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12:23 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Metropolitan Opera Presents Manon

Anna Netrebko as Manon
Peter Howard/The Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday at 11am on Classical 88.7-1

“The great and glamorous Anna Netrebko makes Manon her own… With her rich, gleaming sound and vocal charisma, she was a Manon of rare intensity and emotional depth.” – The New York Times

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12:01 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

From The BBC: The Strange World of the People's Mujadedin

Airs of KWGS 89.5-1 and 89.5-3, Saturday at 6am; 89.5-3 Saturday at 11am

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7:06 am
Thu April 5, 2012

WEB EXTRA: Meet Danny Manning

Danny Manning
TU Sports Information

An interview with:  New Head Basketball coach Danny Manning.

            THE MODERATOR:  I'd like to welcome you to today's press conference.  Right now I would like to introduce the president of the University of Tulsa, Dr. Steadman Upham.

            PRESIDENT UPHAM:  Thank you all very much.  Appreciate everybody coming out.

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10:27 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Easter Sunday Celebration on Classical 88.7-1

At 8 p.m. on Easter Sunday, join Classical 88.7-1 hosts Bob Christiansen and Valerie Kahler for an hour as they share some of their favorite Easter memories and music featuring Rimsky-Korsakov's Russian Easter Overture; Haydn's "Alleluia" Symphony, No. 30; and from Handel's Easter Oratorio, 'Messiah,' "I know That My Redeemer Liveth" and "Hallelujah Chorus."

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7:33 am
Sat March 31, 2012

Writer, Musician Carrie Brownstein Plays Not My Job

Merge Records

Originally published on Sat March 31, 2012 12:28 am

Carrie Brownstein founded Sleater Kinney, the coolest band to come out of the Pacific Northwest. She now has another awesome band called Wild Flag. She's a writer, music journalist and the creator and star of the brilliant sketch comedy show Portlandia about Portland, Ore.

We'll ask Brownstein three questions about the famously rigid city-state of Singapore, the diametrical opposite of Portland.

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2:21 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

The Hidden World of Girls, Hosted by Tina Fey

Hidden World of Girls host Tina Fey

The Documentary of the Week, airs Friday at 8pm, Sunday at 6pm, and Thursday at Noon on KWGS 89.5-1

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1:31 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Met Opera Has The Right Tonic: Donizetti's Elixir of Love

Diana Damrau and Juan Diego Florez in L'Elisir d'Amore
Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera

 

Airs Saturday, March 31st at Noon on Classical 88.7-1

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1:15 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

A Prairie Home Companion - One Little Light On

Coming to you this week from the Milwaukee Theatre, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, historians of myriad musical forms Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound, Wisconsin-based Appalachian pop band Count This Penny, and the close harmonies of The Krause Family Band. Plus, two-fisted accordionist Dan Newton sits in with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.  Read More

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4:56 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Good Taste Gets Noticed

How To Eat Weekends nominated for James Beard Award

Host Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Producer Sally Swift of The Splendid Table — "the radio program for people who love to eat" — have been honored with a 2012 James Beard Award nomination for their book, How to Eat Weekends: New Recipes, Stories & Opinions from Public Radio's Award-Winning Food Show.

The James Beard Awards are among the nation's most prestigious cooking honors, and are commonly described as the "Oscars of the Food World."

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10:40 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Wind & Rhythm Now Airs in Dallas

Tulsa's own Doug Brown adds his program to the WRR lineup beginning April 1, 2012

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