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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Mon 04.14 2pm
Stride pianist Marie Marcus talks about her mentor Fats Waller and performs a medley of his tunes on Piano Jazz.

Tue 04.15 7pm
Conversation with a leading climate scientist and a home energy consultant about living a climate-friendly life on Humankind.

Wed 04.16 11am
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents a performance of Britten’s Suite for Violin & Piano, and Mendelssohn’s Quartet in B Minor from New York City.

Thu 04.17 6:30pm
Western author Walter Kirn discusses his book Blood Will Out, a memoir of his friendship with the imposer and convicted murderer Clark Rockefeller on The Write Question.

Fri 04.18 2pm
A tribute to trumpet wizard Harry “Sweets” Edison, known for his solos with the Count Basie Band, on Riverwalk Jazz.

Sat 04.19 7pm
Classic combinations of Celtic musical threesomes on The Thistle & Shamrock.

Sun 04.20 noon
Teen musicians perform Debussy, Tchaikovsky and Liszt from the Aspen Music Festival & School on From the Top.

Mon 04.21 11am
Valery Gergiev reflects on his work as a conductor and plays recordings of his favorite music on Mad About Music.

Tue 04.22 7pm
World famous investor John Bogle discusses what is “enough” both financially and spiritually on Humankind.

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Spring 2014 Fund Raising
On-Air Total: $190,628
Total Raised: $195,130*

*updated 10:30am Wednesday, April 16
Pledge Now!YPR extends a very big THANK YOU to all who participated in the success of our Spring on-air fund raising week. By Sunday evening, April 13, 1,521 pledges totaling $190,628 put us over our minimum goal in a down-to-the-wire finish. Thanks to some generous last-minute matching funds and a phenomenal response from our listeners, we raised more than $43,400 on Sunday alone, shattering all previous records for total amount raised on a single day. YPR also thanks the dozens of volunteers who answered phones and stuffed envelopes and the businesses and individuals who donated food and beverages throughout the week. YPR deeply appreciates the hard work of our volunteers and the generous support from our community of listeners that made our on-air fund raising week a success. If you have yet to get yourself a pint glass or t-shirt, or missed your opportunity to pledge during our on-air fund raiser, you can still pledge online in support of our Spring fund raising effort.

 

Home Ground with Brian Kahn
Tuesdays at 6:30pm
April 15
Nearly one-third of our kids fail to graduate high school, and many end up in dead-end jobs or prison. “Alternative high schools” offer an answer. One is Access to Success.

 

The Write Question
w/ Chérie Newman

Thursdays at 6:30pm
April 17
Walter Kirn

In his journalistic memoir Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade, Walter Kirn tells how, in the summer of 1998, he set out on a peculiar, fateful errand: to personally deliver a crippled hunting dog from his home in Montana to the New York apartment of one Clark Rockefeller, a secretive young banker and art collector who had adopted the dog over the Internet. Thus began a fifteen-year relationship that drew Kirn deep into the fun-house world of an outlandish, eccentric son of privilege who ultimately would be unmasked as a brazen serial impostor, child kidnapper, and brutal murderer.

 

Health Matters w/ Rachel Rockafellow
first Monday of every month @ 6:30pm
Health Matters is a monthly program featuring interviews and informative segments focusing on health, hosted by registered nurse and Bozeman resident Rachel Rockafellow (MSN, RN, CCCN).

 

Of the West
last Monday of every month @ 6:30pm
Of the West is a monthly radio program hosted by composer/pianist Philip Aaberg, focusing on regionalism and creativity.

 

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