Arts and Ideas on WCAI

Sunday evening from 7 to 11

Credit "3 Stones" by Kevin King

Join station founder Jay Allison for an eclectic mix of topics Sunday evenings 7 to 11pm.

For past shows prior to December 2012, visit the Arts and Ideas Archive.

Many programs on Arts & Ideas come from the Public Radio Exchange, a project of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole. If you heard something on Arts & Ideas, chances are you can find it on the PRX.

Produced by Viki Merrick from Atlantic Public Media

7pm The Politics Show from NPR

 

8pm How Schools Shape Health from The Pulse

 

9pm The Emergence of Joni Mitchell

 

10pm PRX Remix - Good, new, and unexpected stuff on shuffle

7pm Right to Roam and Curb Cuts: Two episodes from the design podcast 99 Percent Invisible.

 

8pm The View from Room 205. A year in a fourth grade classroom in one of the nation’s poorest neighborhoods.

 

9pm Re:sound - The Third Coast Institute of Sound Show.

 

7pm Live from NYC. A new Moth Radio hour with more true stories told live. Produced here, by us.

8pm Order 9066: After Pearl Harbor - President Roosevelt signed the order forcing people of Japanese ancestry into internment camps ( American Public Media)

9pm Crisis Mode: A new proposal for cities hit hard by the opioids. Safe injection sites. (WHYY)

10pm PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff on shuffle.

7pm Mandela: An audio History of South Africa’s struggle against apartheid.

8pm Order 9066: After Pearl Harbor - President Roosevelt signed the order forcing people of Japanese ancestry into internment camps ( American Public Media)

9pm Go For It: life lessons from girl boxers. (WNYC)

10pm PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff on shuffle.

 

7pm The Reporter’s Reporter: the life and work of Seymour Hersh - (Open Source)

8pm Stories of dogged perserverance - ReSound

9pm Ear Hustle: the stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.

10pm PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff on shuffle.

 

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - Inner Compass: True stories told live - produced here by us (1809)  8pm America Abroad looks at politics in Iraq since the elections

9pm Ear Hustle: the stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff  on shuffle 

7pm The Mirrored Show - stories about what we see in the mirror- and what we want to see (ReSound)

8pm Making sense in Singapore - A closer look at what went on at the summit with Christopher Lydon

9pm Ear Hustle: the stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff  on shuffle 

Art and Ideas ~ June 17, 2018

Jun 17, 2018

7pm Stories about Fathers - a new Moth Radio ( 1813) hour produced here by us.

8pm 2 years with Franz- a story love and madness and death - produced here for Transom.org ( uncensored) 

Art and Ideas ~ June 10, 2018

Jun 10, 2018

7pm Studs Terkel’s Feeling Tone - a celebration of the new release of the Stud’s Terkel Archive

8pm New Letters on the Air - close conversations with writers about their struggles and creative methods.

9pm Gay in the Eyes of God - understanding how America’s faith traditions grapple with acceptance of the LGBTQ community

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff  on shuffle

 

Arts and Ideas: June 3, 2018

Jun 3, 2018

7pm Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of CHicago to the National Stage - a 2hr documentary with Obama’s advisors, rivals and mentors and the former president himself

9pm Remembering author Philip Roth

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff  on shuffle

Art and Ideas ~ May 27, 2018

May 27, 2018

7pm The Moth Radio hour with more true stories told live -  produced here by us.

8pm For Memorial Day: An array of war stories from the Civil War to D- Day to Vietnam

9pm The Difference a Gun Makes - from safety to identity to destruction - the Pulse uses science and discovery for a personal look at the use of guns.

10pm:  PRX Remix: good and unexpected  stuff on shuffle -

Arts and Ideas ~ May 20, 2018

May 20, 2018

7pm  The Working Tapes of Studs Terkel - in celebration of his birthdate - archival interviews behind his book:  Working

8pm The Secret Life of Trees  - a conversation with an arborist and a writer and Christopher Lydon.

9pm Levon Helm - an appreciation of the late singer and drummer of The Band

10pm PRX Remix - good stuff on shuffle

Art and Ideas ~ May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018

7pm Domestic Affairs - a new Moth Radio Hour - produced right here by us.

8pm A bouquet of stories about Mothers in all their complicated glory - Re:Sound

9pm Karl Marx at 200 yrs - a conversation with Christopher Lydonthat wonders if he was right afterall?  

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff  on shuffle 

Arts and Ideas ~ April 29, 2018

Apr 30, 2018

7pm The Trump Doctrine in the Middle East - Christopher Lydon in Conversation

8pm A Party Divided: 1968 - 50 years later.

9pm Humanature : An Oasis in LA

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and unexpected stuff  on shuffle

Arts and Ideas ~ April 22, 2018

Apr 22, 2018

7pm  The Moth Radio Hour - produced here by us! 

8pm  Turbulence and Tragedy: 1968 - 50 years later - a special edition of Political Junkie

9pm Humanature : real stories of human experiences in nature -this time danger, missing and healing. 

10pm:  PRX Remix: good and unexpected  stuff on shuffle

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