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

Kevin King, "3 Stones"

Who are the Millenials? Listen to the TED Radio Hour to find out: the next best generation? Also,   Alec Baldwin with Here's The Thing: conversation with creative types, tonight: Peter Frampton and Thom Yorke.

7pm Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin in conversation with Peter Frampton

8pm The TED Radio Hour: The Millenials

9pm The Backtory on Ethics of Warfare from the American History Guys

10pm Snap Judgmennt - story telling with a beat. This time: Standouts

Arts and Ideas September 1, 2013

Sep 1, 2013

7pm Educating Esme - produced here by Jay Allison

8pm The TED Radio Hour: New ways to think and create. This time:  Memory Games

9pm All Mixed up with Martin Luther King- celebrating the March on Washington from 1963

10pm Snap Judgment: Stories of Isolation and Solitude

Arts and Ideas ~ August 11, 2013

Aug 11, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour 1317

8pm The TED Radio Hour: The Hackers

9pm Syria and the responsibility to  Protect - America Abroad

10pm Snap Judgment: Identity Crisis

Arts and Ideas ~ August 4, 2013

Aug 4, 2013

7pm Pledge to the Moth

8pm The TED Radio Hour

9pm Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate: The FDA is Hazardous to our health

10pm Weird Jazz Instruments: Banjo, bagpipes and more

Arts and Ideas ~ July 28, 2013

Jul 28, 2013

7pm A New  Moth Radio Hour ! produced here by us

8pm The TED Radio Hour- The Unquiet Mind

9pm The MVY Music hour - with Patty Larkin and Danny Kortchmar + host Barbara Dacey

10pm Snap Judgment: Teacher, Teacher- stories from inside the classroom.

PET FRIENDLY  - The American History Guys get the backstory on Americans and their pets, you know you need to know this...!

7pm  Mandela: An Audio History - Radio Diaries

8pm American and their Pets -  the Backstory from The American History Guys

9pm Snap Judgment: The Return: stories about homing instinct

10pm The legendary Charlie Parker - from the New Jazz Archive

the moth

Step-Child, Big Brother and Mug Shot: new Moth stories told live - produced here. Iran at the Crossroads; Stories about reunions,  and a Jazz-Country Fusion.

7pm The Moth Radio Hour

8pm America Abroad: Ex-Pat Iranians talk about the new President Hassan Rouhani

9pm Snap Judgment- storytelling with a beat - this time: Reunions

10pm Jazz and Country - a rare fusion from the New Jazz Archive

Arts and Ideas July 7, 2013

Jul 7, 2013

7pm The Moth - new stories, told live, no notes no net, produced here ! 

8pm In Search of America - follow Steinbeck's footsteps

9pm Snap Judgment: stories about decisions that change lives: The Dirt 

10pm WCAI grab bag: A Cuban Revolutionary father, Maurice Sendak, and DC decoded !

Glen Carey

Diary of a Bad Year ~ A War Correspondent's  Dilemma: An unprecedented and intimate portrait of the sacrifices reporters and their families make to tell untold stories -- and the sometimes dangerous allure of the job ~ produced here with NPR's Kelly McEvers and Jay Allison -

7pm Diary of a Bad Year - A War Correspondent's Dilemma - produced here with NPR's Kelly McEvers and Jay Allison

8pm Snap Judgment: Storytelling with a beat - this time: Outsiders

Father Knows Best - CBS

Stories of paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love: a vast array tonight of portraits and character shaping moments ~ celebrating Fathers Day. Also Gay in the Eyes of God - how churches accept LGBT people and Marc Maron talks to Michael Keaton.

7pm Father Figures: Stories of paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love. Produced by us !

8pm Gay in the Eyes of God: LGBT and the Church

9pm Fathers, Sons and Brothers: from the Life Storie Collection produced here.

10pm WTF: Comedian Marc Marc in conversation with Michael Keaton