Programs A-Z

  • 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...

  • A live version of High Plains Saturday Night. With musical guests in a living-room concert setting.

  • 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.

  • Interfaith Voices is an independent public radio show fostering interfaith understanding by providing engaging conversation about religion, across many traditions and beliefs. We explore how faith intersects with culture, public policy...

  • With the passing of Bob Parlocha in March of 2015, jazz time has acquired two new hosts. Greg Bridges and Lee Thomas can be hear Sunday through Thursday evenings. The jazz tradition continues on HPPR with these knowledgeable and personable...

  • Futuro Media creates multimedia content for and about the new American mainstream in the service of empowering people to navigate the complexities of an increasingly diverse and connected world.

    The Futuro Media Group is an independent...

  • 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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  • Join us for a live broadcast from the Tumbleweed Festival. Western Swing and Other Things, Silver Rails and Open Range hosts present interviews and music live from the festival grounds. Join Marshall Allen Bailey, Cowgirl Janey, Lynn Boitano,...

  • Live Wire is radio variety for the attention span challenged. It's music from up-and-coming bands, original comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with writers, filmmakers, comedians and people who think cool thoughts. Hosted by Luke...

  • HPPR's Living Room Concert series provides an intimate, live-music experience for both our listeners and our featured performers. Hosted by the station as a community service, admission is a $15 suggested donation, which goes directly to...

  • Marketplace is an in-depth program that focuses on everything from the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program...

  • Marketplace Weekend™, hosted by Lizzie O’Leary, brings you powerful stories from economies both large and personal, at a pace that suits your weekend life. Settle in for an hour of insightful storytelling and a conversational look at where the...

  • Tim Harford explains - and sometimes debunks - the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life.

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

  • 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...

  • Hosted by award-winning journalist Tom Ashbrook, On Point is broadcast every weekday on NPR stations around the country. Produced by WBUR in Boston, On Point’s vibrant conversation covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, and...

  • 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...

  • Outlook brings you the human story behind global events, the arts, science and all that makes the world extraordinary.

    The focus for Outlook is simply people – all over the world – and how their lives are changed by...

  • Over To You is a weekly, 10 minute programme offering listeners the chance to air their views and put their questions and comments about the network to programme makers, presenters and managers. Presented by Rajan Datar, it's lively and...

  • The stories of the High Plains are as limitless as the sky overhead. People of the Plains works to rescue and compile these tales. This feature is a collaborative community project that works with students at West Texas A&M...

  • 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...

  •   HPPR Radio Readers Book Club is an on-air, on-line community of readers exploring themes of common interest to those who live and work on the High Plains. 

     

    The 2017 Spring Read's theme is Water and...

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • 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 sixth consecutive year that we've offered this show on the night before...

  • The mission of The Center for Investigative Reporting is to engage and empower the public through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling in order to spark action, improve lives and protect our democracy.

    CIR is among...

  • 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,...

  • Selected Shorts is a weekly public radio show broadcast on over 150 stations to about 300,000 listeners. It is produced by Symphony Space and distributed by Public Radio International. The radio...

  • 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...

  • Snap Judgment is the storytelling phenomenon electrifying audiences nationwide. Created by Glynn Washington and co-produced by WNYC Studios, Snap delivers a raw, intimate, musical brand of narrative — daring audiences to see the world...

  • 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...

  • The inside and personal story of the key moments from sporting history.

    Sporting Witness takes listeners back in time to key events in sporting history, brought to life by the people who were there using recollection and archive.<...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz – a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to...

  • 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...

  • From fascinating innovations that reshape technology to shifting demographics that transform the nation, from political leaders to pop culture icons – what happens in Texas drives the American narrative. So why let New York, Washington and Los...

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