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  1. In the twenty years the Avett Brothers have been recording they’ve returned to common themes of spirituality, family and living simply. Their new album “The Third Gleam” has honest songs done in the simplest of ways, all acoustic
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Wednesday, Sept. 2 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Join Raymond Jones on A Local Touch for classical music to observe this anniversary. Tune in Wednesday at 9 p.m. 

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Everyone agrees that the goal of reading instruction is for children to understand what they read. The question is: how does a little kid get there? Explore reading comprehension in this audio documentary, today at 1 p.m.

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This week, the Acoustic Highway continues its mix of new releases from national artists with recordings from some regional and local performers. Join us Sunday at 9 p.m. 

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On this week’s Pickin, we look at the career of Bluegrass legend Larry Sparks. Explore his early days with the Stanley Brothers to his latest album.

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Chuck Prophet has a lot of stories to tell. He’s been recording since the eighties and, as a solo artist since the nineties and his wry, sardonic wit is perfectly suited to the upside down world we are in today.

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Since sending out our Saturday afternoon opera schedule for WHRO FM, there have been some changes to the September broadcasts. Please note these new scheduled dates.

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Phil Donahue (The Phil Donahue Show) and Marlo Thomas (That Girl) have been married for 40 years. Listen in as Dr. Alan Campbell talks with them about their careers and their new book What Makes a Marriage Last.

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