WCBE’s Labor Day Programming Schedule

Aug 31, 2012

Labor Day Eve, Sunday September 2nd

9pm-11pm: This Labor Day Sunday, tune in to 90.5 FM for Art Garfunkel - The Singer at 9pm, and Johnny Cash - The Greatest at 10pm!

Labor Day - Monday, September 3rd

9am: Responding to Disasters: From Prediction to Recover
From recreating tsunamis in the laboratory to tracking global pandemics, scientists and engineers around the country are constantly seeking new insights into natural and man-made disasters. We’ll look at what researchers are doing to protect us from - and help us survive - these life-shattering events.

10am: Song Stories with Michael Feinstein - Liza Minnelli
 Hosted by former WCBE intern Michael Feinstein, this series explores the role of music in the lives of celebrities. Today: Liza Minnelli. Her role in the 1972 film Cabaret won her the Academy Award. Minnelli joins Feinstein for an enlightening discussion of her life and the evolution of her approach to song.

11am: Song Stories with Michael Feinstein - David Hyde Pierce
Actor, singer and comedian David Hyde Pierce is best known as Niles Crane on the TV series Fraiser. Pierce and Feinstein’s discussion ranges from Beethoven to Spamalot, and Pierce sings a few favorite standards with Feinstein on the piano.

12pm: NPR Music Presents Guthrie Family Reunion at The 2012 Newport Folk Festival
Folk singer and Alice’s Restaurant customer Arlo Guthrie leads the Guthrie Family Reunion in this concert from the 2012 Newport Folk Festival.

1pm-3pm: NPR Music Presents Wilco at The 2012 Newport Folk Festival
This is a recording of Wilco’s concert at the 2012 Newport Folk Festival. Songs include “Born Alone,” “Box Full of Letters,” and “Hoodoo Voodoo.”