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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.

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

Arts and Ideas: August 2nd, 2020

Aug 2, 2020

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7pm “Remembering John Lewis” from Peace Talks Radio. The late congressman and civil rights leader died on July 17th. He played a lead role in the effort to end segregation, and served seventeen terms in congress.   

 

8pm   “The Next Generation.” Conversations about a new era of grassroots activism. A look at activist groups like Sisters Unchained and The Muslim Justice League and the changes they’re making. 

 

Arts and Ideas: July 26th, 2020

Jul 26, 2020

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7pm  “Rooted in the Past.” It’s a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here in Woods Hole, by us. 

 

8pm   "Why Hong Kong is Protesting Again.” World Affairs Channel looks at Hong Kong’s new security law-- what it means for the millions of people who live there, and how it will impact the U.S. 

 

9pm  An interview with Krista Tippet from the new podcast, Helga. 

 

10pm PRX Remix. "From the Streets to the Barbershop” and other good stuff on shuffle.

 

Arts and Ideas: July 19th, 2020

Jul 19, 2020

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7pm “Faith and Fragility” from Come Through with Rebecca Carroll, a series about race during this pivotal year in American history. This week, conversations about keeping faith during crisis, xenophobia, and white fragility. 

 8pm  “Is Nationalism A Force for Good?” That’s the premise this week on NPR’s debate series, Intelligence Squared US.  

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7pm  “The Keepers.” The Kitchen Sisters bring us stories from the keepers of culture - archivists, rogue librarians, and historians. Two episodes this week: 95000 Names—Gert McMullin, Sewing the Frontline and Lou Reed Archive. 

8pm  “Rosie the Riveter is 'Not My Icon.'” Inflection Point interviews the nation’s oldest park ranger, Betty Reid Soskin. This one is from 2018, but it's very topical. 

Arts and Ideas: July 5th, 2020

Jul 5, 2020

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7pm Play it Again, SLAM. It’s a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here in Woods Hole, by us.  

8pm Will Coronavirus Reshape The World Order in China’s Favor? That’s the premise this week on NPR’s debate series, Intelligence Squared U.S.  

9pm Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. A look at LBJ’s legacy. Before Vietnam sunk his presidency, he passed major laws for medicare, voting rights, public broadcasting, and more.  

10pm Good stories on shuffle from PRX Remix. 

Arts and Ideas: June 28, 2020

Jun 28, 2020

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7pm Everything’s Bigger in Texas. It’s a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here in Woods hole, by us.  

8pm Beyond Stonewall: From Power to Pride. A look at the evolution of the LGBTQ movement.  

9pm Science and the Fourth of July. The Pulse digs into the science behind fireworks, hot dogs, and patriotism.  

10pm Good stories on shuffle from PRX Remix. 

Arts and Ideas: June 21st, 2020

Jun 26, 2020

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7pm  Juneteenth to Reparations. A look at June 19th, which commemorates the end of Slavery in America.  

8pm Father Figures. Stories of paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love, in time for Father's day. This special was produced right here by us, in Woods Hole.  

9pm Notes on Summer.  A music special to mark the official beginning of summertime.  

10pm Good stories on shuffle from PRX Remix. 

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7pm  Voicing Tough Truths. It’s a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here in Woods Hole, by us. 

 8pm The Impact of Police Violence on Health. The Pulse looks at how the fear of being attacked or arrested affects the health of black Americans. 

 9pm Reviving Reconstruction. Our history of racism - from the Civil War to today. Plus, imagining a new path ahead using some old ideas from the failed reconstruction era. 

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7:00 pm  Exploring White Privilege and Preventing Violent Extremism from Peace Talks Radio. A look at how white folks can truly contribute to a more just society. 

8:00 pm  A Different Kind of Coming Out from The Nancy Podcast. Three unusual coming out stories from the critically acclaimed show about the queer experience, hosted by two graduates of our Transom story workshop here in Woods Hole.  

Arts and Ideas: May 31st, 2020

May 31, 2020

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7pm   “How You See Me." Stories of how we see ourselves versus how others see us. It’s a new Moth Radio Hour. We produce that right here in Woods Hole.

 

8pm  Covid-19 and Feminism. Inflection Point brings us a conversation about gender and getting through the unending duties at home right now.

 

9 pm   Yo Yo Ma’s Bach. The famous Cellist shares his life-long love for Bach’s Cello Suites with Christopher Lydon. 

 

10pm  Good stories on shuffle from PRX Remix.

 

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7pm  Pandemic ER: Notes From  A Nurse In Queens. A first-hand account of working in a New York City emergency room during these past few months. A a diary from the front lines. Produced here in Woods Hole by Transom.org

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7pm  We celebrate Mother’s Day with two different stories about mother-child relationships from transom.org: "Border’s Between Us" and "The Day My Mother’s Head Exploded”

 

8pm  “Our Show” - an oral history of the pandemic from around the world. Listen to more at transom.org 

 

9 pm “Public Health Across the Pacific.” A look at why the covid-19 death rate is so much lower in East Asia than it is here, and what we stand to learn from other countries.

 

Arts and Ideas: May 3rd, 2020

May 3, 2020

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7pm  Stories about genetic makeup, inherited disease, and family secrets. It’s a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here in Woods Hole, by us. 

 

8pm Is the defense production act being underutilized? As leaders around the nation rush to find supplies for the pandemic, that’s the question this week on NPR’s debate series, Intelligence Squared. 

 

9 pm Livewire House Party. The variety show responds to household disputes and gives us cooking tips for lockdown. Plus, music from Mandy Moore. 

 

Arts and Ideas: April 26th, 2020

Apr 26, 2020

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7pm  Stories of everyday moments with lasting impact. It’s a new Moth radio hour, produced right here in Woods Hole, by us. 

 

8pm: “Finding Resilience During a Pandemic." The Pulse looks at what people are doing to cope right now. 

 

9 pm “Covid-19 and Climate: Implications for Public Health.” The latest thoughts from Climate One on how the pandemic might actually help us face Climate Change. 

 

10pm Good stories on shuffle from PRX Remix.

 

Arts and Ideas: April 19th, 2020

Apr 19, 2020

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7pm  "Viral Inequality." Open Source looks at the uneven distribution of COVID-19. 

 

8pm “Livewire House Party - Episode 1.” The popular variety show “Live Wire” recorded this new series from home, for the pandemic. Cheryl Strayed answers questions about coping with this stressful time and author Jon Mooallem talks survival. Music from Miniature Tigers.

 

9 pm “The Last Year in The Life of the Beatles - Part 2" from Paul Ingels. 1969. 

  

10pm Good stories on shuffle from PRX Remix.

Arts and Ideas: April 5th, 2020

Apr 5, 2020

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7pm “Heroes, Icons & Superstars”  - it’s a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here in Woods Hole, by us. 

 

8pm “COVID-19 and Climate." A comparison of the world’s response to coronavirus versus climate change from Climate One.

 

9pm "“The Last Year in The Life of the Beatles." Paul Ingles reviews the music and lives of The Beatles in 1969.

 

10pm Good stories on shuffle from PRX Remix.

 

It’s all on Arts and Ideas, Sunday night from seven to eleven. 

 

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7pm “Slowing the spread of Covid-19" from The Pulse. Different measures to stop the virus, and how those measures are affecting people. 

 

8pm “It's In Material.” Big Picture Science looks at material, including how to suit up on mars and innovations in spider silk. 

 

9pm "The Hidden World of Girls” with Tina Fey and the Kitchen Sisters. Stories of coming of age, rites of passage, secret identities, and trail blazers. An oldie but a goodie. 

 

Arts and Ideas: March 15th, 2020

Mar 15, 2020

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7pm "When We Were Young." It's a new Moth Radio Hour. Produced by us, right here in Woods Hole.  

 

8pm “Skeptic Check: Pandemic Fear” - a special from Big Picture Science about how to evaluate our fears during the coronavirus pandemic. 

 

9pm “Notes on Spring - A Seasonal Music Special” a calming hour of music and interesting facts about Spring. 

 

10pm Stories from all over the world on shuffle. It's PRX Remix. 

 

Arts and Ideas: March 8th, 2020

Mar 8, 2020

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7pm "Global Stories of Women." It's a new Moth Radio Hour. Produced by us, right here in Woods Hole.  

 

8pm "The Making of Male Dominance" from the Center for Documentary Studies. 

 

9pm "Border Ballads - A Musical Response to American Dirt" from Beat Latino. 

 

10pm Stories from all over the world on shuffle. It's PRX Remix. 

 

It’s all on Arts and Ideas, Sunday night from 7 to 11pm. Right here on WCAI. Local Public radio for the Cape, Coast, and Islands.

Arts and Ideas: March 1st, 2020

Mar 1, 2020

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7pm "The Soul of Care" from Open Source. 

 

8pm "I Spy: Real Life Spy Stories" from women who used to work for the CIA. 

 

9pm "Libraries Reimagined" from Humankind. 

 

10pm Stories from all over the world on shuffle. It's PRX Remix. 

 

It’s all on Arts and Ideas, Sunday night from 7 to 11pm. Right here on WCAI. Local Public radio for the Cape, Coast, and Islands.

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7pm Stories about asking questions - it's a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here by us in Woods Hole. 

 

8pm "Social Mobility Through College" from With Good Reason.

 

9pm "Love Syndrome" from Israel Story. 

 

10pm Stories from all over the world on shuffle. It's PRX Remix. 

 

It’s all on Arts and Ideas, Sunday night from 7 to 11pm. Right here on WCAI. Local Public radio for the Cape, Coast, and Islands.

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7pm “The Freed People” from Humankind. A documentary about how America responded to a massive refugee crisis after the civil war, when 4 million people were finally freed from slavery.

 

8pm “2 Years: Diaries of A Divided Nation” from KCRW. A peoples' history of the forty-firth presidency--reflections from around the country on Trump’s first two years in the White House.

 

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7pm "The Science of Love" from WHYY's The Pulse. 

8pm  "Making Beyoncé"--a radio documentary about Beyonce’s life before she became a a household name and a feminist icon. 

9pm: “David Olney - Now And Forever." A tribute to the late singer-songwriter. 

10pm: PRX Remix. Cool and weird stories on shuffle. 

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7pm Open Source looks at "Little Women" --the recent movie and the novel. A conversation with the film’s director, Greta Gerwig, a visit to the home of the late Louisa May Alcott, and more. 

 

8pm  Two stories from Making Contact. First, why kids do better when their parents show up at school, and then, America’s stealth war on the Mexican Border. 

 

9pm: “Redefining Black History" from State of the Re:Union. Stories that we don’t usually hear during black history month. 

 

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7pm "Out of the Blue." Stories with plot twists and surprises--it's a new Moth Radio Hour, produced right here by us in Woods Hole. 

 

8pm "Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have" from Climate One.

 

9pm "Hope, Part Three: Are We Really Doomed?" from To the Best of Our Knowledge.

 

10pm Stories from all over the world on shuffle. It's PRX Remix.

 

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