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11:02 am
Wed February 20, 2013

America Abroad Radio Special: Obama's Foreign Policy Challenges

AP, Carolyn Kaster http://www.americaabroad.org

Coming up on the next America Abroad: From unrest in the Middle East, to a rising China, to Europe's economic woes, the next Obama administration will face a series of foreign policy challenges. As President Obama's second term gets underway, we'll examine the major foreign policy issues on his plate.

Tune in for this edition of America Abroad this Saturday, February 23rd, on 90.5 FM WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark!

Teacher Talk
12:00 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Teacher Talk, February 19th 2013: Denny Mulloy

On this episode of Teacher Talk, we learn about the Juvenile Detention Center, the teachers who work there and the special challenges they face as well as the rewards they reap. And we'll hear how the Columbus City Schools are there for all members of the community.

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Saturday Documentary Special
1:37 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

The Blue Note Sound, Saturday, February 15th at 3p.m.

Various jazz musicians on the Blue Note record label.
http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu

Coming up this Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, it's The Blue Note Sound! It's our third special for African-American history month. The Blue Note record label attracted many of the true giants in jazz, bringing African-American artists into the attention of the mainstream, changing the direction of jazz forever.

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Saturday Documentary Special
11:43 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special

Maya Angelou
http://mayaangelouonpublicradio.com/

Join us this Saturday, February 9th, at 3pm for this hour-long Black History Month radio program. This special features milestone conversations with Maya Angelou and lauded African Americans who tell the stories of a culture through the entertainment industry, award-winning music, opportunities for philanthropy and the pursuit of peace. Join a Grammy, Emmy, Academy Award, Golden Globe and Nobel Prize winning group of voices with the poetic, historical commentary of Maya Angelou. Guests include:

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Music
10:12 am
Mon January 21, 2013

SFJAZZ Center Opening Night: Live In Concert

SFJAZZ Collective
John Abbott / Courtesy of SFJAZZ

Thirty years after presenting its first concerts in San Francisco, the organization SFJAZZ has built a permanent home and performance venue. The SFJAZZ Center, conceived as the first stand-alone building for jazz in the U.S., opens with a star-studded concert on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at 11p.m. WWOZ, WBGO and NPR Music will team up for a live radio and online video broadcast of the concert.

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Broadcast Bits
1:59 pm
Sat January 12, 2013

Fred Armisen imitating Ira Glass on Saturday Night Live

http://www.nbc.com/assets/video/widget/widget.html?vid=1428371 SNL

Coming up this Monday, Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen co-hosts with Ira Glass as This American Life explores cases of doppelgangers, doubles, evil twins and not-so-evil twins. Tune in for This American Life Monday night at 7pm, on 90.5 FM!

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News
1:10 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

India’s Gender Troubles

PRI's The World is curating conversations online sparked by protests in India that have been ongoing after a 23-year-old university student was gang-raped on a public bus in Delhi in December, and later died. The protest movement has spread from Delhi to London, and even here in Ohio. This experimental feature is called India’s Gender Troubles, and each week The World will focus on a specific topic – including global response to the event, the effect on India’s culture and more. To add your voice, tweet with the hashtag #worldgender. 

Saturday Documentary Special
10:52 am
Tue January 8, 2013

American RadioWorks: Keyboard College, Saturday at 3pm

Credit http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org / American RadioWorks

Coming up this Saturday afternoon at 3pm on WCBE, it's American RadioWorks: Keyboard College. Digital technologies and the Internet are changing how many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, the 21st-century student will be taught in fundamentally new ways. On the next edition of American RadioWorks, Stephen Smith asks whether these innovations can help more people get access to higher education and bring down the cost of college without sacrificing learning. Tune in January 12th at 3pm on 90.5 FM to hear more!

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Broadcast Bits
10:10 am
Fri January 4, 2013

American RadioWorks: The Rise of Phoenix

Credit http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org / American RadioWorks

Coming up this Saturday afternoon at 3pm on  American RadioWorks, correspondent Emily Hanford examines the history and influence of the University of Phoenix, one of the nation's largest colleges, and explores how Phoenix and other for-profits are shaping the future of education. For-profit colleges have deep roots in American history, but until recently they were a tiny part of the higher education landscape. Now they are big players. More than one in 10 college students attends a for-profit.

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Music
12:10 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

The World Cafe

Broadcast Bits
8:07 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

New Year's Program Schedule on WCBE!

9pm New Year's Eve -  Toast of the Nation:  Host Rhonda Hamilton brings us music from coast to coast this New Years Eve on Toast of the Nation! With John Scofield in Boston, Wynton Marsalis in New York, Dee Alexander in Chicago and from California: Gordon Goodwins Big Phat Band. Say 'Hello 2013' with Toast of the Nation, a mixture of live and historic performances  starting at 9pm on December 31st lasting until 5am on New Year's Day on 90.5 FM!

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Broadcast Bits
6:00 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Toast of The Nation Live on New Year's Eve on WCBE 90.5 FM!

Credit via NPR.org / NPR

Host Rhonda Hamilton brings us music from coast to coast this New Years Eve on Toast of the Nation! With John Scofield in Boston, Wynton Marsalis in New York, Dee Alexander in Chicago and from California: Gordon Goodwins Big Phat Band. Say 'Hello 2013' with Toast of the Nation, a mixture of live and historic performances  starting at 9pm on December 31st lasting until 5am on New Year's Day on 90.5 FM!

Here's a taste of the lineup:

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News
12:39 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

Snow Emergencies

List Last Updated: 12/28/2012 8:41am

Champaign - Level 1
Coshocton - Level 1
Fairfield - Level 1

A level 1 emergency means roads are hazardous and people should drive with caution.

A level 2 emergency means driving is discouraged and you should call before heading to work.

A level 3 emergency means only emergency vehicles should be on the roads. People could be arrested if they decide to drive on local roads.

Holiday Programming
9:35 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

On-Air Schedule For Holiday Specials Dec. 25th, 2012

Here's the holiday programming line up for Christmas Day, December 25th, 2012! Be sure to tune in!

9AM - Jonathan Winters’ A Christmas Carol: A public radio tradition hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg. In this performance of A Christmas Carol, master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations. Also featuring Mimi Kennedy.

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Broadcast Bits
12:33 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Day Programming Schedule

Credit http://onceuponageek.com/2008/11/27/happy-thanksgiving-to-the-geeks/ / Marvel.com

Here's the rundown for the day, with programs that are sure to intrigue your mind, get your fingers snappin', and assist you in the kitchen with your  turkey day preparations!Thanks for listening - and a very Happy Thanksgiving to all of our listeners from the staff here at WCBE!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
10:54 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Turkey Confidential Live Thanksgiving Day

On Thursday, November 22, help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year. Lynne Rossetto Kasper will be available to answer listener questions throughout the live, two-hour program. Quickly becoming a Thanksgiving morning tradition, past shows have included everything from a cross-country trucker cooking his Thanksgiving dinner on the manifold to a panicked first-time cook who didn't realize a turkey needs to be thawed. Lynne handles all questions with wit, expertise and laughter.

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Music
10:46 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Open Shelter Benefit Show with Duncan Sheik

Temperatures are dropping, and WCBE reminds you that hundreds of homeless men, women and children are without shelter.  

News
5:00 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Isaiah Sheffer Passes Away At Age 76

http://symphonyspace.net/2012/11/09/isaiah-sheffer-year-2012/ Symphony Space

We sadly inform our listeners that Selected Shorts host Isaiah Sheffer has passed away. Symphony Space shared this obituary over the weekend:

It is with both heavy hearts and a deep sense of gratitude that the staff, board, and community of artists of Symphony Space honor the life of our Founding Artistic Director, Isaiah Sheffer, who, along with his good friend and co-founder Allan Miller, transformed a crumbling building on the corner of 95th Street and Broadway into the vibrant and vital arts institution known today as Symphony Space. Isaiah's voice is recognized by millions in his role as host of Selected Shorts on Public Radio International, a show that he created as both a live stage performance and radio program, co-produced with WNYC Radio and carried on over 150 stations around the country. Isaiah's warmth, quick wit, and passion for the arts were an inherent part of what made him so special. For those of us lucky enough to have worked with Isaiah, and to have been part of a greater family under the roof that Isaiah helped to build, we are so proud to be a part of this vision made possible by an extraordinary and charismatic man who will be missed every day, and whose spirit makes our future bright. Should you wish to share thoughts or to make a contribution in Isaiah's memory, please visit www.symphonyspace.org/Isaiah .

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News
3:34 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Broadcasting At Low Power Until Sunset

WCBE is currently broadcasting at low-power while maintenance work is being done atop LeVeque Tower. We plan on being back up and running at full-power this evening.

While we remain at low-power, some listeners farther out from Columbus may pick up static or have a weak signal. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Please click on "Listen Live" at the top of our webpage to tune in to our webstream. 

Election Coverage
11:42 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

NPR Projects President Obama Winner

This is a repost from NPR.org

OBAMA WINS: After a hard-fought battle with Republican Mitt Romney, President Obama has been re-elected, NPR now projects. With 10 Electoral College votes from Wisconsin now in his win column, the president has 275 -- five more than needed to be president. 

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