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American Routes
11:01 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Dan Hicks & Commander Cody Tonight on American Routes @ 9pm!

PRX.org

Join us for American Routes for two hours of wry humor, outlandish puns and gonzo attitude when host Nick Spitzer sits down with two high-flying musicians: Dan Hicks and Commander Cody.

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World Cafe
9:03 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Villagers Tonight on the World Cafe at 8pm!

via Villager's Facebook Page

Coming up tonight on the World Cafe, host David Dye welcomes Villagers. 

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World Cafe
10:47 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Parquet Courts Tonight on the World Cafe @ 8pm!

Kevin Pedersen via NPR.org

Coming up tonight - Parquet Courts join host David Dye on this episode of the World Cafe. The Brooklyn-based punk band is fronted by two Texans, Andrew Savage and Austin Brown. 

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Tiny Desk Concert
8:52 am
Tue June 4, 2013

OK Go: A Tiny Desk Concert In 223 Takes

NPR via NPR.org

We needed to figure out the best possible way to move NPR Music's Tiny Desk from our old headquarters to our new facility just north of the U.S. Capitol. 

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World Cafe
8:47 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Madeleine Peyroux Tonight on the World Cafe @ 8pm!

Mary Ellen Mark http://madeleinepeyroux.com/

Jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux visits Michaela Majoun on the World Cafe.

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World Cafe
10:22 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Nick Cave Tonight on the World Cafe @ 8pm!

Joao Friezas via Facebook

Nick Cave, Australian actor, author, and singer, joins host David Dye today on the World Cafe tonight. After a break to record with his more raucous Grinderman project, Cave is back with his band of thirty years, The Bad Seeds, for Push the Sky Away. Along with a live performance, we'll hear about the making of the new record, Cave's early years in Melbourne, and much more. That's all coming up tonight on the World Cafe at 8pm, on 90.5 WCBE FM, Columbus! 

JazzSet
10:13 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Hear Kenny Barron And Dave Holland At The Kennedy Center

Kenny Barron
John Sann/Courtesy of the artist via NPR.org

JazzSet celebrates the 70th birthday of NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron with new duets featuring bassist Dave Holland at the Kennedy Center's Family Theater. Plus, hear a solo Barron set from the Caramoor Jazz Festival.

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Music
11:59 pm
Sat June 1, 2013

WCBE Music Survey

Central Ohio's NPR station wants to know what you think!

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American Routes
11:37 am
Fri May 31, 2013

John Sebastian & Bonsoir Catin Tonight on American Routes @ 9pm!

CSP images via NPR.org

This week on American Routes, we travel from the Village to dancehall. John Sebastian talks about his childhood in Greenwich Village, encounters with blues greats Mississippi John Hurt and Lightning Hopkins, and the musical stew he created with his band The Lovin' Spoonful.

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Broadcast Bits
11:22 am
Thu May 30, 2013

JazzSet Remembers Mulgrew Miller

Jean Francois Laberine via NPR.org

Coming up this Sunday, JazzSet remembers pianist Mulgrew Miller (1955-2013) as Artist-in-Residence at the 2010 Detroit Jazz Festival. Picture it: outdoors and downtown on Labor Day weekend, Miller is everywhere, playing and teaching and being interviewed, and he's smiling. From that weekend, he leads his group Wingspan and plays two-piano duets with Kenny Barron on JazzSet.

Tune in for this special edition of JazzSet, as we remember Mulgrew Miller, this Sunday at 2pm on 90.5 FM, WCBE Columbus, followed by Jazz Sunday starting  at 3pm.

World Cafe
10:42 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Petula Clark Tonight on the World Cafe @ 8pm!

Petulaclark.net/Facebook

Petula Clark is David Dye’s guest tonight on the World Cafe. The British singer-actress released the chart-topping hit, "Downtown," in 1964, and at 80 years old, she continues to receive rave reviews with her new album, Lost In You. Clark sings some of her new songs live, and she has some great stories to tell from her remarkable recording career that include Elvis and John Lennon. Then in the second hour, stick around as Jasmine Garsd talks about the Cardenche style for the latest installment of World Cafe's "Latin Roots" series.

World Cafe
8:34 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Red Baraat Tonight on the World Cafe @ 8pm!

http://www.redbaraat.com/

It's a dance party today, as Red Baraat join host David Dye on the World Cafe. Led by drummer Sunny Jain, this Brooklyn based collective plays a driving blend of North Indian bhangra rhythms, mixed with jazz, funk, and hip-hop. We'll hear a live set from Shruggy Ji, their second and latest album, and Jain will tell the story of how he first developed Red Baraat's remarkable sound.  

Holiday Programming
12:06 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Memorial Day Broadcast Specials

9am: Backstory: Mission Accomplished - How Wars End
The declaration of "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq was famously premature. But have America's other wars had neat or definitive endings?  In this episode, BackStory looks at prominent conflicts of the last three centuries, and explores what it takes to end a war -- both in legal terms, and in the popular imagination.

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Music
10:38 am
Thu May 23, 2013

KCRW Presents: Yo La Tengo

KCRW

Yo La Tengo performed two songs from their recent album, Fade, live for NPR's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Watch the video for "Two Trains"

LIVE MUSIC EVENT
9:54 am
Thu May 23, 2013

First Listen Live: Queens Of The Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork'

Nora Lezano/Courtesy of the artist via npr.org

Queens of the Stone Age are performing a sold-out show at The Wiltern tonight in Los Angeles, but WCBE can provide you with a front-row seat!

Teacher Talk
1:19 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Teacher Talk, May 21st 2013: KidsOhio.org

Mark Real is the President of KidsOhio.org, an online resource center for policy makers, educators, parents and community groups interested in improving education in Ohio. He and host Sue Misiak talk about the Columbus Education Commission as well.

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Weeknight Kitchen
1:38 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Malaysian-Style Mussels

This recipe was inspired by our local Belgian beer place, which has several different versions of moules frites on the menu: an enamel pot of mussels comes with a cone filled with crispy French fries and a mayonnaise dipping sauce alongside. 

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Saturday Programming Special
11:41 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Jackie Robinson Radio Special, May 18 @ 3pm

Marchbanks under Jackie Robinson banner at Pasadena City College (April 2013)

WCBE was a fan of American sports and civil rights hero, Jackie Robinson,  before being one was "cool."

Back in early winter 2007, WCBE music history reporter Jack Marchbanks researched, wrote and produced a retrospective on Jackie Robinson to note the 60th anniversary (April 15, 2007) of Robinson breaking the "color barrier" in major league baseball.

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Station Event
8:18 am
Wed May 15, 2013

WCBE Yard Sale, June 1st, 2013 @8am

The WCBE Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, June 1st starting at 8am in front of our studios at the Fort Hayes Campus, located at 540 Jack Gibbs Blvd in Columbus. You can donate Goodwill acceptble items beforehand for the sale from May 27th through May 31st. All proceeds benefit WCBE! Any items not sold at our yard sale will be given to Goodwill. Don't forget to mark your calendar! See you there!

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Saturday Programming Special
10:18 am
Fri May 10, 2013

America Abroad Radio: Religious Minorities in the Middle East

Coming up this Saturday afternoon at 3pm on America Abroad, it's an update of a previous program. While largely Muslim today, the Middle East is also the birthplace of Christianity, Judaism, and other religions. They're in the minority, along with many Muslim sects. With the rise of Islamist political parties, what rights and protections can minority religious groups expect? We'll look at the Alawites of Syria, Jewish life in Tunisia, Christians and Baha'is in Egypt, and more this Saturday, May 11th at 3pm, on 90.5 FM, WCBE Columbus!

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