90.1 Highlights


5-9 a.m. Morning Edition Maria Crockett and Bob Edwards take a look at the news of North Texas, the nation, and the world. Uninterrupted by commercials, the program is a substantive blend of all the basics – news, sports, traffic, weather – plus features on the arts, people, and slices of life as well as hard-hitting commentaries on trends and issues.

9-9:15 a.m. BBC Radio Newsreel An international news summary- from the BBC World Service.

9:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Morning Music Craig Allen hosts fascinating sounds which are classic and jazzy, bluesy and ethnic. Concert tickets and albums go to many lucky listeners. The National Press Club, presenting addresses by national and international leaders, airs live from Washington on frequent weekdays. Exact dates and guests are not known until about a week in advance, so call 263-3151 for details.

12-4 p.m. Afternoon Music Jyl Hershman sits in for the afternoon and presents a blend of classical, folk, acoustic jazz, blues, and eclectic surprises, plus more album and ticket freebies. David Johnson checks in at 2 p.m. with a report on the ups and downs of Wall Street.

4-6:30 p.m. All Things Considered National Public Radio presents a look at the day’s national and international news. Robert Siege! and Renee Montagne host what was honored as the “Best Program on Non-Commercial Radio” in (he Dallas Observer’s Reader Survey. All Things Considered takes all the time it needs to explain, describe, enlighten, and entertain.

6:30-7 p.m. Business Update Frank Smipani of CBS News anchors a half-hour summary of the this daily service from American Public Radio.

7-8 p.m. The Evening Talk Show Here’s another “best” on KERA 90.1. The 1987 Dallas Observer Reader Survey named this the “Best Local Talk Show.” Karen Denard brings fascinating guests and interested listeners together in this nightly community forum, which runs the gamut from politics and how-to subjects to human relations and the arts.

8 p.m.-12 a.m. 90.1 at Night Chris Douridas lends his friendly style to a mix of world music, jazz, blues, a pinch of this, and a touch of that.

12-5 a.m. 90.1 Overnight Liza Richardson continues the music until dawn.


7-10 a.m. Weekend Edition Susan Stamberg is the perfect Sunday morning host-warm, witty, upbeat. She presents the news, analysis, commentaries, and in-depth stories on arts and people.

10-11 a.m. High Performance Hosted by Andre Previn This months programs present the music of John Harbison (9/4), the Dresden Staatskapelle Orchestra (9/11), a Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber Concert (9/18). and the Moscow Virtuosi (9/25).

11 a.m.-12 p.m. (starting Sept 18) Callas: In Her Own Words The Dallas Morning News music critic John Ardoin wrote this four-part series on the life and career of the controversial soprano, Maria Callas. See page 160 for more information.

12 noon-2 p.m. Classical Music Kim Corbet hosts on September 18. when the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra with piano soloist Garrick Ohlsson performs Bartok’s Concerto No. 3. John Giordano conducts.

2-4 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion Garrison Keillor’s rebroadcasts are just as warm and funny as they were when you heard the shows live.

September 4, 4-6 p.m., and September 5, 2-4 p.m. Ben and Jerry’s Newport Folk Festival This two-pan special for Labor Day weekend features Taj Mahal, Odetta, Los Lobos, Doc Watson, Holly Near, and rnany more great folk performers. (Preempts Alt Things Considered and Monitoradio on Sunday)

4-5 p.m. All Things Considered

5-6 p.m. Monitoradio Monty Haas hosts the radio news magazine of The Christian Science Monitor

6-7 p.m. Sidran on Record Ben Sidran interviews popular jazz artists and presents excerpts from new releases.

7-8 p.m. Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz Marian enjoys conversation and duo piano recitals with an array of jazz talents, this month including the late Eubie Blake (9/4). Dudley Moore (9/11).Dave Frishberg (9/18). and Dick Wellstood (9/25).

8-11 p.m. BMT Jazz Ira Bernstein. Duane Martin, and Bruce later host.

11 p.m.-12 a.m. 4-Queens Jazz Night From Las Vegas Popular jazz stars entertain adoring Las Vegas crowds.


7-10 a.m. Weekend Edition This is one of National Public Radio’s liveliest news magazines. Scott Simon reviews the past week and the day’s top news, gets irreverent with sports and entertainment stories, tugs at your heart and perks up your ears with features on the poignant and persona] side of life.

10-11 a.m. Saturday Morning Sports Spectacular Norm Hitzges brings wit, insight, and depth to the weekly forum of the I-Am-Not-a-Jock Club.

11 a.m.-12 p.m. Car talk Yet another hour of humorous, helpful listener call-in. This one features Click and Clack, The lappet Brothers (known to their lawyer as Tom and Ray Magliozzi), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

12-4 p.m. Afternoon Music Jyl Hershman presents a Saturday atternoon companion of musical sounds, including folk, blues, bluegrass, and some jazz.

4-5 p.m. All Things Considered The weekend version with Alex Chadwick and Lynn Neary.

5-6:30 p.m. Good Evening Noah Adams variety show is broadcast live from the World Theater in downtown St. Paul, featuring music, story-telling, and comedy.

6:30-10 p.m. 90.1 at Night Woody Roberts plays real music for real people having a real fine Saturday night: a little jazz, a little blues, some music from New Orleans, some from Africa. There’s nothing else like it in town.

10 p.m.-1 a.m. 90.1 at Night Dennis Gonzalez distinctively mixes avant-garde, contemporary international sounds, and progressive jazz.

1-6 a.m. 90.1 Overnight Craig Shropshire offers mellow jazz and new age music.


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