Broadcast Bits

Holiday Programming 2013
12:52 am
Tue December 24, 2013

From WCBE to You - A Day of Holiday Specials!

Here's what's coming up on WCBE from 9am to 3pm on Christmas Day! Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Teacher Talk
12:58 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Teacher Talk, December 17, 2013: Rhonda Johnson

On this edition of Teacher Talk, host Sue Misiak speaks with the president of the Columbus Education Association, Rhonda Johnson. They discuss the CEA-sponsored Martin Luther King banquet, which honors individuals who have been so important to our community and to our schools.

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Teacher Talk
12:16 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Teacher Talk, December 3, 2013: Dr. Dan Good

Host Sue Misiak speaks with Supt. Dr. Dan Good. In this interview they focus on the Good News from the Columbus City Schools - positive programs, achievements, and recognitions that don’t always make the newspapers or TV reports.

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Teacher Talk
12:14 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Teacher Talk, November 19th, 2013

The Columbus International High School is an innovative facility which opened its doors this fall on the site of the historic North High School. On Teacher Talk we’ll learn more as we talk with Principal Ameer Kim El-Mallawany and teacher Deliana Soto. 

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Teacher Talk
12:05 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Teacher Talk, November 5th, 2013: I Know I Can, PT 2

I Know I Can's Blueprint College Program helps parents plan for their child's college education. Executive Director Katina Fullen explains that volunteers conduct workshops and provide resources to aid Columbus families. 

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Teacher Talk
12:02 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Teacher Talk, October 1st, 2013: I Know I Can, PT. 1

Tonight's program features I Know I Can, an organization which helps students get into college as well as aids them in finding  the money to pay for it. Executive Director Katina Fullen also tells us about the organization's 25th anniversary and a major gift from the Huntington. 

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Holiday Programming
11:11 am
Wed November 27, 2013

WCBE's Thanksgiving Day Programming 2013

Celebrate this Thanksgiving Day with a cornucopia of great radio programming on WCBE, filled with our annual turkey day tradition,  an exciting locally produced music special, and more!

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10:08 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Dresses: Live From Studio A REPLAY

The band Dresses performed live from WCBE's Studio A on November 5th, 2013. Check out the performance and interview now! Enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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Saturday Documentary Special
11:30 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Word of Mouth - Girl Power Interrupted

Our final conversations for the season center around where women are (and aren't) in American Woman culture...from the evolution of  Wonder Woman to a boot camp for feminism.

Airs Saturday, September 28th, at 3pm on 90.5 FM, WCBE.

Teacher Talk
10:24 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Teacher Talk, September 17th, 2013: Superintendent, Dr. Dan Good

Dr. Dan Good, interim Supt. of the CCS has taken the time to join host Sue Misiak on Teacher Talk to discuss the upcoming operating levy and bond issue. Through our discussion we will also learn about the man, the educator, and the administrator, Dr. Good.

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Broadcast Bits
8:08 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Singer Songwriter Vienna Teng on writing, performing, and the joys of graduate school

  Singer, songwriter, pianist, and musical experimentalist Vienna Teng has released 4 solo albums and one live album (the latter with percussionist Alex Wong). Her sixth album, Aims, is being released this month and she will play Kent, Ohio ,on September 28. More information about her can be found at I spoke to her recently about her music, performing, and the joys of graduate school, which she’s just completed.

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Teacher Talk
2:15 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Teacher Talk, September 3rd, 2013: Amy Burt

Host Sue Misiak speaks with Amy Burt, a CCS special education teacher. We’ll learn about the passion that Columbus educators bring to their work and Amy’s own efforts to help her students.

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Broadcast Bits
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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Exclusive Labor Day Special
2:59 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame Induction Special, Sept. 2nd @ 11am

WCBE celebrates the July 2013 induction of Royal G. "Rusty" Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk into Columbus' Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame.  Listeners can hear highlights and background historical information about the artists and the historic venue in "Artists and Their Community: Rusty Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk."  This special airs Labor Day Monday morning, September 2, 2013 at 11am. Hosted by Wayne Self.

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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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Teacher Talk
12:01 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Teacher Talk, August 6th, 2013:

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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10:21 am
Thu August 1, 2013

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Broadcast Bits
3:19 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Only A Game's 20th Anniversary

Celebrating Only A Game's new spot in the Saturday lineup: from left Ray Magliozzi, Bill Littlefield, Scott Simon, and Tom Magliozzi.

Usually, mention of "secret sauce" in regards to sports is met with derision and disappointment. Not so with Only A Game. The "secret sauce" of public radio's nationally syndicated sports show is a special blend of the love of sports, both watching and playing, and a history of excellent journalism. How long a history? Oh, twenty years this broadcast.

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COSI Adventures of Liz, the intern
8:30 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Big Bad Wolf"

Elizabeth Miller

This week's look into Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition recalls the famous fable about three pigs.  In the tale, the three pigs, each with a house of their own, are tested when the big, bad wolf tries to blow the houses down.  The first pig’s house, which is made of  straw, it is destroyed.  The second house, made of wood, is also destroyed.  The third house, made of brick, challenges the wolf and he cannot blow the house down.

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