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Fri 04.18 2pm
A tribute to trumpet wizard Harry “Sweets” Edison, known for his solos with the Count Basie Band, on Riverwalk Jazz.

Sat 04.19 7pm
Classic combinations of Celtic musical threesomes on The Thistle & Shamrock.

Sun 04.20 noon
Teen musicians perform Debussy, Tchaikovsky and Liszt from the Aspen Music Festival & School on From the Top.

Mon 04.21 11am
Valery Gergiev reflects on his work as a conductor and plays recordings of his favorite music on Mad About Music.

Tue 04.22 7pm
World famous investor John Bogle discusses what is “enough” both financially and spiritually on Humankind.

Wed 04.23 8pm
Andras Schiff conducts the San Francisco Symphony and solos on Bach’s Keyboard Concertos Nos. 2 and 1 in a concert from Davies Symphony Hall.

Thu 04.24 8pm
Professor Beth Shapiro discusses how prehistoric DNA explains populations and how species change through time on City Arts & Lectures.

Fri 04.25 2pm
Maggie Condon shares stories about her famous musical father Eddie Condon on Riverwalk Jazz.

Sat 04.26 7pm
Legendary singer from Northern Ireland Len Graham discusses musical connections between Scotland, Ireland and Appalachia on The Thistle & Shamrock.

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Spring 2014 Fund Raising
On-Air Total: $190,628
Total Raised: $196,890*

*updated 9am Thursday, April 17
Pledge Now!YPR extends a very big THANK YOU to all who participated in the success of our Spring on-air fund raising week. By Sunday evening, April 13, 1,521 pledges totaling $190,628 put us over our minimum goal in a down-to-the-wire finish. Thanks to some generous last-minute matching funds and a phenomenal response from our listeners, we raised more than $43,400 on Sunday alone, shattering all previous records for total amount raised on a single day. YPR also thanks the dozens of volunteers who answered phones and stuffed envelopes and the businesses and individuals who donated food and beverages throughout the week. YPR deeply appreciates the hard work of our volunteers and the generous support from our community of listeners that made our on-air fund raising week a success. If you have yet to get yourself a pint glass or t-shirt, or missed your opportunity to pledge during our on-air fund raiser, you can still pledge online in support of our Spring fund raising effort.

 

Home Ground with Brian Kahn
Tuesdays at 6:30pm
April 22
Pretty much all of us believe in our Constitutional Rights, but many would have trouble naming exactly what they are. And what happens when our rights conflict? Supreme court Justice Beth Baker’s job is to know our rights in-depth, and when they come in conflict, to make the call.

 

The Write Question
w/ Chérie Newman

Thursdays at 6:30pm
April 24
Paul Zarzyski

For the first time, Paul Zarzyski’s most popular “lite” poems are collected together under one cover titled Steering With My Knees. From “Whale in my Wallet” to “Benny Reynolds,” “Tumbleweed Munchies” to “Long Sagebrush Drives,” nothing entertains and provokes, amuses and inspires, quite like the king of the poet lariati. In addition to a hand-picked selection of previously-published work, Steering with my Knees also includes more than thirty never-before-seen original poems.

 

Health Matters w/ Rachel Rockafellow
first Monday of every month @ 6:30pm
Health Matters is a monthly program featuring interviews and informative segments focusing on health, hosted by registered nurse and Bozeman resident Rachel Rockafellow (MSN, RN, CCCN).

 

Of the West
last Monday of every month @ 6:30pm
Of the West is a monthly radio program hosted by composer/pianist Philip Aaberg, focusing on regionalism and creativity.

 

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