Kanye West Plays Puppet Master With 'Life Of Pablo' Premiere

Last Updated by Oliver Wang on

Maybe this is all part of some performance-art piece we've been unwittingly sucked into. But either way, it seems to be working.

Read More

Eight Writers On 'The Life Of Pablo,' So Far

Posted by Frannie Kelley on

Grappling with the event, the album and the artist, under different circumstances — none ideal.

Read More

A New Generation Of Saudi Artists Pushes The Boundaries

Last Updated by Deborah Amos on

Daring visual artists, whose edgy work challenges religious and political taboos, have become a critical voice in the conservative kingdom — where open calls for reform are a criminal offense.

Read More

A New Generation Of Saudi Artists Pushes The Boundaries

Last Updated on

A New Generation Of Saudi Artists Pushes The Boundaries

Read More

Photos: Obama Declares 3 New National Monuments In California Desert

Last Updated by Merrit Kennedy on

The new designations protect nearly 1.8 million acres of public lands that include Southern California's highest peak, thousands of Native American rock carvings, endangered animals and a ghost town.

Read More

California Death Row Inmates Remain Stuck In High Security Limbo

Last Updated by Scott Shafer on

This fall, voters in California may get to weigh in on two very different ballot measures on capital punishment — one to ban the death penalty and another to expedite executions. California still sentences convicted murderers to death, but there hasn't been an execution there since 2006. That's when a federal judge suspended capital punishment. On a rare tour of San Quentin State Prison, NPR found

Read More

Sanders, Clinton Take The Stage In Milwaukee For Their 6th Debate

Last Updated by Mara Liasson on

After Bernie Sanders' N.H.primary win, he was reaching out to minority voters who make up a larger segment of the electorate in upcoming contests. Hillary Clinton was trying to regain her footing.

Read More

Week In Politics: Democratic Debate, New Hampshire Primary

Last Updated on

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with our regular political commentator David Brooks of The New York Times and MSNBC analyst Alex Wagner. They discuss Thursday night's PBS Democratic debate and the emerging virtue of humility in the GOP.

Read More

Diane Warren On 'Til It Happens To You,' A Modern Anthem For A Hard Truth

Last Updated by Neda Ulaby on

A career-long hitmaker, Warren knows how to write about intimacy and heartbreak. But when she collaborated with Lady Gaga for a song about sexual assault, it unlocked a few stories she'd never shared.

Read More

Montana Governor Allows Wild Bison To Roam Outside Of Yellowstone

Posted by Amy Martin on

For the first time in 30 years, bison will be able to migrate outside of Yellowstone National Park. Park officials, private landowners and the state have been in a decades-long debate over the bison.

Read More

As Black Holes Collide, Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves

Last Updated by Geoff Brumfiel on

Scientists have seen gravitational ripples from two black holes colliding. The discovery is the culmination of decades of work. Albert Einstein first predicted such ripples should exist a century ago.

Read More

'It's A Surviving Tool': 'Native' Tells Satirical Stories Of Life In Israel

Last Updated on

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to author Sayed Kashua, an Israeli-Palestinian whose satirical weekly columns in Haaretz newspaper are collected in his new book called Native.

Read More

Animated Show 'Bordertown' Explores Both Sides Of Immigration Debate

Last Updated by Mandalit del Barco on

Bordertown is about two families on both sides of the immigration debate. One is a white border patrol agent and his family and the other is a Mexican-American immigrant family.

Read More

Is John Oliver's Show Journalism? He Says The Answer Is Simple: 'No'

Last Updated by NPR Staff on

"Everything we do is in pursuit of comedy," Oliver says. But to get the comedy right, you have to get facts right: "You can't be wrong about something, otherwise that joke just disintegrates."

Read More

Pope Francis Meets Head Of Russian Orthodox Church In Havana

Last Updated by Tom Gjelten on

Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox patriarch met in Havana, Cuba, on Friday. It's the first time a pope has met with a Russian patriarch since eastern and western Christianity diverged in the 11th century and have since evolved somewhat independent of each other.

Read More
listenlive_fulllength.jpg cove_spacer.png
Now Playing on WVIA-FM







Jim Gilmore, Who Was Campaigning For President, Isn't Anymore

He had the resume — swing-state governor, veteran, ex-party leader — but there's a good chance you had no idea he was running. Judging by vote totals, Iowa and New...

MLB Bans New York Mets Pitcher Jenrry Mejia For Life For Doping

The reliever is the first player to be banned permanently from Major League Baseball for failing three tests for performance-enhancing drugs.

U.S. And Cuba To Re-Establish Commercial Air Travel Next Week

The U.S. and Cuba will sign a civil aviation agreement in Havana on Tuesday. The signing formalizes the arrangement reached in December, allowing for a limited number...

#MemeoftheWeek: What Would Honest Abe Really Think Of Politics Today?

#ThingsLincolnDidntSay brought the 16th president back to Twitter on his birthday to weigh in on the current presidential race. But in reality, he might actually feel...


Celebrating Deaf Culture

February 13, 2016 At The Children's Museum

The Telephone/Trouble in Tahiti Operalogue

February 13, 2016 At Tri-Cities Opera Center

Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

February 14, 2016 At Eastern Monroe Public Library

A Valentine's Day Treat - Second Sunday concert series

February 14, 2016 At Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley