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HPR-2 Program Listings - October 2016

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. Historian Paul Freedman joins us with his book “The Ten Restaurants that Changed America.”  Molly Birnbaum of Cook’s Science from America’s Test Kitchen is back with her monthly check-in this time it’s mushrooms and what it’s like to have an international cake business.  Our contributor Melanie Dunea talks to Sylvia Weinstock, an octogenarian now in her 37th year of business. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.
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  This American Life started in 1995 in Chicago. It went national in early 1996 and in the years since, it's won a lot of awards—the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia, the Murrow, and the Overseas Press Club, to name a few. Ira Glass, the host of the show, was named best radio host in the country by Time Magazine and received the highest individual honor in public broadcasting, the Edward R. Murrow Award. The American Journalism Review declared that the show is at "the vanguard of a journalistic revolution."
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  True Stories Told Live
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  An hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend's get-together.  In every episode you'll learn a joke, bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail, meet an artist of note (say, Spike Lee or Willie Nelson), learn the answers to your burning etiquette questions, savor an emerging food trend, and hear your new favorite song.  Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
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

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  On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We explore these questions in their richness and complexity in 21st-century lives and endeavors. We pursue wisdom and moral imagination as much as knowledge; we esteem nuance and poetry as much as fact.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  Consciously Reinventing Masculinity The stereotypical man is evolving into a more balanced being, leading to a better relationship with his partner and a better expression of himself. There is a renewed understanding of both male and female qualities, and the need to respect and balance those differences, as men learn to successfully stay on their masculine side while they open their hearts. Dr. John Gray and Arjuna Ardagh are co-authors of “Conscious Men.” Program #3586.
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 Applause in A Small Room   ASR Retrospective
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. (Beginning in October, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  Bread, Part 1

3 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 explore the stunning results of Jonathan Star’s long quest to translate the ancient masterwork of Chinese wisdom, ‘Tao te Ching’ by Lao Tsu, into an elegantly accessible version for modern readers.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

4 TUESDAY
3:00pm NPR SPECIAL Vice-Presidential Debate from Longwood University in Farmville VA, followed by NPR analysis.
5:00pm PRI SPECIAL The Takeaway Debate Rewind  This is a live, call-in special hosted by Todd Zwillich, an immediate opportunity for listeners from across the country to respond to each of the candidate’s performances. Callers will be joined by special guests and commentators. The toll-free number is 800-543-2543.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  Since 1977, New Letters has been entertaining and informing audiences about contemporary writers and literature, focusing on a writer of poetry, fiction or essays, either in an intimate interview or in a public reading before an audience.
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. Moira speaks with Dan Mote, President of the National Academy of Engineering, about the difference between technology and engineering. Then on BioTech Nation, Sir John Chisholm, Executive Chairman of Genomics England, discusses the 100,000 Genomes Project.
5:00pm Bytemarks Café with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
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. 
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell  Pedal Power  Call it affordable, sustainable transportation. Call it public health. Ralph Buehler (Virginia Tech), in his book City Cycling, emphasizes that bicycling shouldn’t be limited to those who are trained, fit, and daring enough to battle traffic on busy roads. Also featured: In an effort to curb pollution and congestion, cities across the U.S. have adopted bike share programs, and now colleges and universities are following suit. Eddie Hill and Bridget Nemeth started a bike share program on the campus of Old Dominion University, which offers free bikes to students. And: The electric bicycle, or e-bike, is growing in popularity and creating jobs. Jerry Franklin (Danville Community College) takes us on a spin through the world of e-bikes. Plus: Many runners today are taking off their shoes in favor of barefoot running. Silvia Blemker (University of Virginia) and Geoffrey Handsfield (University of Chicago) are mapping the muscles to learn how running barefoot compares to running with shoes.
7:00pm Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner. We seem to have decided that ethnic food tastes better when it’s served by people of that ethnicity. Freakonomics Radio wonders where the restaurant practice of hiring employees with the same ethnicity as the food being served, comes from? Is it racial profiling, and if so, is it legal? Plus, Stephen and his Freakonomics co-author Steve Levitt answer the question, how would an economist go about choosing a place to live?
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

7 FRIDAY
4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. Neuropsychiatrist Eric Kandel explains how art affects the brain. Plus, we find out why Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side” is a work of non-fiction. And the indie duo Snowblink plays their dreamy music live in our studio.
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Donald Trump insists he’s a genius for not paying taxes. But does the public agree? We look at the long, fraught history of taxes in America. Plus, dissecting the notion that poverty stems from a lack of personal responsibility.
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.  This week, Josh Barro, Senior Editor at Business Insider, moderates from the Center. Rich Lowry of the National Review is on the Right. On the Left is Gene Sperling, economic advisor to Presidents Clinton and Obama, and candidate Hillary Clinton. Julliette Kayyem, host of the WGBH News Podcast 'Security Mom', author of “Security Mom,” and former Assistant Secretary at DHS, and advisor at DOJ, is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Larry Young
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. We have a conversation between Michael Ruhlman and celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern about cooking with fat, the Sterns joins us with their take on the best of regional American pizza, and Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapoport brings us a simplified duck confit recipe for autumn eating. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Who Are You (rebroadcast) This hour centers on a chilling question: how well can you ever really know the people around you? We talk to neuroscientists, primatologists, actors, zookeepers, and fathers who are all trying to get inside another’s mind--from how a newborn sees his dad, to a rare disorder that turns family members into impostors.
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  My Undesirable Talent  San Francisco’s Spider-Man burglar was remarkable. He dropped into buildings from skylights, leapt ten feet from one building to another. But of course he was troubled. This week, Spider-Man and other people with incredible powers and talents stop all that silent suffering and tell us what’s driving them.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Breasts, Burials, and Cake  After losing her mother to breast cancer, a woman must make a tough decision; an undertaker explains how he was called to the job as a kid; and a young man tries to console a friend who had her heart broken by an Elvis Impersonator. Hosted by Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  Actor Rebecca Hall – star of the new film CHRISTINE - demonstrates her range (from Shakespeare to Bjork!)… The always gleeful Jane Lynch brings an alter ego to therapy and gives us etiquette advice… Electro-pop maestro Tom Krell, a.k.a. How to Dress Well, DJs your dinner party … Novelist Jade Chang shares a riches-to-rags story of an immigrant who wants to emigrate… Plus, the underground Bolivian Llama Party, how you may be left-footed, the innovative origins of I LOVE LUCY, 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  Pepper Adams
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  Fundamental forces of physics somehow determine everything that happens, “from the birth of a child to the birth of a galaxy.” Yet physicist Leonard Mlodinow has an intriguing perspective on the gap between theory and reality — and the fascinating interplay between a life in science and life in the world. As the child of two Holocaust survivors, he asks questions about our capacity to create our lives, while reflecting on extreme human cruelty — and courage.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  The Journey of Losing A Soulmate to Cancer (repeat) You will be inspired by Carla Malden’s candor and clarity as she speaks about her experience of living through the debilitating disease and death of her husband and work partner. She likens this time in her life to being strapped in a roller coaster that you never bought a ticket for. She’s the author of “Afterimage, A Broken Hearted Memoir of a Charmed Life.” Program #3449.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  How We Love (rebroadcast) Episode Description: Love is instinctive and essential. But what is it that brings certain people together?  In this hour, TED speakers examine the mystery of connection and relationships.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Applause in A Small Room  Streetlight Cadence
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. A trip back to 2014 and our October 4 broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Ellis brings a batch of songs across the river from Minneapolis, including "Red Light" and "I’ve Got a Thing for You," and bluegrass ambassadors The Gibson Brothers play "They Called it Music" and "Eastbound Train." Plus: Dusty and Lefty tangle with Big Messer in a "state capitals" contest; a visit to the Cafe Boeuf St. Paul; and in Lake Wobegon, the Lutheran Church holds its Senior Banquet.(Beginning next week, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.)
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  How Blue Can You Get?: Howard Tate and Lyle Lovett When we asked Lyle Lovett why he didn’t stick with journalism, he said, “It’s hard to sing the newspaper.”  From blues to country to Texas swing, Lyle and his large band can tell some good stor ies, and they’re not all about penguins. We’ll hear all about it (and more) when we sit down in conversation with Lyle.  Howard Tate is a master of soulful singing, bringing his bluesy touch and deep meaning to such classics as “Get it While You Can” and “Ain’t Nobody Home.”  We’ll talk about his life in Philadelphia’s gospel and soul scenes, and his path back to the stage today.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs   Bread, Part 2

10 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth with Steve Curwood. Climate and the environment are not the issues that determine elections, yet many Americans care deeply about them. The 2016 GOP ticket is remarkably reticent here, but Donald Trump says he will rescind the Paris Climate Agreement. This action just became more tricky, now that it has become international law.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg. We visit the nation's busiest trauma center (Univ. of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore) to hear how certain low-tech, natural health care techniques practiced there can greatly relieve stress for people in a severe crisis.
7:00pm Intelligence Squared U.S.  Has the President Usurped the Constitutional Power of Congress?  The Constitution provides that "All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States," and it goes on to grant Congress a robust-and fearsome-list of powers. But modern politics and law seem to tell a quite different story. Panelists: Michael McConnell, Carrie Severino, Adam Cox and Eric Posner.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

11 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel with Rick Steves. Celebrate "National Day" in Spain with us. Tour guides from Madrid, Seville, and Navarre take listener calls, and recommend memorable side trips from the capital. We'll also look into the advances Spain has made with its high speed passenger trains and freeways. And hear why in the south of Spain, it feels like there's always a party breaking out, just around the corner.
5:00pm Selected Shorts  Between Meals  “Where You’ll Find Me,” by Ann Beattie, performed by Jane Kaczmarek “The Year of Spaghetti,” by Haruki Murakami, performed by Michael Imperioli “Reading Aloud,” by Marina Keegan performed by Rita Wolf. Guest host: Robert Sean Leonard.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  Rigoberto Gonzalez, the 2015 winner of The Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Publishing Triangle, reads at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and gives insight into his life as he shares vignettes and poems from his three books published in the same year: the memoirs, RED-INKED RETABLOS and AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY HUNGERS, and his poetry book, UNPEOPLED EDEN.
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 with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
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 Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner. 
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. Josh Barro, Senior Editor at Business Insider, moderates from the Center. Rich Lowry of the National Review is on the Right. On the Left is Margie Omero, Democratic Pollster and EVP at PSB Research. Keli Goff of the Daily Beast, and host of WNYC's series Political Party with Keli Goff, is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Art Tatum Showcase
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. We talk about what is next in the apple world with elite apple breeder David Bedford, the man behind classic varieties like Honeycrisp, Zestar! and Sweetango. Also, Molly Birnbaum of Cook’s Science from America’s Test Kitchen is back with her monthly check-in; this time it’s all about mushrooms. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.
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  This American Life started in 1995 in Chicago. It went national in early 1996 and in the years since, it's won a lot of awards—the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia, the Murrow, and the Overseas Press Club, to name a few. Ira Glass, the host of the show, was named best radio host in the country by Time Magazine and received the highest individual honor in public broadcasting, the Edward R. Murrow Award. The American Journalism Review declared that the show is at "the vanguard of a journalistic revolution."
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  True Stories Told Live
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  An hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend's get-together.  In every episode you'll learn a joke, bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail, meet an artist of note (say, Spike Lee or Willie Nelson), learn the answers to your burning etiquette questions, savor an emerging food trend, and hear your new favorite song.  Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  George Adams-Don Pullen Quartet
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  On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We explore these questions in their richness and complexity in 21st-century lives and endeavors. We pursue wisdom and moral imagination as much as knowledge; we esteem nuance and poetry as much as fact.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms
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 Applause in A Small Room  Pledge Drive Show
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile.  We kick off a new season and a new era as Chris Thile steps to the mic to host a live broadcast from our home base, the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Singer, songwriter, guitarist, rock star, and man-about-Nashville Jack White joins us for a few acoustic tunes. We also welcome Brooklyn's Lake Street Dive back to the land of 10,000 lakes -- they're sure to light up Exchange Street with an infectious blend of pop, soul, and jazz -- and comedian Maeve Higgins from County Cork, by way of New York City. Plus: scripts, scenes, and sound effects from our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Serena Brook, and Fred Newman; and music from The First-Call Radio Players (Richard Dworsky on piano, guitarist Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas on fiddle, Sarah Jarosz singing and playing banjo and octave mandolin, bassist Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor on -- *gasp* -- drums). All that, and a never-before-heard song from Mr. Thile, brought to you by Powdermilk Biscuits, the Catchup Advisory Board, and Beebopareebop Rhubarb Pie and Frozen Rhubarb Pie Filling.
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Home Grown Soul: Booker T. Jones & Jimmy Hughes (repeat) We visit with two masters of Southern soul. Multi-instrumentalist Booker T. Jones, along with his group the MGs, helped to create the legendary Stax sound. We talk with Booker T. about growing up in Memphis and his current work with the up and coming Southern rock band, the Drive-By Truckers. Soul singer Jimmy Hughes got his start at another landmark of Southern music, Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Hughes shares stories about his classic hits “Steal Away” and “Why Not Tonight,” as well as his move from gospel to soul and back again.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  New Old Time

17 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 from medical students, who voice concerns about the pace and financial concerns impacting health care, and who strive for warmer rapport with patients and a greater emphasis on preventing illness in the first place.
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 Shorts  Parents and Children  “Matrilineal” by Tessa Hadley, performed by Patricia Kalember “In the Country,” by Guy de Maupassant, performed by Thomas Gibson. Guest host: Kate Burton.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  Since 1977, New Letters has been entertaining and informing audiences about contemporary writers and literature, focusing on a writer of poetry, fiction or essays, either in an intimate interview or in a public reading before an audience.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

19 WEDNESDAY
3:00pm SPECIAL: Debate Coverage 
Live coverage and analysis of the third and final presidential debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News.  All Things Considered host Robert Siegel will anchor the debate Special Coverage. After the debate, NPR host Robert Siegel will be joined by NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith, NPR Political reporter Sarah McCammon from the debate site in Las Vegas, and by NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley in the studio. The NPR Politics team will provide fact-checking and analysis.
5:00pm SPECIAL  The Takeaway Debate Rewind  A live call-in special hosted by Todd Zwillich-this program will be an immediate opportunity for listeners from across the country to respond to each of the candidate's performances. Todd will be joined by special guests and commentators as well. The national call-in number is 1-800-543-2543.
6:30pm CounterSpin with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
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  Where Humans and Animals Meet  A new solution is being tested against birds getting stuck in airplane engines or picking a farm field clean.  John Swaddle (College of William and Mary) says the “sonic net” is like a digital audio scarecrow, and it doesn’t disturb people or harm the birds. Plus: In the 1940s, a Swiss chemist took a close look at the burrs in his hunting dog’s fur and noticed the hook and loop phenomenon. That led to the development of Velcro.  Brook S. Kennedy (Virginia Tech) uses the same method of nature-inspired design for his own inventions, including the Macronaut, a smart phone-compatible magnifying lens he designed to help us zoom in on the wonders of natural phenomena all around.
7:00pm Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner. How to think like a child — and why you would want to. At magic shows and in department stores, kids spot what adults have trained their brains not to notice. Then, an economist makes his case for why you should bribe your kids into making good choices, and he’s got the research to prove it.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

21 FRIDAY
4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. Kurt looks into how the Lincoln Memorial became an American Icon. Sarah Vowell discusses the battle over Lincoln's memory, which lasted for three generations. Dorothy Height, a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement, recalls witnessing Marian Anderson’s historic concert there in 1939, and hearing Martin Luther King, Jr., declare “I have a dream” in 1963.  And a former White House aide sets the record straight on Richard Nixon's infamous 4 a.m. trip to the Lincoln Memorial, where he met with student protesters to denounce the Vietnam War.
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  As his campaign falters, Donald Trump is ramping up claims that the election has been rigged against him. We break down the rhetoric of a fixed system and looks at how the election is rigged -- just not how Trump says it is. Plus, for people in deep poverty, the safety net is flimsier than you might think.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Josh Barro, Senior Editor at Business Insider, moderates from the Center. Rich Lowry of the National Review is on the Right. On the Left is Jamil Smith, Senior National Correspondent with  MTV News. Keli Goff of the Daily Beast, and host of WNYC's series ‘Political Party with Keli Goff,’ is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  At the 2016 New Yorker Festival, a panel of experts from across the political spectrum discusses the hypothetical first term of President Trump. ALSO, Atul Gawande, a surgeon and self-avowed music nut, talks with Andrew Bird, whose music Gawande plays in the operating room. Bird discusses “Puma,” a song about the radiation therapy his wife was given after she had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and performs two numbers live.
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Dizzy Gillespie
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. Ruth Reichl joins us with the backstory of her latest book “My Kitchen Year,” Jane and Michael Stern are at the Garnet Café in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and we talk to Emeril Lagasse about the recipes he finds essential. His latest book is “Essential Emeril." Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Ghost Stories (rebroadcast)  One man finds a way to put the beatdown on his personal bogey man, a dead monk spurs a king to build a perfect prayer machine, an unknown face launches a thousand dummies (actually, a whole lot more than that), and a skeptic goes on a one-way journey to find out whether spirits exist.
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  Seriously  What do you do when someone sees everything completely opposite of you? Blue is yellow. Up is down. Fact is fiction. This week, Ira confronts an untruth that's been plaguing him, the system of checks and balances is put up for a vote in Georgia, and more.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Live in Portland, Maine  A special live edition of The Moth at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine, hosted by Dan Kennedy, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A high school guidance counselor tries to keep his students safe, a woman learns to stop blaming herself years after an accident, and an astronaut prepares for his next shuttle mission after the loss of the Challenger.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  In light of election season, we're re-airing a special live episode we taped in our nation’s capital earlier this year! Think of it as a political party: Former Congressman Barney Frank pines for pragmatism and left-(handed) progress... Anna Chlumsky of HBO's "Veep" swears she can leave her character’s quirks on-set… Local keyboard legend Hailu Mergia, once a part of Ethiopia’s jazz scene, tells his incredible story and plays us out... And we talk Martinis with DC's bartender-in-chief Derek Brown. Plus, the man behind the President’s “Between Two Ferns” appearance, 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  Jazz from Spain
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  In this strange, tumultuous political moment, we’re taking a long view of the challenge and promise we will all be living as citizens whoever becomes president on November 8. David Brooks and E.J. Dionne are renowned as journalists, authors, and commentators for the New York Times and the Washington Post respectively — and they’re known together as liberal vs. conservative sparring partners on public media. Krista draws them out in depth and at length before a gathering of the John C. Danforth Center for Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  Meeting Daily with Our Chief Spiritual Officer  Executives can spend hours in daily meetings to ensure the success of a company. What if that commitment can be applied to your own personal life? May McCarthy says we should consider working with a “Chief Spiritual Officer (CSO)” whose job it is to make our goals a reality. Our part is be clear, be disciplined, pay attention, and act. She is the author of “The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance.” Program #3589.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  Toxic  It's an unpleasant thought, but we're exposed to toxins every day. This episode, TED speakers ask: should we accept our toxic world as reality or can we make change?
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Applause in A Small Room  John Hammond
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile. We're celebrating the beautiful Minnesota autumn weather with another live broadcast from indoors at the Fitzgerald Theater on Exchange Street in downtown Saint Paul. We'll have music from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats -- a blast of rock 'n' roll with roots in Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the classic Stax sound -- and folksinger, songwriter, and composer Anaïs Mitchell; plus expertise and observations from writer, comedian, and adjudicator John Hodgman. Our host Chris Thile will debut a new song, hot off the press, with a little help from The First-Call Radio Players (Richard Dworsky on piano, guitarist Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas on fiddle, Sarah Jarosz singing and playing banjo and octave mandolin, bassist Paul Kowert, and drummer Ted Poor); and our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Serena Brook, and Fred Newman, will round things out with a few scripts and sponsor messages. Grab yourself a Powdermilk Biscuit or two -- heavens, they're tasty and expeditious! -- and join us down at the public radio end of the dial.
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  From Backroads to Backatown: Drive-By Truckers and Trombone Shorty (repeat) We travel the back roads for some new Southern sounds.  The Drive-By Truckers have been up and down the highways since the mid-90s, delivering their unique mix of old-fashioned storytelling and rock ‘n’ roll, between stops in their hometowns of Muscle Shoals, AL and Athens, GA.  We sit down with the band in uptown New Orleans to learn more about their journey in music. Then we head backatown to catch up with New Orleans’ own Troy Andrews, a.k.a. Trombone Shorty, to hear about how he mixes trad jazz, rock and soul to create ‘Superfunkrock.’
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  September and October 1976

24 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth with Steve Curwood. Native Americans roamed the plains for centuries before Europeans arrived, and now the Sioux tribe is taking the lead to oppose an oil pipeline they say would destroy sacred sites and could pollute their water supply. We’ll hear about the broad coalition against the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Libertarian presidential plans for energy and the environment, and more.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg. Pultizer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood discusses how the founders of America intended to thwart the ascendance of demagogues in the fledgling democracy they were building.
7:00pm Intelligence Squared U.S.  Climate Change: Has the EPA gone overboard?  Reducing carbon emissions is clearly good for the environment but often imposes substantial costs, which can affect everyone indirectly through higher energy costs, slower economic growth, reduced employment, and lower business profits. Has the Environmental Protection Agency considered the costs and benefits of its regulatory mandates fairly and appropriately? Is its Clean Power Plan a bold initiative to reduce carbon pollution at power plants, or an unconstitutional usurpation of power? The debaters are Charles McConnell, Carl Pope, Michael Nasi, and Jody Freeman.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

25 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel with Rick Steves.  Yes, Virginia, there really was a Dracula. Find out about the ruthless 15th century prince, who kept out foreign invaders from his lands, and is a major source of tourism to Romania today. Get introduced to the heritage establishments of London, where you can dine and dress like a real gentleman and lady. Enjoy a taste of the Diwali festivities in India, and hear listener tales of unforgettable people they met in their travels.
5:00pm Selected Shorts  You Might As Well Live: A Dorothy Parker Celebration  “The Sexes,” Dorothy Parker, performed by Parker Posey “Bohemia” (poem), by Dorothy Parker, performed by Heather Burns “In the Throes,” by Dorothy Parker, performed by Heather Burns “The Standard of Living,” by Dorothy Parker, performed by Hope Davis “Waitress,” by Robert Coover, performed by Sonia Manzano. Guest host: Jane Curtin.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  The 2016 recipient of the Griffin Lifetime Achievement Prize for Excellence in Poetry, Adam Zagajewski was born in Lwów, Poland, but when he was four months old, his family was expelled to Germany. In this reading at Rockhurst University's Midwest Poets Series, he shares poetry, which interweaves stories of his family and fellow exiles of his neighborhood, along with art and classical composers. He discusses the translation of many of his works into English and reads from his books, including WITHOUT END and UNSEEN HAND.
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. Moira speaks with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of Consumer Technology Association. He’ll tell us about what’s coming up at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Then on BioTech Nation, Dr. Steve Mento, CEO of Conatus Pharmaceuticals, talks about treating NASH – Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, and Bill Newell, CEO of Sutro Biopharma, who discusses a strategic approach to treating cancer, starting with B-cell lymphomas.
5:00pm Bytemarks Café with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
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  Jobs for the New Economy  One of the biggest hurdles for ex-convicts re-entering society is finding a job. Marcella Gale (Central Virginia Community College) teaches ex-convicts and other adult learners in a program that offers industry-specific technical training that’s in high demand. And: The research shows that segregated schools are unequal schools, and yet segregation is still a reality in America. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley (Virginia Commonwealth University) argues that the key to integrating schools is breaking down the barriers between suburban and city districts.
7:00pm Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner. We explore whether the U.S. presidency has become a dictatorship. Stephen speaks with a legal scholar who argues that added powers have turned the presidency into a position the Founders would not recognize. Plus, whether President Obama will be considered a great president... how his use of power compares to former presidents... and what it means for his successor.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

28 FRIDAY
4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. Spine-tingling tales from the Studio 360 crypt! “Evil Dead” director Sam Raimi talks about the horrors of Hollywood filmmaking. We audit Tom Savini’s course in decapitation and dismemberment. And the late, great Wes Craven revisits Elm Street and explains why “Scream,” is, ultimately, a family movie.
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  The Trump camp says that he’s behind in the polls because the numbers are rigged against him. Pollsters say that’s not how it works. We examine the disconnect and the fallout. Plus, a guide for making sense of coverage about poverty.
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. Josh Barro, Senior Editor at Business Insider, moderates from the Center. Rich Lowry of the National Review is on the Right. On the Left is Jon Favreau, former director of speechwriting for President Obama, and co-host of podcast Keepin' It 1600. Emily Bazelon of the New York Times Magazine, senior research fellow at Yale Law School, and former Slate editor, is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  What began as an Arab Spring uprising has turned into a grinding six-year civil war and the worst humanitarian crisis of the twenty-first century. The Syrian civil war and its refugees are destabilizing the Middle East and Europe. This week’s show examines the origins of the conflict and evaluates what the future might hold for Syria.
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Trombonist Bill Harris
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. Marcus Samuelson joins us with an eating tour of Harlem. His new book is “The Red Rooster Cookbook.” Also, contributor Melanie Dunea talks to Charlotte Druckman,  author of “Stir, Sizzle, Bake, Recipes for Your Cast- Iron Skillet,” about perhaps one of the best “baking sheet” ever designed, the cast iron pan! Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Watching You, Watching Me  From awkward moments to practical jokes to serious attempts at battling crime, we ask whether being watched is a good or bad thing. First, a look at how watching others become one of the most ubiquitous forms of entertainment. Then, a hard look at the trade-off between privacy and safety.
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  Will I Know Anyone at This Party?  Right now a lot of Republicans feel like they don’t recognize their own party. This week we try to get inside their heads. In one story, a Minnesota congressman is confused when the residents of a small city in his district, people he’s known for years, start calling for a ban on Muslims moving to their town—because they’re scared the Muslims will impose Sharia law.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Hitchhiking, a Mosh Pit, and Iggy Pop  A daughter realizes how naïve she’s been when she learns the truth about her mother’s pregnancy; a successful businessman reveals his childhood dream; a hitchhiker is picked up by an infamous driver; an exchange student experiences Japanese mosh pit etiquette; a teenager does a newspaper review of an Iggy Pop album and gets a surprising response. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, Senior Producer at The Moth.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  A very special all-book show! Featuring etiquette tips from Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert… A lesson on tribal society with The Perfect Storm writer Sebastian Junger… Man Booker prize recipient Marlon James confronts his bullies in drag... Israeli novelist Etgar Keret welcomes a newborn amidst a terrorist attack… Illustrator Molly Crabapple talks about her time in the “naked girl business.” Plus: We hear from not one, but two(!) poet laureates, listeners invite a literary character to dinner, small talk about a single-item bookstore, and a QWERTY-inspired cocktail.
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Hallowe’en
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  This political season has surfaced our need to reimagine and re-weave the very meaning of common life and common good. We take a long, nourishing view of the challenge and promise of this moment with former U.S. poet laureate, Natasha Trethewey, and interfaith visionary, Eboo Patel. This is the second of two public conversations convened by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis on the eve of the 2016 presidential debate on that campus.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  Living the Yogic Life in a Material World  Here we look at the life adventures of a father, husband, writer, corporate marketer, world traveler, and meditation and yoga teacher. We explore the question of whether our search for spiritual fulfillment and creativity has to take a back seat to our livelihood. Karan Bajaj takes a year sabbatical from corporate work every four years and suggests how we can too. He is the author of “The Yoga of Max’s Discontent.” Program #3585.
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 Applause in A Small Room  Ian O'Sullivan
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile.  We close out our fall run in Saint Paul with a broadcast from the famed Fitzgerald Theater. Bassist, singer, and composer Esperanza Spalding brings her genre-bending band to the Fitz stage for a few tunes sure to induce spontaneous dancing up and down Exchange Street, on both banks of the Mississippi River, and across the country; Dawes add their road-honed Southern California rock n' roll to help warm up a Minnesota fall that's suddenly turned chilly; and comedian and writer Aparna Nancherla joins us from the Biggest Apple. Plus: our host Chris Thile will debut another brand-new song with The First-Call Radio Players (singer Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky on keys, bassist Alan Hampton, Alex Hargreaves on fiddle, guitarist Julian Lage, and Ted Poor on drums); and we'll have comedy, drama, characters, and more from our extra-Royal Academy of Radio Actors — Serena Brook, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman.
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Hallows and Harvest: American Routes Halloween Special, 2016 It’s Halloween… A time of spirit and flesh, tricks and treats. We’ll hear from Houma Indian carver and instrument-maker, Ivy Billiot, about rougarou – or werewolves - and the spirit world. Then Bentonia bluesman Jimmy “Duck“ Holmes tells us about the devil in daily life.  We’ll hear songs about murder and mayhem, and beings from beyond the stars…  and beyond the grave.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  New Releases

31 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth with Steve Curwood. This November, Washington state could vote the nation its first ever carbon tax, but environmental justice groups oppose the ballot measure for shortchanging low income and minority communities. Also, a visit to polar islands with the world’s most northerly coal mines and more polar bears than people.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg. We explore the remarkable popularity of an ancient poet, Jalaluddin Rumi, subject of PBS specials and a popular book stunningly illustrated by Michael Green, who shares his reflections on the provocative message in Rumi's verse.
7:00pm Intelligence Squared U.S.  Are the Elites to Blame for the Trump Phenomenon?  The elites of both parties have expressed contempt for Donald Trump, and Trump has succeeded in part by channeling his voters’ contempt for the elites. Does support for Trump reflect an uninformed populism and misplaced anger by a large swath of the American electorate? Or have the elites failed to empathize with their struggles, and failed to craft effective policies to help them cope? The debaters are Timothy Carney, Jennifer Rubin, Ben Domenech, and Bret Stephens.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

 

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