41 episodes

WPRB News and Culture brings human stories about public affairs, the arts, and local news to the airwaves of New Jersey. Every Friday, 5-6pm on WPRB 103.3 FM or at news.wprb.com!

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WPRB News and Culture brings human stories about public affairs, the arts, and local news to the airwaves of New Jersey. Every Friday, 5-6pm on WPRB 103.3 FM or at news.wprb.com!

    Waiting

    Waiting

    News and Culture starts our Spring season with stories about anticipation. Helen Heuer visits local businesses in Princeton, New Jersey. Natalie Hahn speaks to a professional astrologer. And Adam Sanders gathers his two friends to visit the Princeton Airport as they explore the minds and worlds of the aerophile.



    Hosted by Natalie Hahn. Reported, recorded, and produced by Helen Heuer, Natalie Hahn, and Adam Sanders.

    All music used under Creative Commons license. Theme music: "Take Me Higher," by Jahzzar.


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    • 31 min
    Cultivation

    Cultivation

    WPRB News and Culture shrugs off the December chill with three stories about the toils of growing and the fruits of summer soil. Natalia Maidique speaks to a beekeeper who forged her own path to master the hive. Adam Sanders learns about the power of seeds. And Anna Hiltner speaks to a farmer with spiritual insights into how best to let things grow.



    Hosted and produced by Adam Sanders. Reported, recorded, and produced by Natalia Maidique, Anna Hiltner, and Adam Sanders.



    Theme music: "Take Me Higher," by Jahzzar. All other music used under Creative Commons license.


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    • 46 min
    Through the Grapevine

    Through the Grapevine

    News and Culture embraces our inner love of gossip – with stories from the grapevine and about the very foundations of the whispering urge. Natalia Maidique and Navani Rachamallu speak to bartenders about the ways gossip shapes their job. Sophie Leheny and Synai Ferrell learn about the psychological and human roots of our snarkiest, most whispery impulses. And Clara McWeeny, Izzy Jacobson, and Helen Heuer dish some (anonymous) real-world gossip from listeners like you. 



    Hosted and produced by Adam Sanders. Reported, recorded, and produced by Natalia Maidique, Navani Rachamallu, Synai Ferrell, Sophie Leheny, Clara McWeeny, Helen Heuer, Izzy Jacobson, and Adam Sanders.

    All music used under Creative Commons license. Theme music: “Take Me Higher,” by Jahzzar.


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    • 41 min
    Halloween People

    Halloween People

    WPRB News and Culture puts on a scary mask and knocks on your door with three stories sweet enough to make your teeth hurt, thinking about the kind of people who make Halloween what it is. First up, Adam Sanders and Izzy Jacobson visit a Halloween superstore to understand the mechanics behind the costume-and-décor industrial complex. Then, in a story from our archives, Charlie Nuermberger and Henry Moses learn about the mythical Jersey Devil from an expert in the field. And finally, in another archives story, Natalia Maidique and Navani Rachumallu regale us with the Halloween classic story, Edgar Allan Poe's The Telltale Heart.

    Hosted and produced by Adam Sanders. Reported, recorded, and produced by Izzy Jacobson, Charlie Nuermberger, Henry Moses, Natalia Maidique, Navani Rachumallu, and Adam Sanders.

    All music used under Creative Commons license. Theme music: “Take Me Higher,” by Jahzzar.


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    • 32 min
    A Night at the Movies

    A Night at the Movies

    WPRB News and Culture pops some popcorn and buys a ticket to an episode at the movies. First up, Sophie Leheny and Navani Rachumallu speak to the folks at the Princeton Garden Theatre to understand their idea of the nonprofit-cinema renaissance. Then, Tommy Goulding breaks down the hubbub around the new Napoleon trailer, and why it has historians in such a tizzy. And finally, in a story from our archives, Adam Sanders investigates why doppelgängers figure so heavily in our horror-movie imagination.



    Hosted and produced by Adam Sanders. Reported, recorded, and produced by Sophie Leheny, Navani Rachamallu, Tommy Goulding, and Adam Sanders.

    All music used under Creative Commons license. Theme music: “Take Me Higher,” by Jahzzar.


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    • 32 min
    Fashion

    Fashion

    News and Culture tries to sound fashionable. Natalia Maidique and Navani Rachumallu explore the sounds, style, and usability of shoes. Adam Sanders speaks to Lisa Shepherd-Stewart, the proprietor of Cultured Expressions, an African fabric shop and studio in Rahway. And Clara McWeeny and Helen Heuer give you all the thrifting tips you never knew you needed.



    Hosted and produced by Adam Sanders. Reported, recorded, and produced by Natalia Maidique, Navani Rachamallu, Clara McWeeny, Helen Heuer, and Adam Sanders.

    All music used under Creative Commons license. Theme music: “Take Me Higher,” by Jahzzar.


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    • 34 min

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