Programs A-Z

  • A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

  • 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...

  • All This Jazz -- not All That Jazz, mind you, but All This Jazz -- delivers modern jazz, both recent and classic, across a range of styles. The program offers the best of Miles, Monk, Mingus, Moody, McLean, Mulligan; we play all the...

  • American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond. Each week, host Nick Spitzer explores the shared musical and cultural threads in these...

  • The BBC World Service is the globe's leading international broadcaster providing news, analysis, and information programming in English and 27 other languages.

  • Big Band Saturday Night has been a staple of Tulsa radio for more than 19 years! Alan Lambert's show transports you to the world of Sinatra, The Andrew Sisters, Rosemary Clooney, Helen Forrest, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and Harry...

  • A weekly production of The University of Tulsa College of Business Administration, best described as "Car Talk" meets "Wall Street Week."

  • America's funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus. You don't have to know anything about cars to love this one hour weekly laugh fest.

  • The BP Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast Series features concerts from Symphony Center, the home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively...

  • The nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. The Commonwealth Club presents over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to its 15,000 members, and a nation-wide public radio audience.

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  • Starting at 9:06, tune in to one of public broadcasting's most-listened-to programs, offering listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times. Diane's guests include...

  • Hour-long documentary stories by some of the most experienced and acclaimed journalists in public radio.

  • Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin will enlighten, educate and entertain you, enriching your listening experience. Peabody Award winning host, Bill McGlaughlin with his in-depth knowledge of and deep passion for classical music along with...

  • An eclectic mix of Folk, Singer/songwriter, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Red Dirt, and anything else we happen to like that week. We also air interviews and in-studio performances by local and nationally known performers.

  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994...

  • Remember all of those great American standards in the 40's, 50's and 60's, from Bing Crosby and  Nat "King" Cole, Rosemary Clooney and Dinah Shore?  And the popular songs from movies and Broadway shows?  They are all in the Great American...

  • A live production from 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, with timely, smart and in-depth news and...

  • Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America presents live performances recorded nationwide of this uniquely American art form. The program features storytelling with concert performances,...

  • Straight-ahead jazz in HD is yours 24/7 on Public Radio Tulsa. Here's what's playing right now.

  • Common sense financial advice and answers to your money questions. Marketplace Money, with host Tess Vigeland, brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at matters of personal finance with wit and wisdom. The weekly, hour...

  • Marketplace focuses on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. As the only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast...

  • Music of the Masters heard throughout the day - timeless classical music from our talented announcers.

  • 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...

  • Each morning NPR's Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentary that inform, challenge, and occasionally amuse. Morning Editions is the most listened-to news radio program in the...

  • The New York Philharmonic is by far the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world. Founded in 1842, the Orchestra currently plays some 180 concerts a year. Music Director Alan Gilbert and a distinguished...

  • 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. Host Krista Tippett, an Oklahoma native, envisioned a program that would draw out the...

  • Metropolitan Opera
    Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 81st season kicks off on December 3, 2011, with...

  • Performance Oklahoma is a weekly showcase of performances drawn from concert settings across Oklahoma and is produced and hosted by Kimberly Powell in the studios of KUCO-FM in Edmond. The program has featured the Oklahoma City Philharmonic's...

  • "Classical music is a living, breathing art form with meaning and resonance for our lives today — something always changing and evolving and astounding and, at its best, revolutionary," says Performance Today host Fred Child. This award-winning...

  • Radiolab, hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, is a show about curiosity, an experiential investigation that explores themes bad ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. Follow a portal to another world, where sound...

  • Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. We started as a radio show, created in 1991 by host and executive producer Ira Flatow. Since then, we’ve grown into much more: We produce award-winning...

  • “Any sufficiently advanced technology,” as Arthur C. Clarke once said, “Is indistinguishable from magic.” But the real magic in the world of science and technology comes from understanding it. Join University of Tulsa professors Jerry McCoy and...

  • Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen. Selected Shorts is a phenomenon. It begins with live readings of classic and contemporary short fiction...

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

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  • Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 from PRI and 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....

  • StudioTulsa features down-to-earth interviews that make sense of complex issues and offer new perspectives on topics we might take for granted. It's an award-winning program covering the arts, sciences, news events, books, politics, culture,...

  • Western Swing Music

    Here are a couple of things you need to know about my western-swing radio program Swing on This, airing at 7 p.m. on public-radio station KWGS (89.5 FM) in Tulsa.

    I start with the...

  • A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing interviews, and new ways to think and create, based on riveting TED Talks from the world’s most remarkable minds. TED Talks are a launching point for exploration inti the best ideas in technology...

  • The Folk Sampler is about real people, doing real things. It is about the stories we have to tell and the lives we live. It is folk, traditional, bluegrass and blues coming to you from the foothills of the Ozarks since 1978. For playlists, and...

  • True Stories, Told Live

    The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. It is a celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life,...

  • The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of symphonic music in film, a fascinating cultural adventure through Americas best-loved art form. Movies are one of our most common musical experiences and a gateway to classical music. This...

  • More than just talking about recipes, Splendid Table explores everything about food: the culture, the science, the history, the back stories and the deeper meanings that come together...

  • Tune in right before The Diane Rehm Show to hear Garrison Keillor recount the highlights of that day in history and read a short poem or two.

  • What is This American Life? It's "like movies for radio."

  • A radio show that cracks open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine.  Once TTBOOK producers pick the theme, they dig in with interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it...

  • Travel with Rick Steves is a fun, hour-long, practical talk show with guest experts and questions from travelers. This weekly program is a lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to...

  • This two-hour morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.

  • How did you learn to love classical music? You may be one of the more than 40 million people in America - an eighth of the population - who played in a wind band, something that changes you forever. The band community is large and...