience of Acid Jazz

Saturday,10 p.m. – 12 a.m. on the News Station

All Things Considered 

NPR’s daily afternoon news program offers an in-depth presentation of the day’s news, with some of the nation’s best reporting, commentary, and analysis. Hosted locally by Devin Yamanaka with statewide news anchored by Ed Joyce.

Monday – Friday, 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on the News Station

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America’s Test Kitchen with Chris Kimball 

America’s Test Kitchen with Chris Kimball. It's about food, cooking, recipes that work (and warnings about ones that don't work!). A show to fit today's lifestyles.

Tuesday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. on the News Station

At the Opera 

Host Sean Bianco brings you a full-length opera featuring great voices from the past and present followed by “Opera Potpourri.”

Saturday, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. on the Music Station

BBC Newsday 

Newsday provides live global news, business and sports reporting from the BBC, giving listeners a glimpse of the day ahead, or a recap of the day’s top stories.

Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. on the News Station

BBC World Service 

International news, business, sport, analysis and information from around the world from the BBC.

Monday – Thursday, 11 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Friday, 11 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Saturday, 12 a.m. – 5 a.m.
Sunday, 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. on the News Station

Blue Dog Jam 

Contemporary rock, local bands, live recordings and artists heard on NPR

Saturday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on the News Station

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Burn: An Energy Journal 

A broadcast and digital project hosted by one of public radio’s most trusted journalists, Alex Chadwick. Alex explores our energy future through the intimate stories of visionaries of research, inventors, industry insiders and concerned citizens.

Occasional special in place of Insight on the News Station

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center 

A series of one-hour programs drawn from live performances by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Sunday, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
September through June on the Music Station

Classical Music 

Enjoy classical music on Capital Public Radio!

Sunday, 6 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. on the Music Station

Connections 

Exploring links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. on the Music Station

Excellence in Jazz 

The Giants of Mainstream Jazz plus today's most exciting straight-ahead emerging artists with contemporary vocals and spices of Blues and Latin Jazz.

Sunday – Friday, 7 p.m – 11 p.m.
Rebroadcast next day on JazzStream, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the Music Station

Fresh Air 

Daily Magazine of contemporary arts and issues known for captivating interviews with guests from literature, science, music, film, and more, hosted by Terry Gross.

Monday – Friday, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. on the News Station

Fresh Air Weekend 

Everything you love about Fresh Air — tailored for Saturday and Sunday.

Sunday, 10 p.m. – 11 p.m. on the News Station

From the Top 

Recorded before live audiences in venues across the country, this program introduces listeners to exceptional, pre-college-age classical artists.

Sunday, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. on the Music Station

Here & Now 

Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is Public Radio’s daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after Morning Edition and before All Things Considered.

Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. on the News Station

Insight With Beth Ruyak 

A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. on the News Station

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Intelligence Squared 

A series of provocative and informative live debates, on the hot-button concerns of the day

Occasional special in place of Insight on the News Station

Invisibilia 

Invisibilia is about the unseen forces that control human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions, and thoughts.

Occasional special in place of Insight on the News Station

Jazz Night In America 

Along with NPR Music's partners at WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center, we're proud to announce a new public media initiative: Jazz Night In America. It streams on this page Wednesday evenings, with past performances available on-demand.

Wednesday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Online Only

Latino USA 

A radio journal of news and culture that brings a rich understanding of Latino influences and contributions to the evolving identity, life, and reality of the United States.

Sunday, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. on the News Station

Marketplace 

Putting a human face on the global economy, the program illuminates how international business and finance relate to listeners’ daily lives.

Monday – Friday, 3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. on the News Station

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Marketplace Weekend 

Marketplace Weekend from American Public Media is a weekly hour-long program on the topics of personal finance, money, retirement, and health care.

Sunday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. on the News Station

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The Metropolitan Opera 

Live broadcasts from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, Saturday morning on Capital Public Radio.

Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
December through May on the Music Station

Mick Martin's Blues Party 

Four powerful hours of the blues every Saturday.

Saturday, 1 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the News Station

Morning Edition 

An in-depth roundup of the latest news, along with reports, analysis, and commentaries from NPR and Capital Public Radio News. Hosted locally by Donna Apidone with statewide and regional news anchored by Steve Milne.

Monday – Friday, 2 a.m. – 9 a.m. on the News Station

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New York Philharmonic This Week 

Enjoy great performances from the New York Philharmonic with Music Director Alan Gilbert and broadcast host Alec Baldwin Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.

Sunday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
September through March on the Music Station

On The Media 

An award-winning weekly radio show on all things media, hosted by Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield.

Sunday, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. on the News Station

Overnight and Weekend Classical Music 

Playlists and information about our Weekend and Overnight Music

A Prairie Home Companion 

Featuring comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

Saturday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on the Music Station
Sunday, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. on the News Station

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Q 

Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.

Online only; program retired from CapRadio air.

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Radiolab 

Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged to grow.

Wednesday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. on the News Station

Reveal 

Reveal is an investigative program from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Hosted by Al Letson.

Occasional special, in place of Insight on the News Station

Riverwalk Jazz 

One-hour weekly live classic jazz, performance, and music documentary featuring The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and special guest artists.

Sunday, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. on the Music Station

The San Francisco Symphony  

The San Francisco Symphony continues a tradition that began in 1926, when it became the first symphonic ensemble in the United States heard in regular radio broadcasts.

Sunday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m
April through September on the Music Station

Says You 

Says You is a panel game show of bluff and bluster, words and whimsy.

Sunday, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m on the News Station

Science Friday 

Science, technology, environment and health news and discussion with host Ira Flatow.

Friday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m and 9 p.m. – 11 p.m on the News Station

Song Travels with Michael Feinstein 

Song Travels with Michael Feinstein Host Michael Feinstein welcomes a new guest each week to explore the genre of American Popular Song, examining how these great songs have evolved through the years, changing with each interpretation and artist.

Sunday 2 p.m. – 3 p.m on the Music Station

State of the Re:Union 

Host Al Letson takes you on a journey of the new Americana.

Occassional special, in place of Insight, on the News Station

Sunday Baroque 

Sunday Baroque celebrates the current wealth of recorded music with great performances by yesterday's and today's best musicians. Listen Sunday morning beginning at 8 o'clock.

Sunday, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. on the Music Station

The TED Radio Hour, with host Guy Raz 

An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you’ve given it away. The TED Radio Hour, hosted by Guy Raz, is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create.

Monday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. on the News Station

The Best Of Car Talk 

For two decades Tom and Ray Magliozzi, aka Click and Clack, and the Tappet brothers, have been America's funniest auto mechanics. Tom passed away in Nov. 2014, but their legacy lives on in a mixture of clips from their shows through the years.

Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. on the News Station

The Splendid Table 

Hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper, The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone.

Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. on the News Station

The Thistle and Shamrock 

Host Fiona Ritchie's program comes to listeners from Perthshire, Scotland, weaving music with Celtic roots into a richly entertaining program. 5 p.m. Saturday on the Music Station.

Saturday, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. on the Music Station

The World 

This collaboration between the BBC and WGBH brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America.

Monday – Friday 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. on the News Station

This American Life 

Built around the innovative vision of Ira Glass, this program documents and describes contemporary America. Using radio monologues, mini-documentaries, “found tape,” and unusual music, it is radio storytelling at its best.

Thursday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Saturday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. on the News Station

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Travel With Rick Steves 

A fun, practical talk show with guest experts and questions from travelers. Each show is a lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we explore our world smartly, smoothly, and thoughtfully. 9 p.m. Sunday on the News Station.

Sunday, 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. on the News Station

The View From Here 

California-based multimedia documentary series that explores the stories of people responding to challenges in their lives and of our times. The View from Here combines solid journalism with sound-rich production to tell vivid, first-person stories.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! 

Each week, an entertaining assembly of panelists plays games designed to test their knowledge of the week’s news, as well as their wit.

Saturday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. on the News Station

Weekend Edition Saturday 

This refreshing combination of news, analysis and features provides wrap-ups and perspectives on the week's events, as well as a taste of what makes weekends special-from sports and gardening to entertainment.

Saturday, 5 a.m. – 10 a.m. on the News Station

Weekend Edition Sunday 

A unique blend of news, features, our regularly scheduled puzzle segment, and interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians.

Sunday, 5 a.m. – 10 a.m. on the News Station

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