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

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

7pm More new Moth stories - produced here by us

8pm The Back story on Mental Illness from the American History Guys

9pm WTF - Marc Maron in conversation with the comedic genius: Jonathan Winters

10pm NPR Jazz Profiles: Harry "Sweets" Edison - an inimitable trumpeter

Arts and Ideas June 2, 2013

Jun 2, 2013

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

8pm Vets Coming Home and trying to start over

9pm WTF with Marc Maron, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner

10pm The WCAI Grab Bag - good listening beyond the usual broadcast 

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

8pm Stories from the Hear of the Land: Depending on Nature

9pm The MVY Music Hour with host Barbara Dacey

10pm The WCAI grab bag: good stuff beyond the usual broadcast

Arts and Ideas May 19, 2013

May 19, 2013

7pm Patent Pending: The American History Guys give the backstory on Intellectual Property

8pm Dreams of Paradise: Stories from the Heart of The Land - produced here by us !

9pm What makes students learen? State of the ReUnion

10pm The WCAI Grab Bag: podcasts and stories beyond the usual broadcast

Arts and Ideas May 12, 2013

May 12, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour: more new stories !

8pm Stories from the Heart of the land: visiting  sacred grounds

9pm Fear Tactics: Domestic Terrorism: The Backstory

10pm The WCAI Podcast:  beyond the usual broadcast

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - more new stories !

8pm Stories from the Heart of the Land I - the intersection of people in the natural world

9pm Permission to Speak: Burma transitions to Democracy

10pm: The WCAI Podcast Hour: compelling radio beyond the usual broadcast

Arts and Ideas April 14, 2013

Apr 14, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - produced here !

8pm Pay Up: a stormy history of American attitudes on taxes

9pm The best of the South by Southwest Music Festival

10pm The WCAI Podcast Hour: - a mix of work beyond the usual broadcast

7pm Walking Across America - Advice for a Young Man

8pm Global Energy and Innovation - America Abroad

9pm Snap Judgment: Career Con Artists and other deceptions.

10pm The WCAI Podcast Hour: Listening beyond the usual broadcast.

For Easter - Jazz goes to church in Sacred Blue. New listening beyond the usual broadcast waves: podcasts about deciphering Washington-speak; 99% invisible activity that shapes our world and Unfictional stories about women's work.

7pm Freakonomics: The power of Human Waste

8pm Sacred Blue: Jazz goes to Church in the 1960's

Arts and Ideas March 24, 2013

Mar 24, 2013

7pm Freakonomics: The Truth is out there, right? 

8pm Autism Grows up: Life after 22: 4 stories 

9pm Secrets of DNA - the future of medical care

10pm The Podcast Hour - an eclectic sampling of what you can hear beyond the air waves.

7pm Freakonomics: You Eat What You Are

8pm  After a Decade at War: Afghanistan, Iraq and Counterinsurgency – what are the lessons? From America Abroad.

9pm On the Clock –the rhythm of night and day — and how the electric lighting changed that rhythm forever – the backstory on time from the American History Guys.

10 pm St Patricks day: Irish Music with a twist – curated in Belfast - not your usual jig. 

Arts & Ideas March 10, 2013

Mar 12, 2013

7 pm The Moth Radio Hour 1308 

8pm Freakonomics-Save me from Myself

9pm A Woman of No Consequence

9:30pm Femminist Poets

10 pm Alan Lomax: his life and history

Arts and Ideas March 3, 2013

Mar 2, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - more new stories told live - produced here by us. 

8pm Freakonomics: the hidden side of things - this time-  College: is it worth the time and money?

9pm History at the Movies: The American History Guys look at why so many Oscar winners are about history 

Arts and Ideas February 24, 2013

Feb 23, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour  - live event from Martha's Vineyard - produced here by us

8pm NPR's debate series - the premise: Legalize Drugs 

9pm Snap Judgment: stories about decisions that change lives. This time: The Stranger