Local Shows from WFDD
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The Business ReportFriday at 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.Every week, 88.5 WFDD speaks with the Triad Business Journal's reporters about events and developmentsaffecting the Piedmont Triad's economy. ...
SciWorks RadioSundays at 8:35 a.m. and 5:35 p.m..Shawn FitzmauriceSciWorks Radio, a joint creation of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, is a fun and informative look at the role scienceplays in our lives. ...
Radio CampRadio Camp is a week-long, summer enrichment day camp for middle school students interested in technology,journalism, and the exciting world of radio! ...
Across the Blue RidgePaul BrownIn the late 1980s, then-WFDD News Director Paul Brown created Across the Blue Ridge, a radio program that toldsome of America's most fascinating stories through the lens of Appalachian music and cultural history. ...
Kairoff at the KeyboardFriday afternoons at 1 during Triad Arts WeekendDavid FordSteinway recording artist and Wake Forest University Professor of Music Peter Kairoff has performed as piano andharpsichord soloist all over the world, and he brings his talent, knowledge, and accessible style to Triad Arts Weekend during the weekly segmentUnderstanding Classical Mu ...
Radio 101Radio 101 is WFDD's education program for high school students. It teaches interested students about journalism,technology, personal reflection and storytelling. ...
Live in Studio AFriday afternoons at 1 during Triad Arts WeekendDavid Ford and Eddie GarciaJoin host David Ford and some of the Triad's best musicians as the WFDD studio is transformed into an intimatelive venue for some electrifying performances. Jam with the Piedmont's premier artists from Blues to Bach and beyond, Live in Studio A during the second half of Triad Arts Weekend! ...
Nationally Syndicated Shows
Recorded live every Saturday, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."
Triad Arts: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 5:44 pm
WFDD Business Report: Fridays at 5:30 pm
In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
Ask Me Another brings the lively spirit and healthy competition of your favorite trivia night right to your ears. With a rotating cast of funny people, puzzle writers and VIP guests, it features the wit of host Ophira Eisenberg, the music of house musician Jonathan Coulton, and rambunctious trivia games, all played in front of a live audience.
The BBC World Service: News and culture with an international perspective.
Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Picture Monty Python trying to imitate car noises. Think of A.J. Foyt telling someone how to open the car hood. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers Brothers, and you've got Car Talk, NPR's Peabody Award-winning radio program heard by more than 3 million listeners each week.
Stay up-to-date with the news between Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to form a fast-paced program that updates the news from the morning and adds important conversations on public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts: film, theater, music, food, and more.
NPR, WBGO and jazz.com present Jazz Night in America hosted by Christian McBride.
Marketplace gives in-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace is noted for its timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business, economics and personal finance.
Our mission is simple: Marketplace Weekend will connect you to the world of money.
What does that mean? We’re going to explore all parts of our economic world. What's happening here, around the world, in your wallet and in your life. My philosophy is that money is a prism through which we see ourselves. The choices we make – or have to make – with it, tell us about who we are as individuals, families, countries, societies.
6:51: Marketplace Morning Report
8:45: Triad Arts
8:51: Marketplace Morning Report
Hear provocative voices and passionate discussion as Tom confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective unchallenged, On Point digs past the surface and into the core of a subject, exposing each of its real world implications.
Featuring timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features.
Follow a portal to another world -- where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.
Riverwalk Jazz educates audiences around the world to the value and excitement of an American art form — Classic Jazz.
Sound Opinions is a one-stop-shop for smart and engaging music criticism and conversation.
Each week, hosts and nationally respected rock critics Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis talk about pop culture and music industry news, interview artists and bands, review new record releases, and highlight their all-time favorite rock and roll.
Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts.
Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy — so let Studio 360steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life.
Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Sunday Baroque offers great performances of their work by yesterday's and today's best performers.
Each week, listeners across the country and around the world tune in for a lively mix of current events and public affairs programming that ranges from hard news analysis of politics and international affairs to in-depth examinations of religious issues, health and medical news, education and parenting.
The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight hosted by Tavis Smiley. The one-hour weekly show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations, along with feature reports and regular commentators Cornel West, Connie Rice, Deroy Murdock, Omar Wasow, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Rachael Ross, Kathryn Lopez, Antonio Gonzalez, Jonathan Walton and George Johnson.
PRI's The World is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe.
This American Life is just that... there's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people (though not always).
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 made up.
Lose the lightning fill-in-the-blank round on Saturday? No worries! There's a second chance to hear Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! every weekend -- Sundays at 2 p.m.
Missed All Things Considered this week? Don't sweat it! Here's the best of what you might've missed, from in-depth cover stories to quirky science, from thought-provoking author interviews to rockin' performance chats.
Sacred music that spans the full range of Western classical music, from the Gothic period through the 21st century, with occasional surprises from non-western traditions.