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Like the last set at a jazz club, the mood of Jazz After Hours is mellow but not without surprises. New and well-established jazz artists regularly drop in for a chat, and the music ranges from latest releases to jazz classics. There's also news of tours, festivals and clubs, and the best places to hear live jazz.

Jim Wilke's easy-going presentation has won the praise of jazz stars Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Max Roach, Joe Henderson, Milt Jackson, Joshua Redman, Billy Taylor, and many others who have been guests on Jazz After Hours.


For over 70 years, BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news source has a network of international correspondents, reporters, and producers to rival BBC. When news breaks, anywhere, anytime, BBC is there.

BBC is far more than just breaking news, though. It offers a variety of information programming, including programs on arts, sports, science, and business.

Listeners count on BBC to provide superior news and information programming because they know they can trust BBC World Service, the world's most respected news source.


Kurt Andersen
PRI's Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen" from WNYC is public radio's 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 360" steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life.


Hosted By: Bill Littlefield
Only A Game, hosted by author and veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, is a weekly one-hour radio sports magazine that appeals to sports fans and sports avoiders alike. The program, crafted to lead into Weekend Edition Saturday with Scott Simon, is characterized by Littlefield's exceptional writing and affable personality.


Hosted By: Scott Simon
Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR NewsSM appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor, courtesy of host Scott Simon.


Hosted By: Tom & Ray Magliozzi
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.

To be on the program, call (888) CAR-TALK. Listeners may E-mail car puzzlers through www.cartalk.com


Hosted By: Peter Sagal


Hosted By: Ira Glass
This American Life documents and describes contemporary America, but it is, quite literally, a new kind of radio storytelling. Built around the innovative personal vision of host Ira Glass, the program explores a weekly theme ¿ fiascos, conventions, the job that takes over your life ¿ through a playful mix of radio monologues, mini-documentaries, "found tape," short fiction, and unusual music.


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Hosted By: Melissa Block, Michele Norris, and Robert Siegel
All Things Considered is a vital daily companion to people who strive to stay informed and in touch. Since its debut in 1971, this daily afternoon radio newsmagazine has been a leader and innovator in broadcast journalism. Through the incisive and intuitive, relevant and reflective reporting that characterizes the program, All Things Considered transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world.


Hosted By: Garrison Keillor
A Prairie Home Companion is a two-hour weekly variety show broadcast live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota and other locations in the U.S. and around the world.


Glynn Washington
Snap Judgment tells intriguing stories about extraordinary and defining events in people's lives. Snap Judgment's raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through another's eye.


Spirited reels and jigs, haunting ballads, harmonious strains, and exuberant rhythms of new music born of deep roots; such are the pleasures of The Thistle & Shamrock. Now in its 20th year of national distribution, the one-hour weekly Celtic music series embraces the spirit and character of America's thriving cultural influences.
Thistle is hosted by Fiona Ritchie from Scotland, who beckons listeners to her radio soundstage in the rich warm accent of her homeland.
Enjoy the Celtic music of today, and hear where it is heading on The Thistle & Shamrock.


Hosted By: Nick Spitzer