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  • There has been plenty of adventure in the past 40-plus years — broadcasts from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Germany, Iceland and almost every one of the 50 states; wonderful performers, little-known and world-renowned; standing ovations...

  • There has been plenty of adventure in the past 40-plus years — broadcasts from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Germany, Iceland and almost every one of the 50 states; wonderful performers, little-known and world-renowned; standing ovations...

  • Join sound engineer Jason Taglianetti each week as he shares live performances recorded in HPR's Atherton Studio.  Whether it's a local or visiting artist, whether it's blues, jazz, rock, or country, the performances share one thing... The...

  • 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...

  • We're really not sure what Jon is doing in the basement on Sunday nights. he has assured us not to worry

    (we're worried)

    Take a journey down the yellow brick road of music from abba to zappa and most everything in between.  A...

  • The international radio news service of the BBC. Broadcasting worldwide digitally, on shortwave radio, and over the internet, the BBC World Service reaches a weekly audience of 188 million people with international news and talk. As a Crown...

  • Blues from the Basement is a traditional blues show. Whether it's Mississippi, Chicago, Delta, or Piedmont blues, we cover it and try to remain true for the purists. And for those folks who may either have misconceptions about the blues or have...

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    A Honolulu native, Sandy Tsukiyama grew up in a musical household. She discovered Spanish language and Music Theory at her alma mater, Roosevelt High School and received a BA in Ethnomusicology from the...

  • Weekdays, 10pm-Midnight on HPR-1.

    dj mr.nick's position as a club DJ in Honolulu's Chinatown district earned him a reputation for being able to start in one genre and seamlessly slide into another,...

  • Bytemarks Cafe is a one-hour radio magazine that showcases the innovation and creativity in Hawaii's tech community. Hosted by geeks in residence Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa, program's purpose is to raise awareness of the tech economy and to engage...

  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, (CMS) is one of eleven constituents of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest performing arts complex in the world. Along with other constituents such as the New York...

  • Chicago concert goers know the thunderclap precision and exquisite artistry of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. With this radio series – and a record number of Grammy Award-winning recordings – the CSO sets the standard for musicians. The...

  • A nationally syndicated classical music service dedicated to live classical music programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week

  • The internationally-broadcast radio program, "Classical Guitar Alive," the only nationally-broadcast guitar radio program in the world, which currently is broadcast each week on over 200 radio stations in the USA and internationally. The...

  • The finest of the world’s classical music to ease your afternoon drive. Featured on this newest of HPRʻs classical music programs will be the great orchestras, artists, and opera companies of the Pacific region, including Hawai‘i’s own.  Every...

  • Collectors’ Corner is about discovering and rediscovering music that rocked the world in days gone by. Host Henry Fogel crafts an historical narrative out of his personal record collection, a treasury amassed from decades of jaunts to...

  • There is a wonderful richness and variety in Western music before the year 1700. The Early Muse is a weekly one-hour program conceived by HPR's Director of Operations Charles Husson and music volunteer Ian Capps, author and host of the program....

  • Evening Concert gives listeners a chance to unwind through the pau hana hours. You'll enjoy classic performances, along with weather updates, Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac, and reports from the McDonald Observatory in Austin on what's up...

  • Evening Jazz focuses on the latest in instrumental and vocal releases in a wide range within the jazz genre. The Jazz Calendar at 8:06 and 9:06 keeps you updated on local jazz venues and performers.

    Host Charles Husson joined HPR as a...

  • There are many hours of research, planning, and production that go into the making of a single one-hour Exploring Music program. A dedicated team of people from all over the country contribute their talents and efforts so that

  • It began when New York journalist and author Stephen J. Dubner went to Chicago to write about award-winning economist Steven D. Levitt for The New York Times Magazine. Dubner had been reluctant to take the assignment (he was in the middle of...

  • Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

  • From the Top is America’s largest national platform dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Through live events, NPR and YouTube broadcasts, scholarships, and leadership programs, we...

  • Harmonia is a weekly one-hour radio program, podcast and blog that takes listeners back in history to the cathedrals, fairs, and stages of the past, teaching listeners about history as documented by musicians of the periods.

  • This daily feature encourages awareness of the use of the Hawaiian Language in everyday conversation. In each 30 second vignette host Leilani Poli`ahu introduces a new word, explains what it means, spells it, and models the correct...

  • This daily feature encourages awareness of the use of the Hawaiian Language in everyday conversation. In each 30 second vignette host Leilani Poli`ahu introduces a new word, explains what it means, spells it, and models the correct...

  • HEARTS of SPACE  began as a San Francisco late night radio show in 1973, went national on public radio in 1983 and to our eternal amazement, grew to almost 300 stations. Despite our success, it was hard to make a living in...

  • Join HPR's All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence Fridays when he highlights organizations in our communities whose work it is to help others.  

  • A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart and in-depth news,...

  • ABOUT THE SHOW and THE HOST:

    Howard Dicus can't play a musical instrument, and can't read music with any facility. But he spent much of his childhood playing his dad's 78 rpm jazz records, and singing with his brother...

  • The "Humankind" series and other public radio projects are produced and disseminated through an alliance of Human Media and Connie Goldman Productions.

  • 'Kanikapila Sunday' features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday...

  • Latin Beat shares music and information regarding Afro Cuban Latin Jazz. Host Ray Cruz connects the dots for the listener as he tells the story via  music so that the audience feels surprised, entertained and moved.  "Latin Beat.....music to...

  • Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features...

  • Mahalo ʻĀina is a 13-week series of reports designed to raise awareness of the many environmental, economic, social and cultural benefits provided by Hawaiʻi's forests and the need for human responsibility in protecting and perpetuating these...

  • 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...

  • Millennium of Music was born in 1975 at public radio station WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida, as a Sunday morning program called Musica Antiqua.

    There had been an attempt or two to create pre-Baroque programming from what was available ...

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    About the show:
    HPR Music Director Gene Schiller's signature program begins each weekday morning with Morning Cafe, a refreshing blend of music, usually built...

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning...

  • The primary activity of the New Dimensions Foundation is the independent production of broadcast dialogues and other quality programs that explore creative solutions to urgent challenges facing humankind.

  • Wind down each night with an hour of unusual music from artists, composers, and traditional musicians - all gleefully oblivious of their genres. Hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer.

    Produced by WNYC Studios.

  • An avid music-lover, Alec Baldwin lends his Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning style to one of music's great institutions. Since its founding in 1842, the New York Philharmonic has been the apex for composers, soloists and conductors...

  • Examining the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

  • A news-analysis program from WBUR.

  • American Public Media's Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program and a winner of the 2014Gabriel Award for artistic achievement. The show is broadcast on nearly 300 public radio stations across the country, and...

  • All classical WQED-FM 89.3 is the official voice of the Pittsburgh Symphony. The station has broadcast weekly Pittsburgh Symphony concerts since 1974 hosted by Jack Sommers, Bob Calvert and beginning in 1980 Jim Cunningham. Broadcasts are heard...

  • A one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe.

     

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

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