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 ~ July 26, 2015

Jul 26, 2015

7pm The Kremlin, Camp, Cockroaches and Cars –  a new Moth Radio Hour !

8pm Two lectures from The Cambridge Forum -  a public event exploring the issues and ideas that shape our lives- this time:  ordinary people in the American Revolution and the Role of the Media in a healthy democracy

9pm PRX REMIX – more good stuff that doesn’t fit in the broadcast day  - stories, podcasts, interviews and more

10pm: Roger Waters – founder of Pink Floyd in conversation about his solo career and album Amused to Death.

Arts and Ideas ~ July 19, 2015

Jul 26, 2015

7pm   Edward Snowden and the Ethics of Whistleblowing

8pm The Cambridge Forum -  a public event that explores the issues and ideas that shape our lives, Two lectures  Howard Zinn and The Inner Life of Democracy – and historian/author Gordon S. Woods and the Americanization of Benjamin Franklin.

9pm Gravy – a podcast about the changing American South through stories about food – Two episodes: Holding onto the Bayou and a Migration in Reverse…

10pm PRX REMIX – more good stuff that doesn’t fit in the broadcast day  - stories, podcasts, interviews and more.

Arts and Ideas ~ July 12, 2015

Jul 12, 2015

7pm Indictment, Leaps of Faith and Larceny – more true stories told live in a new Moth Radio Hour – produced right here by us.

8pm Poaching and Terrorism: the Race to Protect Wildlife and National Security- an investigation from America Abroad.

9pm. Paris Noir – African-American jazz in France post World War II – Dexter Gordon, Bud Powell , Kenny Clark and others.

10pm PRX REMIX – more good stuff that doesn’t fit in the broadcast day  - stories, podcasts, interviews and more.

Arts and Ideas ~ July 5, 2015

Jul 5, 2015

7pm Reveal: Investigating behind the scenes: Getting Hurt at Work

8pm The Mother Road: a history of US Route 66 – an icon in American Folklore

9pm. Words from the Frontier: Poetry from Maine –

10pm PRX REMIX – stories, podcasts, interviews and more.

Arts and Ideas ~ June 28, 2015

Jun 28, 2015

7pm Explorers of the Brain –The  lastest research from the frontier of neuroscience The National Science Foundation

8pm Climate change: the impact beyond the environment - the changing political landscape in Washington and the world.

9pm. The late Gunther Shuller: A life in pursuit of Music and Beauty -  His conversation with Christopher Lydon.

10pm PRX REMIX – more good stuff that doesn’t fit in the broadcast day  - stories, podcasts, interviews and more.

Arts and Ideas ~ June 14, 2015

Jun 14, 2015

7pm Pizza, Polar Bears and Rock stars  – a new Moth Radio Hour - we produce it here !

8pm Reveal:  Investigative Reporting. This week: Fracking

9pm. States should be required to license same-sex marriage: the premise for NPR’s Debate this week.

10pm THE PRX REMIX – good stuff you don’t usually hear in the broadcast day

Arts and Ideas ~ June 7, 2015

Jun 7, 2015

7pm Kidneys, Undergarments and Cabbies  – more true stories told live in a new Moth radio hour – produced here by us.

8pm Countering Violent Extremism: In the face of unprecedented recruitment efforts by the Islamic State, America Abroad holds an International Town Hall  

9pm. Travelogue: a collection of stories from the road – from State of the ReUnion – favorite moments, unheard interviews and life changing encounters

Arts and Ideas ~ May 31, 2015

May 31, 2015

7pm The Moth Radio Hour:  Pole Vaulting, Comedy and The Congo 

8pm Smart Phones Are Making Us Dumb - the premise on NPR Debate Series Intelligence Squared U.S.

9pm Borderland: State of The ReUnion explores the desert of boundaries in Tuscon

10pm PRX Remix ( 210) - Interviews, Podcasts and more: Good stuff that doesn't fit in the broadcast day.

Arts and Ideas ~ May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015

7pm We've Never Been the Same: A war story, produced here.

8pm American Justice: State of the ReUnion with stories from inside looking out.

9pm BB's Blues: An Appreciation of the late blues guitarist BB King

10pm PRX Remix - Good stuff you don't usually hear in the daily broadcast. (209)

Arts and Ideas ~ May 17, 2015

May 17, 2015

7pm The Passion, The Myth, The Mania: Wagner’s Ring Cycle

8pm  Truckers of the High Seas: life on Global cargo ships - State of the ReUnion

9pm. Celebrating Langston Hughes' writings: The Weary Blues.

10pm  PRX ReMix – stories, podcasts, interviews -(208)

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