HPR-2 Program Listings

Weekdays 
12:00am BBC World Service
6:00am Performance Today  
Live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Daily program information is available in the HPR-1 program listings.
8:00am The Conversation  with Beth-Ann Kozlovich and Chris VandercookFor, by, and about the people of Hawaii, the co-hosts will be talking to all sorts of people about all sorts of things, from the state’s budget crisis to huli-huli chicken, with island-to-island interviews and features on science, arts and culture, agriculture, politics, tourism, and of course everyday life.
9:00am Monday-Thursday The Takeaway  The Takeaway is the national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online here at thetakeaway.org.  The Takeaway is a unique partnership of global news leaders. It is a co-production of PRI (Public Radio International) and WNYC Radio in collaboration with The New York Times and WGBH Boston.
9:00am Friday Science Friday Journalist Ira Flatow is joined by listeners and studio guests to explore science-related topics - from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Flatow offers in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life, giving listeners the chance to hear from the people whose work influences their daily lives. 
10:00am Monday-Thursday  BBC World Service
11:00am The World
12:00pm All Things Considered
2:00pm
BBC World Service
3:00pm Fresh Air  Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio interviewer is known for her extraordinary ability to engage guests of all dispositions. Every weekday she delights intelligent and curious listeners with revelations on contemporary societal concerns.
4:00pm-6:00pm (see below for daily programming)
6:00pm Marketplace  
Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us."
6:30pm-midnight (see below for daily programming)

1 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours
 with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. We talk to Darra Goldstein, Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets, we meet Douglas Quint one of the founders of NYC’s cult-fave the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck, we learn how to steep, stew and brew with Eric Prum and Josh Williams authors of “Infuse” and we learn the simple art of Italian dumplings with chef Jenn Louis author of “Pasta By Hand.” Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am RadiolabWhat's Left When You're Right (repeat)  More often than not, a fight is just a fight... Someone wins, someone loses. But this hour, we have a series of face-offs that shine a light on the human condition, the benefit of coming at something from a different side, and the price of being right.
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper. Our "Not My Job" guest this week is Chance The Rapper. Our panelists are Brian Babylon, Faith Salie, and Mo Rocca.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American LifeThe Problem We All Live With  Charter schools, turnaround schools and small schools are all experiments that are supposed to improve schools for mostly poor, minority kids.  But there is one thing that nobody tries anymore, despite a lot of evidence that it works.  Desegregation.  This week, we look at one school district in Missouri that accidentally launched a desegregation program just a few years ago.  It's the first of our two part series on school desegregation.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio HourMighty: Bull, Pen, Gun  An author who treasures the art of letter-writing is spellbound by an inmate who becomes a pen pal, a man comes to terms with a personal tragedy caused by a gun, and a writer describes how Ernest Hemingway persuades him to risk his life by pretending to be a matador. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download   Actor Jason Segel turns over a new leaf, as David Foster Wallace, in the biopic "The End of the Tour"... Etiquette (and karaoke) tips from rock-star writer Diablo Cody ("Ricki and the Flash")... Bobcat Goldthwait remembers Barry Crimmins, the man who brought conscience (and anger) to comedy… A taste of haute cuisine baby food, courtesy of the novel "The Kitchens of the Great Midwest"...Breakout musician Thundercat adds some crazy to the party... Plus: incendiary stoplights, magnetic moss, and more!
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Pianist Hank Jones, Part Two
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

2 SUNDAY
12:00am 
Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being  Krista's guest is Dr. Rachel Yehuda, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and the Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She has studied the children of Holocaust survivors and the children of pregnant women who survived the 9/11 attacks.
11:00am New Dimensions
The Wall-Less Rooms of Nature That Inspire Imagination  Nature and the imagination thrive when boundaries are exposed, and both persevere when challenged. Patrice Vecchione explains how the act of being in nature expanded her imagination, which made the act of doing art become more meaningful. Wandering and letting go of control, she says, are the best ways to spark creativity. Vecchione is the author of “Step Into Nature: Nurturing Imagination and Spirit in Everyday Life.” Program #3544.
12:00pm TED Radio HourFighting Cancer  Cancer is merciless. It can strike any time, spread without warning, and return unannounced. In this hour, TED speakers reframe not only how we treat cancer, but how we live with it and survive it.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin' Rhythm with Michael Lasser  A Pretty Girl  Florenz Ziegfeld invented Show Girls, and then songs and stories turned them into archetypes, linked for all the time to Sugar Daddies.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. This week, we're trying to beat the summer heat with a cool spring repeat from back in April of 2011 at The Town Hall in New York City. Sarah Jarosz sings "Come Around," Tom Rush plays "Drivin' Wheel," Shai Wosner performs Schubert's "Impromptu Op. 90 No. 2," and Sutton Foster and Colin Donnell stop by for "You're the Top" from Anything Goes. Plus: tales of getting around NYC by subway and by bicycle, and in Lake Wobegon, Lyle watches over a tundra swan that has decided to be a dog.
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Wade in the Water: Songs and Stories of the River (repeat)  As the muddy Mississippi winds its way past us in New Orleans, we’re reminded of the power and place of these waterways in American culture. First, we seek the source of the mighty river at the headwaters in Minnesota. Then listen to stories of steamboat captains, riverboats and rural fisherman.  And learn about New Orleans own relation to the river with Tulane professor Richard Campanella. Plus river tales from Captain Doc Hawley, Aaron Neville and Al Green.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  Tut Taylor and the Kruger Brothers

3 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth
with Steve Curwood. Democratic presidential campaign front-runner Hillary Clinton has laid out an ambitious goal to take American homes solar as part of her plans to combat global warming. Also, the pangolin is the only mammal with scales and it’s being hunted so much for Asian medicine there’s a bid to put it on the Endangered Species list.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak.  It’s back to school time, and with that comes the typical concerns about colds and flus, required school shots, and how to keep your entire family healthy all year long. We'll talk with Dr. Brent Matsumoto from Kaiser Permanente about the keys to keeping germs from taking over this school year.
6:30pm
Humankind with David Freudberg.  Author Eileen Flanagan discusses her powerful essay on the lessons about life that can be derived from parenting – patience, unconditional love, and how to handle “a child who decorated the white carpet with pink sidewalk chalk.”
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

4 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel
with Rick Steves.  A British ex-pat tells us what it's like to live in Switzerland, and explains why the Swiss are deliberately different from the rest of Europe. We'll also get pointers for fun things to explore on a weekend in Wales from one of the country's top tour guides, and And a member of a band from Orvieto provides examples of the different styles of regional folk and traditional music you can find in Italy.
5:00pm Selected Shorts  Obsessive/Compulsive  “Awake,” by Jenny Allen, performed by Jane Kaczmarek “The TV,” by Ben Loory, performed by Liev Schreiber “The Tax Man,” by Bruce Jay Friedman, performed by Sigourney Weaver. Guest host: Robert Sean Leonard.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  Describing herself as a latecomer to writing, author Catherine Browder discusses her new novella collection "Now We Can All Go Home," which pays tribute to Anton Chekov and three of his most noted plays. Through her book, Browder rejuvenates the lives of Chekov’s beloved characters by continuing their stories in her three novellas that comprise her final work. In addition to discussing her inspiration, experience as a writer, and current projects, Browder also reads from her collection.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

5 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation
with Dr. Moira Gunn. 
5:00pm Bytemarks Café 
with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa.  We’ll explore the subject of food sustainability and the developing technique of soilless farming. With the upcoming Soilless Agriculture Conference in August we’ll find out how this strengthens the industry and Hawai'i’s food resilience.
6:30pm CounterSpin  Ed Morales on Puerto Rican Debt Crisis, Beth Haller on Disability Rights  The debt crisis has already meant closing schools, losing jobs and shutting off healthcare options, so what does it mean that on the mainland, what’s happening in Puerto Rico is just a business story?
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

6 THURSDAY
4:00pm
Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich.  This week, Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region IX, Melissa Stafford Jones and Deputy Regional Health Administrator, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Betsy Thompson will be in Hawai'i. We'll consider Hawai'i's changing human services needs and the policies that may or may not meet them.
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell  Evicted From the Mountains  When Shenandoah National Park was built, hundreds of families were forced off their land. Margaret Marangione (Blue Ridge Community College) says new information has emerged suggesting that some of them were sent to state colonies and sterilized. Plus: Veterans of the Revolutionary War collected the nation’s first pensions for wounded soldiers. But Benjamin Irvin says claiming a pension was difficult and threatened the pride of many veterans. And: Aging baby boomers are beginning to influence the funeral industry. Rhonda Pleasants (John Tyler Community College) says more are now opting for “green” burials and more personalized funerals that reflect the hobbies and passions of the person who died.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

7 FRIDAY
4:00pm 
Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. 
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Engaging conversation, insightful commentaries, illuminating reports, and listener calls explore how information, news gathering, and the variety of media available today affect our culture.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

8 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours
 with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. This week we look at why the restaurant world is still run by men with chef Amanda Cohen of New York City’s beloved vegetarian restaurant Dirt Candy. Lynne invites the authors of “Cooking from the Heart: The Hmong Kitchen in America” into her kitchen for a lesson in chicken larb, and the Sterns are heading to Local Ocean Seafoods in Newport, Oregon. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab 
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download 
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

9 SUNDAY
12:00am 
Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being
11:00am New Dimensions
  Mysterious Sightings in the Sky (repeat) Dr. Jacques Vallee does not come to conclusions about UFOs or what they may be. However, what his research shows is that reports of such phenomenon have been occurring since antiquity.  Explore with him the mystery of these events. He is one of today's most widely respected researchers of unexplained aerial phenomena, and is co-author with Chris Aubeck of “Wonders in the Sky: Unexplained Aerial Objects from Antiquity to Modern Times.” Program #3384.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  The Hackers  Science and technology now allow us to "hack" solutions to the biggest challenges of our time. But how far is too far? And what are the consequences of these hacks? In this hour, we hear stories from TED speakers who dare to hack the brain, the climate, and even the animal kingdom in hopes of creating a better world.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin' Rhythm with Michael Lasser  Carrying the Torch (Repeat) Torch songs never let singers lose track of what they feel, how deeply they feel it, and how they need to express their sense of longing and betrayal.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. 
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Jesse Winchester, Wayne & Jayne Henderson (repeat)  We’ll remember the late singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, through his music and his own words. Then a visit to Rugby, VA for a close listen into sustainable guitars and ukuleles, made by Jayne and Wayne Henderson, of Henderson Guitars.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  Coats

10 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth
with Steve Curwood. Cities need to adapt to the realities of global warming, with stronger storms, droughts and rising seas, and cities as disparate as Copenhagen and Boston are planning for the future, by planting green roofs to soak up excess rain, and proposing new canals to handle storm surge.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg.  While Capitol Hill may at times seem like the last place to find contemplative reflection, Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan has emerged as an advocate of daily periods of silence and meditation for personal growth and as a learning tool for schoolchildren.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

11 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel
with Rick Steves.  David McCullough explains why August 8th is a very important date in aviation history, when the Wright Brothers demonstrated powered flight to an eager audience — in France, travel writer Tim Neville shares his first impressions of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, neighbor countries along the fabled Silk Road of central Asia with very different personalities, and listeners share the rewards of their latest exotic travels with us.
5:00pm Selected ShortsStrong Feelings  “White Angel,” by Michael Cunningham, performed by James Naughton “The Fine Art of Sighing,” by Bernard Cooper, performed by Isaiah Sheffer. Guest host: David Sedaris.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air 
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

12 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation
with Dr. Moira Gunn. 
5:00pm Bytemarks Café 
with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

13 THURSDAY
4:00pm
Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich. 
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell. Listeners call With Good Reason "the best way to make a long drive fly by" and "a much-needed forum."   Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, and business through lively discussion in a kitchen-table chat format. From the controversies over slave reparations and global warming, to the unique worlds of comic books and wine-making, With Good Reason is always suprising, challenging and fun.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

14 FRIDAY
4:00pm 
Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. 
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Engaging conversation, insightful commentaries, illuminating reports, and listener calls explore how information, news gathering, and the variety of media available today affect our culture.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

15 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours
 with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. This week we talk to Leanne Brown, author of “Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day.” Wendy Suzuki, author of “Healthy Brain, Happy Life,” shares recent evidence that you can benefit your brain by giving it a smell and taste workout. And curator Josh Kun’s latest project is “To Live and Dine in L.A.,” a collection of over 9,000 menus dating back to 1875. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab 
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download 
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

16 SUNDAY
12:00am 
Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being
11:00am New Dimensions
Adulthood II: A Whole New Stage in the Life Cycle (repeat)  People are living longer, but this new longevity is not equivalent to an extension of old age or years added on at the end of life. Dr. Mary Catherine Bateson describes a whole new stage of aging: Adulthood II. It is a time endowed with wisdom, health, and energy. It is a time to become the needed visionaries society is calling for. She is the author of “Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom.” Program #3382.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  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.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin' Rhythm with Michael Lasser  Just You and I and the Moon  Early in the 20th century, moon songs were enormously popular as people found themselves alone to smooth and snuggle and steal a swig of bootleg hooch.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. 
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer  Johnny Winter & Jason Moran (repeat) A visit with two native sons of the Texas Gulf Coast. Guitar slinger Johnny Winter grew up listening to the blues in Beaumont, Texas and took his talent for playing to the world. We talk with Winter about his Texas youth and his blues milestones. Jazz pianist Jason Moran started out in Houston playing classical music, but found his way to jazz through Thelonious Monk. We’ll learn more about his adventures in the NYC jazz scene.
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs

17 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth
with Steve Curwood. We take a raft trip down the dam-free Elwha River, where iconic salmon are returning after a century. Also, Alaska is abundant in wildlife, timber, rivers and minerals, and home to some of the most lucrative and sustainable fishing in the world, but mining development could put the pristine environment at risk.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg.  Although climate change posing a daunting global threat, Tufts policy expert Bill Moomaw is encouraged by recent rapid progress in renewable energy, which is being adopted on a very large scale in nations from Germany to China.George Mumford teaches top athletes the “superpowers” of mindfulness, concentration, insight, right effort and trust as techniques to strengthen performance and avoid the trap of spiritual demise.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

18 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel
with Rick Steves. 
5:00pm Selected ShortsNot Happily Ever After  “The Mast Year,” by Diane Cook, performed by Hope Davis “The Frog Prince,” by Robert Coover, performed by Parker Posey “Mermaid in a Jar,” by Sheila Heti, performed by Rita Wolf. Guest host: Hope Davis.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air 
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

19 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation
with Dr. Moira Gunn. 
5:00pm Bytemarks Café 
with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

20 THURSDAY
4:00pm
Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich. 
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell. Listeners call With Good Reason "the best way to make a long drive fly by" and "a much-needed forum."   Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, and business through lively discussion in a kitchen-table chat format. From the controversies over slave reparations and global warming, to the unique worlds of comic books and wine-making, With Good Reason is always suprising, challenging and fun.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

21 FRIDAY
4:00pm 
Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. 
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Engaging conversation, insightful commentaries, illuminating reports, and listener calls explore how information, news gathering, and the variety of media available today affect our culture.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

22 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours
 with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. We look at the Scandinavian way of pickling fish with Paul Lowe, author of “Sweet Paul Eat and Make,” we play Stump the Cook with a listener from Marietta, Georgia, and we hear some ideas for easy kitchen re-dos with Remodelista editor Christine Hanway. We also get a historical glimpse of a surprising culinary tradition in Detroit -- frog legs. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab 
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download 
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

23 SUNDAY
12:00am 
Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being
11:00am New Dimensions
Homer, An Eyeless Cat, Teaches Love and Courage (repeat)  Homer survived being trapped without Gwen Cooper for days after 9/11 in an apartment near the World Trade Center.  Listen as Cooper shares how his unswerving loyalty, his infinite capacity for love, and his joy in the face of all obstacles inspired her daily and transformed her life. Cooper is the author of “Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat.” Program #3391.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  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.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin' Rhythm with Michael Lasser  Good Times and Bad (Repeat) There’s always a time for hope, but preferably with your eyes wide open.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. 
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Words & Music V (repeat)  Do the words make the song or the notes? What does it take to tell a good tale in music or about music? We put those questions to a few writers of both songs and stories. Singer-songwriter and memoirist Rosanne Cash sits down before a live audience to tell us about her authorial journey, then we chat with novelist Cyril Vetter on translating a musician’s life into fiction. And New Orleans bluesman Little Freddie King spins a few tall tales from the juke joint.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs

24 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth
with Steve Curwood. This award-winning environmental news program delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth's resources becomes even more critical, "Living on Earth" examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg.  George Mumford teaches top athletes the “superpowers” of mindfulness, concentration, insight, right effort and trust as techniques to strengthen performance and avoid the trap of spiritual demise.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

25 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel
with Rick Steves. 
5:00pm Selected ShortsTake a Seat  “Soiree in Hollywood,” by Henry Miller, performed by Joshua Malina “Lamb to the Slaughter,” by Roald Dahl, performed by Catherine O’Hara “Halibut,” by Etgar Keret, performed by Josh Radnor “Going for a Beer,” by Robert Coover, performed by Isaiah Sheffer. Guest host: Robert Sean Leonard.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air 
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

26 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation
with Dr. Moira Gunn. 
5:00pm Bytemarks Café 
with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

27 THURSDAY
4:00pm
Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich. 
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell. Listeners call With Good Reason "the best way to make a long drive fly by" and "a much-needed forum."   Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, and business through lively discussion in a kitchen-table chat format. From the controversies over slave reparations and global warming, to the unique worlds of comic books and wine-making, With Good Reason is always suprising, challenging and fun.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

28 FRIDAY
4:00pm 
Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. 
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Engaging conversation, insightful commentaries, illuminating reports, and listener calls explore how information, news gathering, and the variety of media available today affect our culture.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

29 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours
 with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. This week, we talk to chef Pierre Thiam about his new book on modern Senegalese cuisine, “Senegal,” we look at the unique flavors of Japanese sweets with Nicole Bermensolo, author of “Kyotofu,” and award-winning chef Daniel Patterson of San Francisco’s Coi tells us what tools a cook really needs. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab 
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download 
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

30 SUNDAY
12:00am 
Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being
11:00am New Dimensions
A Course in Miracles: A Spiritual Touchstone (repeat) This dialogue explores the message of A Course in Miracles, a spiritual touchstone for millions around the world. D. Patrick Miller explains, “There are many places where the Course says there are only two emotions to choose from, love or fear, and one of them is false.  It also says there [are] only two voices to hear, the ego or the Holy Spirit, and one of them is not real.” Miller is the author of “Living With Miracles: A Common-Sense Guide to A Course in Miracles.” Program #3405.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  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.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin' Rhythm with Michael Lasser  The Dust Bowl  From Tin Pan Alley to rural Oklahoma, the Dust Bowl had an effect on popular songs in the Thirties.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. 
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs

31 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth
with Steve Curwood. This award-winning environmental news program delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth's resources becomes even more critical, "Living on Earth" examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg.  We hear the story of Dr. Rees Cosgrove, an American brain surgeon who has performed thousands of high-stakes operations and recently ventured to a hospital in Uganda, where surgeons bring a personal spirituality to health care.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm
Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley