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Each week, host Brian O’Donovan explores traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world, connecting emerging artists to their deep musical roots.

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The only live music & variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "the News from Lake Wobegon."

NPR’s All Things Considered is locally hosted by WGBH News’ Deb Daigle. ATC presents news and analysis, commentaries, interviews and special — sometimes quirky — features. Along with contributions from WGBH’s local news team, All Things...

Food has become a national obsession and with it a multitude of flashy programs, magazines, books and blogs ranging from pure entertainment to celebrity showcases. Yet they aren’t much help to the everyday cook. That's why America’s Test...

Many programs on Arts & Ideas come from the Public Radio Exchange, a project of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, in cooperation with WCAI/WNAN/WZAI. The PRX is an online distribution system which lets listeners hear a great range of...

Basic Black was created in 1968 during the turmoil of the civil rights movement as a response to the demand for public television programs reflecting the concerns of African Americans. 

Now, over 40 years later, the...

The BBC's early-morning global news program keeps you up to date with world events each weekday morning. Host Dan Damon speaks to the people at the center of events to hear first hand accounts, gets detailed analysis from experts and showcases...

Emily Rooney moderates a lively discussion examining the media and how news organizations cover the week's big stories. Beat the Press is broadcast on Friday nights at 7pm on WGBH 2 and

Tune in to Bob Edwards Weekend as celebrated host Bob Edwards as he talks with the most fascinating entertainers, newsmakers, writers and regular folks with a story to tell. Al Gore, Yo-Yo Ma, John Updike and George Clooney have all dropped by...

89.7 WGBH, Boston Public Radio, is a leading source for in-depth perspective and analysis of today's top issues.

Eric in the Evening airs on 89.7 WGBH Friday - Sunday, 9pm-12midnight. Featuring the best jazz, in-depth looks at great artists, live interviews, and performances from the WGBH studios, Eric in the Evening is Boston radio's signature jazz...

Host Emily Rooney and guests examine the news of the day, offering in-depth analysis and local perspectives. Greater Boston airs weeknights at 7pm on WGBH 2 and

Each week, public radio's award-winning Humankind presents answers from the doers and dreamers who strive to make our planet a more humane and livable place. Through David Freudberg's moving documentaries and dialogues, we hear the voices of...

Bob Parlocha is a nationally known jazz expert and former program director and host of KJAZ in San Francisco. His rich, elegant voice is familiar to jazz audiences across the country. His show airs on WGBH 89.7 weekday mornings from midnight to...

The radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective.

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us." The 30-minute program — with an irreverent reporting style all its own — boasts the largest audience for any business program in the...

Waking up is easier with Morning Edition. NPR hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep, along with local host Bob Seay, bring you the day's news, weather and sports as your day begins. WGBH’s Morning Edition provides local news features from our...

Tune in to the Moth Radio Hour for a collection of true, captivating stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, and Jay Allison...

Speaking of Faith with Krista Tippett is public radio's conversation about religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas. Each week, Tippett probes the myriad ways in which religious impulses inform every aspect of life and culture, nationally and...

Hosted by journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, On the Media decodes what we hear, read, and see in the media every day and arms us with tools necessary to survive the information age. With reporting and insight, the program breaks...

One of the most trusted and distinguished sources of news on television, radio, and online, the PBS Newshour provides in-depth, fair reporting and analysis of current events. With one hour segments, the PBS Newshour goes beyond the sound bytes...

Remix sounds like the best of public radio on shuffle. This new format for public radio presents curated, smart, creative spoken-word programs, amazing podcasts, cool ideas, fascinating interviews, found tape and more.

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

Wit happens! Riddles, anagrams, brain teasers, and other word puzzles provide the basis for Says You! Public radio documentarian Tony Kahn and television personality Barry Nolan head up the roster of celebrity panelists who take on the...

Let Us Tell You a Story. Every week, great actors from stage, screen and television bring incredible stories to life.

PRI and WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, meet people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy, so...

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

The Dinner Party Download is a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation designed to help you win your weekend dinner parties. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most...

The Takeaway is the national program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry invites listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American...

A one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe.

Built around the personal vision of host Ira Glass, This American Life pioneered a new kind of radio storytelling. The weekly program explores a theme — fiascoes, conventions, the job that takes over your life — through a mix of radio...

Under the Radar with Callie Crossley looks to alternative presses and community news for stories that are often overlooked by big media outlets. In our roundtable conversation, we aim to examine the small stories before they...

A wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me! is the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news...

Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the details that make up a story. This two-hour morning newsmagazine covers news, newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor, courtesy of hosts Scott Simon and Liane...