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The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion is now in its 37th season of production. Live every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison...

An hour of classical music, featuring live performances from local organizations around our listening area.  See playlists from past programs at the bottom of this page.

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Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by more than 13 million people on over 600 radio stations each...

BackStory brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today.

On each show, renowned U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh tear a topic...

For close to 80 years, BBC World Service has been one of the globe's most comprehensive sources for news. Few networks can rival the list of BBC international correspondents, reporters and producers - it's one of the world's most respected news...

Since 1985, Greg Versen, "The Professah", has been playing the best blues music right here on WMRA. Blues Valley with Greg Versen airs Saturday nights 8:00 pm to 1:00 am.

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Sit down with celebrated host Bob Edwards as he talks with the most fascinating entertainers, newsmakers, writers and regular folks with a story to tell. Al Gore, Yo-Yo Ma, John Updike and George Clooney have all dropped by the show, which...

Bob's Record Shelf presents a wide range of composers for the classical music lover,  every Monday evening on WMRA from 7 pm to 10 pm.

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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...

Centerpiece is a series of 'short messages of insight and inspiration' written by Harvey Yoder of the Family Life Resource Center.

Classical music makes up the core of the programming on WEMC.

WMRA airs classical music weeknights from 7-10 p.m.

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Classical programming on WMRA showcases some of the most beautiful music in the world. Drawn from the heart of the Classical and Romantic repertoires, it's the perfect radio companion for lovers of good music.

Classical music airs on...

Dick's Friday Classics presents some of the best music from the Baroque and Romantic eras, on WMRA every Friday evening from 7 pm to 10 pm.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact Dick Jamison at this...

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

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Here & Now is public radio's daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after Morning Edition and before All Things Considered.

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From Noon to 3:00 p.m. on WEMC Jan Hill presents Jan's Jamboree. Bluegrass music with a local touch is the theme of this 3-hour program.

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Featuring a diverse collection of traditional music from many genres.

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

Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. National hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep, and local host Bob Leweke, bring the day's...

Featuring Mennonite Acappella music along with music outside of this tradition. In particular, the Lutheran, Anglican, and Russian Orthodox choral traditions. The emphasis is on hymns and anthems for a Sunday morning, rather than extended...

Mountain Stage offers the best seats in the house for performances captured in front of a live audience by established stars and emerging artists. It's a two-hour weekly...

On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no...

A weekly one-hour radio sports magazine that appeals to sports fans and sports avoiders alike. On each program, hear about the significance of sports in our culture and the drama, comedy, and poetry of athletics.

Park View Mennonite consists of many smaller communities who relate to each other in various ways every day, who worship God together, study the scriptures, pray together, and support each other as we...

WMRA presents a different public radio special each week.

Radiolab, created by WNYC, is unlike any other program you have encountered. It is truly "must hear" radio. Each episode is an experiential investigation in sound and style......

Explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Listen to in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life whose work influences our daily lives.

Sing For Joy has a simple mission: to provide music and commentary that will support the church in evangelism and worship. By providing sacred choral music and thoughtful...

An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz – a journey through fascinating ideas:...

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The Spark is WMRA's own creative look at --well-- creativity. We dig into whatever people are passionate about in the WMRA region: sculpture, model railroading, costume-making, poetry, whatever.

Please note that while we no...

The Takeaway is hosted by three-time Peabody Award winner, four-time Emmy winner and "Dateline NBC" correspondent,

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...

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

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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...

Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine...

Examine a wide range of topics with leading scholars and discover such things as the traditions of the samurai warrior, hear about the ways we pre-judge others based on their accents, or laugh at the surprising history of Hawaiian shirts.

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