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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, December 30, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, December 30, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Studio 360 This program looks at the places "where art and real life collide," exploring the creative influence and transformative power of art in modern life. Hosted by novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen.
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Begin, Again Well we made it through the anticipated apocalypse. Now, a new year. To help us say "goodbye old life, hello new" we have put together a collection of personal stories about rebirth, about transformation and about coming through hard times into a new life. Hear stories about beginning, again.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Apocalypse, Now Depending on which calendar you use, the end of the world either already happened or is scheduled for next week. If you're still here and near a radio, join us for an hour about "end times." Learn about apocalyptic fiction, zombie takeovers, Mayan astronomy and the Rapture. How many ways can you imagine the end of everything?
  • 4:00 am
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion So Long, 2012 This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we've rounded up a few memorable moments from 2012, including visits from Joshua Bell, Brad Paisley, Suzy Bogguss, Steve Wariner, Heather Masse, Aoife O'Donovan, Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris, Punch Brothers, Sara Watkins, Joe Ely, Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys, and much more. All that, plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and, of course, the News from Lake Wobegon.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Andrew Weil Dr. Andrew Weil is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. His views on leading a healthy life, philosophy on aging, and critique of western medicine and health care have been widely read in his many best-selling books including "Spontaneous Healing," "8 Weeks to Optimum Health," "Eating Well for Optimum Health" and "Healthy Aging." Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, Dr. Weil is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. His forthcoming book "True Food," includes recipes from his restaurant True Food Kitchen, as well as essays on topics ranging from farmers' markets and proper proportions to identifying true whole grains and the lifelong benefits of following an anti-inflammatory diet.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media The Television Show Hear an update to On the Media's look at the world of television, originally aired in May, including how the industry is coping with changing consumer habits, the future of the communal viewing experience and reality TV's reality problem.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Says You! The witty word trivia game from member station WGBH in Boston.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Latino USA Lesbians in Cuba After the 1959 revolution, being gay in Cuba was considered counter-revolutionary. LGBT Cubans were jailed and harassed because of their sexual identity. Hear from two lesbians talk about their life on the island since the Revolution.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Imagination and Failure Author J.K. Rowling discusses her own life story, as a lesson for young people looking for future success. She argues that the world in which they live suffers from a failure of imagination, and she urges them to cultivate genuine imagination to solve problems, rather than falling into the trap of magical thinking.
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Begin, Again Well we made it through the anticipated apocalypse. Now, a new year. To help us say "goodbye old life, hello new" we have put together a collection of personal stories about rebirth, about transformation and about coming through hard times into a new life. Hear stories about beginning, again.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Apocalypse, Now Depending on which calendar you use, the end of the world either already happened or is scheduled for next week. If you're still here and near a radio, join us for an hour about "end times." Learn about apocalyptic fiction, zombie takeovers, Mayan astronomy and the Rapture. How many ways can you imagine the end of everything?
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Expired Gift Cards Do you have unclaimed money in the form of expired gift cards? There may be a way to get that money back.
  • 10:00 pm
    Tech Nation Steven Naifeh Steven Naifeh joins the show. You may remember his biography of the artist Jackson Pollack, which won the Pulitzer Prize. Now he turns to the artist Van Gogh.
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media The Television Show Hear an update to On the Media's look at the world of television, originally aired in May, including how the industry is coping with changing consumer habits, the future of the communal viewing experience and reality TV's reality problem.
  • 12:00 am
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