Radio Special Program

The Electric Circus Tribute to Liz Michael on WRUR-FM 88.5

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 6:00pm

WRUR-FM 88.5 pays tribute to Liz Michael, host of The Electric Circus.

Intelligence Squared US: Is Smart Technology Making Us Dumb?

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 9:00pm

Smart technology grants us unprecedented, immediate access to knowledge and to each other—a ubiquitous and seamless presence in everyday life. But is there a downside to all of this connectivity?

Bravo! Vail Summer Music Festival 2014

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 8:00pm

Hailed as one of the top ten classical music festivals in the U.S., Bravo! Vail is a destination for nearly 600 musicians and three world-class orchestras

America Abroad: Burma at the Crossroads

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 9:00pm

This fall, Burma is scheduled to hold a historic presidential election.

Chopin: In Our Day and His

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:00pm

In this two-hour documentary with pianist, pedagogue, and Chopin specialist, Elizabeth Sombart, listeners are introduced to the radically new musical language that Chopin created

Intelligence Squared US: Should We Abolish the Death Penalty?

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:00pm

A recent Gallup poll found that Americans are still largely supportive of the death penalty, with 6 in 10 in favor as punishment for murder.

Reveal: Law and Disorder

Sun, 05/03/2015 - 9:00pm

Reveal and Center for Public Integrity investigate why more minorities and kids with special needs are ending up with felony charges for acting out in school

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Has the President Exceeded His Authority By Waging War Without Congress?

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 9:00pm

The President has launched a sustained, long-term military campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). But did he have constitutional power to do so?

WXXI Poetry Moments 2015

Airs 3:31 p.m. on AM 1370 and at 9:20 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Classical 91.5

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating more than 35 years of independent publishing

Burn: The Adaptors Earth Day Special

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:00pm

Hosted by public radio veterans Alex Chadwick and Flora Lichtman, “The Adaptors” chronicles how people are adapting to climate change.

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