Thursday 10 pm

Featuring a vintage focus on jazz

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A Prairie Home Companion

Saturday 4 until 6 pm

Sunday 11 am to 1 pm

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Afropop Worldwide

Saturday 7 until 8 pm

Music with African influence from around the world.

All Things Considered

Monday through Friday, 4 to 6 pm

Award-winning news magazine from NPR.

Alternative Radio

Sunday 5 pm

The view from the other side, featuring some of the most progressive writers, thinkers, and activists of our time.

Art of the Song

Wednesday 9 until 10 pm

A one-hour syndicated radio show with music and interviews exploring inspiration and creativity through songwriting and other art forms.

To contact us:

Office/Message: (505) 863-7626
Fax: (505) 863-7633
Studio: (505) 863-7625


BBC Weekday

Midnight to 6 am

Democracy Now

Monday through Friday 3 to 4 pm

From Pacifica. Diverse commentators focus on the issues affecting individuals and society.

Fresh Air

Monday to Friday 6 to 7 pm

This one-hour program features Terry Gross' in-depth interviews with prominent cultural and entertainment figures, as well as distinguished experts. Fresh Air Weekend airs Sunday from 2 to 3 pm

Jazz Night in America

Friday 8 pm until 9 pm

A collaboration between WBGO, NPR and Jazz at Lincoln Center, "Jazz Night in America" offers outstanding live jazz from across the country. Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride hosts the show, weaving in colorful stories about the artists who make jazz happen.

Latino USA

Thursday 1 pm

English language radio journal of Latino news and culture.

Making Contact

Wednesday 2:30 pm

Links communities to each other, by sharing each others' experiences. We support localism by covering stories from all over the world, and illustrating how those local stories have international resonance.

Morning Edition

Weekdays 6 am to 9 am.

Award winning morning news magazine from NPR.

Native America Calling

Weekdays 11 am

Native America Calling is a live call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities.

Only a Game

Saturday 8 am

Only A Game is an award-winning weekly radio show for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider.

On Being

Sunday 1 until 2 pm

On Being is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about 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.

On the Media

Sunday 8 pm

Weekly, one-hour National Public Radio program devoted to media criticism and analysis.

Performance Today

Weekdays 9 to 11 am

A two-hour program of classical music performances, recorded live by NPR

Piano Jazz

Friday 7 pm until 8 pm

Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland offers weekly performances by some of the world's top jazz musicians.

Planetary Radio

Thursday 11 pm

Planetary Radio visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, advocate or writer who can provide a unique perspective.

Splendid Table

Saturday 7 am and Sunday 3 pm

American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food.

Putumayo World Music

Saturday 8 pm

Putumayo celebrates world music and culture with music from Africa, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the world over.

Sunday Baroque

Sunday 6 am until 9 am

Sunday Baroque features Baroque and early music written before 1750.

This American Life

Sundays 4 pm until 5 pm

A quirky look at modern life through fact, fiction, and found tape.

Thistle and Shamrock

Monday 7 pm until 8 pm

Fiona Ritchie picks new Celtic music releases for The Thistle & Shamrock. Discover new and emerging artists, hear the latest from the greats, and savor the excitement of these evolving traditions

Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me 

Sunday 7 pm until 8 pm.

NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest.

Weekend All Things Considered

Saturday and Sunday 6 pm. Weekend news magazine from NPR

Weekend Edition: Saturday

Saturday 9 to 11 am.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 

Wednesday 7 to 9 pm

The CSO broadcasts offers a unique format that includes dynamic and innovative content to illustrate the fascinating stories found inside the music, with insight from the performers themselves.

Weekend Edition: Sunday

Sunday 9 to 11 am.

UnderCurrents: American Music With A Passport™

Monday 10 pm until 11:59 pm
Saturday 9 pm until 11:59 pm

 UnderCurrents is a thoughtful yet playful freeform music mix. Based in AAA, the mix includes Rock, Folk, Blues, Reggae, Dub, Electronica,
HipHop, World and Roots music, and an excellent selection of contemporary Native artists.


Wednesday 10 pm

Featuring music from the distant past, from madrigals and opera to pirate songs.

Talking Drum

Thursday 11:30 pm

Talking Drum is a weekly half hour program featuring music from the Powwow Trail across the Nations with host Marge Kalama.

Big Picture Science 

Saturday 6 until 7 am



Sunday 9 pm and Wednesday 11 pm

Hosted by Bashar Barazi, this Arabic and Middle-Eastern music program features a broad selection of styles and origins, ranging from the music and culture of specific countries or regions, or a particular genre. In Arabic music, a maqam is a set of notes with traditions that define relationships between them, habitual patterns, and their melodic development.


Tuesday 9 until 11 pm

Weekly playlists are here and an app is available from either Google Play or the iTunes App Store.

Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in English and Spanish,. The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.



The Bioneers, Revolution from the Heart of Nature

Wednesday 2 pm

A radio and audio series featuring breakthrough solutions for people and planet. The greatest social and scientific innovators of our time celebrate the genius of nature and human ingenuity.