Shows

A Better World IS Possible
A Better World Is Possible

On hiatus
Perspectives on current events, including context, analysis, and criticisms of the corporate media.

A Fool in the Forest
A Fool In The Forest

TUESDAYS @8pm
Host Minkoff Chatoy interviews people and their passion, bringing the community to the microphone.

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A Tribe Called West

3rd/4th/5th SUNDAYS @2pm
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Acting Up
Acting Up Radio

On hiatus
Host Will Roberts explores the world of actors and acting

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AleK With a K

WEDNESDAYS @Noon
A three hour musical variety extravaganza covering sixty years of rock ‘n roll.

Ask the Astrologer
Ask The Astrologer

THURSDAYS @10am
Matt Savinar discusses how planets and stars affect our lives and provides context with sounds and timely interviews.

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Attila’s Athletic Hour

1st&3rd SUNDAYS @1pm
An hour long talk show of national and local sports topics with your host Attila

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Aural Innovations

Odd SUNDAYS @9pm
Radio show and web zine that focuses on Space Rock, Psychedelia, and psychedelically-oriented Stoner Rock

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Blue Light Central

Odd MONDAYS @Noon
The Blue Light Central rumbles out of the station for a ride through blues, classic R&B, soul, gospel,Zydeco, and low-down boogie.

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Blue Moon Americana

THURSDAYS @ 5am
A curated weekly show introducing new Americana releases and exploring classics of the past.

Bluegrass and Old-Time Hour
Bluegrass & Old-Time Hour

MONDAYS @6pm
Mark Hogan brings you two hours of the new and classic bluegrass and old-time music

Blues Up The River
Blues Up The River

WEDNESDAYS @6pm
Robert keeps the blues alive, spinning R&B, blues, soul, and elements of backporch tradition every Wednesday

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Border Free Music Show

Odd THURSDAYS @2pm
Traveling the globe bringing a musical feast for your ears. New artists, old favorites and live performances in folk, rock and blues.

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British Music Rocks

Odd SATURDAYS @2pm
British Music Rocks is a two-hour, weekly radio show bringing the listener fantastic music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

The Celtic Coach
Celtic Coach Men’s Show

FRIDAYS @1pm
How to be a Manly Man from America’s experts and the best in Irish music. And that’s No Blarney!!

Celtic Contrasts
Celtic Contrasts

MONDAYS @9am
A two hour program of music from Scotland, Ireland, and countries around the world wherever Celts have wandered.

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Community Matters

First MONDAY @5pm
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Cooking With Sex

1st Saturday @3pm
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Cool and Unusual
Cool & Unusual Sounds

Odd SATURDAYs @11am
Aaron spins a syncopated selection of film clips, sound bites, and music with an ear for the unusual.

CounterSpin
CounterSpin

Odd MONDAYS @11am
CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, exposing what mainstream media misses

Deeper Roots
Deeper Roots

WEDNESDAYS @7pm
A century of America’s music featuring gospel, country, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and everything in between.

Deeper Roots
Deeper Roots Revisited

2nd/4th SATURDAYS @9am
Topical and themed shows featuring gospel, country, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and more.

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Democracy Now!

TUESDAYS-FRIDAYS @7am
Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on the Pacifica Radio Network.

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Deprogramming Center

Odd SATURDAYS @Midnight
Avant Garde rarities and unusual music from around the world.

Down Home Music
Down Home Music

1st/2nd THURSDAYS @5pm
A show featuring Chicago blues as well as rhythms from a variety of musical genres: strong rhythms, passionate feeling and funky beats.

Ed's Retro Music Archives
Ed’s Retro Music Archive

1st&5th SUNDAYS @5pm
Early century pop and jazz rarities brought to you from the archives of Ed Mills.

Escobar Evenings
Escobar Evenings

On hiatus
Stand up comedian Erik Escobar is described as the tall, dark, and awkward voice of the millennials and proves it for West County!

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Evolutionary Voices

Giving voice to the evolutionary potential of our time with inspirational local, national and international thought and social action leaders.

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Feast On This

On hiatus
A jazz show featuring European Jazz and rarities of American jazz.

Feisty Females
Feisty Females

FRIDAYS @11am
An eclectic blend of music and interviews featuring a variety of amazing female singer/songwriters from around the world.

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For The Wild

2nd SUNDAYS @3pm
Where critical ideas of our time are discussed and parlayed into action for the regeneration of natural communities.

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Freudian Slippers

SUNDAYS @Midnight
Lori Curtis hosts music and likes to call it “Posturepedic for the cerebellum”.

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From the River’s Mouth: Catching the Flow of Sonoma Nature

On hiatus
An exploration of the Russian River watershed from a naturalist’s point of view.

Global Village
Global Village

2nd-5th WEDNESDAYS @11am
As Duke Ellington famously said, there are two kinds of music. Global Village plays the good kind…from all over the globe.

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Global Village Saturday

Odd SATURDAYS @3pm
As Duke Ellington famously said, there are two kinds of music. Global Village plays the good kind…from all over the globe.

Grazing In The Grass
Grazing In The Grass

TUESDAYS @Noon
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Grow Your Power

1st WEDNESDAYS @11am
Host Anne Greenfield presents skills and experiences of homesteading. Save money and become independent!

Growing an Elder Culture
Growing an Elder Culture

Even THURSDAYS @2pm
A compelling round table discussion of all things we need to know for our own aging baby boomer population.

Holy Cow!
Holy Cow

Odd Fridays @9pm
A weave of intense electronic music. Trap, breaks, downtempo, infotech all remixed and plastered lovingly upon the audio wall.

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I Hear You Rockin’ Live

2nd/4th SATURDAYS @Noon
Everything from Al Green to Green Day, Lynyrd Skynyrd to The Lumineers…

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Iconoclasm

Odd Wednesdays @10pm
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In The Groove

Even SUNDAYS @4pm
From Jazz masters of past and present to emerging new artists performing modern jazz and fusion. No smooth jazz here!

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In Your Right Mind

First SUNDAY @7pm
An interview and advice show where we will explore the latest in Spiritual Psychology, New Age, Somatics,and Dance.

Jazz and Culture
Jazz and Culture With Donald True

Even SUNDAYS @5pm
Classics of jazz.

Jazz Styles
Jazz Styles

On hiatus
Big Man brings the goods with an eclectic blend of America’s musical art form and representative of African-American contributions…

Late Night with Vaughn
Late Night with Vaughn

Even SATURDAYS @Midnight
Tech talk…music…and more!

Laura's Living Room
Laura’s Living Room

FRIDAYS @5pm
Eclectic music, scintillating schmooze, and a variety of topic mavens entertain, inform, inspire and activate listeners nearly every week.

Le Show
Le Show

Even SUNDAYS @9am
A wildly clever, iconoclastic stew of talk, music, political commentary, humorous readings and scripted skits.

Lit Radio
Lit Radio

Even SUNDAYS @7pm
Suzanne Lang visits with local authors, offering insight and topical discussion about their works.

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Live From Fur Peace Ranch

Odd THURSDAYS @8am
Jorma Kaukonen hosts musicians in an eclectic series of concerts recorded at the Fur Peace Ranch guitar camp.

Live From The Double-Wide
Live From The Double-Wide

THURSDAYS @8pm
Singer songwriter and West Coast chanteuse Teresa Tudury brings home the interviews and music including her own

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Live Wire! Radio

Odd SUNDAYS @8pm
Music from up-and-coming bands, comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with people who think cool thoughts

Living Health
Living Health w/Nurse Ivy

Even SATURDAYS @11am
Tune in for the topic or special interviews with local health masters who have a pearl of wisdom to share for the listeners

Making Contact
Making Contact

On hiatus
In-depth critical analyis that goes beyond the breaking news, showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media

Making Your Mind Magnificent
Making Your Mind Magnificent

WEDNESDAYS @9am
Explores how we can change the way we think and also how we can teach our brains to embrace that change!

Mandolins, Cabbages & Kings
Mandolins Cabbages And Kings

Odd TUESDAYS @6pm
Phil Lawrence brings his love of mandolin to the airwaves and welcomes musicians and local school students.

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Martian Gardens

On hiatus
Martian Gardens is a weekly radio program featuring the finest in contemporary classical and experimental music.

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Moon Over Bohemia

Odd MONDAYS @8pm
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Morning Classical Show

Even FRIDAYS @9am
A four-part series that features music from the festival, reminiscences from tour alumni and audio postcards from Vermont.

Music for Troublemakers
Music For Troublemakers

2nd & 4th Tuesdays @10pm
Stef moved here all the way from the Bronx to share music with you. Indie rock, folk, world music and a bit of everything else too!

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Music From The Diasporas

TUESDAYS @4pm
Music from Southern and Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, India and beyond with your host Alan Marz.

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Musical Stew

Even SUNDAYS @8pm
A smorgasbord of sound cooked up by DJ Pat featuring a wide-array of ingredients. No rules, no boundaries.

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Native Earth Sanctuary

Even MONDAYS @11am
Exploring themes of nutrition, health, connection & deep nourishment that sustain people and planet.

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Neptune Currents

SUNDAYS @7am
An eclectic blend of ambient, electronic and contemplative music, originating from KKUP (91.5 FM) in the South Bay.

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New Dimensions Radio

WEDNESDAYS @8am
Tap into your own innate wisdom, genius, and peace of mind through these dialogues that will change your life.

Newtopian Dream
Newtopian Dream

TUESDAYS @10am
RT Newt brings you music on a whim and with inspiration

No Pigeonholes
No Pigeonholes EXP

Odd THURSDAYS @6pm
Experimental music and unusual sounds. Noise, free jazz, electronics, sound collage, improvisation, drone and more.

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Nonviolence Radio

1,2,3,5th THURSDAYS @9am
Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler host this show originally produced and aired on KWMR in Point Reyes.

Off the page
Off The Page

On hiatus
Monthly show dramatizing works of local writers through live performances by the talented Off the Page Readers Theater troupe.

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One Saturday Morning

SUNDAYS @10pm
Old time radio shows…relived and revisited. Those Saturday morning shows that reflect a different time.

Organic Conversation
Organic Conversation

Even SUNDAYS @10am
One of the nation’s leading radio shows discussing solutions to today’s environmental and social challenges.

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Peacetown on KOWS

4th&5th SUNDAYS @1pm
Selected performances from the Peacetown Summer Concert Series in Sebastopol.

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Plant Passions

Odd WEDNESDAYS @4pm
Host to provide

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Post-Modern Jab

Even Fridays @9pm
Amy Marshall shares her passion for music, fashion & ideas of the counter-culture.

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Practical Woo Woo

4th Mondays @5pm
The gift of Healing in today’s world of Commerce & Business.

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Project Censored

3rd/4th/5th THURSDAYS @4pm

Radio Drama Suspense
Radio Drama Suspense

On hiatus
The tradition of radio dramas lives on!

Radio Goethe
Radio Goethe

THURSDAYS @11pm
A show on German and European contemporary rock.

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RadRadRadio

Odd WEDNESDAYS @10pm
RadRadRadio explores the roots of music from blues, jazz, funk and folk … a history of our global musical future.

Relevant Tones
Relevant Tones

THURSDAYS @10pm
Classical music for your listening pleasure

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Reveal

On hiatus
Storytelling with reporting on critical issues arming listeners with information to right injustices, hold the powerful accountable and improve lives.

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Rock Talk

On hiatus
Join Dominic Forbes for interviews with rock’s greats and those who are lesser-known.

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Rockabilly n’ Blues Hour

1,2,3,5th MONDAYS @5pm
A unique blend of modern and vintage rockabilly, blues, surf, roots, early rock and country with host James Riley

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Rockabilly Riot

Odd MONDAYS @5pm
James Riley hosts this show produced in Tennessee.

Singer Songwriter Anthology
Singer-Songwriter Anthology

FRIDAYS @3pm
An exploration of the ‘counter culture alternative’ music scene of the 60s and 70s with your host DJ Jerry Louis.

Soultree Sounds
Soultree Sounds

Odd MONDAYS @1pm
Host to provide

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Sound Mind

2nd & 4th Mondays @8pm
Largely a genre-free zone. Collections which tell a story, and take you on a ride. Be the Passenger!

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Stargate

TUESDAYS @8am
Eclectic down tempo beats and tracks as Narayan flows freestyle, and they cypher with each other and various guests with djedeyeMal.

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Sunday Classics Redux

Odd SUNDAYS @9am
Sunday Classics Redux brings a thoughtful, intelligent and soulful approach to classical music.

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The Americana Music Hours

Daily @ 5am
New releases and vintage sounds for all you KOWS Americana fans.

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The Armchair Critic

Odd SUNDAYS @4pm
Host to provide

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The B Side

On hiatus
Oddities, & rarities; nothing you’ll find on commercial radio, digging deep into R&B, soul and funk…

Best Of KOWS
The Best of KOWS

4th/5th SUNDAY @11am
A weekly special featuring some of the very best shows from the KOWS.

Bioneers
The Bioneers


The award-winning 13-part radio series featuring breakthrough solutions for people and planet.

Blackout Radio Show
The Blackout Radio Show

Odd TUESDAYS @10pm
Tune in for post-punk, gothic, punk and much more.

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The Feldenkrais® Happy Hour

On hiatus
A brief live Feldenkrais® lesson, followed by interviews with local Feldenkrais® practitioners.

The Gary Jackson Show
The Gary Jackson Show

Mondays @10pm
Packed with special features…not for the audience’s benefit, but because at his age just staying awake for two hours is tough!

Disaster Prep
The Joy Of Preparedness

1st SUNDAYS @11am
Prepare yourself for the worst while demonstrating your commitment to family and community

KOWS' Mouth
The KOWS’ Mouth

Odd SATURDAYS @11am
Host Thomas McIntyre brings the conversation about almost anything to the KOWS airwaves.

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The Learning Brain

4th Thursdays @9am
Up-to-date brain research about how to stimulate greater learning when practical approaches are applied in school and home.

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The Martin Monroe Show

Even WEDNESDAYS @10pm
Join Martin Monroe as he plays original alt-rock and other variations on a theme from some of Sonoma County’s best-unheralded musicians.

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The Meaning of Community

3rd SUNDAYS @11am
What does Community mean to you? Do you make a difference? Do you want to make a difference?

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The Midnight Special

Odd THURSDAYS @1pm
Traditional and contemporary folk performers, avant-garde singer-songwriters comedians and satirists.

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The Monday Morning Show With NJ

Mondays @7am
Nancy Jo offers news segments, call-in characters, and eclectic music for your Monday mornings.

The Moo Mix
The Moo Mix

DAILY @Midnight to 5am
Streaming a variety of music 24 hours, KOWS radio fills in the gaps with a blend of the finest from our music hosts archives.

The Moo Mix
The Moo Mix

Sat/Sun @2am
Streaming a variety of music 24 hours, KOWS radio fills in the gaps with a blend of the finest from our music hosts archives.

The Mushroom Farm
The Mushroom Farm

2nd SUNDAY @11am
A progressive collection of psychedelic and 1960s rock spun for our listeners.

The Mystical Positivist
The Mystical Positivist

SATURDAYS @4pm
The Mystical Positivist is dedicated to the application of reason in the pursuit of spiritual practice and development.

New Paradigm
The New Paradigm

Even MONDAYS @3pm
The evolution will be broadcast!! The New Paradigm is a talk and music (de)program that is focused on sound and consciousness.

The Queer Life
The Queer Life

MONDAYS @11pm
The Queer Life is amplifying the voices of otherwise under-represented minorities. Join host Kaiya Kramer.

Real Hippie Hour
The Real Hippie Hour

TUESDAYS @2pm
From memories of Morningstar and Wheeler ranches to downtown Occidental, Uncle Dave shares the West County life style.

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The Spoken Word

Odd FRIDAYS @9am
Lolly spends time with the classics of music and the spoken word, sharing her wisdom and wit.

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The Trip with Gary Sherwood

SATURDAYS @8pm
A rediscovery of the 60’s via the music of the era – hits, should’ve-been-hits, B-sides and album tracks.

Veiled Cloud of Unknowning
The Veiled Cloud of Unknowing

Even THURSDAYS @6pm
Featuring music composed before 1733 & after 1933 (pre-tonal/minimalist/modal music)

Theme Park
Theme Park

Even SATURDAYS @2pm
Genre & era diverse music mosaic and musing on a theme.

Tighten Up Mobile Hifi
Tighten Up Mobile Hi-Fi

Even WEDNESDAYS @9pm
Reggae, Soul, Dub, Ska, Garage, Blues, Rub-a-Dub, Funk, Rock Steady, and R&B

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TLC Weekly

THURSDAYS @1pm

Join Sebastopol area high school students as they cover music, happenings, and topics relevant to the greater West County scene.

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To Your Health

3rd SUNDAYS @7pm
The show explores diverse health topics, focusing on Integrative Medicine, and alleviation of pain.

Tommy's Holiday Camp
Tommy’s Holiday Camp

FRIDAYS @7pm
Let Arnoldo transcend your stylistic boundaries with local, national, and international interviews, live and recorded music.

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Trippin’ In The Wilderness w/Johnny Saváge

SATURDAYS @6pm
Topical, thematic zaniness, and mind-altering adventures into uncharted musical and cultural territories. Mostly obscure.

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Uncharted Sounds

Odd SATURDAYS @1pm
Uncharted Sounds will take you in a journey to unusual soundscapes and geographies

Uncle Charlie's Jukebox
Uncle Charlie’s Jukebox

Even WEDNESDAYS @4pm
Music from the age of the 45 rpm single record. Songs from the Top 40 lists and more of the forgotten tunes.

Uncle Dave's Storytime
Uncle Dave’s Storytime

SATURDAYS @8am
Songs and stories for kids ages 2 – 102. Stories read with passion; fiction brought to life and great music to listen to and sing along with.

Voices and Vision
Voices and Vision

Even TUESDAYS @6pm
The very best of Sonoma County current affairs featuring a round table of some of those in the know.

Wandering Minstrels
Wandering Minstrels

Odd Mondays @3pm
Exploring a wide variety of folk music, from the traditional, to the contemporary, to the cutting edge: all its offshoots and branches…

Weekly Telegram
Weekly Telegram

1st& 2nd SUNDAY @2pm
A political variety radio show bringing disparate and often refreshing viewpoints that can be respectfully shared and explored.

Wise Woman Storytime
Wise Woman Storytime

THURSDAYS @Noon
A show that offers voice and visibility to older women giving them the opportunity to share personal stories from their lives.

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With Good Reason

Odd MONDAYS @1pm
Ever-curious host Sarah McConnell takes you along weekly as she examines a wide range of topics with leading scholars.

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WizdOhm Radio

4th THURSDAYS @5pm
Enlightenment, yoga and conscious living through kirtan and uplifting music and live talks with spiritual teachers from various traditions.

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World Liberation Party

Even Saturdays @10pm
Host to provide

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Yesterday’s Memories

Even THURSDAYS @2pm
Oldies, doo-wop, and more.