WSHU Public Radio's Kate Remington combines her love of music and video games in this series of informal conversations with composers and performers of game soundtracks. Plus, there's lots of music in the interviews, so you can hear it for yourself!
Your daily news podcast with all the important updates in Connecticut and New York and a special focus on how our region is emerging from the pandemic. Hosted by WSHU's Sabrina Garone and publishing evenings Monday through Friday.
Follow reporter Davis Dunavin as he travels the road from New York to Boston, looking for unusual stories and fascinating histories.
With an eye on reviewing fiction and nonfiction that has regional resonance for Connecticut or Long Island, Joan Baum considers the timeliness and significance of recently published work: what these books have to say to a broad group of readers today and how they say it in a distinctive or unique manner, taking into account style and structure as well as subject matter.
The Full Story is a lively, thought-provoking news program that delivers intelligent conversation on what’s happening right now in our community. In a weekly show, WSHU’s long-time Morning Edition host Tom Kuser explores the news that is important in our region during these extraordinary times, including the Black Lives Matter movement, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the reopening of the economy following the shutdown.Catch The Full Story every Friday at 7 p.m. on all WSHU frequencies. Missed an ...
David Bouchier’s weekly essays are full of unexpected observations and whimsical opinions. Listeners will relish his entertaining, enlightening, and sometimes exasperated commentaries on the routines that carry us through the year, the surreal rituals of politics, the unsettling experience of foreign travel, and the confusions and comedies of everyday suburban life. You can hear David Bouchier on-air Monday mornings or by subscribing to this podcast.
It takes a lot of talent and dedication to be a professional musician, and Sunday Baroque host Suzanne Bona invites some of the BEST to share their inspirations, challenges, and triumphs on her podcast SUNDAY BAROQUE CONVERSATIONS. These top-tier artists give a fascinating insider's look at what makes them tick, and what fuels their passion. Go to sundaybaroque.org for more information or subscribe to Sunday Baroque Conversations wherever you get your podcasts.
Climate change is already here. On Long Island, communities must prepare, and people find ways to adapt to rising tides and extreme weather that threatens America's first suburbs. Higher Ground tells the stories of these communities exploring solutions that may or may not give them the best chance at survival and help save the places millions of people call home. Or they may discover that the only way forward for suburban America is retreating from the sea. Hosted and reported by J.D. Allen. ...
WSHU Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma looks at contemporary political issues from the perspective of more than two decades covering local, regional and international events.
Southampton, New York, tried once before to evict a group of immigrants. It failed. But then they tried again. Everytown: The Hamptons tells the story of a shadowy group of mostly white Hamptonites who pressured the town to close the places where the workers for the rich and famous lived. The campaign went all the way to the White House. The story is as complex as immigration itself, and defies the traditional clichés of xenophobia or breaking-the-law. Instead, the story is a microcosm of im ...
In partnership with NPR's WSHU, Host and Storyteller, Bridget O’Neill, interviews some of the biggest storytellers who also partner as hosts, comedians, and writers. Off-stage and un-guarded, she gets under the hood and probes her storytelling guests for naked truths. Ever listen to a five-minute story on the Moth and wonder what happened to them since, or how it has affected their life? Who is that person is on a daily basis? Come, find out! —> Find out more about Bridget at https://bridget ...
NEXT was a radio show and podcast that aired its final episode in May 2021 after a successful five-year run. The weekly program focused on New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. NEXT was produced at Connecticut Public Radio and featured stories from journalists across the New England News Collaborative. Most recently, the program was hosted by Morgan Springer. With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asked questions about how we power our society, how we move aroun ...
A new study finds kelp could reduce the effects of ocean acidification on Long Island.By Sabrina Garone
Senator Chris Murphy delivers an emotional speech responding to the Uvalde shooting.By Sabrina Garone
The first electric train cars in the Metro-North Shoreline East fleet went into service today.By Sabrina Garone
Helicopter maker Sikorsky will stay in Connecticut for the next two decades.By Sabrina Garone
Commentator David Bouchier finds a lesson and a message in the history of radio.By David Bouchier
U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal are calling on the Senate to pass a domestic terrorism bill.By Sabrina Garone
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone delivered his State of the County address last night.By Sabrina Garone
Fairfield County has the 11th highest number of railway injuries and deaths in the nation.By Sabrina Garone
Fairfield County residents took part in a global challenge to observe and record wildlife.By Sabrina Garone
Take a look through your medicine cabinet — from skin cream to body wash and deodorant. Many of these products share an ingredient: witch hazel. And the witch hazel industry has deep roots in the Connecticut River Valley.By Davis Dunavin
U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut calls out the F.D.A over the baby formula shortage.By Sabrina Garone
Commentator David Bouchier decides that his past needs improvement.By David Bouchier
A plan would grant unlimited driving permits to full-time Fire Island residents. Police have released a 911 call related to the Gilgo Beach murders, a new state program in Connecticut will help provide mortgage relief, and federal law meant to help Coast Guard members doesn’t fly in all states.By Sabrina Garone
About 300 Connecticut residents are hospitalized with COVID-19.By Sabrina Garone
For many players, Journey, created by Jenova Chen and That Game Company, was a life-changing experience, in no small part because of Austin Wintory's gorgeous soundtrack.By Kate Remington
The warmer weather is bringing new species of ticks and mosquitoes to the region.By Sabrina Garone
The multi-talented performer Anthony Roth Costanzo is a young countertenor whose projects include operas, recitals, films, and Broadway. The New York Times called him "Vocally brilliant and dramatically fearless." Suzanne spoke with the remarkable, Grammy-winning musician about his multi-faceted passions and interests.…
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York wants to add more than $3 billion to the National Drug Control program.By Sabrina Garone
Child care advocacy groups from Connecticut took part in the National Day Without Child Care.By Sabrina Garone
Commentator David Bouchier suggests that we should forget the small rules and concentrate on the big ones.By David Bouchier
This week lawmakers approved a $24.2 billion state funding package before the May 4 deadline.
More than 1,000 young adults in eastern Connecticut will be receiving job training through internship programs in manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture.By Sabrina Garone
A beach on Long Island was the site of a little known act of attempted sabotage during World War II. That incident inspired historical fiction author Eve Karlin’s latest novel.By Joan Baum
Connecticut is preparing for a possible influx of people from out-of-state seeking abortions.By Sabrina Garone
Connecticut has begun making money from nips.By Sabrina Garone
New York lawmakers are hoping to push through three bills in the State Legislature that take aim at restrictive abortion laws in other states.By Sabrina Garone
Advocates say the Hamptons need to act fast to mitigate sea level rise.By Sabrina Garone
Commentator David Bouchier welcomes the romantic month of May as the season of many weddings.By David Bouchier
Nearly all of New York’s Republican State Senators signed a letter to State Education Commissioner Betty Rosa to cancel standardized testing in schools in June.By Sabrina Garone
The impact of COVID-19 left its mark on businesses in Connecticut and New York. Small businesses were especially hit hard by the shutdown.By Fatou Sangare
The first colonial governor of Massachusetts planted a pear tree in the 1600s. It’s now believed to be the oldest cultivated fruit tree in the Americas.By Davis Dunavin
Composers Lifeformed (Terence Lee) and Janice Kwan created an imaginative, old-school soundtrack to accompany the very small fox on his mysterious adventure.By Kate Remington
Commentator David Bouchier finds it hard to relax on his own front porchBy David Bouchier
Many salt marshes have been lost to dredging, drainage or landfills. But salt marshes are essential. They are a natural barrier to climate change. Efforts are now underway to research and restore these vital ecosystems.By Fatou Sangare
WSHU commentator David Bouchier has gathered his “few well-chosen words,” and published them in his latest book, Out of Order.By Joan Baum
There have been numerous studies over the years about the positive impact of music on people's lives. Children, especially, seem to benefit from early musical training, although not all kids have equal access to quality musical education. Music Haven in New Haven, Connecticut is a program that offers tuition-free music education, mentoring, and per…
Commentator David Bouchier discovers that handymen are a thing of the past.By David Bouchier
With an incinerator in Hartford that burns trash to generate energy set to close, what are the alternatives? And are there programs to develop safer, more environmentally friendly systems of managing waste?By Fatou Sangare
Baroque music expert JungHae Kim is a sought-after harpsichordist who performs as a soloist and chamber music collaborator all over the world. Her training included studies at Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam with legendary Dutch musician Gustav Leonhardt, who profoundly influenced her own approach to teaching music theory, ear training, keybo…
Shelley Chen created the game A Memoir Blue as a way to sift through her relationship with her mother, by creating the fictional world-class swimmer Miriam, who also has a challenge connecting with her mother.By Kate Remington
Commentator David Bouchier has a plan to improve the federal tax system.By David Bouchier
The number of pedestrians dying in car crashes is on the rise. At least 16 have been killed so far this year. And concern is growing that 2022 could be one of the deadliest years.By Fatou Sangare
A new biography of Abraham Lincoln explores the president’s efforts to build a plan that would heal a nation recovering from a civil war.By Joan Baum
Jared says these soundtracks were some of his favorites to write, and, as a composer not that far into his career, he learned a lot in the process.By Kate Remington
Commentator David Bouchier is tired of being asked to give grades to everyone and everything.By David Bouchier
Commentator David Bouchier and his car go to the repair shop.By David Bouchier
The state has struggled for years to keep educators. The problem is fueled by rising retirements and dropping rates of students entering teacher preparation programs.By Fatou Sangare
Cellist Khari Joyner is a sought-after musician who performs with numerous top ensembles such as Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. The charismatic young American instrumentalist is also a passionate music teacher who has inspired students all over the world. Dr. Joyner has performed for a number of important occasions, such as the 2008 Maya Angelou Birthd…
A few LGBTQ families met up on the tip of Cape Cod one summer in the mid '90s. Their fun beach week had a bigger impact than they expected. Family Week — as it’s called — has helped redefine ideas of marriage and family for more than 25 years. And it still takes place every summer in Provincetown, Massachusetts.…
Maclaine Diemer talks about his soundtrack for Guild Wars 2: End of DragonsBy Kate Remington