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

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

 

Arts and Ideas ~ November 5, 2017

Nov 5, 2017

7pm ​Scene on Radio: Sports and Racial Bias

8pm  The Slave Rebellion in Haiti and it’s influence in New Orleans - 

9pm  Diving into the Foreseeable Future - Truth Politics and Power 

10pm Prx Remix - good stories on shuffle ! 

Arts and Ideas ~ October 29, 2017

Oct 29, 2017

7pm In search of the Origins of Race and Racism - from the Center for Documentary Studies 

8pm  Prehistoric Voiceprints: A human history of noise .   Five narratives which conjure the importance of sound in the distant past.

9pm  Life 3.0 - the Artificial Intelligence Explosion predicted 50 years ago, is just about here - where is it going and what about humans?

10pm: PRX Remix: Good  and different stuff on shuffle  - short documentaries, interviews, stories, podcasts and more-

Arts and Ideas ~ October 22, 2017

Oct 29, 2017

7pm The Moth Radio Hour: The Universe of Impossible Things 

8pm  Western Democracy is in Danger : Intelligence Squared U.S Debate

9pm  Saying good-bye to John Ashbery  - One of poetry's favorite sons

10pm  PRX REMIX: - short documentaries, interviews, stories, podcasts and more

Arts and Ideas ~ October 15, 2017

Oct 15, 2017

7pm The Moth Radio Hour:  Stories of Questioned Identity- produced here by us

8pm  Gun Rights and Gun Control - Truth Politics and Power examines how the laws changed with both weapons technology and the rise of the NRA.

9pm  ‘Round Midnight - 100 years of Thelonious Monk- celebrating his life and music with his biographer and his family

10pm:  PRX Remix: Good stories on shuffle

Arts and Ideas ~ October 8, 2017

Oct 15, 2017

7pm The Moth Radio Hour: Stories of Family Relations 

8pm  The Politics of Disaster - Truth Politics and Power examines how federal policy contributes to catastrophe and the secret history of FEMA.

9pm  Room at the Top - A Tom Petty Appreciation 

10pm:  PRX REMIX: - short documentaries, interviews, stories, podcasts and more- from producers all over the globe including right here on Cape Cod. 

Arts and Ideas ~ October 1, 2017

Oct 15, 2017

7pm America Abroad After Paris -an update on the Climate Change Agreemnt

8pm  New Letters on the Air: conversations with Pulitzer Prize poet- Gwendolyn Brooks,  and author of The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls

9pm  Ethnic Cleansing: Truth Politics and Power examines why and how Nations attack minorities and how the world responds.

10pm PRX Remix – good stuff on shuffle – 

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