Programs A-Z

  • IT STARTS ON 12th STREET IN KANSAS CITY… That’s where Count Basie tickled the ivories at the Reno Club and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Where cats like Lester Young, Mary Lou Williams, Buster Smith and the Bird lit up a strip of clubs,...

  • A Prairie Home Companion has been entertaining live audiences since 1974, featuring comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

  • A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette...

  • Wide open spaces and endless skies have inspired folks living on the High Plains to reach for the stars…whether to become an astronauts, presidents, farmers, or star gazers.  Ad Astra reminds us to look up.

  • Agriculture is a vital part of the High Plains.  It's engrained in the culture, economy, history, and environment.  Agland provides farmers and ranchers news and information, and it also reflects that lifestyle out to the world.

    Hosts...

  • All Things Considered: Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio news magazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand...

  • Amarillo Symphony Presents is a cooperative effort between High Plains Public Radio and the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra, bringing listeners highlights from some of the finest performances in our region.

    The 2017...

  • Art of the Song is a one-hour syndicated radio show with music and interviews exploring inspiration and creativity through songwriting and other art forms. Learn why songwriters and artists create, how they become inspired, and...

  • Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins,...

  • BackStory is a public radio program & podcast that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today. On each show, renowned U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh tear a topic from the headlines...

  • BBC World Service is the world's leading international broadcaster providing programmes and content for radio, television, online and mobile phones in English and 27 other...

  • Produced in Memphis, Tennessee, this engaging program covers the world with the heartfelt sounds and colorful stories of the Blues and its music makers. Each week, Beale Street Caravan takes listeners to the greatest Blues venues...

  • A must for the serious reader, Bookworm showcases writers of fiction and poetry - the established, new or emerging - all interviewed with insight and precision by the show's host and guiding spirit, Michael Silverblatt.<...

  • Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative...

  • The bigger picture on the forces that drive the global economy and shape people's working lives across the world.

    Money makes the world go round and every weekday Business Daily tells you everything you need to know about the...

  • Cambridge Forum is one of public radio's longest running public affairs programs. Recorded live every week in Harvard Square, Cambridge Forum focuses on the news behind the news and...

  • Explore a glimpse of this vast (420 compositions) repertoire of poetry, songs, stories, and recitations about the “Blessed Virgin Mary” in this holiday special. The immense collection of Mariology came from the Court of King Alfonso X (1252...

  • Click and Clack, the Tappet brothers, diagnose car problems and crack a lot of jokes every week on Car Talk. It's a call-in style show where the long-time mechanics don't know what kind of call they'll get. Callers describe the...

  • Artistic director Matthew Culloton of The Singers and host Scott Blankenship present an hour of holiday music for everybody. The program includes holiday favorites from The Singers' repertoire mixed together with music from the Great American...

  • Carrying On with HPPR’s own Ryan Gottlieb is an hour-long excuse to let your hair down and enjoy some good ol’ rock n’ roll, blues, and blues-rock – both old and new – on Fridays at Midnight CT...

  • Since 1980, City Arts & Lectures has presented events with leading figures in the world of arts and ideas. Each season there are more than fifty lectures and onstage conversations and a few surprise performance events with outstanding...

  • Classical Guitar Alive!  will be back on the air November 3rd.

    Tony Morris is heard each week by radio listeners of over 200 stations across the United States, and world-wide via internet broadcasts as the host of the

  • The Dinner Party Download is an hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation with hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend's get-together. 

  • Explorations in the world of science.
    Every week Discovery explores today's most significant scientific discoveries and talks to the scientists behind them.
    Engaging science documentaries from across the world with analysis,...

  • Host Bob Christiansen guides listeners through evenings of classical music on Mondays and Tuesdays as the week begins. Host Alison Young is on Wednesdays to continue exploring selections of classical music from throughout the ages.

  • Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to...

  • The Folk Sampler is a syndicated radio program of folk, traditional, bluegrass and blues coming to you from the foothills of the Ozarks since 1978. Hosted by Mike Flynn, The Folk Sampler is about gardens and home...

  • It began when New York journalist and author Stephen J. Dubner went to Chicago to write about award-winning economist Steven D. Levitt for The New York Times Magazine. Dubner had been reluctant to take the assignment (he was in the...

  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations...

  • Friday Night Blues began as a two-hour program called Blues After Hours. It soon evolved into the four-hour program it currently is. It showcases the talents of...

  • Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world.

    Each week, From Our Own Correspondent features BBC correspondents from around the world reporting on the stories behind the...

  • Join us for a musical adventure with Global Village. From classic recordings to the latest new releases, from right around the corner to halfway around the world, host Chris Heim presents a wide range of world music, along with jazz, rock, folk...

  • Growing Bolder® is the right show at the right time. Targeting active-lifestyle baby boomers, this weekly 60-minute program features stories, advice and inspirational insight from men and women who believe it's not about age; it's about...

  • Years ago Skip Mancini left the rocky coast of Northern California to return to her roots in the heartland. Her San Francisco friends, concerned over her decision to live in a desolate flatland best known for a Hollywood tornado, were afraid...

  • The current affairs interview programme, HARDtalk, asks the difficult questions and gets behind the stories that make the news - from international political leaders to entertainers; from corporate decision-makers to ordinary...

  • Harvest Public Media provides rich multimedia reports on all aspects of agriculture. Check below to read, view and listen online to the latest stories. Tune in to Morning Edition and All Things Considered to hear broadcasts of select stories.  ...

  • Health Check grapples with health issues on a global scale, investigates discoveries and solutions in healthcare, and looks at how to deliver a healthier world. Presented by Claudia Hammond.

  • Personal approaches to religious belief and spirituality from around the world. Heart and Soul is a weekly half-hour programme that has the scope and understanding to explore different experiences of spirituality from around the world. Whether...

  • Supreme Court rulings. Breaking news. Thoughtful interviews.

    A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects...

  • Take a few minutes to step back in time and explore the historical events, places, persons, social movements, and humorous incidents from the centuries of human settlement on the High Plains.  High Plains History is written and produced by Skip...

  • High Plains Morning is a long-standing tradition at HPPR.  A daily mix of singer-songwriters, folk, jazz, americana, world, reggae, bluegrass, rock and just about anything else that you can think of. Add news from NPR and regional weather...

  • Luke Clayton invites you to his camp to talk about the great outdoors.   Every Saturday morning, during Western Swing and Other Things, he'll be telling hunting and fishing stories, and a whole lot more.  You'll learn how to make sausage, cook...

  • High Plains Passport is your ticket to experience the world. Over several months, High Plains Passport host Valarie Smith documents her travel adventures through Central America and Asia. In each episode Valarie sends home an...

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