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 ~ August 30, 2015

Aug 30, 2015

7pm Oreos, Heaven and America’s Most wanted – a new moth radio hour ! we produce it here.

8pm The Debris :  Houston + Nueva Orleans -stories of migrations in and out of New Orleans since Katrina.

9pm Clean and Cool – what is at the core of Climate Change?

10pm PRX REMIX – good stuff  you probably haven’t heard in the usual broadcast day

Arts and Ideas: August 16, 2015

Aug 16, 2015

7pm Gas Station Tacos  -  Hidden Kitchens in Texas with Willie Nelson  + Cigar Stories "El Lector"

8pm The lost notebooks of Hank Williams…set to music for new recordings from Bob Dylan, Norah Jones, Levon Helm and others

9pm. Bioneers: (2 episodes) Good Chemistry  + The Secret Sauce of Social Movements

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

Arts and Ideas ~ August 9, 2015

Aug 10, 2015

7pm Reveal: investigating what’s going on behind the scenes, hidden from public view. – this time : Investment scandals  and Inside the Jehova’s Witness culture.

8pm Musician and Myth - Christopher Lydon celebrates Billie Holiday’s Centennial year

9pm Bioneers: social and scientific innovators with breakthrough solutions – this time: transforming Pain into Power and the New Ecology of Business

10pm: PRX REMIX – a playlist of good stuff you don’t usually get to hear 

Arts and Ideas ~ August 2, 2015

Aug 2, 2015

7pm Bionneers: a short series featuring social and scientific innovators with breakthrough solutions – Plant Intelligence and Game Changing Climate Leadership  - 

8pmTwo lectures from The Cambridge Forum -  a public event exploring the issues and ideas that shape our lives- this time:  Social Immobility and Privatizing Education

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

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

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