WIUM Tristates Public Radio

Programs A-Z

  • In America, women make up more than half the population. Worldwide, women are expected to outnumber men within the next fifty years. And every issue we face is one that affects us all.

    Whether it's the environment, health, our children,...

  • Afterglow is a weekly one-hour program of jazz and American popular song hosted by Mark Chilla.

    The origins of Afterglow are rather misty now, but dogged detective work based entirely on an offhand reply from creator Dick Bishop leads us...

  • News Director Rich Egger hosts this half-hour news program that wraps up the day's biggest stories from around the region and from the Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri statehouses. The program airs weekdays at 4:30pm.

  • All Songs Considered is NPR's guide to discovering new music below the radar. Every week, host Bob Boilen and producer Robin Hilton go through hundreds of new CDs to find music that's worth getting excited about, whether it's the latest Swedish...

  • Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by almost 13 million* people on nearly 700 radio stations each...

  • Every week, Alt.Latino introduces listeners to new alternative Latin music, including diverse genres such as cumbia, Mexican garage rock, Panamanian rap, heavy metal mariachi and many more boundary-blurring sounds from around the world. In...

  • American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music- blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time...

  • Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal walk into a bar... No, it's not the start of a joke. It's the essence of Ask Me Another, a rambunctious hour that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with...

  • Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative...

  • We'll be airing the Chamber Music of Lincoln Center Series from WFMT Chicago, with selected features from chamber music festvals from around the world throughout the year.

    Recorded live in New York's Alice Tully Hall, the series features...

  • The CSO Radio Broadcast Series brings unparalleled live performances to more than 480,000 listeners every week.

    The series features live concert performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recorded at Symphony Center, alongside...

  • Concierto, produced by WDAV Classical Public Radio, is America's first nationally distributed bilingual (Spanish-English) classical music program that calls special attention to...

  • eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast heard from coast to coast on NPR, public and commercial stations. Every eTown show is taped in front of a live audience and features performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as...

  • FolkAlley.com went online in September 2003, offering live-streaming music over the Internet 24 hours a day. The hosted stream is produced by WKSU-FM in Kent, OH, which also built and maintains the web...

  • Join Bill Harroun Sunday nights at 7:00 as he travels through the worlds of alt.country, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, and of course, Folk on Folk Weekend.

    You'll hear classic recordings that defined their genres as well as new releases...

  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5...

  • NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, is the most popular weekly one-hour classical music program on public radio, heard by more than half a million listeners in more than 220 markets. They record the radio show before live...

  • Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America presents content from across the nation on multiple platforms.

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  • Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-focused program on radio. As the most consistent voice reporting on Latino news and culture since 1992,...

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day's stories and news to radio listeners...

  • Mountain Stage offers its listeners the best seats in the house for performances captured in front of a live audience by established stars and emerging artists. It's a two...

  • Music Director Ken Zahnle will host a program of music recorded in the Tri States of all genres. Classical, folk and jazz will all be represented in this local program.

  • While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, On The Media tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with...

  • There’s the sports world and there’s the rest of the world; NPR® brings them together on Only A Game.

    An award-winning weekly sports magazine hosted by veteran NPR...

  • Ovation brings you your daily dose of favorite classics… and the best lesser-known music you haven’t heard yet. Host Ken Zahnle has been hand-crafting themed classical music programs for Tri States Public Radio since 1987. Whether he’s...

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

    Radiolab is heard around the country on over 300 stations.

  • The San Francisco Symphony sets the highest possible standard for excellence in musical performance at home and around the world; Enriches, serves, and shapes cultural life throughout the spectrum of Bay Area communities; Maintains financial...

  • Snap Judgment is a dynamic show with host Glynn Washington telling intriguing stories about extraordinary and defining events in people's lives.Snap Judgment's fast-paced, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see a...

  • State Week in Review: Illinois statehouse reporters talk about the top state government stories of the week. The program airs on Sundays at 3:30pm with the exception of the first Sunday of the month.

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concertos, George Frideric Handel’s...

  • An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour – a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions,...

  • What do Cheryl Wheeler, Pete Seeger, Christine Lavin, Woody Guthrie, John Gorka, Ani DiFranco, Tom Paxton, Jean Redpath, Bob Newhart, Robin & Linda Williams, Mike Nichols & Elaine May, Odetta, Mitchell & Webb, Carrie Newcomer, Big...

  • The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. It is a celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who has lived...

  • The New York Philharmonic This Week, the Orchestra’s weekly national and international radio series is hosted by Actor Alec Baldwin and includes conversations with Philharmonic musicians, conductors, and guest artists.

    The two-hour...

  • This American Life is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 1.8 million listeners. It is produced by

  • Each Travel with Rick Steves program mixes interviews with guest travel experts, your call-ins with questions and comments, and music. We talk about our favorite travels in...

  • Rock, Blues, Indy, Folk, Native, Americana, Funk, Electronica, Reggae, World, Roots, and Alternative. UnderCurrents is intelligent, fun, and easygoing- diving deep to reveal your past and future favorites. Now in its eighth year on national...

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news...

  • Weekend Edition Saturday wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports,...