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

Arts and Ideas ~ November 19, 2017

Nov 19, 2017

7pm  Bioethics and Islam - from America Abroad

8pm   Hard to Read: Dyslexia and the American School System

9pm Democracy after Facebook - A conversation about the future of social media.

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and sometimes weird stuff  on shuffle

 

Arts and Ideas ~ November 12, 2017

Nov 12, 2017

7pm  The Vietnam War special - a New Moth Radio Hour - produced here by us.

8pm   An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era

9pm  College Athletes Should Be Paid: the premise on NPR’s Debate this week.

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and sometimes weird stuff  on shuffle

 

Arts and Ideas ~ October 29, 2017

Oct 29, 2017

7pm In search of the Origins of Race and Racism - from the Center for Documentary Studies 

8pm  Prehistoric Voiceprints: A human history of noise .   Five narratives which conjure the importance of sound in the distant past.

9pm  Life 3.0 - the Artificial Intelligence Explosion predicted 50 years ago, is just about here - where is it going and what about humans?

10pm: PRX Remix: Good  and different stuff on shuffle  - short documentaries, interviews, stories, podcasts and more-

Arts and Ideas ~ October 22, 2017

Oct 29, 2017

7pm The Moth Radio Hour: The Universe of Impossible Things 

8pm  Western Democracy is in Danger : Intelligence Squared U.S Debate

9pm  Saying good-bye to John Ashbery  - One of poetry's favorite sons

10pm  PRX REMIX: - short documentaries, interviews, stories, podcasts and more

Arts and Ideas ~ October 15, 2017

Oct 15, 2017

7pm The Moth Radio Hour:  Stories of Questioned Identity- produced here by us

8pm  Gun Rights and Gun Control - Truth Politics and Power examines how the laws changed with both weapons technology and the rise of the NRA.

9pm  ‘Round Midnight - 100 years of Thelonious Monk- celebrating his life and music with his biographer and his family

10pm:  PRX Remix: Good stories on shuffle

Arts and Ideas ~ October 8, 2017

Oct 15, 2017

7pm The Moth Radio Hour: Stories of Family Relations 

8pm  The Politics of Disaster - Truth Politics and Power examines how federal policy contributes to catastrophe and the secret history of FEMA.

9pm  Room at the Top - A Tom Petty Appreciation 

10pm:  PRX REMIX: - short documentaries, interviews, stories, podcasts and more- from producers all over the globe including right here on Cape Cod. 

Arts and Ideas ~ October 1, 2017

Oct 15, 2017

7pm America Abroad After Paris -an update on the Climate Change Agreemnt

8pm  New Letters on the Air: conversations with Pulitzer Prize poet- Gwendolyn Brooks,  and author of The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls

9pm  Ethnic Cleansing: Truth Politics and Power examines why and how Nations attack minorities and how the world responds.

10pm PRX Remix – good stuff on shuffle – 

Arts and Ideas ~ September 24, 2017

Sep 24, 2017

7pm The Moth Radio hour- "Finding Your Calling" - produced here by us

8pm  The Politics of Denial - a history of when science and politics mix.

From Truth politics and Power

9pm  Great comeback stories in the history of Jazz - Pat Martino, Duke Ellington and more

 

10pm PRX Remix - good stuff on shuffle. You never know what you're going to hear.

 

Arts and Ideas ~ September 17, 2017

Sep 20, 2017

7pm  The Dinner Table show - stories of dinner and all it inspires.

8pm  The DACA Deal - profiles of College Dreamers and their opponents

9pm  Linda Ronstadt - more of the  50 yr celebration of her career

10pm  PRX Remix - Good stories and weird stuff on shuffle

7pm States' Rights confronting Federal Government - Truth Politics and Power

8pm Shackled Legacy: Universities and the Slave Trade

9pm  Celebrating Linda Ronstadt's 50 yr career

10pm  PRX Remix

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