Programs A-Z

  • Host Jane Cisluycis takes you through the best in folk music

  • Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justice with his belief in the transformative power of the word. But he was a music lover, too, and...

  • Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justice with his belief in the transformative power of the word. But he was a music lover, too, and...

  • Learning Through the Seasons

    Learning Through the Seasons is aired weekly on WNMU, Public Radio 90 Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 pm and again Saturday mornings at 8:35 am and podcast on WNMUFM.ORG.

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  • The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.

     

  • Piano Jazz is a weekly one-hour radio show produced and distributed by National Public Radio. It began on June 4, 1978, and was hosted by jazz pianist Marian McPartland until 2011. It is the longest-running cultural program on NPR.

  • Highlights from the 2011 Marquette Area Blues Festival

  • Imagine a musician single-handedly redefining what an instrument can do, elevating it to a whole other level. That's what the late Max Roach did for the drums. Whether it’s jazz or rock or funk, there isn't a drummer today who isn't somehow...

  • Hosted by Bill Hart, this weekly public affairs program delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program, local media representatives, community leaders and special guests of...

  • Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 82nd season begins on December 8, 2012, with Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera, starring...

  • From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio...

  • The sources and mainstreams of European music from the thousand years before the birth of Bach.

  • 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 Edition...

  • For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Produced in West Virginia and distributed by NPR, each two hour episode of Mountain Stage can be heard every week on more than 150 stations...

  • April is National Poetry Month and Public Radio 90 is continuing its tradition of showcasing the work of area poets, from NMU students to regional writers. Each weekday morning at 9:37 a.m. and again in the afternoon at 3 p.m. tune in to hear...

  • The oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, The New York Philharmonic has given over 14,000 concerts, more than any other orchestra in the world.

  • Jazz is where it's at... and Night Studio is the place to hang out to hear the best hour of jazz on the radio. We check out the new releases and revisit the old classics, always on the look-out for the good stuff that keeps us all tuned in, and...

  • Highlighting musical talent from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this program features recorded performances from multiple music ensembles, chamber groups and soloists. 
     

     

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  • Once again, Public Radio 90 is celebrating National Poetry Month with local writers reading their original works. Tune in weekday mornings at 9:35 eastern all during the month of April to hear this year's offerings.

  • Once again, Public Radio 90 is celebrating National Poetry Month with local writers reading their original works. Tune in weekday mornings at 9:35 eastern all during the month of April to hear this year's offerings.

    Fri 4/1 - Russell...

  • A radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures and  includes well-known names like Bob Marley, Sting, Loreena McKennitt, and Santana, along with exceptional, underexposed international artists...

  • The Little Drummer Boy comes of age in this contemporary radio drama

  • This two-part special for Black History Month presents guest interviews, archival voices, music, and readings to tell the story of the powerful interconnections between music, religion, spirituality and politics during this vibrant period in...

  • Shanghai Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1879, which was the earliest Chinese symphony. Originally, it was known as the Shanghai Public Band. Then it expanded in 1907 to an orchestra. In 1922, it was renamed as the Shanghai Municipal Council...

  • A locally-produced hour of jazz and related music genres.

  • A weekly exploration into the colorful world of choral music.

  • Spectrum - the fascinating world of science and technology... Deutsche Welle's 30-minute weekly magazine with developments in the fields of science and technology. Each week on Spectrum our international team of reporters examine how new...

  • From the 1940s to the 1990s, several jazz composers undertook several large-scale orchestral compositions that portrayed the journey of black people from Africa to enslavement in America, and beyond. "Suite History" features music from such...

  • Locally-hosted swing/Big Bands program.

  • A weekly conversation on health and wellness.

       

  • Taste of Eternity presents some the most profound and exalted music from the Friday night synagogue service as well as rousing table songs (Z'mirot) which are sung at the festive Friday night meal.    Musical selections include lush, a cappella...

  • This radio show, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, promotes the best Brazilian music and culture all around the world.

  • Since 1965, WCLV has broadcast The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio, a full-length concert featuring what the New York Times has referred to as "The Best Band in the Land!" In 2005, the station added Saturdays from...

  • THE DRESS CIRCLE is dedicated to the performing arts and can be heard Sunday evenings on WWFM The Classical Network and on www.WWFM.org as well as select stations throughout the U.S.

  • from the New Jazz Archive website:

    Curious about jazz but don’t know much about it? Or better yet, do you hate jazz? If so, this show is for you.

    Most of today’s jazz...

  • The Piano Matters  compares recordings of great piano works performed by various artists past and present, analyzing and explaining differing approaches to the music.  Each show will also include several “encores” drawn from the rich...

  • The Roots of Smooth is a music program, that more broadly displays how music connects us to a global community. This hour-long series showcases artists playing their music, and the music of their influences both in and outside of the jazz world...

  • A weekly celebration of symphonic music in film, a fascinating cultural adventure through America's best-loved art form.

  • Steve, a Certified Financial Planner™, has been serving clients in an investment advisory capacity since 1981. Prior to forming his own company, Steve worked for large Wall Street firms Morgan Stanley, Chase Manhattan and Merrill Lynch. He is...

  • Each week listeners join award-winning host Fiona Ritchie to explore the evolving Celtic musical traditions of Europe and North America. In addition to well-known artists and selections, Ritchie introduces curious listeners to Celtic influences...

  • Tinsel Tales I - Tue 12/17, 3pm

    Tinsel Tales II - Wed 12/18, 3pm

    Stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk and othe NPR voices past and present tell tales...

  • Continuing the tradition of the first Tinsel Tales program, here is another collection of the best and most request holiday stories.

  • University Beat is a student production which puts the spotlight on Northern Michigan University, covering  events and activites of students, staff, departments and organizations that are of interest to the university and the community at large...

  • 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...

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