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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2014, tonight at 8 pm on KUAC FM

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2014

Every year, NPR Music invites a handful of the world's top keyboard players to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. They are asked to play some of their favorite holiday music for the audience — solo — and the recording becomes A Jazz Piano Christmas. For its 25th anniversary, the program welcomes four artists. Harold Mabern, 78, is one of the great post-bop pianists. Kris Davis … Read More

Christmas on the Danube, tonight at 10:30 pm on KUAC TV

Christmas on the Danube

Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Markets. It is a true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube River as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, CHRISTMAS ON THE DANUBE visits these cities along the Danube, which are … Read More

Elmo’s Christmas Countdown, Daily thru Thursday at 9 am on KUAC TV

Elmo's Christmas Countdown

There's a miracle on Sesame Street in this special holiday tale. Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and their new friend Stiller the Elf (voice of Ben Stiller) are going to count down to Christmas with the Christmas Counter-Downer. But all the counting boxes have gone missing and Christmas may never come again! Can Elmo, Abby, and Stiller the Elf save Christmas? With the help of very special guests Sheryl Crow, … Read More

Annual Talk of Alaska Holiday Greeting Show, Tuesday at 10 am on KUAC FM

Annual Talk of Alaska Holiday Greeting Show

As we approach Christmas, Alaskans from all over the state will be exchanging holiday greetings on the radio. Yes, it’s Talk of Alaska’s annual statewide shower of best wishes from friends and relatives back and forth from the Arctic to the tundra, the coast, the islands and the rain forest. Somebody, somewhere in the state, may be wishing you the best, on this special, two-hour Holiday Greetings … Read More

Music of the Golden Ages – Handel’s Messiah, Tuesday at 7 pm on KUAC FM

Music of the Golden Ages – Handel’s Messiah

Hand-picked and purchased by KUAC host, Bob Fischer, it’s Handel's original Dublin edition performed in April 1742 at Fishamble Theater. Described as a daring and very highly rated performance by the Dunedin Consort and Players (period instruments) under the direction of John Butt, the chorus comprises only 12 voices accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra. Tune in Tuesday night at 7 on KUAC FM, KUAC … Read More

Frontline – From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians, Tuesdays, December 23rd & 30th at 9 pm on KUAC TV

Frontline - From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

FRONTLINE presents the epic story of the rise of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus of Nazareth once lived and preached and challenges familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Tune in Tuesdays, December 23rd & 30th at 9 pm … Read More

Christmas with the Morehouse & Spelman Glee Clubs, Wednesday at 1 pm on KUAC FM

Christmas with the Morehouse & Spelman Glee Clubs

One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This presentation features the best works of the last several years. It's a joyous celebration of the schools' tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark … Read More