Programs A-Z

Long-running live radio variety show hosted by Garrison Keillor, featuring comedy sketches, music, and Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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Catch up on events of the day with this drive-time mix of news, reviews, and offbeat features.

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All Things Considered Weekend Guy Raz hosts a one-hour edition of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features on the weekends.

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A rambunctious hour that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites in-studio guests and listeners alike to...

International news, analysis and information from the BBC's global network of correspondents. The World Service provides news and reports on location, as well as insightful analysis of current events.

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"The blues is the roots, everything else is the fruits." - Willie Dixon

Official Website: http://www.falconweb.com/blues/bbsstations.html

An all-encompassing package of blues; ranging from well known and not-so-well known “masters,” to inspired contemporary artists; from Mississippi to Chicago; from England to San Francisco; the complete spectrum.

Established as the Boise Philharmonic in 1960. As Idaho’s largest and oldest performing arts organization, the Boise Philharmonic performs for over 50,000 people annually in concerts at the Morrison Center, the Swayne Auditorium in Nampa,...

Brothers and mechanics Ray and Tom Magliozzi chat about cars and dispense advice to callers.

Official Website: http://www.cartalk.com/

Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland,...

“Nothing Happens Until People Start Talking” That’s been the motto of the City Club of Boise since its inception in 1995. Founded in order to allow for open and civil discussion about critical issues affecting our community, the City...

We seek to improve the quality of life of many through musical expression. Music has the power to inspire, lift the spirit, ease suffering, and heal the listener. The classical guitar and its ancient musical ancestors are uniquely qualified in...

A nationally syndicated classical music service dedicated to live classical music programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Official Website: http://classical24...

The mission of The Commonwealth Club of California is to be the leading national forum open to all for the impartial discussion of public issues important to the membership, community and nation.

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The CSI minute is a twice a week short program on KBSW that features events and information pertinent to the College of Southern Idaho. Listeners in the Magic Valley can find out about opportunities and efforts in their community.

Enlivening musical experience

Dialogue, a production of Idaho Public Television, premiered on November 10, 1994. After more than 500 programs, it still remains true to its original concept: a statewide public affairs show covering issues of importance to Idahoans.

With host John Diliberto, a writer for Billboard, Pulse and other magazines, Echoes brings together a wide array of styles, from acoustic to electronic, jazz to space music, the avant-garde to rock. Echoes is a sound that is cross-cultural and...

The more nebulous, ethereal and “other worldly” side of “new age;” from Steve Roach to Brian Eno; from Robert Rich to David Parsons; an interesting and enjoyable consciousness altering musical experience.

Fluid Drive is an energetic mix of jazz, blues, and rock. On occasion, the show might include various hybrid forms, including world music.

Fresh Air is a Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues hosted by Terry Gross. 

Gross gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with...

Fresh Air Weekend collects the best cultural segments from the week’s programs and crafts them together for great weekend listening. Stations have the flexibility to carry weekday and weekend programs together or separately.

This series showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians, whose stunning individual performances are combined with lively interviews, lighthearted sketches, and musical games.

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If you like to start your Saturdays on a musical note, join Tamara Shapiro, your host for Full Circle program.
From 6am-10am you’ll hear, well, a full circle of music including jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, alternative country, local music...

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson  host this two-hour news magazine produced live by NPR and WBUR in Boston.  Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening, with timely, smart...

Idaho Music is a weekly one hour program that will feature songs, performances, and interviews of Idaho artists.

Carl Scheider hosts the program, which also includes a weekly concert calendar to highlight opportunities to hear live music...

The longest-running public affairs program in the west dedicated to covering statehouse politics.

Official Website: http://idahoptv.org/idreports/

Rob Walker is the host of Jazz Conversations, a radio program devoted to great jazz music, information, and jazz conversations.

A valued offering of jazz, past and present

We feature the greatest jazz artists of all time, like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Dave Brubeck; as well as today’s top talents, like Branford Marsalis, Diana Krall and Pat Metheny. We also like to throw in some surprises from time to time,...

Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace presents business news that's in-depth, understandable, and interesting. It's news on business, economics, and money for the rest of us.

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Marketplace Weekend is an informative, fun, interactive program that leverages Marketplace's talent and reporting strength across all platforms.  Host Lizzie O'Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the...

This newsmagazine prepares you for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of the arts and sports.

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Mountain Stage blends studio quality with live performance before a theater audience. Features four or five guests and is recorded with a live audience. Each guest performs a three- to six-song segment.

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Music from Stanley features some of Idaho’s best musicians in a live setting and on the radio. Music from Stanley consists of a series of free concerts that take place on summer Sunday afternoons at Redfish Lake Lodge near Stanley, Idaho and a...

On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers — some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives.

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On the Media explores how the media "sausage" is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and...

Outlook, a show from the BBC, is a program that illustrates the unique human stories behind global events, the arts, science and more.

Celebrating the pipe organ, The King of instruments.

Official Website: http://pipedreams.publicradio.org/

Victor called Private Idaho “four hours of whatever seems to fit.” That’s an apt description of how the show remains. Great music defies boundaries and good radio should do the same.

This satellite network was formed to provide stations with news, information, and cultural programming in Spanish and musical programs showcasing a variety of Latino formats with emphasis on Mexican folk and Afro-Caribbean rhythms. Satélite...

Stories and science are woven together into compelling sound and music-rich documentaries.

Official Website: radiolab.org

Welcome to Reader’s Corner, a weekly radio show hosted by Boise State University President Bob Kustra that features lively conversations with some of the nation’s leading authors about issues and ideas that matter today. Join us each week at...

Explore science topics that are in the news through educated, balanced discussion with expert guests.

Official Website: http://sciencefriday.com/

Hour 1 – Bluegrass, “jazz”-grass and “new”-grass with such artists as David Grisman, Tony Rice and Bela Fleck.
Hour 2 – The Grateful Dead in concert and in the studio from 1965 – 1995; including solo recording efforts from individual band...

Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. We focus on presenting compelling personal stories - mixing tall tales with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic and kick-ass radio.

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Tune in to KBSX 91.5 fm each Sunday evening to hear specials and documentary radio programs. Frequently featured programs include State of the Re:Union,

Story Story Night is a storytelling phenomenon based in Boise, Idaho, with live events showcasing true stories on a theme, told live on stage and without notes. 

As a proud longtime partner of the program, Boise State Public Radio...

Each week a sampling from different historical musical periods, usually beginning in earlier times; Baroque and classical.

Journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.

Official Website: http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio...

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