Programs A-Z

  • The show "1A" aspires to be the most important daily conversation about the issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. "1A"...

  • A public radio program about language examined through history, culture, and family.

    88.1/HD1

  • 'Folkin' up the Radio' for the last 25 years in Homer, Alaska, Bud Johnson hosts this syndicated music program featuring the finest singer-songwriters in the country. In addition to the music, "Words and Music" features weekly in-depth...

  • In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

  • "All-IN" is a daily, statewide talk show about interesting things happening in Indiana. We want to connect people to the latest news through thoughtful and lively conversation. If you have some comments or questions, please post to Twitter or...

  • People are reawakening to the power and fun of listening to stories on stages across the country, at the kitchen table, and on the radio. The Apple Seed is there for you and your family. Enjoy stories of all kinds -- tall tales, fairy tales,...

  • "Ask Me Another" is a live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny...

  • Welcome to The Back Porch!  Norm and Al will try to keep you up to date on top acoustic/Americana albums and other major acoustic music happenings around the WVPE listening area.   We hope you'll stop back often!

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  • Selected audio news-magazine programming from the British Broadcasting Corporation for the International audience, which includes the US.

    FM/HD1

  • Big Picture Science takes on big questions by interviewing leading researchers and weaving together their stories of discovery in a clever and off-kilter narrative style. What came before the Big Bang? How does memory work? Will our descendants...

  • Blues3 Listen Live

    Back in 1983 someone did music lovers in Michiana a big favor. Harvey Stauffer was asked to sit in--for one week--on a music program on WVPE. "The next...

  • Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with revered and revolutionary creative people, and irreverent original comedy.

  • Since 1980, San Francisco-based non-profit City Arts & Lectures has offered unique programs with leading figures in arts and ideas. Each year there are more than fifty lectures and onstage conversations – and a few surprise performances,...

  • Each week, Cool Jazz Countdown highlights the Top 10 Jazz Albums in traditional and smooth jazz. It will help you stay on top of new jazz releases and reissues.

    HD1

  • Day 6 is a weekly program from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) that looks behind the major stories of the week and looks at the driving forces on a personal scale.

  • Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on...

  • eTown is a non-profit, nationally syndicated radio broadast/podcast, multimedia and events production company. The mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation in order to create a...

  • Economics for the curious. Host Stephen Dubner has surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature--from cheating and crime to parenting and sports. Dubner talks with Nobel laureates and...

  • Extended and deep conversations that open the window into contemporary artists and authors as well as building comprehensive understanding of current issues.

    FM/HD1

  • Stay up-to-date with the news between Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to form a fast-paced program that updates the news from the...

  • Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world -- and themselves. Unsing science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct...

  • A weekly one-hour blend of today’s contemporary Indigenous artists that are setting new directions in blues, folk, jazz, country, reggae, and hip-hop music, hosted by Alexis Sallee, an Inupiaq/Mexican American.  Each week, Indigefi gives public...

  • Innovation Hub brings the thinkers, researchers, authors, and visionaries who are crafting our future. Hosted by Kara Miller, the show challenges conventional wisdom and showcases creativity in everything from health to the economy.

  • Launched as a twice a week podcast in 2017, this is now a weekly hour-long radio program with 4 key segments.

    1. Sam talks with several journalists about the news that most affected them in the week that just was;

    2. Sam talks...

  • Welcome to J:Cubed Jazz to the 3rd Power: Cool, Smooth and Hot!  The show features artists with roots in the jazz mainstream who bring a more contemporary sound to audiences. The show is locally hosted by Karl Smith.

    J:Cubed Jazz to the...

  • ‘Jazz In the New Millennium’ features the artists who are keeping the music alive and well in the 21st Century, from living legends Wayne Shorter and Charles Lloyd, prime-time players Branford Marsalis and Jason Moran and rising stars Robert...

  • Live Wire is radio variety for the attention span challenged. It's music from up-and-coming bands, original comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with writers, filmmakers, comedians and people who think cool thoughts. Hosted by Luke...

  • Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is a weekly environmental news and information program featuring news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.

    HD2

  • We're a nonprofit news organization on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country. For more than 30 years, we've helped people become smarter about the economic forces that touch their daily lives through the unorthodox story,...

  • The Monday Night Special is a collection of programs that are not regular enough to hold their own slot, but often fall into the category of being a special biography feature or a showcase of additional programs carried by WVPE for additional...

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier as NPR’s Morning Edition brings the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music,...

  • Why The Moth?
    Ask George Dawes Green, the poet and best-selling novelist who is the Founder of The Moth. George wanted to recreate, in New York, the feeling of sultry summer evenings in his native Georgia, where he and his...

  • Mountain Stage offers its listeners the best seats in the house for performances captured in front of a live audience by established stars and emerging artists.

    Hosted by Larry Groce, each two-hour episode features seasoned...

  • A weekly program presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick, and produced by WNYC. Each episode features a diverse mix of interviews, profiles, storytelling, and an occasional burst of humor inspired by the magazine, and shaped by its...

  • Examining the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

    FM/HD1

  • On Point is a one-hour call-in show with newsmakers, thinkers, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens contributing to the conversation.

    Each hour opens with a news brief analyzing the day's biggest stories,...

  • Hosted by veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, 'On the Media' decodes what we hear, read, and see in the media every day, and arms us with critical tools necessary to survive the information age. With compelling...

  • Two original, NPR Podcasts re-cut to make one amazing public radio show:

    'Planet Money' explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive, roll-up-your-sleeves journalism. The team includes Robert Smith,...

  • Podcasting has exploded. It can be difficult to sort through them all and find the gems. This program is devoted to asking special guests to provide their favorite podcasts with excerpts.

  • PubJazz presents an acoustic mainstream jazz service focusing on a strong lyrical sound, designed to delight both casual listeners and passionate jazz lovers.

    FM/HD1

  • q is a lively arts, culture and entertainment magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter.

    q covers pop culture and high arts with forays into the...

  • Quirks & Quarks is the award-winning radio science program from the CBC. For the past 40 years, the program has brought its listeners to the cutting edge of scientific inquiry by presenting the people behind the latest discoveries in the...

  • Radiolab is an experiential investigation that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. In each episode, Radiolab experiments with sound and style allowing science to fuse with culture, and...

  • Explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Listen to in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life whose work influences our daily lives.

  • "Selected Shorts: Let Us Tell You A Story" presents some of the finest artists in American theater and screen reading short fiction by classic, contemporary and bold new writers.

    Each program is recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony...

  • Snap Judgment is a mash-up of This American Life and The Moth: as gripping and thought-provoking as the former and as soulful and personal as the latter. Host Glynn Washington is essential to the mix because he ties...

  • The radio show for people who love to eat provides listeners with information on food preparation, appreciation, and culture. Francis Lam took over the program from long-time host Lynne Rossetto Kasper in January 2018. The program features...

  • An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Manoush Zomorodi – a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new...

  • The Slowdown encourages audiences to take five minutes out of their busy days to think deeply about the world around them. Hosted by former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, the...

  • Originating from WNYC, New York, "The Takeaway" is the news magazine featuring unique conversations about topics of the day with newsmakers and diverse voices. The program welcomes editorial collaboration with local stations, and incorporates...

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