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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

7pm Redefining Black History: State of the Re:Union

8pm NPR's Debate series: Abolish Minimum Wage

9pm Bird Lives! Part 2 of NPR's Jazz profile of Charlie Parker

10pm Snap Judgment: Lemonade - storytelling with a beat

Arts and Ideas ~ January 5, 2014

Jan 5, 2014

7pm Anti-depressants, Anthony Hopkins and Iran ~  A new Moth Radio Hour !

8pm Heaven on Earth- The Backstory on American Utopias

9pm Bird Lives! - Charlie Bird Paker: king of Bebop Part I

10pm Jimmy Tingle making comic sense of 2013

Arts and Ideas ~ December 29, 2013

Dec 29, 2013

7pm The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew and the heart of the Middle East

8pm Second Chance Diploma: American Radio works looks at the GED

9pm MVY Music Hour - Judy Collins, Mike Barnes, Lori Mckenna, Willy Mason and Patty Larkin.  

10 Snap Judgment: The 2013 Look Back special 

Arts and Ideas ~ December 22, 2013

Dec 22, 2013

7pm Soul Santa

8pm Wall of Separation: Church and State in America – the backstory from the American History Guys

9pm No one should eat meat – NPR’s debate series argues that premise.

10 pm Snap Judgment: stories about decisions that change lives : this time Underground – stories about the hidden and the secret

Arts and Ideas December 15, 2013

Dec 15, 2013

7pm PRX Remix - a curated mix of work drawn from hundreds of producers

8pm Teenage Diaries Revisited - almost 20 years later

9pm Global Entrepreneurship - America Abroad looks at less developed countries creative ideas

10pm The Best Albums of 2013 from Sound Opinions

Arts and Ideas ~ December 8, 2013

Dec 8, 2013

7pm The Mandela Tapes ~ from the CBC

8pm DEBATE: The constitutional right to bear arms has outlived its usefulness

9pm Weird Jazz Instruments - how good they sound will surprise you

10pm Snap Judgment: Storytelling with a beat. This time: Unrequited

Arts and Ideas ~ December 1, 2013

Dec 1, 2013

7pm Three Squares: the backstory on mealtime in America from the American History Guys

8-10pm  Third Coast Award winning documentaries - a 2 hr special hosted by Gwen Macsie

10pm Chet Baker: a brilliant and tumultuous life

Arts and Ideas ~ November 24, 2013

Nov 24, 2013

7pm: PRX Remix - a curated and edgy mix of work from hundreds of radio producers

8pm The Long Game: The ongoing culture war over education in Texas

9pm The WMVY Music Hour with Host Barbara Dacey

10pm Snap Judgment: Layover - stories about getting from Point A to Point B

Arts and Ideas ~ November 17, 2013

Nov 19, 2013

7pm: A new Moth Radio Hour!  Open adoption, Tin foil dinosaurs and the Imam - Produced here by us

Arts and Ideas ~ November 3, 2013

Nov 3, 2013

7pm Groking Democracy: how technology transformed politics

8pm The TED Radio Hour: Success - what does it really mean?

9pm Here's the Thing: ALec Baldwin with Debby Reynolds and Robert Osborn

10pm Snap Judgment: Senseless

7pm Family photos, Legos, Grandmothers and Revenge - An New Moth  Radio Hour

8pm The TED Radio Hour - Turning Points

9pm The MVY Music Hour with host Barbara Dacey

10pm Here's the Thing: Alec Baldwin with  Fred Armisen and Paula Pell of SNL

Arts and Ideas ~ October 13, 2013

Oct 13, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour: Beauty Queens, The LBJ Library and Hold Ups

8pm HARK ! The acoustic world of Elizabethan England

9pm The TED Radio Hour: Defining Identity

10pm Here's the Thing: Alec Baldwin with Judd Appatow

7pm The TED Radio Hour: Collaboration

8pm Here's the Thing : Alec Baldwin with Martin Horn and Robert Lustig

9pm Thoughtcast: Orphaned Black Bears and Cosmic Evolution

10pm Snap Jdgment: Losing my Religion

Arts and Ideas ~ August 4, 2013

Sep 29, 2013

Bonnie Raitt on The MVY MUSIC HOUR with Barbara Dacey - and A new MOTH RADIO HOUR=Disney, Racecars and Red Sox ! - we produce it right here.    

7pm THe Moth Radio Hour: Disney, Racecars and Red Sox

8pm Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin and Rosie O'Donell

9pm A Little Bit of MVY on WCAI - Barbara Dacey features Bonnie Raitt

10 The TED Radio Hour: Everything is Connected

7pm  The Moth Radio Hour - PArty Crashers, Witch Hunts and  Ninja Costumes

8pm The TED Radio Hour - Predicting the Future

9pm Here's the Thing With Alec Baldwin, in conversation with creative personalities

10pm The Band - behinds the scenes with Robbie Robertson

Kevin King, "3 Stones"

Who are the Millenials? Listen to the TED Radio Hour to find out: the next best generation? Also,   Alec Baldwin with Here's The Thing: conversation with creative types, tonight: Peter Frampton and Thom Yorke.

7pm Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin in conversation with Peter Frampton

8pm The TED Radio Hour: The Millenials

9pm The Backtory on Ethics of Warfare from the American History Guys

10pm Snap Judgmennt - story telling with a beat. This time: Standouts

Arts and Ideas September 1, 2013

Sep 1, 2013

7pm Educating Esme - produced here by Jay Allison

8pm The TED Radio Hour: New ways to think and create. This time:  Memory Games

9pm All Mixed up with Martin Luther King- celebrating the March on Washington from 1963

10pm Snap Judgment: Stories of Isolation and Solitude

Arts and Ideas ~ August 11, 2013

Aug 11, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour 1317

8pm The TED Radio Hour: The Hackers

9pm Syria and the responsibility to  Protect - America Abroad

10pm Snap Judgment: Identity Crisis

Arts and Ideas ~ August 4, 2013

Aug 4, 2013

7pm Pledge to the Moth

8pm The TED Radio Hour

9pm Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate: The FDA is Hazardous to our health

10pm Weird Jazz Instruments: Banjo, bagpipes and more

Arts and Ideas ~ July 28, 2013

Jul 28, 2013

7pm A New  Moth Radio Hour ! produced here by us

8pm The TED Radio Hour- The Unquiet Mind

9pm The MVY Music hour - with Patty Larkin and Danny Kortchmar + host Barbara Dacey

10pm Snap Judgment: Teacher, Teacher- stories from inside the classroom.

PET FRIENDLY  - The American History Guys get the backstory on Americans and their pets, you know you need to know this...!

7pm  Mandela: An Audio History - Radio Diaries

8pm American and their Pets -  the Backstory from The American History Guys

9pm Snap Judgment: The Return: stories about homing instinct

10pm The legendary Charlie Parker - from the New Jazz Archive

the moth

Step-Child, Big Brother and Mug Shot: new Moth stories told live - produced here. Iran at the Crossroads; Stories about reunions,  and a Jazz-Country Fusion.

7pm The Moth Radio Hour

8pm America Abroad: Ex-Pat Iranians talk about the new President Hassan Rouhani

9pm Snap Judgment- storytelling with a beat - this time: Reunions

10pm Jazz and Country - a rare fusion from the New Jazz Archive

Arts and Ideas July 7, 2013

Jul 7, 2013

7pm The Moth - new stories, told live, no notes no net, produced here ! 

8pm In Search of America - follow Steinbeck's footsteps

9pm Snap Judgment: stories about decisions that change lives: The Dirt 

10pm WCAI grab bag: A Cuban Revolutionary father, Maurice Sendak, and DC decoded !

Glen Carey

Diary of a Bad Year ~ A War Correspondent's  Dilemma: An unprecedented and intimate portrait of the sacrifices reporters and their families make to tell untold stories -- and the sometimes dangerous allure of the job ~ produced here with NPR's Kelly McEvers and Jay Allison -

7pm Diary of a Bad Year - A War Correspondent's Dilemma - produced here with NPR's Kelly McEvers and Jay Allison

8pm Snap Judgment: Storytelling with a beat - this time: Outsiders

Father Knows Best - CBS

Stories of paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love: a vast array tonight of portraits and character shaping moments ~ celebrating Fathers Day. Also Gay in the Eyes of God - how churches accept LGBT people and Marc Maron talks to Michael Keaton.

7pm Father Figures: Stories of paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love. Produced by us !

8pm Gay in the Eyes of God: LGBT and the Church

9pm Fathers, Sons and Brothers: from the Life Storie Collection produced here.

10pm WTF: Comedian Marc Marc in conversation with Michael Keaton