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

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Arts and ideas
12:27 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ March 1, 2015

7pm Transistor – a new series about conundrums, curiosities, and current events in Science.

8pm The Harlem Renaissance – a history of Music, Religion and the politics of Race from Columbia University 

9pm America’s Best Days are Past – the premise for debate this time on NPR’s Intelligence Squared U.S. –

10pm Harry Nilsson – the life of the songwriter and storyteller

Arts and ideas
6:40 pm
Sun February 22, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ February 22, 2015

7pm The power of African American Art – from State of the ReUnion

8pm Haiku, Native American dream songs and Civil Rights– conversations with writers about their methods and favorite verses.

9pm. A little bit of MVY on CAI with host Barbara Dacey with Monica Rizzio

10pm. The Blind Boys of Alabama celebrate New Orleans

Arts and Ideas
5:35 pm
Sun February 15, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ February 15, 2015

7pm REVEAL: investigative journalism - stories from behind the scenes

8pm Invisibilia – the intangible forces that shape human behavior. This week: Computers changing human character

9pm A new Moth Radio Hour – live from Portland Maine - produced by us

10pm. Real Love: navigating the highs and lows of marriage, testing boundaries, forgiveness, and breaking up.

Arts and Ideas
8:11 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ February 1, 2015

7pm Cartoons, Cleanups and Closecalls – more true stories -  told live  in a new Moth Radio hour produced by us.

8pm  Invisibilia – the intangible forces that shape human behavior: this time Entanglement: examples of human connection

9pm New and Improved: The backstory on advertising in The U.S. from the American History Guys

10pm Amazon is the reader’s friend – the premise this week on NPR’S debate series:  Intelligence Squared US.

Arts and Ideas
5:39 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ February 8, 2015

7pm– Rattlesnakes, Wedding Rings and Rescue Missionsmore true stories -  told live  - notes no net ! in a new Moth Radio hour produced by us.

8pm  Invisibilia – the intangible forces that shape human behavior: this time Categories- How much we want and need them.

9pm America and Cuba: After the Thaw – a long and complex history from America Abroad.

10pm Jump for Joy – the story behind Duke Ellington’s musical 

Arts and Ideas
10:50 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ January 25, 2015

7pm Reveal :  Investigative Journalism – behind the scenes with host Al Letson

8pm Invisibilia – Stories about the forces that shape human behavior. BATMAN

9pm The WMYV Music Hour  with host Barbara Dacey

10pm Doctors, Prom and Ellen – a new Moth Radio Hour produced here, by us. 

Arts and Ideas
4:37 pm
Sun January 18, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ January 18, 2015

7PM Invisibilia: Stories about the forces that shape human life. FEARLESS

8pm Wigs, Wigouts and Insurance - a New Moth Radio Hour - produced here

9pm Dr. Martin Luther King:  THree Landmark Speeches

10pm: Wes Montgomery: The Unmistakable Jazz Guitar

Arts and Ideas
3:44 pm
Sun January 11, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ January 11, 2015

7pm Invisibilia – A new Radio show about the forces that shape human behavior - Secret History of Thoughts

8pm A new Moth Radio hour: from the 2014 World Science Festival

9pm The Future then: the American History Guys look at past fantasies.

10pm The joy of Genius –  jazz pianist Erroll Garner

Arts and Ideas
5:52 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

Arts and Ideas ~ January 4, 2015

7pm Shortcut through @)!$ - an audio montage

8pm - 10 pm  Blood on the Tracks - A 40th year celebration

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Arts and Ideas
10:34 pm
Sun December 28, 2014

Arts and Ideas ~ December 28, 2014

7pm Executive power in the U.S: Uses and Abuses – from the American History guys

8pm A Way with Words – a lively hour about language from origins to slang and more

9pm  A little bit of MVY on CAI with host Barbara Dacey

10pm Ten from Joe -  a Joe Cocker appreciation 

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