New community programs
WBCR-lp is actively engaging community members for new shows. Please visit our programming committee page. Visit the training page to find technical information about being a programmer.
A list of locally produced and syndicated programs is included below. For our schedule, click here.
The Morning Show - Weekdays 7-8am. A rotating cast of DJ's helping you start your day with news, weather, talk and music. Locally produced.
Your Happy Ears Show - Sundays 6-9am. A mix of world music and positive comedy sketches hosted by Jeffrey van de Visse. Locally produced.
Mundo Latino — Sundays 10am-noon. A bilingual show hosted by Martha Escobar, featuring Latin music, announcements for the immigrant community, and special guests. Locally produced.
Nutmeg Junction — Sundays 1-2pm. A weekly 1/2-hour originally scripted light comedy audio theater program that recalls to mind the classic story-driven golden age of radio programs. Hosted by J. Timothy Quirk. Locally produced.
The Other Italy — Sundays 4:30-7pm. A broad mix of Italian folk music hosted by Christopher Splendorio. Locally produced.
Jazz Avenue — Sundays 7-9pm. An eclectic mix of jazz. Hosted by Peter Kirchoff. Locally produced.
Sunday Nights Are For Hopeless Romantics, with Olivia Wade — An eclectic mix of music (all love songs) and some really jaded commentary on love (a dog from H E double hockey sticks), relationships (or lack thereof), and dating (which I now refuse to participate in). Locally produced.
Leonard Lopate at Large — Monday - Friday mornings 7:30-8:30am. A series of hour-long, in-depth discussions providing overview and context to topics usually covered in partial measures. Guests include leading thinkers, scientists, artists, economists, farmers, historians, authors, and politicians. Visit show website. Syndicated.
Informativo Pacifica / News From Pacifica (Spanish) — Monday-Friday 11:30am-noon. A 1/2-hour Spanish language, national and international news program with reports from contributors from more than 30 countries of America and Europe.. Produced and hosted by Fernando and Norma Velazquez. Syndicated.
Democracy Now! — Monday-Friday 12noon-pm, replayed 6-7pm. Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. Visit show website. Syndicated.
Democracy Now! (Spanish) — Monday-Friday 3-4pm. Democracy Now! es un programa galardonado, independiente y de difusión diaria nacional en Estados Unidos y el resto del mundo que se transmite a través de más de 900 emisoras de radio y televisión en todo el mundo. El programa es presentado por los periodistas premiados Amy Goodman y Juan González. Visitar el sitio web del espectáculo. Sindicado.
Nomadas Radio — Monday 7pm. A bi-monthly show hosted by America y Alex del Sol, two Mexican immigrant women, about immigrant and not-so-immigrant issues with a good dose of seriousness, irony and humor. Locally produced (in Spanish).
Signs — Monday and Fridays 9-11pm. SIGNS is a leap off of an electronic cliff into a bath of feelings and rhythms. Directed by beats, sourced in experimental pop, narrated by DJ BLACKIRIS. Mostly new releases. Locally produced.
The Music Lover -- Sundays 2-4pm. Produced and Hosted by Lexie Lloyd. Music from every possible genre, from J.S. Bach to Judy Garland to hip-hop, and the stories behind the songs. Locally produced.
Dr. Maybe’s Neural Radio — Tuesday 10-11pm. Produced and hosted by John Prusinski. Experimental radio: audio collage, sound poetry, soundscapes. Locally produced.
Sea Change Radio — Wednesday 1-1:30pm. A weekly show covering the shifts to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. Hosted by Alex Wise. Visit show website. Syndicated.
Red Radio — Wednesday 4:30-5pm. Red Radio is a program featuring news, commentary, and music from a left perspective created and hosted by John Prusinski. Locally produced.
Common Sense Songs — Wednesday 8-10pm. A combination of mostly folk (and other genres) music and current or historical themes, often of a political/social justice/racial justice/peace nature - the music designed to enhance the presentation of the issues discussed. Hosted by Graham and Barbara Dean. Locally produced.
Between the Lines — Thursday 8:30-8am. A weekly syndicated 1/2-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Produced and distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions. Visit show website. Syndicated.
Choice Cuts — Thursday 9-11:30am. Hosted by Pete Kirchoff. Serving generous portions of rock & roll, folk, country, blues and soul, along with regular features. Locally produced.
Radio 2 Women — Thursday 1-2pm. An interview show that focuses on issues women face every day. Hosted by Serene Mastrianni and Lorrin Krauss. Locally produced.
Mishmash — Thursday 7-9pm. Hosted by Michelle Kaplan, featuring a wide range of eclectic music, unheard of anomalies, interviews, magic accidents and other shenanigans.. Visit show’s Facebook page. Locally produced.
Classical Tones / Tonos Clasicos — Thursday 9-11pm. Hosted by Alan Bloom. A weekly two-hour bilingual show of classical music "with a Latin connection". Every work played has some connection to Spain or Latin America, typically the composer and/or the performer(s). Syndicated.
Outcasting — Saturday 11-11:30am. OutCasting is public radio's LGBTQ youth program, produced every month and featuring in-depth coverage of LGBTQ issues as seen from a fresh youth perspective. Visit show website. Syndicated.
Wide Is the Door — Friday 7pm, repeated Tuesday 9:30am. A Celtic Cèili with 2 hours of the best in Celtic music co-hosted by Jana Laiz and Mike Hackett. Locally produced.
Barnaby Druthers — Sundays 1-2pm. A weekly 1/2-hour originally scripted light comedy audio theater program that recalls to mind the classic story-driven golden age of radio programs. Hosted by J. Timothy Quirk. Locally produced.
Sessions — Saturdays 7-8pm. A weekly 1-hour music show recorded at Community Television for the Southern Berkshires (CTSB), featuring performances by local musicians. Locally produced.
Eclectix — Saturdays 9-10pm. Eclectic mix of music from many genres and time periods. For adventurous and curious listeners. Hosted by Tom Laskey. Locally produced.
Life Through Sound — Sundays 10-11pm. An atmospheric hour filled with rarities and sounds from a vast range of genres, regions, and time periods. Occasional themed shows focused on a specific instrument or cross references between different musical styles. Locally produced.