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Tuesday night music themes range from humorous to erudite. The subject matter has spanned the quest for money to a multi-week series on Homer’s Odyssey. How does host John Myers come up with thematic music for the Night Flight? He has a massive...

Oasis features electronic and acoustic New Age music. The impressionists called them tone poems. These days it’s called New Age: emotional, inspirational, flowing music for Sunday night locally produced by Montana Public Radio. 

On Being with Krista Tippett, is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most...

On the Media tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency.

Only A Game is a weekly one-hour radio sports magazine that appeals to sports fans and sports avoiders alike. On each program, hear about the significance of sports in our culture and the drama, comedy,...

Pazz and Jop features vintage and eclectic pop music. A listener once described this program as "that Grateful Dead-Bob Dylan show". Pazz and Jop does entwine vintage music of the 60’and 70’s along with some skillful weaving in of cuts from the...

The Pea Green Boat is a show for children of all ages, with stories, songs, poetry, and special guests - two and four-legged, and some with wings. 

“The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea green boat...” With its title...

Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from...

Each week Flora Delaterre a.k.a. The Plant Detective investigates a new medicinal plant somewhere around the globe--and it could be in your backyard. Beth Judy writes and...

Radiolab is an experiential investigation that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. In each episode, Radiolab experiments with sound and style...

This MTPR program features an eclectic blend of music.

Reflections West is a weekly radio program that presents the thoughts of writers and scholars on the American West. These thinkers pair their own thoughts with a passage from literature and history....

Science Friday explores science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Listen to in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks...

Every week, great actors from stage, screen and television bring incredible stories to life on Selected Shorts. Let us tell you a story.

 

Sojourn highlights the New Age, Celtic Instrumental and World Music genres. This program features new releases, most often in their entirety. Host Joan Richarde plays the full CD as a way of introducing the audience to the artist or group in a...

Star Date is the longest-running science feature in the country, offering a balance of astronomy and space-science topics. About half of each month's programs are related to skywatching: eclipses, meteor...

Sunday Baroque features Baroque and early music written before 1750. Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era, with favorites including The Water Music, Royal...

Our Sunday Symphony program features weekly broadcasts from the world's greatest orchestras.

Including Los Angeles Philharmonic, 

TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Each episode includes riveting excerpts from the renowned TED...

The Folk Show presents a potpourri of folk music, as well as special thematic programs, hosted on alternating weeks by Montana Public Radio’s John Myers, and Beth Anne Austein. On the first Tuesday of each month, The Stan Howe Show, featuring...

Each week listeners join award-winning host Fiona Ritchie to explore the evolving Celtic musical traditions of Europe and North America on The Thistle & Shamrock. In addition to well-known artists...

The Write Question is a program that features authors from the western United States, including James Lee Burke,

The Writer's Almanac is five-minute radio gem. Host Garrison Keillor recounts the highlights of that day in history and reads a short poem or two.

"One of our problems from the start has been that when we try to describe This American Life in a sentence or two, it just sounds awful. For instance: each week we choose a theme and put...

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and...

A different special is featured every week.

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, entertainment, and human interest...

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

What I Like About Jazz is a one-hour jazz program with an emphasis on small groups, ranging from the 1950's to today. 

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