Featured Programs on KSJD April 11th - 17thMonday, April 11th
Ultra-light backpacking can make your new backpacking trip a more pleasurable experience without sacrificing backcountry comforts. Join us for the Monday morning Zine at 8:30 as we talk about backpacking and how to lighten your load.
Tuesday, April 12th
In January, Southwest Open School students took a cognitive journey into the Middle East to explore concepts of conflict, heroism, adventure, and human interest. Tune in to the Tuesday morning Zine at 8:30 for the first in a series of four segments produced by these students that will air this week on KSJD. This morning we will hear a story of a mountain climber that was captured by rebels in Kyrgyzstan and how his escape changed his life forever.
Wednesday, April 13th
Southwest Open School radio continues on the Wednesday morning Zine at 8:30 as the students examine if peace is possible between Israel and Palestine. Hear stories from an Israeli-American and a Palestinian and their perspective on the conflict in the Middle East between these groups.
Thursday, April 14th
Southwest Open School radio continues on the Thursday morning Zine at 8:30 when the students expose the effects of depleted uranium on U.S. soldiers involved in the first Gulf War. Tune in to hear stories from these soldiers and the health issues they continue to experience years after returning from the Gulf.
Friday, April 15th
The final segment from Southwest Open School students will air on the Friday morning Zine at 8:30. In this episode, the story of a hero that gave her life in Iraq. You'll hear about her story through the eyes of her co-workers and parents.
Saturday, April 16th
Tune in to KSJD for Mountain Stage at 1pm for fabulous musical performances from the stage. This week's line-up includes Lucinda Williams, Red Horse, The Low Anthem, Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion, and Ivan and Alyosha.
Sunday, April 17th
Radiolab continues on Sundries at 9am Sunday morning. In this week's episode, stories of unlikely (and surprisingly simple) answers to seemingly unsolvable problems. We get to know a man who struggles, and mostly fails, to contain his violent outbursts...until he meets a bird who can keep him in check. And a senior center stumbles upon an unexpected way to help Alzheimer's patients - by building a bus stop. Don't miss this award-winning series from WNYC.