Featured Programs on KSJD March 16th-22ndSaturday, March 16th
Tune in to KSJD for Mountain Stage at 1pm on Saturday afternoons for a line-up of fabulous live musical performances. This week's guests include Bruce Cockburn, Iris Dement, Brooke Waggoner, Trixie Whitley, and Carrie Rodriguez.
The TED Radio Hour is KSJD's newest program, airing at 3pm on Saturday afternoons. The show is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. In this week's show: will technology someday make life's daily chores as easy as flipping a switch? Are we ready for how those innovations will change us as humans? In this episode, TED speakers consider the promises and perils of our relationship with technology.
Sunday, March 17th
Birds do it, bees do it...yet science still can't answer the basic question: why do we sleep? What does it do for us, and what happens when we go without? On this week's episode of Radiolab at 9am on Sunday morning, a peek at iguanas sleeping with one eye open, get in bed with a pair of sleep-deprived new parents, and eavesdrop on the uneasy dreams of rats.
The Write Question from Montana Public Radio is KSJD's new weekly literary program on Sunday afternoons at 3pm that features writers from the western United States. During this week's program, author Martin Etchart talks about and reads from his novel, The Last Shepherd, his second book about the Etcheberris, a family of Basque sheep ranchers in Arizona.
Monday, March 18th
Finding new music can be a chore, and separating the good from the really good is often a tedious task. Let KSJD come to the rescue! Tune in to Soundcheck every Monday morning on the Zine at 8:30 as we prime the airwaves and get ready for our week with music-related musings, reviews of new releases, and more.
Tuesday, March 19th
Bringing fresh, locally-produced foods into school cafeterias and teaching kids how to prepare meals from raw ingredients are important efforts in encouraging students to lead a healthy lifestyle. Tune in to the Big Fat Farm Show on the Tuesday morning Zine at 8:30 for a discussion of how these efforts are being coordinated, and what the payoff is for children and their families.
Wednesday, March 20th
Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective. Tune in to Talking Heads on the Wednesday morning Zine at 8:30 as KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press break down local news stories across the Four Corners area.
Thursday, March 21st
Sometimes the best way to unravel historical mysteries is to go to the source material to take a closer look. Tune in to the Thursday morning Zine at 8:30 to hear how a group of students traveled to the Peabody Museum at Harvard to learn more about a controversy surrounding archaeological artifacts that were first observed in the late 1800's.
Friday, March 22nd
The dark, mythic aspects of small-town America are not often celebrated in art and music. Join us for the Friday morning Zine at 8:30 to hear about a local art show and music performances that explore the sometimes hidden parts of rural life.