Arts and culture

Arts and Ideas ~ April 5, 2015

20 hours ago

7pm “We’ll be here all night” - Stories for Passover

8pm Sacred Blue – Jazz goes to church in the 1960’s

9pm. Life Distilled: Decades of US Poet Laureates – featuring Howard Nemerov, Billy Collins and William Stafford.

10pm PRX REMIX (202) – good stories, different podcasts, cutting edge lectures, and more.

Arts and Ideas ~ March 29, 2015

Apr 1, 2015

7pm Reveal: Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism – looking beyond the news and what’s hidden from public view

8pm PRX REMIX (201) – an hour of good stories, different podcasts, cutting edge lectures, and more.

9pm Taxed off – experts, elected officials and citizens  look at the grand experiment that is our Tax System.

10pm The WMVY Music hour with host Barbara Dacey playing some “best of MVY on CAI” and talking with musician and producer Phil Da Rosa

7pm Christoher Lydon in conversation with Grafitti genius Ganzeer and Historian Sven Becket

8pm Debate: The U.S. should adopt the Right to Be Forgotten Online

9pm PRX Remix (#200) goods stories and podcasts - work that doesn't fit in the broadcast day

10pm Van Morrison Duets:  performing some of his classics with Friends

Arts and Ideas ~ March 15, 2015

Mar 15, 2015

7pm Saving Innocence: America Abroad  looks at the global fight to end child marriage

8pm NPR Debate: Liberal Intolerance Stifling Diversity on Campuses

9pm PRX Remix 195 - good stories, edgy podcasts, lectures and more

10pm Melba Liston: Jazz arranger and "First Lady of Trombone"

Arts and Ideas ~ March 8, 2015

Mar 8, 2015

7pm Superpowers, Spa Etiquette and the Word Trade Center - A new Moth Radio Hour

8pm Transistor: Conundrums in Science

9pm Food and Story: Steinbeck, Cather and Julia Child

10pm  A Time of Change  - Jazz Women of the '60's - Nina Simone to Alice Coltrane

Arts and Ideas ~ March 1, 2015

Mar 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 ~ February 22, 2015

Feb 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 ~ February 15, 2015

Feb 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 ~ February 1, 2015

Feb 8, 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 ~ February 8, 2015

Feb 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