New Schedule

New Programs on 88.9 WEKU 
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The Daily from The NY Times (M-F 6:30pm): This is what the news should sound like. Hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by The New York Times' newsroom, The Daily brings listeners the biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. The Daily focuses on just one or two stories each weekday, offering listeners a 30-minute, deep, textured portrait of the characters and human stakes driving the news.

1A+ (M-Th 7:00pm): Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. With a name inspired by the First Amendment*, 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. The program also delves into pop culture, sports and humor. 1A’s goal is to act as a national mirror — taking time to help America look at itself and to ask what it wants to be.

Planet Money/How I Built This (Sat 7:00am & Sun 2pm): Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive, roll up your sleeves journalism. The team includes Robert Smith, Jacob Goldstein, Stacey Vanek Smith, Noel King, Ailsa Chang and Kenny Malone. Guy Raz hosts How I Built This, where innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists take us through the often challenging journeys they took to build their now iconic companies. Featured guests include the founders of Lyft, Patagonia, Zappos, Spanx, Samuel Adams, Instagram, and more.

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders (Sat 12:00pm): It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders is a weekly one-hour engaging conversation -- a timely and topical look back at the week's news, with pop culture features and interviews.

Hidden Brain (Sun 11:00am): Host Shankar Vedantam is a beloved contributor to Morning Edition and All Things Considered, as well as a popular podcast host; now audiences are able to hear Shankar go deeper on intriguing topics. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world, current events and themselves.

Reveal (Sun 4:00pm): The Center for Investigative Reporting was founded in 1977 as the nation’s first nonprofit investigative journalism organization. Over those four decades, they have developed a reputation for being among the most innovative, credible and relevant media organizations in the country. Reveal is where you can find their multiplatform work.

New Programs on Classic 102.1 
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Early Music America (Sun 6:00am): Early Music America (EMA) is a not-for-profit service organization for the field of historical performance in North America. Founded in 1985, EMA's goal is to expand awareness of, and interest in, the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods.

Collector's Corner (Sat 7:00am): After the huge success of The Callas Legacy and The Art of Wilhelm Furtwängler, Henry Fogel returned with Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel. Mr. Fogel had the following thoughts: “The series will present a wide range of recordings that I feel are true classics of the industry. Recordings to be included will feature either unusual repertoire that I feel deserves a wider public, or performances unique in their interpretive profile, sense of commitment, and intensity. Many of these recordings will be long out-of-print, or hard to locate in the United States.” The series includes a broad range of orchestral, vocal, chamber and solo-instrumental music.

From The Top (Sat 11:00am & 6:00pm):From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley celebrates the stories, talents, and character of America s best young classically-trained musicians. The weekly one-hour radio series presents pre-collegiate musicians whose stunning individual performances are combined with lively interviews, unique pre-produced segments, lighthearted sketches and musical games.

Spoleto (Sat 5:00pm): Known for his humorous stage banter and expansive knowledge of music, violinist Geoff Nuttall is the artistic director of Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA. This revelatory series features 13 programs, performed by a line-up of world-class musicians. As host, journalist Lisa Simeone brings listeners thoughtful commentary and historical background on the pieces, composers, and artists featured on the series.

Sante Fe Chamber Music (Sat 5:00pm): The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival–among the oldest in the nation and considered among the world’s preeminent such festivals–is renowned for its innovative spirit, inspirational performances, and commitment to artistic excellence. Its radio series is broadcast nationally from April through June.

Fiesta! (Sat 11:00pm): Fiesta! is an original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to your listeners.