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From the home of the Blues and the birthplace of Rock & Roll

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From the home of the Blues and the birthplace of Rock & Roll

Beale Street Caravan covers the world with The Sounds of Memphis

For more than 20 years, Beale Street Caravan has been capturing and exporting the sounds of Memphis and the Delta region. It is our mission to celebrate the culture of our region by sharing our music with the world.

Beale Street Caravan

Each week Beale Street Caravan takes listeners on a musical journey through the streets of Memphis and the crossroads of the Mississippi Delta with live, in-concert performances from true, authentic masters of blues, soul, gospel, and rock n roll traditions.

Co-Hosted by Pat Mitchell and Kevin Cubbins, the weekly program includes live musical performance, commentary and interviews, and educational series programmed by artists, scholars, and music industry insiders.

LENGTH: 1 Hour
COST: FREE
AVAILABLE:  Content Depot, Download
SITE: bealestreetcaravan.com

INTELLIGENCE SQUARED

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INTELLIGENCE SQUARED

Join WNYC (SAT 6PM following All Things Considered), WLRN, WGCU, WBHM, WYSO, KVPR, Wyoming Public Radio and other great stations in adding the new Intelligence Squared Weekly.

Previously available only as specials, the Award-winning Intelligence Square is now a weekly program.

This powerful new weekly offering provides a model for exchanging ideas with civility and respect in the public square – something America needs now more than ever.

Founded in 2006, Intelligence Squared U.S. addresses a fundamental problem in America: the extreme polarization of our nation and our politics.

Over the last year The show experienced a 40% increase in carriage, especially related to debates that are unfolding around us in real time: COVID questions, the economy, and technology trends, just to name a few. Intelligence Squared is restoring balance to our divided nation, and is sparking curiosity with new debates on important cultural, domestic and foreign policy issues

Moderated by Emmy Award winning ABC News correspondent John Donvan, The Intelligence Squared weekly program will present trusted and lively bi-partisan discussions with world thinkers, policy makers and journalists through a mix of formats: Agree To Disagree which features a one-on-one debate; Oxford-style which brings on teams of two; and intimate conversations on questions surrounding debate.

Available: Content Depot & PRX Length: One Hour Cost: FREE

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The Hollywood Musical is BACK!

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The Hollywood Musical is BACK!

Fans of Broadway and Hollywood music, and the Great American Songbook are Public Radio’s core listeners, and the popularity of musicals has never been higher:

  • LA LA Land has won 7 Golden Globes (including “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”) and is Nominated for 14 Oscars!
  • Recent years have been the best attended and highest grossing in Broadway recorded history;
  • Live television productions of Hair, Grease, The Wiz, and The Sound of Music drew huge audiences,
  • Good luck getting tickets to Hamilton on Broadway or on the road!

Don’t miss out on this large audience of loyal, affluent, highly educated, culturally passionate and charitable listeners!

Now in it’s 33rd year, Footlight Parade, is Public Radio’s premier syndicated Broadway and Hollywood music program. Each week, Host Bill Rudman calls upon his encyclopedic knowledge, unparalleled collection of recordings, and personal interviews to provide an entertaining and informative program cleverly connected around a theme.

  • great music!
  • entertaining and insightful anecdotes and stories about the shows and stars;
  • Hollywood greats such as Fred Astaire, Danny Kaye, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Julie Andrews;
  • Broadway stars such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jerry Orbach, Idena Menzel, Patti LuPone and Barbara Cook; and
  • rare historical recordings of Broadway shows and luminaries such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Noel Coward, Al Jolson, and George M. Cohen.

 

For more information about Footlight Parade, check out our Program Listing.