- Kai checks back in with Wesley Morris, critic-at-large with the New York Times, about the state of the film industry ahead of the Academy Awards. This is part of our revisiting author and artist series that we kicked off in January.
- Kai talks with Caroline O’Donovan, reporter at the Washington Post, about the emerging side-hustle of Amazon influencers.
Marketplace Morning Report
Monday March 4: Paramount recently said it won’t be returning to pre-strike spending levels on content as experiments during the strikes, like relying more on cheaper production abroad and non-scripted content, had proved an effective way to cut costs. The pressure to turn a profit in the competitive streaming world is intensifying. Marketplace Morning Report looks at how the last big strikes affected the media landscape in a durable way, with the rise of non-scripted TV, and what we might see carry through from these ones.
Monday March 4: Marketplace’s Lily Jamali speaks with Boston University Professor Joan Donovan about misinformation issues with the 2024 election.
Decoding Democracy: New series beginning March 5 Generative artificial intelligence tools have made it much cheaper and easier to spread misinformation that can mislead voters and potentially influence elections. Companies that once invested heavily in correcting the record have shifted their priorities. Marketplace Tech, in collaboration with Washington Correspondent Kimberly Adams, will produce a video-first series looking at how disinformation and misinformation is occurring in the 2024 election campaign: how to spot it, how to fight it, and how to talk to family members and friends about it. The video trailer for this series is out now.
Tuesday March 5: Lily Jamali speaks with Marketplace’s Washington Correspondent Kimberly Adams about deepfakes in the 2024 election, kicking off “Marketplace Tech’s” new series all about mis-and-dis information called “Decoding Democracy.”
Thursday, March 7: Lily Jamali will sit down with SF Fed President and CEO Mary Daly for an interview focusing on the state of the economy in Silicon Valley, the SVB collapse anniversary, and AI driven tech layoffs.
- Monday, March 4: Foreign diplomats are nervous that the United States’ once solid global leadership is on shaky ground. We hear from a panel of experienced diplomats why their home nations are alarmed at America’s partisan divides.
- Wednesday, March 6: Meghna speaks with Michael J. Graetz about his new book, The Power to Destroy: How the Anti-tax Movement Hijacked America. In it, Graetz explores how what was once a fringe position fringe went mainstream and the consequences of that for US politics and its ability to address society’s problems.
March 8 – New episode
We’re looking at the world of restaurants and flavors this week with conversations with Andrew Friedman author of The Dish, The Lives and Labor Behind One Plate of Food and flavor scientist Arielle Johnson author of Flavorama: A Guide to Unlocking the Art and Science of Flavor.
- Mar 4: Music by Mel Bonis, performed by musicians from ROCO, from the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston TX
- Mar 5: Maureen Nelson and Michael Brown perform Claude Debussy’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor from Music in the Vineyards Festival, Inglenook Winery, Rutherford, CA.
- Mar 6: Inon Barnatan, Augustin Hadelich and Efe Baltacigil perform Maurice Ravel’s Piano Trio in A minor from the La Jolla Music Society in La Jolla, CA.
- Mar 7: Christian Zacharias performs Haydn’s Piano Sonata in E-flat major from Spivey Hall at Clayton State University in Morrow, GA.
- Mar 8: Aaron Boyd and Juho Pohjonen perform Clara Schuman’s Three Romances for Violin and Piano from Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival and Institute in Menlo Park, CA.
Friday March 8: International Women’s Day: Female artists will be featured ALL DAY LONG. Nearly every selection is by a female composer, and the few that don’t will still feature a prominent female performer or conductor. 24 hours of delights and discoveries from an often-overlooked part of the classical repertoire .
New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
Wed 7:15am/5pm CT & Sat 9am CT
- Julie Perry talks with Julie Amacher about the new album American Counterpoints.
Extra Ecclectic with Steve Seel
Wed 10pm-12am CT
- Extra Eclectic kicks off Women’s History Month with works from well-known composers like Caroline Shaw and Jennifer Higdon, and lesser-known gems by Layale Chaker, Outi Tarkiainen, and Mary Kouyoudjian.
Thurs 12am CT & Sat 8pm CT
- Mar 7: Jennifer Higdon’s exciting and twangy Mandolin Concerto featuring Avi Avital in a concert from Frankfurt, Germany.
- Mar 9: Alma Mahler, overshadowed in history by her illustrious husband, was a prodigious composer herself. We’ll hear her Three Early Songs with the RIAS Chamber Choir in a concert last fall in Berlin.
Sat 10am – 12pm CT
- An Oscar retrospective. A potpourri of the Oscar Winners for Best Score and Best Song from 1938-present.
Your Classical Discoveries
Sat 4-7pm CT
- Music in Time: As most of the country prepares to “spring forward” this evening, we’ll explore music about clocks and the passage of time, including Haydn’s “Clock” Symphony, Robert Thurston’s “Time Travels,” and “The Flower Clock” by Jean Francaix.
APM Presents special of the week
Air Window: March 1 – March 31, 2024
A special hour-long edition of Witness History from the BBC World Service. Remarkable stories of women’s history, told by the women who were there. Selected from the BBC’s Witness History program, we hear moving, inspiring and even outrageous stories about a few of the most important women in living memory.
Questions? Please contact your Station Representative.