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3:35 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Labor Day Special Programming Schedule 2013

"We Can Do It!"
J. Howard Miller Wikipedia Commons

9am: America Abroad: Syria and the Responsibility to Protect - This episode of America Abroad explores how the US and the international community have responded to humanitarian crises around the globe since after the Cold War, from Rwanda and Bosnia to Libya and Syria. At the heart of the program is this fundamental question: what does it take – and what should it take – for world powers to intervene to save lives?

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Special JazzSet Presentation
1:35 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Marian McPartland Edition of JazzSet, Saturday August 24th @3pm


Coming up on a special edition of JazzSet this Saturday August 24th at 3pm, host Dee Dee Bridgewaterfeatures the Marian McPartland Trio playing at The Kennedy Center, from February, 2005. 

During the show, Marian moves through an Ellington medley to pieces by Ornette Coleman, Jerome Kern, Bix Beiderbecke/Jimmy McPartland, Mary Lou Williams. She takes a request for "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" and closes with "When the Saints" in a moving, personal arrangement. 

Teacher Talk
1:59 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Teacher Talk, August 20th, 2013: Rhonda Johnson, CEA

CEA President Rhonda Johnson is tonight's guest as we begin the 2013/2014 school year. We welcome back our students and the teaching staff. We also discuss recent personnel changes, the new interim superintendent, and the November levy.

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Sunday Programming
1:32 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Afropop Worldwide - The Immortal 1970s

The 1970s were an especially rich era for African artists. Bands featured multiple guitars, classy horn sections and of course, powerful singers. Coming up this Sunday on Afropop Worldwide, we'll enjoy the Green Arrows from Zimbabwe, Ernesto Dje Dje from Cote d'Ivoire, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo from Berlin, and much more. That's coming up this Sunday on Afropop Worldwide at noon, here on WCBE, Columbus!

World Cafe
1:10 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Special Edition of the World Cafe Sunday, August 11th @ 9pm


Coming up this Sunday night at 9pm, David Dye is paid a visit by Swedish band Shout Out Louds on the World Cafe.  The group, started by childhood friends Adam Olenius, Ted Malmros, and Carl von Arbin in 2001, is known for its energetic, ultra-melodic brand of indie-pop. We’ll be treated to four songs off the new album, and hear about the band’s unconventional marketing ploy for their song “Blue Ice,” which allowed fans to create their own record made of ice. Tune is for this special edition of the World Cafe, Sunday, August 11th at 9pm, on 90.5 FM!

Newport Jazz Festival
10:57 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

20-something singing pianist of the New Orleans virtuoso tradition, Jon Batiste has a natural entertainer's charisma and chops to match. He met his band in school at Juilliard — and can do "modern jazz" with a metropolitan attitude. And yes, there's a tuba.

Newport Folk Festival
10:51 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Jim James, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

As lead singer of My Morning Jacket, James specializes in letting his gigantic voice ring out past the rafters in songs that boom and blare. But on his first solo album, he turns inward and recasts himself as a lost wanderer in search of redemption and comfort. Hear Jim James perform as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Newport Folk Festival
10:25 am
Thu August 8, 2013

The Mountain Goats, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013


Watch The Moutain Goats' performance at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

12:06 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Red Rice Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Corn

If you haven't tried some of the heartier varieties of rice that can be picked up these days, this week's recipe for Red Rice Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber and Corn is a good place to start.

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Newport Jazz Festival
10:58 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Robert Glasper Experiment At Newport

Robert Glasper Experiment
Adam Kissick NPR

Listen to the audio performance from the Robert Glasper Experiment from the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

Teacher Talk
12:01 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Teacher Talk, August 6th, 2013: Kidsohio.org

Sue welcomes returning guest  Mark Real, President of KidsOhio.Org an online educational resource center. Mark will give us the latest on Dr. Dan Good, interim superintendent of the Columbus City Schools, explain the ramifications of HB 167, and discuss the need for a combination school levy/bond issue in November 2013.

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10:09 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Dirty Dozen Brass Band At the Newport Jazz Festival

Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Adam Kissick NPR

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band performed live during the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival this past weekend, but you can hear their performance again thanks to NPR music. Listen to The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

Monthly Music & More
4:52 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

WCBE's Monthly Music & More Giveaway! Concert Extravaganza!

This giveaway is now closed.

Attention Music Lovers: the WCBE Monthly Music & More Giveaway is back, and running now through August 30th! This month, the giveaway includes a prize package full of concert tickets and CDs, including tickets for Citizen Cope, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ani DiFranco, and more! And CDs from Enter The Haggis, Mavis Staples and many others! A donation is not required, but every donation made between now and August 30th will get you automatically registered!

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10:21 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Website Experiencing Techincal Issues

Our website is currently experiencing some technical issues. The website may not display certain features properly in your web browser. NPR Digital Services is aware of the problem, and their tech support team is working to correct the problem.

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We apologize for the inconvenience and will keep you informed while the the issue is resolved.

2:58 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Endangered Missing Child Advisory 7/26/2013 - Canceled

 The advisory has been canceled. The child was found. No further details are available.

Last Updated: 7/26/2013 4:52pm.

An Endangered Missing Child Advisory has been issued by Jackson PD for the following regions: Statewide.

While this is not an amber alert, the child is believed to be in danger.

Be on the lookout for a missing or abducted child from Jackson County, Ohio. Last seen on N. Chestnut St. in the city of Jackson at 7/26/2013 12:00:00AM.

Information as of 7/26/2013 2:20pm.

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4:08 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

AEP Outage Map & Online Resources

https://www.aepohio.com/outages/ AEP

Disclamer: These tips and resources are provided on AEP's website.

Visit AEP's website to view the outage map to see the affected areas in Ohio without power. There are also tips for creating an emergency outage kit, general safety advice during an outage, as well ask links to report power and tree related problems.

Holiday Programming
1:21 am
Thu July 4, 2013

July 4th Programming Schedule on WCBE!

Captain America

Be sure to keep your radio dial set to 90.5 FM while you celebrate Independence Day. Here's a rundown of the special programming:

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Special Giveaway
1:32 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

WCBE's Monthly Music & More Giveaway! Black Crowes/Tedeschi Trucks Band!

Tedeschi Trucks Band

This giveaway is now closed 

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Amber Alert
9:35 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Amber Alert: 6/30/2013 Update - Canceled


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Severe Weather
10:59 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Tornado Warnings: Knox, Morrow, Muskingum Co.

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Knox, OH and Morrow, OH beginning at 10:29 pm and ending at 11:59 pm (KILN/NWS).  The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Muskingum, OH beginning at 10:57 pm and ending at 11:57 pm (KILN/NWS).