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Celebrating more than 20 years on the air, "Pipedreams" is the only weekly radio program that explores the full range of the art and potential of the pipe organ. The eloquent and good-humored Michael Barone spotlights extraordinary instruments...

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

Radiolab is heard around the country on over 300 stations.

River to River is Iowa Public Radio's talk program that focuses on the news, issues and events in our state. This national award-winning program goes beyond the headlines, frames community problems, and fosters conversation. Wednesdays, Ben...

Salzburg Festival 2013 celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of both Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, as well as the centennial of the birth of Benjamin Britten.

Renowned performances of classical music from around the world.

Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time. Each week, we focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion...

Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time. Each week, we focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion...

The best new alternative and independent music, blues, world music, singer-songwriters, and local/regional music. HostsĀ Mark Simmet, Al ScharesĀ and Scarlett Cerna offer their mix of essential music or "music that matters."

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Sunday is one day of the week that most people can choose how they want to spend their day: sleeping in, gathering with family or friends for a leisurely brunch, going to worship, or relaxing alone with the Sunday paper and a steaming mug of...

Every week, Symphonies of Iowa showcases Iowa's leading orchestras in concert. You'll hear a mix of familiar masterpieces and new works, of world-renowned soloists and Iowa's best composers and musicians. Join us Sundays at 12 Noon or Monday at...

SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts feature leading ensembles from both Europe and America, such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna...

Talk of Iowa offers a mix of regular guests, newsmakers and interesting Iowans to talk about the arts, culture, humanities and lifestyle of our state. This IPR original brings a range of experts to the microphone to discuss a myriad of...

Music from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century, sacred and secular, a capella or accompanied; the only criterion for inclusion involves people singing together. Professional and amateur choirs from around the world are featured each week. You...

For more than 25 years, "The Diane Rehm Show" has offered listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times. Diane's guests include many of the nation's top newsmakers,...

Host Karen Impola features music that is rooted in tradition, but spreads out in a variety of modern directions, including blues and bluegrass; singer-songwriters new and old; rockers getting back to their acoustic roots; plus excursions into...

The Moth Radio Hour features our most beloved tales and the stories behind the stories. The series debuted in 2009 and is now airing on more than 200 stations nationwide.

"The Splendid Table" is a culinary, culture, and lifestyle one-hour program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Lynne Rossetto Kasper leads listeners on a journey...

"The Splendid Table" is a culinary, culture, and lifestyle one-hour program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Lynne Rossetto Kasper leads listeners on a journey...

"The Story" brings the news home - through passionate points of view and personal experiences. The program brings together ordinary and extraordinary people to provide perspective on the issues which affect us all. Our goal is to inspire...

Created weekly in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands, "The Thistle & Shamrock" is one of NPR's longest-running and most popular music offerings. This vibrant and engaging program is hosted by award-winning host Fiona Ritchie, and is...

"The Vinyl Cafe" is a variety show hosted by the CBC's Stuart McLean. It features recorded and live music and stories as well as McLean's stories which have been described as "richly-detailed, funny, and charming."

"This American Life" is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range...

"This American Life" is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range...

"Travel with Rick Steves" is a fun, hour-long, and practical talk show with guest experts and calls and questions from travelers. This weekly program is a lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world...

Rock, Blues, Folk, Native, Funk, Electronica, Reggae, World, Dub, Roots and even a little Country. "UnderCurrents" is intelligent, fun and easygoing -- diving deep to reveal your past and future favorites. "UnderCurrents" is mixed by Greg...

University Concert showcases the best our state has to offer with performances by student ensembles, faculty and visiting artists. Each week, the future stars of the concert stage and their talented instructors reveal the wealth of...

"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's...

"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's...

A leader and innovator in broadcast journalism, "Weekend All Things Considered" is a vital companion to people who strive to stay informed and in touch on the weekend. This afternoon news magazine transforms the way listeners understand current...

From civil wars in Bosnia and El Salvador, to hospital rooms, police stations, and America's backyards, National Public Radio's Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host of "Weekend...

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