Submitted by Ruby Dutcher on Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 4:01am
The Jordan river has inspired countless poems and spirituals, but these days it is hardly recognizable. Partially due to human intervention, the flow of the Jordan has dramatically slowed, and the river is now ecologically endangered. Tune in Monday at 9PM for December's collaboration with the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4). In tonight's show, Dr.
Submitted by Rachel Tao on Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 12:28am
WKCR continues its longstanding dedication to live content with the WKCR YouTube channel. On the WKCR YouTube channel, we will upload HD video of live performances, interviews, and concerts by a wide range of world-class artists from nearly every musical background, including but not limited to content heard on-air. Check it out at: http://www.youtube.com/user/wkcrfm
Submitted by Miles Johnson on Sun, 8 Dec 2013, 1:04pm
The men's basketball team is back in action Monday night as they take on the University of Massachusetts--Lowell. Peter Andrews and Dan Radov have the call at Levien Gymnasium. Coverage will begin with Lions' Countdown at 6:45 pm and will continue until around 9:00 pm. Go Columbia!
Submitted by Ahmet Ali Arslan on Sat, 7 Dec 2013, 7:12pm
Tune in this Tuesday, December 10th, from 12-3 pm for an interview with the saxaphonist/singer/composer Daniel Zamir, who is a leading force in Jewish religious music. After graduating from Thelma Yellin high school of arts in Israel, he moved to New York and was discovered by John Zorn. He recorded three albums with his band Satlah under the Tzadik label before going back to live in Israel.
Submitted by Miles Johnson on Wed, 4 Dec 2013, 2:06pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2013, the Lions men's basketball team faces off against the United States Army. Coverage will begin at 6:45 p.m with Lions' Countdown, and will end around 9 p.m.--just in time for The Firing Lion. Roar Lions Roar!
Submitted by Sophie Rubashkin on Mon, 2 Dec 2013, 2:22pm
WKCR announces the annual Bach Festival 2013. For the ten-day period from December 21st through New Year's Eve at midnight, WKCR will dedicate all broadcasting to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. This yearly marathon broadcast is a defining aspect of the WKCR philosophy and a hallmark of the winter season on New York radio. Please read more for a schedule detailing major works.
Submitted by Sophie Rubashkin on Sat, 30 Nov 2013, 2:50pm
Tune in this Sunday, December 1st, from 2-7 pm for an in-depth listen of the music of legendary trombonist J.J. Johnson. Born in 1924, Johnson began his career as a sideman in the orchestras of Count Basie and Benny Carter and went on to become one of the most influential musicians of the bebop era.
Submitted by Thuto Durkac Somo on Mon, 10 Dec 2012, 2:12pm
As of 2012, WKCR is broadcasting in the radio format called HD— the expanded radio technology once known as Hybrid Digital. While we will continue analog broadcasts at 89.9 FM, and internet streaming of our signal, we will offer the same programming in a high-quality, static-free, digital version, accessible through HD radios and apps. The upgrade has been made possible through assistance with radio station WWFM, which will transmit a full schedule of classical music programs on “sister” station, 89.9 HD2.