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A Prairie Home Companion is a variety show broadcast live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota and other locations in the U.S. and around the world. The show offers a quirky blend of comedy sketches, topical subjects and music.

Acoustic Café is a two hour weekly radio show. The program is produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart, who started the show in 1995.

Each week, listeners hear the latest from today’s great songwriting talents. It’s hard to put a definitive...

In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two and a half hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -...

American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres -- roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

From moody streets and muddy waters to purple mountains and the open range,...

Bandscape features music from wind bands -- performing ensembles consisting of several members of the woodwind instrument family, brass instrument family and percussion instrument family. Military bands, collegiate and community bands make up a...

Kelby Ouchley, former manager of the Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge, provides expert insight into the flora and fauna of Louisiana. Each week, he brings awareness of conservation ethics and education about what makes our area special -...

Produced in The Home of the Blues -- Memphis, Tennessee -- Beale Street Caravan takes listeners to exciting live Blues events, covering the world with the heartfelt sounds and colorful stories of the Blues and its music makers.

Music from classic and current theatre, including Broadway, off-Broadway, London cast recordings and more. You’ll hear everything from Sondheim to Spring Awakening. The program frequently follows a theme, but sometimes Mark just tries to...

Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland,...

Peter Van De Graaff is behind the microphone for Classical music programming.

Classics from the Symphonic repertoire.

The Folk Sampler is a program of folk, traditional, bluegrass and blues coming to you with host Mike Flynn from the foothills of the Ozarks. 

The Folk Sampler is about train whistles in the night and sunshine in the...

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program.

The veteran public radio...

Hearts of Space weaves together quiet, contemplative contemporary electronics, classical adagios, soft jazz, space-creating sounds from many world music traditions, and the very best of the new age genre. Producer Stephen Hill billboards it as ...

Jazz on KEDM offers classic recordings from many of the American legends of the genre, as well as new music by emerging jazz artists. 

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Jazz with Bob Studebaker offers classic recordings from many of the American legends of the genre, as well as new music by emerging jazz artists.

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Discussing the people, events, and issues of our region with area writers, artists, entertainers, and news makers. From arts events to political activity, find out what's happening in northeast Louisiana.

The Loh Down on Science is your daily humorous yet informative syndicated radio science minute. Created by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and KPCC (89.3 FM in Los Angeles) and hosted by humorist and Caltech physics grad Sandra...

Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us." The 30-minute program -- with an irreverent reporting style all its own -- Marketplace boasts the largest national audience for any business...

Music in the classical style never goes out of fashion. It's performed countless times a year all over the world. With his own cheerful and engaging style, Jason Rinehart brings you recordings from orchestras performing with foremost conductors...

NPR’s morning newsmagazine prepares listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news presented in context, thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews of important new music, books, and events in the arts.

Morning Edition draws on...

Big band music, from early jazz age to modern swing, hosted by KEDM's Richard Harrison. Prior to WW II, swing bands played the music of the day, were found at dance halls, hotels, night clubs, even movie theaters. Post-War big bands changed...

New Dimensions is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics. New Dimensions explores the merging possibilities for global...

New Orleans Calling is dedicated to the food, festivals, and unique culture of the Crescent City. The program features live music recorded at venues and festivals, and also includes audio featurettes on the local events and cuisine of New...

Joe and Terry Graedon have become two of the nation’s leading health care authorities. With backgrounds in pharmacology, nutrition, and medical anthropology, the Graedons have joined forces to explore the most interesting, compelling, and...

Performance Today features live concert recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, as well as in-studio performances and interviews. Also, each week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the Piano Puzzler....

Putumayo World Music was established in 1993 to introduce people to the music of the world’s cultures. The label was started as an offshoot of the Putumayo clothing and handicraft company, after its founder, Dan Storper, was surprised by the...

Owning a small business is hard work -- plain and simple. You may have someone you look up to, but do you have someone who is really pulling for your success? On the Small Business Corner, Barry Parker brings you real, boots-on-the-ground tips...

Each week, host Barbara Lewis speaks with health-care professionals from around the country about medical research and how changes in medicine and health are affecting their work and patient lives. Each program also features a

Host David Miller is dedicated to keeping the big band sound alive and well. Big bands have been around since the 1920’s, and the recent interest in swing music has rekindled the flame. New generations are thrilling to Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw...

Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Picture Monty Python trying to imitate car noises. Think of A.J. Foyt telling someone how to open the car hood. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers...

A "set list" is a plan of the songs that a band or musical artist intends to play during a specific performance. Set lists are crafted to let songs flow one to the next, and often follow a theme. That's the concept for The Set List on KEDM.

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The Writer's Almanac educates, entertains and inspires listeners with brief facts and poetry related to each day's date. It celebrates the birthdays and works of poets, writers, composers, philosophers and historical figures. Host...

The ULM Forum examines the intersection between the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the surrounding community, and how they benefit each other. Each week features interviews with members of the university community involved with...

Vocal music of all kinds -- including choral, opera, musical theatre, and more.

Everyone has money questions, whether it's what to do about retirement, or how to invest for the first time. Each week, Byron Moore offers practical, down-to-earth advice on handling money; and shows that even though money is important, paying...