Airs Monday, December 26 at 8:00 p.m. Episode 2: Think Like a Bee — Marla Spivak From turkey and stuffing to figgy pudding, latkes to black-eyed peas, the holiday season seems to revolve around food. And this fall The Promised Land — public radio's Peabody Award-winning series about vision and leadership — takes an unexpected tack on the subject.
Airs Monday, December 26 at 11:00 a.m. Apollo's Fire - Cleveland's Baroque Orchestra Presents Bach’s St. John Passion - Sung in English With Jeannette Sorrell, conducting & organ continuo Ian Honeyman, Evangelist; Jeffrey Strauss, Jesus; Jolle Greenleaf, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Marc Molomot, tenor; Tom Meglioranza, baritone/Pilate
Airs Sunday, December 26 at 8:00 p.m. An updated version of a public radio tradition hosted by NPR's Lisa Simeone. Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations. Also featuring Mimi Kennedy. From NPR and KCRW
Airs Sunday, December 25 at 5:00 p.m. "The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice" is an all-new compilation of musical excerpts, plus a few short poetry and prose readings, selected from the Christmas/Winter Solstice Revels celebrations that took place in December, 2009, in ten cities across the United States.