Here’s a sampling of our holiday music and story programs airing through to New Year’s Day.
From all of us at NCPR, we wish you the happiest of holidays, and joy, love and peace in 2017.
2 to 3 pm: A Season’s Griot — A one-hour Kwanzaa celebration in story and song. This annual program captures the tales and traditions of African American and African peoples. This year’s theme is Family.
7 to 8 pm: Hanukkah Lights 2016 — A perennial favorite from NPR with all new Hanukkah stories. Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.
New Year’s Eve
6 to 7 pm: A Shortcut through 2016. A fast-paced one-hour audio trip through the most notable sounds and voices of the year.
7 to 8 pm: Capitol Steps, Politics Takes a Holiday. A send-up of 2016 in satire and song.
8 pm to 1 am: New Year’s Eve Party with NCPR: Dance goodbye to 2016 and ring in the new year with Radio Bob and Blue Note host Ellen Rocco. They’ll be playing their favorites and taking your calls and requests all evening. Or make your New Year’s Eve requests now via email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The music continues from 1 to 2 am with The Beat Authority Special Edition. David Sommerstein kicks in 2017 with plenty of dance beats and high style.
From all of us at the station — Thanks for listening and Happy New Year!