Featured Programs on KSJD May 18th-24thSaturday, May 18th
Tune in to KSJD for Mountain Stage at 1pm on Saturday afternoons for a line-up of fabulous live musical performances. On this week's program, Loudon Wainwright III, Paula Cole, Paleface, Overmountain Men, and The Sea The Sea.
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: what does it mean to give? Stories from TED speakers who are "giving it away" in new and surprising ways, and the things that happen in return.
Sunday, May 19th
It's almost impossible to imagine a world without words. But on this week's episode of Radiolab at 9am on Sunday morning, an attempt to do just that. Meet a woman who taught a 27-year-old man the first words of his life, hear a firsthand account of what it feels like to have the language center of your brain wiped out by a stroke, and retrace the birth of a brand new language 30 years ago.
The Write Question from Montana Public Radio is KSJD's weekly literary program on Sunday afternoons at 3pm that features writers from the western United States. During this week's program, Spokane author Gregory Spatz talks about his collection of stories 'Half as Happy.'
Monday, May 20th
Mesa Verde National Park has a new Visitor and Research Center that will introduce visitors to the park and provide new areas for curation of artifacts and research. Join us for the Monday morning Zine at 8:30 as we talk with the Mesa Verde Park Superintendent about the new facility and get an update on park management for the upcoming summer season.
Tuesday, May 21st
Pandora's Box is KSJD's bi-monthly program that looks at the other side of the story on the environment and your health. Tune in to the Tuesday morning Zine at 8:30 to hear about the effect of the herbicide Roundup on the human gut and the implications for it's effect on chronic degenerative disease.
Wednesday, May 22nd
Preserving genetic diversity in seeds is an important practice to safeguard plant species that play an important role in the agriculture. Tune in to the Wednesday morning Zine at 8:30 to hear about efforts to keep the unique seeds and agricultural heritage of the southwest alive; and how these crops, in turn, can continue to nourish us.
Thursday, May 23rd
The Youth Media Project recently produced student-created investigative documentaries on youth and tobacco use. Join us for the Thursday morning Zine at 8:30 to find out how local youth are working to keep their peers from smoking, and creating healthier communities in the process.
Friday, May 24th
Veterans in the Four Corners area have many opportunities to get help from local veterans organizations and to connect with their fellow servicemen and women. Join us for the Friday morning Zine at 8:30 for KSJD's monthly look at veterans affairs.