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

7pm Freakonomics: You Eat What You Are

8pm  After a Decade at War: Afghanistan, Iraq and Counterinsurgency – what are the lessons? From America Abroad.

9pm On the Clock –the rhythm of night and day — and how the electric lighting changed that rhythm forever – the backstory on time from the American History Guys.

10 pm St Patricks day: Irish Music with a twist – curated in Belfast - not your usual jig. 

Arts & Ideas March 10, 2013

Mar 12, 2013

7 pm The Moth Radio Hour 1308 

8pm Freakonomics-Save me from Myself

9pm A Woman of No Consequence

9:30pm Femminist Poets

10 pm Alan Lomax: his life and history

Arts and Ideas March 3, 2013

Mar 2, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - more new stories told live - produced here by us. 

8pm Freakonomics: the hidden side of things - this time-  College: is it worth the time and money?

9pm History at the Movies: The American History Guys look at why so many Oscar winners are about history 

Arts and Ideas February 24, 2013

Feb 23, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour  - live event from Martha's Vineyard - produced here by us

8pm NPR's debate series - the premise: Legalize Drugs 

9pm Snap Judgment: stories about decisions that change lives. This time: The Stranger

7pm The Moth Radio Hour

8pm The Emancipation Proclamation - The Backstory

9pm The Singing Instrumentalists - NPR Jazz

10pm  Snap Judgment: stories of love

7pm The Moth Radio Hour

8pm Religious Minority in the Middle East

9pm The debate on Fracking - more harm than good?

10pm Langston Hughes, the poet, as composer

Arts and Ideas February 3, 2013

Feb 2, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - true stories told live - produced here by us !

8pm Hidden Kitchens:  secret kitchens and the worlds behind their doors.

9pm Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate : Creation or Evolution? You decide

Arts and Ideas ~ January 27, 2013

Jan 27, 2013

7pm - The Moth radio hour WCAI technical difficulties - we will re-broadcast the hour at a future date.

8pm Culture Shock 1913: a year of artistic upset and audience apoplexy at the beginnings of sweeping change for 20th century culture.  

Arts and Ideas January 20, 2013

Jan 19, 2013

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - more true stories told live - produced here by us !

8pm Generation Putin: Young people and politics in the former Soviet Union

9pm Playing on Air: short contemporary stage plays for radio

Arts and Ideas: January 13, 2013

Jan 12, 2013

7pm The Truth: a surprising new twist in audio drama

8pm America Abroad examines Obama's Foreign Policy

9pm Cheers and Jeers: the history of Alcohol in America

10pm Jazz in Spirituality - in search of the Sacred