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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...

About A Prairie Home Companion
After you learn everything you can about the show, you might want to try your hand at some Pretty Good Trivia.

If you showed up on July 6, 1974, at the Janet Wallace Auditorium at Macalester College in Saint Paul and plunked down your $1 admission (50 cents for kids) to attend the very first broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, you were in...

A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant

Afropop Worldwide is a radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and the African Diaspora.

Hosted by one of Africa’s best-loved broadcast personalities, 

The majority of KRCC’s music programming falls under the “MUSIC MIX” heading. If we were forced to provide a recipe for the MUSIC MIX, it might look something like this: 5 parts Rock (the alternative type, not the Bob Seger type), 1 part Folk,...

Discover new music that doesn't get a lot of airplay anywhere else. The acclaimed (and Emmy-nominated, Webby-winning) program features roundtable discussions about new music, reviews, live concerts, artist interviews, guest DJ appearances and...

On May 3, 1971, at 5 p.m., All Things Considered debuted on 90 public radio stations.

In the 40 years since, almost everything about the program has changed, from the hosts, producers, editors and reporters to the length of the...

Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or...

Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or...

“In the history of American radio, no series has come close to Nick Spitzer’sAmerican Routes in exploring the many streams of this nation’s music.”
— Nat Hentoff, Wall Street Journal

American Routes

Listening to AS IT HAPPENS is like taking a trip around the world five nights a week. Since 1968, using the simplest of tools - the telephone - this current affairs program has explored the heart of a story, whether it's happening...

For more than 80 years, the BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news organization has a network of international correspondents, reporters and producers to rival the BBC. Whenever and wherever...

For more than 80 years, the BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news organization has a network of international correspondents, reporters and producers to rival the BBC. Whenever and wherever...

Founder Kenny Ausubel coined the term Bioneers in 1990 to describe an emerging culture. Bioneers are social and scientific innovators from all walks of life and disciplines who have peered deep into the heart of living systems to understand how...

KRCC often has the blues... blues from the past the century, we play it every weekday at Noon.

Bob Edwards is the host of “The Bob Edwards Show” on Sirius XM Radio and “Bob Edwards Weekend,” distributed to public radio stations by Public Radio International (PRI). Both programs feature in-depth interviews with newsmakers, journalists,...

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...

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...

From timeless traditional tunes, to rock and punk from the Celtic Edge, and everything in between, The Celtic Show explores the musical heritage and traditions of the Celtic Nations.

Steve and Michele are your presenters each Sunday...

On Sunday September 15th from 5-6pm, KRCC is participating in a state-wide call in show as part of Connecting the Drops. In collaboration with KDNK in Carbondale and KRCC in Colorado Springs we host an hour-long discussion with listener calls...

CounterSpin is FAIR's weekly radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall and Peter Hart. CounterSpin is heard on more than 130 noncommercial stations across the United States and Canada....

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica,...

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica,...

What is eTown?

eTown is an exciting weekly radio show that’s been on the air from coast to coast for 21 years. Unlike any other program, eTown mixes live music from top performers in a...

Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape, distributed by Public Radio International and broadcast on 130 radio stations from Maine to California. With host 

The Freakonomics Story

It began when New York journalist and author Stephen J. Dubner went to Chicago to write about award-winning economist Steven D. Levitt for The New York Times Magazine. Dubner had been reluctant to take...

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 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast...

The Grateful Dead Hour is a weekly radio show broadcast from coast to coast, delivering a healthy dose of America's favorite band. The program features live concerts straight from the Grateful Dead's vault, in addition to music influenced by...

Hearing Voices from NPR® is a weekly series of The Best of Public Radio: a sixty-minute stream of “driveway moments” all connected by a weekly theme. We listen to broadcasts and podcasts; we dig through audio archives; and we scour the web to...

The program has defined its own niche — a mix of ambient, 
electronic, world, new age, classical and experimental music.

HEARTS...

A live production from NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening, with timely, smart and in-depth news and conversation.

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Jazz After Hours is a late night jazz radio show hosted by Jim Wilke heard Friday and Saturday nights across the U.S. and parts of Canada since 1984. Like the last set at a jazz club,...

KRCC presents Jazz from the past century every Thursday night.  Hosted by Dick Fairley, the Jazz Excursion seeks to educate listeners about jazz and all of its sub genres by having a weekly theme exploring single artists or epochs of jazz.

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, Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA (LUSA) brings depth...

Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features...

Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations...

Lost Highway features an electic blend of the best contemporary roots music – folk, bluegrass, Americana, blues and alt-country. The program airs live every Wednesday night from 8-10 p.m. Mountain time on ten different FM radio frequencies...

Marketplace Money brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at matters of personal finance with wit and wisdom. The weekly, hour-long program offers a mix of feature stories and segments to help people better manage, save and spend...

Every weekday for over three decades, NPR'sMorning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. 

DJ driven music on KRCC.  The Morning Music Mix with "Your Friend and Neighbor Vicky" spans a century of music and just about any genre.  Awarded Best DJ by the Colorado Springs Independent since the 90s, Vicky plays an eclectic mix of...

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-hour weekly exploration of the exciting and spontaneous world...

New Dimensions Radio & Media

The primary activity of the New Dimensions Foundation is the independent production of broadcast dialogues and other quality programs that explore creative solutions to urgent challenges facing humankind...

Off Topic is a weekly hour-long radio program hosted by Steven Hayward and Kathy Giuffre, professors of English and Sociology, respectively. The intention of the show is to constellate ideas through witty, vibrant conversation and to provide a...

On Being 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 ancient traditions of the human spirit. The program...

While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, OTM tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with listeners and led to more than a tripling of its audience in five years.<...

The Oscillation Propagation is a dedicated, two-hour long electronic music show airing Saturday nights from 10pm to midnight. The show features some of the latest and greatest techno, techhouse, and house music releases, occasionally venturing...

Philosophy Talk celebrates the value of the examined life. Each week, our two host philosophers invite you to join them in conversation on a wide variety of issues ranging from popular culture to our most deeply-held beliefs about...

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