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Sunday evening from 7 to 11
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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.

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  • This week on Arts and Ideas: Stories of encounters with the animal kingdom on the Moth Radio Hour, helping people transition out of prison, and the co-founder of the band Steely Dan on what makes a good song.
  • Tune in Sunday night for Arts and Ideas: A look at what we eat and why, how effective Truth and Reconciliation Commissions are, and jazz music from the 1950s to now.
  • This week on Arts and Ideas: A brand new Moth Radio Hour, produced by us in Woods Hole, music from the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and how a challenge from John F. Kennedy inspired the Peace Corps.
  • This week on Arts and Ideas: The story of a soldier’s determination, you don’t need objectivity for good journalism – yes or no, that’s the debate, and The music of Joni Mitchell and Big Bill Broonzy.
  • This week on Arts and Ideas: A violent debate over textbooks in 1974, scientists who say heat waves should be named and a band that’s brought fans to Americana music for five decades.
  • Tune in Sunday night for Arts and Ideas: A new Moth Radio Hour, an adaptation of the classic horror novel Dracula and surprising stories on PRX Remix.
  • This week on Arts and Ideas: How remote working has transformed millions of people’s lives in the last three years, going inside Folsom Prison for Johnny Cash's historic 1968 concert, and classical music compositions for video games.
  • This week on Arts and Ideas: Authors in conversation, highlights from this year’s nominations for the Latin Grammys and the history of recognizing trauma experienced by soldiers in war.
  • This week on Arts and Ideas: True stories on the Moth Radio Hour, Unions are needed to stop income inequality… Yes or no, that’s the debate this week, and Appalachian ballads getting a feminist refresh.
  • This week on Arts and Ideas: The sophisticated spyware that may have led to the death of journalist Jamal Kashoggi, contemporary classical music from Mexico for Hispanic Heritage Month, and A conversation with public intellectual Noam Chomsky.