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 ~ February 18, 2018

Feb 18, 2018

7pm  Family Ties in the White House- Truth, Politics and Power

 

8pm Considering the Algorithm - Christopher Lydon in conversation s

9pm  Presidential Essentials: the highs and lows of presidential history

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

Arts and Ideas ~ February 11, 2018

Feb 11, 2018

7pm The Moth Radio Hour: In the Name of Love - we produce this here !

8pm Document Leaks: The consequences of Revealing State Secrets all around the globe - America Abroad reports.

9pm Unresolved: America’s Economic Outlook  on NPR’s debate series

10pm: PRX Remix -  Good and unexpected stuff on shuffle 

Arts and Ideas ~ February 4, 2018

Feb 4, 2018

7pm The Moth Radio Hour (1804) - we produce it right here.

8pm America First - Truth Politics and Power follows up on the State of The Union address

9pm  Stories from the late Joe Frank - Public Radio’s dark raconteur

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

Arts and Ideas ~ January 28, 2018

Jan 28, 2018

7pm Truth Politics and Power - The Inaugural Edition - one year later

8pm  The Good of the Hive -  about a honeybee muralist and;  Sebastian Junger rethinking PTSD . Selections from the National Endowment for the Arts podcast - exploring how Art Works.

9pm Cell - a play about 3 African American women working inside an immigration detention center. From the series Playing on Air.

10pm: - PRX Remix: good stuff on shuffle 

Arts and Ideas ~ January 21, 2018

Jan 21, 2018

7pm: ​ The Moth Radio Hour ( 1803) we produce it right here!

8pm:  Open Source: Hunting down the Truth in an age of Fake news - 

9pm:  It Happened in Maine - the story of a mixed-race community erased from Malaga Island. 

10pm:  PRX Remix: good stuff on shuffle.

Arts and Ideas ~ January 14, 2018

Jan 14, 2018

7pm The Moth Radio Hour  (1802)- produced right here by us.  

8pm  The United States and Iran - Truth Politics and Power examines the stakes of a Nuclear deal and future agreements.

9pm Dear Martin: Jazz tributes from Duke Ellington, Nina Simone and others  that honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King.

10pm:  PRX Remix: good stories on shuffle.

Art and Ideas ~ January 7, 2018

Jan 7, 2018

7pm  Seven Dirty Words - a look at censorship in America( Truth, Politics and Power)

8pm  Men, Midnight, Meat and a Pit; King Candy:  Stories from The kitchen sisters

9pm  Chuck Berry, Tom Petty, Fats Domino  and others: A Music Memorial for 2017

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

Arts and Ideas ~ December 31, 2017

Dec 31, 2017

7pm A Shortcut Through 2017

8pm  Standing Guard: A look at the kinds of people who keep watch over the world around them - from a suicide hotline counselor to a real-life guardian of the galaxy.

9pm A Political Junkie Special remembering the politicians who have passed in 2017

10pm: Prx Remix – unexpected stuff on shuffle

Arts and Ideas ~ December 24, 2017

Dec 24, 2017

7pm  The Moth Radio Hour Holiday Special

8pm  A 2hr special of Holiday Soul and Spirit at Preservation Hall 

10pm  PRX Remix - good stories on shuffle 

Arts and Ideas ~ December 17, 2017

Dec 17, 2017

7pm  Obstruction of Justice and The Plea Deal for Michael Flynn (Truth, Politics and Power)

8pm  The Voice - a Jazz profile of Frank Sinatra

9pm  Do Liberals Hold the Moral High Ground? - NPR’s debate series

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

 

Arts and Ideas ~ December 10, 2017

Dec 10, 2017

7pm  The Politics on Your Dinner Plate - Looking at the choices we make

8pm Brinkmanship: US and North Korean Relations ( America Abroad)

9pm The Living Legacy of Otis Redding  - 50 years since his death. Open Source

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

Arts and Ideas ~ December 3, 2017

Dec 3, 2017

7pm  The Moth Radio Hour- true stories told live - produced right here ! (1721)

8pm The United States and Saudi Arabia - a history - from Truth Politics and Power

9pm His Blue Heaven: An Appreciation of rock n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino

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

Arts and Ideas ~ November 26, 2017

Nov 27, 2017

7pm  Best of the Best: A two hour special of the winning audio documentaries  from the Third Coast International Competition -  

9pm Religion and Science: An Exploration of what happens when they intersect - from The Pulse.

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

 

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

 

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