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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.

Produced by Viki Merrick from Atlantic Public Media

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Latest Episodes
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: Stories of people redefining themselves in the face of their past, making discoveries about ourselves and the places we visit while traveling, and how two opposing groups in the abortion debate came together.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: Stories of people in the iconic places on Earth many of us have never visited, celebrating Black farmers and the food traditions of Juneteenth, and a debate about whether the Supreme Court should end the federal right to abortion
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: Stories of people in the frame of the natural world, how Elvis Presley became the King of Rock and Roll in a single year, and turning to literature and philosophy to better handle the dark and difficult times of today’s world.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: celebrating 25 years of The Moth with an anniversary special, whether hope can co-exist with humanity's future, and rethinking our Neanderthal relatives.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: a Memorial Day special about remembering those we’ve lost, how to make more hope for ourselves, and expressing feelings about the climate crisis through music.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: a new Moth about seismic life changes, a special about the concept of hope and where it comes from, and understanding the now-forgotten nuclear threat of the 20th century.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: people in the great outdoors, stories hiding in plain sight at the city intersection, and understanding the rights of civilians in wartime.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: Learning lessons and getting schooled, the real life experiences of abortion, and stories about mothers and how they impact us.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: Letting our loved ones live on through story, a deep look at the life of Janis Joplin, and the latest in renewable energy tech.
  • This Sunday on Arts & Ideas: The "mystery” of the island Rapa Nui, two stories about humans and nature from the Kitchen Sisters, and a retrospective on the philosophy behind Dr. King's famous "Beyond Vietnam" speech.