program of the week

Program of the Week, Oct. 5: 8 Track Flashback

Showtime: Saturday’s from 12 Noon – 4 p.m.

Host Jim Davis is a veteran announcer with an amazing library of songs from the late 40’s to the early 60’s. Some of the best R&B you ever heard, including original versions of your favorites. Jim also follows the billboard charts for the hits of the era.

Visit the show’s website: www.8trackflashback.com

Debate – October 4

Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine and Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence go head-to-head in the one and only Vice-Presidential debate tonight at 9pm.

WNCU will offer, in REAL TIME, a debate transcript and INSTANT FACT CHECKING from NPR reporters and editors.
The NPR politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, will be live, annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact checking from NPR studios.

Get the facts as they happen from WNCU and NPR.

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Program of the Week, Sept. 28: Smiley West Show

Sundays from 8 – 9pm

Prepare to be enthralled. Each week, the incomparable Tavis Smiley and Cornell West welcome a variety of guests to be part of a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight.

The Smiley/West Show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations on topics ranging from presidential power to reparations for slavery, from campaign finance reform to miscegenation in music videos — all with a special focus on black America.

www.smileyandwest.com

Debate – September 26

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head-to-head in the first presidential debate tonight at 9pm.

WNCU will be offering, in REAL TIME, a debate transcript and INSTANT FACT CHECKING from NPR reporters and editors. The NPR politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, will be live, annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact checking from NPR studios.

Get the facts as they happen from WNCU and NPR.

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Program of the Week, Sept. 21: The Measure of Everyday Life

Showtime: Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly interview program hosted by Dr. Brian Southwell featuring social science researchers who endeavor to improve the human condition. It airs each Sunday night from 6:30 – 7 p.m. in the Durham listening area and a podcast of each show is available online the Tuesdayfollowing the original airing. The show is made possible by RTI International. Follow @MeasureRadio on Twitter for details and updates.

 

 

 

 

Program of the Week, Sept. 14: The Funk Show

hburchette_lg.jpgShowtime: Saturdays from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Host Howard Burchette plays a blend of pop hits from the 70’s with some deep funk. Detailed information on musicians, bands and happenings on the funk scene during the 70’s.

To e-mail Howard Burchette, click here.

Program of the Week, Sept. 7: The Loft

Showtime: Thursday from 7 – 10 pm

Host Steve Taxman plays a blend of hard bop, free bop, and the avant garde. The playlist will include the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Kahil El Zabar, Henry Threadgill, Cecil Taylor, Billy Bang, Don Cherry and many more artists who explore free expression through their music.

To e-mail Steve Taxman, click here.

Program of the Week, Aug. 31: Snap Judgment

Sundays from 7 – 8pm

Host and executive producer, Glynn Washington: Winner of the public radio talent quest

Before creating the Snap Judgment radio show, Glynn worked as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper. Glynn composed music for the Kunst Stoff dance performances in San Francisco, rocked live spoken word poetry in Detroit, joined a band in Indonesia, wrote several screenplays, painted a daring series of self portraits, released a blues album, and thinks his stories are best served with cocktails.

Meet the Snap team: www.snapjudgment.org/about-us

Program of the Week, April 13: Reggae Scene

Showtime: Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Host DL spins traditional and modern reggae and dance hall mixes. Reggae is one of the most shows on WNCU.

Program of the Week, April 6: Morning Jazz

Showtime: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Host Aasim Inshirah blends classic straight-ahead jazz, Latin jazz, and blues tracks with mainstream jazz from emerging talent.

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