Arts and Ideas
3:36 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

Arts and Ideas ~ August 17, 2014

7pm Stories from the Heart of the Land: Portraits in Landscape

8pm Robin Williams in conversation with Marc Maron Comedian host of WTF

9pm The Raw and The Cooked: a world of clandestine cooking, kitchen rituals and traditions 

10pm On the Take: the backstory of Corruption in America from the American History Guys

Arts and Ideas
3:27 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

Stories from the Heart of the Land tonight on Arts and Ideas

  Close encounters with bears, fear, love and exile during an hour of Portraits in Landscapes from the series: Stories from the Heart of the Land  ~ produced here.

Arts and Ideas
6:18 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

Arts and Ideas ~ August 10, 2014

7Pm ​ Goats Cops and Haircuts  - The Moth Radio hour 

8pm guarded, hoarded, and stolen- America Abroad examines the Global conflict of water scarcity

9pm: Becoming Bionic:  reports of  real-life bionics reversing blindness  with a chip implant, and organs grown for human use and more.

10pm The  Nina Simone Story: An American icon in words and music

Arts and Ideas
6:16 pm
Sun August 3, 2014

Arts & Ideas ~ August 3, 2014

7pm A Divorcee, A Freedom Rider and a New Mother – a new Moth Radio Hour. Produced here.

8pm The Lemon Tree: An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East (

9pm Tapped out: the backstory on America’s access to water across the centuries.

10pm  New Orleans – America’s great city of Jazz  ( from the New Jazz Archive. 

Correspondent to the Musical Spheres
10:44 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

This Time, He's in the Right Place at the Right Time

Dr. John will be on the Cape, performing at the Payomet Performing Arts Center, on Monday August 4.
Credit Martijn / flickr

Oh that voice! Dr. John claims foremost to be a pianist, master of boogie-woogie, blues, and Cajun swing - but it's his voice that makes him unforgettable. It's a honk, a growl, playful and tipsy and engagingly surly.

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Arts and Ideas
4:41 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Arts and Ideas ~ July 27, 2014

7 - 9pm Pre-empted by Falmouth All Stars Game

9pm: The WMVY Music Hour with Barbara Dacey and The Brothers Rye

10pm : Jazz at Lincoln Center - Bill Frisell plays Gershwin and beyond

Arts and ideas
1:25 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

Arts & Ideas ~ July 20, 2014

7pm:  Love, Faith and Money: The Moth Radio Hour

8pm: Appalachia Rising: State of the ReUnion

9pm: States of Mind: Mental Illness in America - The Backstory

10pm: The Improvisors: Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates Paul Bley

Arts and Ideas
12:23 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Arts and Ideas ~ July 13, 2014

7pm Walking Across America, Advice for a young man – a coming of age story, and a portrait of this country  - produced right here

8pm U.S. vs Them: American Sports on the World Stage – the backstory from the American History Guys

9pm. The Hospital Always Wins: State of the ReUnion tells the story of an artist and a state Mental Hospital

10pm Jazz Pianist Thelonious Monk – his life and music and the struggle of being an original.

Arts and Ideas
11:17 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Arts & Ideas ~ June 29, 2014

7pm State of the ReUnion: Updating Tradition: Salt lake City :

8pm REVEAL 3:  a close look equipment failures in the military; Politics and influence around the US' drinking water 

9pm The WMVY Music Hour – Barbara Dacey features Mavis Staples and several other artists on the bill at this year’s Newport Folk Festival

10pm Polk Street Stories: A queer neighborhood in San Francisco before the gay rights movement – a history of the rewards and perils of freedom  - produced here. 

Arts and ideas
2:07 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Arts & Ideas ~ July 6, 2014

7pm Route 66 with The Kitchen Sisters

8pm Contested: Sports in America from State of the ReUnion

8pm Combating Drought: America Abroad

10pm The WCAI Playlist: Christopher Lydon + David Foster Wallace99% Invisible , Dark Night - Glass Eels