Special Program
1:18 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

The Beatles In America - 1964

The Beatles arrive at JFK airport, February 7 1964

Part 1 - Saturday, January 25th at 11pm 
Part 2 - Saturday, February 1st at 11pm

When The Beatles arrived in the United States in February of 1964, no one could have anticipated the tremendous impact the band would have on the development of American popular music and pop culture.

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Schedule Change
10:18 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Cincinnati Edition moves to 1:00pm with Here & Now following at 2:00pm

Cincinnati Edition moves to 1:00 Monday-Friday starting December 2.

As The Story concludes its successful run, WVXU has moved Cincinnati Edition to 1:00pm daily and added the news magazine Here & Now from 2:00-4:00pm Monday-Thursday. Here’s a rundown:

THE STORY: Host Dick Gordon decided it was time to return to his home in Canada, so The Story has come to an end.  Its final show aired on November 22nd.

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Special Program
11:34 am
Wed November 13, 2013

The Long Game: Texas’ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom

The Long Game: Texas' Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom
Credit prx.org

Tuesday, November 26 at 2:00 pm

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Special Program
11:21 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Remembering Marian McPartland

Marian McPartland, longtime host of "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" on NPR.
Credit npr.org

On Sunday, September 1 at 10:00 pm, we remember Marian McPartland with a memorial program.

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Rosie's 85th Birthday
3:00 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Rosemary Clooney: Big Band Singer

Update: Rosemary Clooney: Big Band Singer will be re-broadcast on Saturday, August 3rd at 10pm.

This two-hour special, in honor of her 85th birthday on May 23rd, focuses on the big band career of local favorite Rosemary Clooney. Beginning with her performances with the Tony Pastor Band, the special highlights other big bands she worked with including Duke Ellington, Nelson Riddle, Woody Herman, and Count Basie. You’ll enjoy songs from Rosemary Clooney’s 1956 show, plus, interviews with some of her family and friends, including her brother Nick; friend and host of Song Travels on WVXU, Michael Feinstein;  jazz vocalist Amy London; drummer Jeff Hamilton; and Cincinnati Pops violinist Stacy Woolley. Hosted by Bill Cartwright and produced by Lee Hay.

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