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,...

  • Regional Program Director Cindee Talley will host a one-hour music program which will feature your reflections of Thanksgiving. You can also share your favorite recipes. Call 800-678-7444 starting at 9 am on Thanksgiving morning and join in the...

  • 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."

  • 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 2014...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Based in Kansas City, Blues Quest is a living history of the origins of American music told by one musician at a time. Each week Blues Quest devotes an one-hour episode to one blues-based artist. The artists tell their stories in...

  • 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.<...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.  ...

  • 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.  Hosted by Mike Fuller, it is 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...

  • 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 calling into chat with Dodge City Marshall Allen Bailey, telling hunting and fishing stories, and a...

  • 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...

  • High Plains Public Radio produces a series of regional features concerning the history, culture, environment, commerce and community life of the High Plains region.  Many of these offerings are produced by volunteer contributors who have deep...

  • This series profiles humanitarians, idealists and visionaries, hosted by award-winning documentary producer DAVID FREUDBERG. Hear stories of citizens who inspire us by their courage.

  • Nationally known jazz expert and former program director/host of KJAZ of San Francisco, Bob Parlocha's rich, elegant voice has become familiar to jazz lovers across the country. For nearly 20 years, Parlocha has been a spokesman, musician,...

  • Ruth Beasley shares what she's learned about the science, lore and literature of birds of the High Plains, adding hand-crafted soundscapes meant to help listeners learn and remember the songs and calls of featured birds.
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  • HPPR's Living Room Concert series provides an intimate, live music experience for our listeners.  Through our commitment to supporting independent artists, we ...

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  • Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with Morning Edition from NPR and HPPR. Hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring you the day's news stories and interview newsmakers from politicians, to academics, to filmmakers.

  • New Letters on the Air, hosted by Angela Elam, is the half-hour radio companion to the literary quarterly magazine New Letters.

    http://www.newletters.org/ontheair.asp

  • This year's 52 weekly two-hour broadcasts will be taken from virtually the Orchestra's entire 2011-2012 subscription season, and will be interspersed with programs taken from the Philharmonic's international tours, their Summertime Classics...

  • On the Media explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show...

  • Open Range could bring to mind images of campfires, cowboys, wide open spaces, and endless skies… but here on HPPR, it means the freedom to roam musical airwaves without boundaries or fences. Wherever you find yourself, it's the perfect...

  • Playa Country, a project of the Playa Lakes Joint Venture (www.pljv.org),  is a weekly radio show focusing on the wildlife, wetlands and prairies of the western Great Plains, and the people who manage them. On...

  • A sixth generation Kansan, Karen Madorin cherishes the prairie in a way only one who has left a beloved homeland and returned can.  A writer, amateur photographer, and teacher, Karen loves finding fossils from the ancient inland seas  as well...

  • Enjoy the end of your weekend with Radio Deluxe and its relaxed and smart presentation of the Great American Songbook and popular jazz.  It’s a two-hour music and conversation program hosted by jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli and his...

  • An HPPR holiday tradition continues Thanksgiving Eve! It's "Reflections,"a special program featuring classic jazz and pop standards from the 1930s-1960s. This is the fifth consecutive year that we've offered this show on the night before...

  • Bruno Baltodano has accepted a teaching position at a Florida state university in Ft Meyers. We wish Bruno all the best and hope he will continue his efforts to enlighten listeners through music.

    Revolutionary Hour explores the...

  • Since it's debut in 1988, Riverwalk Jazz, Live from the Landing has become one of the finest of all jazz radio series. Featuring the Jim Cullum Jazz Band along with a variety of guests paying musical tribute to the 20s and 30s,...

  • All aboard the Saturday afternoon train called, Silver Rails: music of the world in the folk tradition.  Live from HPPR’s studios, Debra Bolton and Lynn Boitano bring you Americana, world, bluegrass, acoustic blues, traditional and contemporary...

  • Join us for our summer membership drive as High Plains Public Radio continues to bring you timeless music in the afternoon.

  • As part of our dedication to timeless music, High Plains Public Radio continues to bring you classical music every weekday afternoon. National hosts Valerie Kahler and Julie Amacher bring decades of classical music background to the show, plus...

  • Sound Medicine is a weekly hour about health and medicine - featuring a lively blend of studio interviews, field reports and short items on topics ranging from nutrition to sports medicine, cancer to cardiology.

    Sound Medicine is...

  • PRI's Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen" from WNYC is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and...

  • Sunday Baroque features Baroque and early music written before 1750. Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era, with favorites including The Water Music, Royal Fireworks Music, and the...

  • Texas Matters is a statewide news program that spends half an hour each week looking at the issues, newsmakers and culture of Texas.

    http://www.tpr.org...

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