Programs A-Z

  • Recorded live every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

  • In-depth reporting that transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful...

  • From New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical.

  • A rambunctious hour of brainteasers, pub trivia night, comedy and music. Play along as host Ophira Eisenberg invites in-studio guests to stretch their noggins and tickle their funny bones.

  • From selecting the right plants to proper watering techniques and dealing with pests, host Dan Gill delivers the information you need to garden successfully in Louisiana's unique climate.

  • For more than 80 years, the BBC World Service has been the globe’s most comprehensive source for news. The BBC is the world’s most trusted new source and has more journalists in more countries covering stories from more locations than anyone...

  • Sit down with celebrated host Bob Edwards as he talks with the most fascinating entertainers, newsmakers, writers and regular folks with a story to tell.

  • Your on-ramp for news and insight from Louisiana's statehouse.

    Follow Capitol Access on Twitter @LaCapAxS.

  • 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...

  • Each Sunday evening during the summer, Center Stage examines a topic or theme dealing with musical theater such as composers, performers, the current Broadway season, historical periods, current trends, as well as revivals and re...

  • Two hours of Dixieland and big band.

  • Freakonomics explores the hidden side of everything with stories about cheating schoolteachers, self-dealing real-estate agents, and crack-selling mama’s boys. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged and definitely surprised.

  • Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. 

  • Supreme Court rulings. Breaking news. Thoughtful interviews.

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

  • Hootenanny Power is a folk/international music program, initially named "The Spaghetti Western Hour" when it began on WRKF in 1981.  It features the sounds of many cultures that are expressed in roots and world music, including blues, old-timey...

  • One-on-one conversations with reporters, researchers, community leaders, and thinkers about what's happening around us in Baton Rouge and Louisiana at large.  Insight probes the big big ideas, and the big picture.

  • Louisiana Eats! is a radio show for people who cook and people who love to eat well—all with a Louisiana point of view and Poppy’s distinctive Louisiana voice.

    In each program listeners join Poppy as she meets people who produce...

  • Louisiana Public Square is a monthly public affairs program produced by LPB. It provides citizens a forum to voice their opinions and concerns about issues affecting Louisiana to leading experts and key decision makers.

  • Reporting on the Bayou State’s answers to health and health policy. Listen for stories of being well, getting well, and figuring out how to do that in Louisiana.

  • Marketplace focuses on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The show covers business and economics with a reporting style that is lively and...

  • Marketplace Weekend™ gives the week’s business and economic news a human voice. Host Lizzie O’Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week, exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what...

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition.  Hosts Renee Montagne, David Greene and Steve Inskeep -- along with Ann Marie Awad in WRKF's studio -- bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning...

  • A call-in show with newsmakers, thinkers, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens contributing to the conversation.

    Each hour opens with a news brief analyzing the day's biggest stories, followed by an in-depth...

  • On The Media decodes what we hear, read, and see in the media every day, and arms us with critical tools necessary to survive the information age.

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and...

  • Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. Focused on presenting compelling personal stories - mixing tall tales with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic radio. Sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and...

  • State of the Re:Union explores how a particular American city or town creates community, the ways people transcend challenging circumstances and the vital cultural narratives that give an area its uniqueness.

  • Two hours of baroque music each Sunday.

  • A concert for radio, curated and hosted by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra's music director and conductor.

  • A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

  • Each week, listeners across the country and around the world tune in for a lively mix of current events and public affairs programming that ranges from hard news analysis of politics and international affairs to in-depth examinations of...

  • There's a theme to each episode of This American Life, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to describe.

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

  • The program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. "Bayou Garden" with Dan Gill...

  • The program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. "Conversations in Medicine" with Susan Hidalgo-Smith airs at 7:34 and 9...

  • Each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought...