Public Radio Tulsa – January 17 - 20 on NPR's Morning, Edition, All Things Considered, Talk of the Nation
Nearly a year has passed since Barack Obama took the oath of office, ending an historic campaign and launching a new world of change for Washington. How has he done fulfilling the expectations of those who worked for him, those who voted for him, and those who worked and voted against him? NPR News checks in with a variety of intensely interested parties to sum up his first year in office.
Public Radio Tulsa – Actor Alec Baldwin is the new host of host of The New York Philharmonic This Week, the Orchestra's 52-week-per-year nationally broadcast radio series, because he loves classical music. Listen to the New York Philharmonic radio broadcasts every week on Sundays from 1-3 pm over Classical 88.7 HD1.
Public Radio Tulsa – The links between the Christmas Day Detroit bomb plot and al Qaeda in Yemen are causing further problems for President Obama as he decides what to do about Guantanamo Bay. The U.S. has repatriated hundreds of detainees from the American facility in Cuba, but about two hundred remain, many of them from Yemen.
Public Radio Tulsa – On February 9, watch the encore in HD of A Prairie Home Companion from the audience of the Fitzgerald Theater, the show's longtime home in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, on the silver screen here in Tulsa. That's when Garrison Keillor with guests including Elvis Costello, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, Heather Masse plus the cast of A Prairie Home Companion present a rare on-screen version of the show.
Global warming is threatening the food supply in South Africa. It's driving Parisians into the Catacombs, and Indians from their coastal homes. Heat of the Moment examines the front lines of global warming, through the voices of the people already affected by this dramatic change.
Public Radio Tulsa – Jeff Fox is an Associate Professor of English and Japanese at the College of Southern Idaho, and he is also a working musician who plays guitar, bass, and saxophone. He has played in the CSI Jazz Orchestra, which played at Montreux, Switzerland Jazz Festival which has appeared in New York City at the International Association of Jazz Educators conference in 2001. He has fronted several jazz groups over the years ranging from an eight-piece little big band to a duo featuring sax and guitar. Jeff has also performed on and produced several CDs for local jazz artists.
Public Radio Tulsa – Classical 88.7 celebrates the New Year by playing musical firsts: Prokofiev's sparkling First Symphony, Bruch's beloved First Violin Concerto, the first-ever performance of Mozart's quintet for piano and winds, and many others. And since it's New Year's, of course there will be waltzes and polkas from Vienna, as well as dazzling Euro-classic features.
Hear these exclusive weekly concerts, a recently recorded, live performance from a European orchestra a recording from the European Broadcasting Union every week overnight Wednesday into Thursday.