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Variety & Performance | Classical Music | Arts & Literature

Variety Music & Performance

Afropop Worldwide
Friday, 10 pm

Hosted by one of Africa 's best-loved broadcast personalities, Georges Collinet.
American RoutesAmerican Routes
Saturday, 1 pm
(May-Dec.)
Roots music from all the routes and byways of America. From New Orleans with host Nick Spitzer.
The Beat Authority
3:00-4:45 pm Fridays
Two hours of the best world dance and groove music in the North Country with David Sommerstein.
The Blue Note
3:00-4:45 pm Tuesdays
Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Johnny Winter, Coco Montoya, Keb Mo', Alving Youngblood Hart, Smokin' Joe Kubek, Tinsley Ellis, Dave Hole, Rory Block, Steve James, Corey Harris--you know--the blues, with Ellen Rocco.
The Bridge
Saturday, 9 pm

With Joel Hurd. An hour of classic jazz recordings, new releases, local musicians and interviews with the people who make jazz exciting. Debuts 3/13/10.
The Folk Show
8-9 pm Sundays
The best hour of traditional and contemporary folk music in the North Country with Mike Alzo.
Jazz After Hours,
Friday 11 pm to 6 am Saturday
Saturday midnight to 6 am Sunday

Late night jazz radio show hosted by Jim Wilke. latest releases, jazz classics, news of tours, festivals and clubs.
Jazz @ The Ten Spot
10 pm - Midnight Saturdays
Where music is as cool as the North Country nights; two hours of classic and contemporary jazz with Guy Berard.
The Latin AlternativeThe Latin Alternative
Friday, 9 pm

With a focus on crossover-friendly Latin rock, electronic, funk and hip-hop artists. Cohosts Josh Norek and Ernesto Lechner.
Mountain Stage
Sunday, 6 pm

Recorded before a live audience in Charleston, WV. Traditional roots and country music to avant garde rock and jazz. Host Larry Groce.
Music for a Monday Afternoon
3:00-4:45 pm Mondays
World music, with eclectic side trips to swing, jazz, blues, folk, country, pop and beyond, with special attention paid to new releases with Jackie Sauter.
Music From the Hearts of Space
Sunday, 10 pm

Quiet, space-creating ambient sounds from around the world.
The Radio Bob Show
3:00-4:45 pm Wednesdays
Don't worry about a thing. It's only rhythm and blues with Radio Bob Sauter.
Riverwalk Live from the Landing
Saturday, 8 pm

America’s top jazz musicians, past and present. Each week, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band salutes these jazz pioneers in live performances and stories.
String Fever
3:00-4:45 pm Thursdays
Two hours of acoustic and bluegrass music: fingerpicking guitar, banjo, mandolin, & dobro, with occasional live music guests. Host Barb Heller.
Thistle & Shamrock
Sunday, 9 pm

Evolving musical traditions in Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, England, Wales, North America and beyond. Host Fiona Ritchie.
The Vinyl Cafe
Sunday, 3 pm

Music, stories and the misadventures of Dave, the owner of the "Vinyl Cafe", the world's smallest record store. From CBC, Stuart MacLean hosts.
 

Arts & Literature

Readers & Writers on the Air
irregular schedule
Conversations on contemporary literature with host Ellen Rocco.

Selected Shorts
Sunday, 1 pm

Classic and new short stories read by the finest Broadway and Hollywood actors.
Q
Mon-Fri, 8 pm
Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine, with host Jian Ghomeshi.
Studio 360
Sunday, noon
Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture.
The Moth Radio Hour
Sunday, 4 pm

Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers..
The Writer's Almanac
Weekdays, 8:40 am

Hosted by Garrison Keillor. The day's poem and literature notes.

Classical Music

Metropolitan Opera
Saturdays at 1:00 pm
(Dec.-April)
Live Saturday Matinee broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Music Through the Night
Mon.-Thu. 11 pm-5 am, Sunday 6-7 am, 11 pm-5 am
Top recordings from Classical 24 all though the night.
Playlists *given in Central Time