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Wits Radio Show Coming to KUAC FM!

Wits Radio ShowGood news! Whad’Ya Know is now available as a one hour show. The Whad’Ya Know Radio Hour takes two hours of Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know and packs them into one. Listeners will still hear Michael talk to audience members, interview guests, and play the famous Whad’Ya Know Quiz. By carrying The Whad’Ya Know Radio Hour, KUAC will also be able to add one of public radio’s hippest, funniest and most respected new programs to the Saturday morning line-up, Wits.

Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors, and musicians to the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater, where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Praised as “a wildly successful radio show, both a throwback to radio’s golden age and also wholly modern,” Wits mixes improvisation, sketch comedy, conversation, music, and genuine beauty in a program that’s been called a model for social media and audience engagement. Wits is being referred to as “A Prairie Home Companion for a new generation.”

Take it from Peter Sagal, host of Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, who said, “If you’re a fan of Wait Wait, you should start listening to Wits. Immediately.”

For more information and Frequently Asked Questions regarding these changes please visit HERE.

New Programs Coming to KUAC2 HD Radio!

New Programs Coming to KUAC2 HD Radio!Did you know KUAC has been programming and broadcasting 3 HD stations for over a year? KUAC FM/HD is the traditional KUAC FM broadcast. KUAC2 is an HD channel featuring contemporary music and information programs. KUAC3 is an HD channel featuring extended hours of classical music, BBC News and information programs.

As Wits moves into the Saturday morning schedule on KUAC FM, it is being replaced with Live Wire! a weekly one-hour variety show with a modern twist. Live Wire! will air at noon on Saturdays on KUAC2. More about Live Wire! here. Additionally, NPR is ending production of Tell Me More. KUAC will replace Tell Me More on KUAC2 with As it Happens, Monday-Friday 11 p.m.-12 a.m. More information about As it Happens available here.

Also on KUAC2, an hour of XPonential Radio from 9 p.m.-10 p.m. will be replaced with To the Point. If you are an avid KUAC2 listener, you’ll remember that The Story with Dick Gordon was retired by APM (American Public Media) last October. This program was replaced with XPonential Radio until a suitable replacement could be found. We believe we’ve found a fantastic new program that will entertain and inform listeners. More information about To the Point can be found here.

For more information and Frequently Asked Questions regarding these changes please visit HERE.

Sherlock, Season 3 Encore, Saturdays at 10 pm on KUAC TV

Sherlock, Season 3Sherlock is not dead: this much we know. But how did he survive his leap off the roof of St. Bart’s Hospital? There are many theories, but none of them matter to John Watson, who is less concerned with how his friend survived than with why his friend didn’t let him know he was alive. Sherlock returns to London with an assignment (stop an impending terrorist attack on the city) and a plan (restore the old Sherlock-John partnership)…Tune in Saturday nights at 10 for the Season 3 encore, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

Knit & Crochet Now!, Saturdays at 2:30 pm on KUAC TV

Knit & Crochet Now!A brand new season of Knit and Crochet Now! features top-notch information from the best knit and crochet experts in addition to patterns for each and every project on the show. Tune in Saturday afternoons at 2:30 through 8/30, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

Live from the Artists Den, Saturdays at 6 pm on KUAC TV

Live from the Artists DenLIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN features an intimate, invitation-only concert by cutting-edge, contemporary musicians, along with artist interviews and insights about the unusual venues chosen. The Artists Den has been presenting emerging and established musicians in unique settings around the world since its inception in 2004. Initially a series of private living room concerts, the Artists Den has expanded to include unforgettable performances across North America and Europe by some of today’s most significant names in music – in some of the most interesting, off-the-beaten-path locations imaginable. Tune in Saturday evenings at 6 through 7/12, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

Ahoy! KUAC’s 2014 Red Green Regatta Registration is Open!

2014 Red Green RegattaRegister your vessel and crew now through July 17th ONLINE for $25 here. Then get out your duct tape and start planning your float for KUAC’s 19th Annual Red Green Regatta! Join us on the water or on the shore on July 20th as the “flotilla of fun” takes off from Graehl Park and docks at Pioneer Park. Visit our official 2014 Red Green Regatta webpage (here) for all the info. See you on the water!

Community Event FM Public Service Announcements & TV Regional Calendar Requests

Public Service AnnouncementAre you a nonprofit organization? Do you have an upcoming community event that you would like promoted on KUAC FM & TV? Our PSA/Regional Calendar program is here to help. Simply visit www.kuac.org, choose the About Us tab and click Contact Us or use this link here. KUAC welcomes news about local arts, public service, and more. Questions? Call 474-7491.

PBS Kids Summer Schedule starts Monday on KUAC TV

PBS Kids Summer ScheduleIt’s double the fun this summer with a new line-up starting Monday, June 2nd! PBS Kids and KUAC TV is offering more episodes of their favorite shows. With school out, the kids will have more fun and address summer learning needs with back-to-back episodes of Wild Kratts, Curious George, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train and Arthur. Tune in weekdays starting Monday at 6 am through the end of August, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.