Programs A-Z

Saturdays at 5 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
Sundays at 12 p.m. on IPR News

 

Hosted by Garrison Keillor, this variety show features unforgettable comedy sketches, acoustic-based music, and Keillor's signature...

Saturdays at 5 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
Sundays at 12 p.m. on IPR News

 

This variety show features unforgettable comedy sketches, acoustic-based music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News...

Weekdays at 4 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

Every weekday, "All Things Considered" hosts Michele Norris, Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews,...

Weekdays at 4 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

Every weekday, NPR's "All Things Considered" presents a mix of the day's news, analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts & sports.

Fridays at 10 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Each week, Nick Spitzer covers vast musical and cultural ground on "American Routes," a public radio program based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hear blues and jazz, roots rock and...

Weekdays at 8 p.m. on IPR News
 

Listening to "As It Happens" is like taking a trip around the world five nights a week. For more than 35 years, using the simplest of tools - the telephone - this current affairs...

Sundays at 11 a.m. on FM News/Studio One and AM News

 

NPR's exciting show featuring puzzles, word games and trivia played in front of a live audience. Ask Me Another is a co-production of NPR and WNYC.

Saturdays at 12 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

At the Opera with IPR showcases some of the best opera productions from Iowa and across the country. Join us weekly for productions by local and national companies, including the Des...

Saturdays at 2 p.m. on FM News/Studio One

 

Join us for a great afternoon of music that will take you back through the golden age of rock 'n' roll. Hosted by Bob Dorr, "Backtracks" delves into obscure rock 'n'...

Weekdays at 3 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

With the world's unrelenting 24-hour news cycle, Newshour is the program that cuts through the background noise and provides definitive reports on the big...

Weekdays at 3 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One

"BBC Newshour" provides breaking news, incisive commentary, and keen analysis from the world's largest news organization. Launched in 1988, the mission of Newshour is to provide world...

Weekdays at 11 p.m. and weekends at 9 p.m. on IPR News
 

International news, analysis and information from the BBC World Service.

Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Enjoy half an hour of uninterrupted material from one of the most influential rock and roll bands in history. Hear rare material and familiar masterpieces recorded by John, Paul...

 

Being in Iowa is a series of multi-part reports that goes in-depth to examine what it is like to be a minority in Iowa. The reports look at the issues, history, cultural traditions, challenges and future of each diverse group of people...

Sundays at 7 p.m. on AM News
 

This one-hour show features the best of "River to River" and "Talk of Iowa" from the previous week on Iowa Public Radio. It will be a wonderful outlet to catch up on Iowa Public Radio's talk...

Sundays at 5 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Host Bob Dorr presents old school, new generation, historic, and contemporary blues and its derivations including soul, funk, rock 'n' roll, and gospel.

Sundays at 12 a.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Blues Before Sunrise is the Blues Heritage showcase. Each week this Chicago-based, nationally syndicated public radio program explores, preserves, and popularizes the...

Sundays at 8 p.m. on IPR News

 

Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth...

Saturdays at 9 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

America's funniest auto mechanics Tom and Ray Magliozzi, "Click and Clack," take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose...

Saturdays at 9 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

Tom and Ray Magliozzi - "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers" - have been dispensing expert car advice and more on the Peabody Award-winning program for 10 years. Each...

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center features live recorded performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. Programs feature enlightening commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and the performers.

Fridays at 7 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Hailed as the number one US Orchestra in the world by the venerable British publication Gramophone, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra continues this quarter with more concerts from Symphony...

 

Renowned performances of classical music from around the world.

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Sundays at 6 p.m. on FM Classical
 

Classical Guitar Alive! is the only nationally broadcast guitar radio program in the United States. It brings you performances and interviews with the world's leading guitarists...

Weekdays at 7 a.m. on IPR Classical

 

Iowa Public Radio's "Classical Music" is the open door that offers you the world's greatest music played by the most accomplished and interesting musicians, new and old. Our music...

Weekdays at 1 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Could ours be a golden age of classical music? Around the world and around our state, people are writing music that goes straight to the heart, and performing older masterworks with the...

Weekdays at 9 a.m. on IPR Classical

 

Iowa Public Radio's "Classical Music" is the open door that offers you the world's greatest music played by the most accomplished and interesting musicians, new and old. Our music...

Sundays at 12 p.m. on IPR Classical

 

Around the world and around our state, people are writing music that goes straight to the heart, and performing older masterworks with the fluency of people speaking a native tongue....

Saturdays at 8 a.m. on FM Classical

 

Concierto, a bilingual show hosted by Frank Dominguez in Spanish and English, pays special attention to the contributions of Latin-American and Spanish composers as well as to...

Sundays at 5 a.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Heard from coast to coast, "etown" is taped in front of a live audience and includes performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversation and information...

Weekdays at 9 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Exploring Music takes you deeper into great music in a uniquely engaging way. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to...

Saturday at 12 a.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Folk Alley features a distinctive blend of the best of singer/songwriter, Celtic, acoustic, Americana, traditional, and world sounds.

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Weekdays at 11 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One

 

The Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. The one-hour program features Terry Gross'...

Weekdays at 11 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

The Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. The one-hour program features Terry's in...

No longer on IPR's schedule. Listen online.

"Fresh Air" opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as...

Sundays at 7 p.m. on FM Classical

 

Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley, each one-hour broadcast presents five high-caliber performances along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul...

No longer on IPR's schedule. Listen online.

Music that is easy to understand, but hard to categorize. It's slow music for fast times. There is magic in slow music and the spaces...

Monday through Thursday at 1 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One

 

Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is Public Radio's daily news magazine,...

Monday through Thursday at 1 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is Public Radio's daily news magazine,...

First Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

For one hour each month Jacqueline Halbloom will highlight the efforts and activities of non-profit arts and culture organizations throughout Iowa.  She...

Saturdays at 1 p.m. on FM News/Studio One

Every week Iowa Public Radio's Java Blend with Ben Kieffer serves up fresh-brewed performances and conversation with musicians from around the state and around the country....

Weekdays at 6:30 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

"Marketplace" — it's the fresh sound of business and economic news. This smart, hip and literate program is not only about money and business, but about people, local...

Weekdays at 6:30 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

"Marketplace" — it's the fresh sound of business and economic news. This smart, hip and literate program is not only about money and business, but about people, local...

No longer on IPR's schedule. Listen online.

"Millennium of Music" explores the sources and mainstreams of European music for the thousand years...

Weekdays at 5 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

For more than two decades, NPR's "Morning Edition" has prepared listeners for the day ahead with two hours of up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and...

Weekdays at 5 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One

 

For more than two decades, NPR's "Morning Edition" has prepared listeners for the day ahead with two hours of up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary,...

Saturdays at 10 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Hosted by Larry Groce, "Mountain Stage" guarantees listeners the best seats in the house for new performers and established artists. It's a two-hour weekly exploration of the...

Thursdays at 7 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Long a leader in American musical life, the Philharmonic has become renowned around the globe, having appeared in 430 cities in 63 countries on five continents. The New York...

Sundays at 6 a.m. on FM News/Studio One and AM News and
Sundays at 5 p.m. on AM News

 

On Being is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about the big questions at the center of human...

Sundays at 10 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
 

On Being is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the...

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