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KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Radiolab

Desperately Seeking Symmetry

Saturday at 1:00pm

The show sets out in search of order and balance in the world around us, and asks how symmetry shapes our very existence -- from the origins of the universe, to what we see when we look in the mirror.

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Re:sound

The Failure of Flight Show

Saturday at 2:00pm

In this hour, hear stories about the failure of flight. In one story a man mysteriously falls from the sky onto a sunny London street, and in another, a plane crashes into a mountainside, and an 11-year-old walks away.

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A Prairie Home Companion

Born to Ramble

Saturday at 6:00pm

This week, we're heading west across the Mississippi for a live broadcast from the State Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota with special guests, folk-rock singer and songwriter Brandi Carlile and gospel grandmaster Jearlyn Steele.

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Radio Specials

Radio Specials

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KQED Productions

  • The California Report

    The California Report

    Daily news and a weekly newsmagazine, produced by KQED in partnership with stations statewide.

  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

  • Forum

    Forum

    KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions and in-depth interviews.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

    KQED's local news program reporting on the latest happenings in Northern California.

  • Perspectives

    Perspectives

    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.