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MTPR Program Highlights
2:47 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

April 3 - April 9, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for April 3 – April 9, 2014

THURSDAY- April 3, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics  – Vaughn Williams: Violin Sonata in A minor; Hoover: Lyric Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano; Vivaldi: Flute Concerto #1 in F major, RV 433-“La Tempesta di Mare”; Debussy: La Mer – for piano 4 hards; Delius: Sea Drift

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Documentary Special
11:30 am
Mon March 31, 2014

MTPR Special Shorts

04/10/2014 - The best of short form public radio

Wednesday Special
11:28 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The Best of Sally Mauk

04/09/2014 - Highlights of some great interviews from the MTPR News Director

Selected Shorts
11:27 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Selected Shorts Special

04/08/2014 - Jane Curtin hosts a program with three uncanny stories:  The Sixth Borough, by Jonathan Safran Foer, read by Jerry Zaks, The Occasional Garden, by Saki, read by Daniel Gerroll, and The Palmist by Andrew Lam, read by James Naughton.

Alternative Radio
11:22 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Alternative Radio - excerpts from exlusive interview with Noam Chomsky

04/07/13 - excerpts from David Barsamian's exclusive interview with Noam Chomsky

Monday Poems
6:42 am
Mon March 31, 2014

"Spring"

H. L. Hix

Five first crocuses burst into bird-brilliant bloom
and suddenly everything flies: behind a car
ascraps of paper rise, two from a flock, startled dumb.
Some lives begin in abstraction; others end there.
If I find the child's fist this universe bloomed from
I will close it again as my own five fingers,
say worlds as one sentence, fit them into a name
for gold overwhelming finches, feather by feather.
With leaves returned, we still hear birds bu see them now
only when they fly. It's hard to see anything,

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Missoula Dance Festival
10:54 am
Sun March 30, 2014

UM Hosts College Dance Festival

Northwest Regional Conference - U of M Missoula April 2-5,14

3/30/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with Nicole Bradley Browning, professor in the University of Montana's School of Theater and Dance, about the 2014 American College Dance Festival Association's Northwest Conference, taking place Wednesday, April 02, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014 at the University of Montana-Missoula.

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Musician's Spotlight
8:00 am
Sun March 30, 2014

Robben Ford

4/1/14: This week on "Musician's Spotlight:"  Blues and jazz singer, songwriter- interpreter-guitarist extraordinaire, Robben Ford, makes his first appearance on Musician's Spotlight. Robben reflects on the choices he's made during his thirty-plus year career and how they have led to the acclaim and respect he enjoys today.

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Opera
6:00 pm
Sat March 29, 2014

Puccini's La Bohème

04/05/2014 - Approximate running time 2 hrs. 55 min.

Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig and Barbara Frittoli star as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with Vittorio Grigolo in the role of her passionate lover, Rodolfo.

http://www.metoperafamily.org/opera/boheme-puccini-tickets

Radiolab
5:00 pm
Sat March 29, 2014

The Soul Patch

04/05/2014 - In this episode, stories of unlikely and surprisingly simple answers to seemingly unsolvable problems.  We get to know a man who struggles, and mostly fails to contain his violent outbursts...until he meets a bird who can keep in in check.  Then, Oliver Sacks and Chuck Close, who are both face-blind, share workarounds that help them figure out who they're talking to.  Ana senior center stumbles upon an unexpected way to help Alzheimer's patients - by building a bus stop.

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