Your week at a glance: May 29 – June 2

Below you will find the latest upcoming program updates for the week ahead. PLEASE NOTE: All details are subject to change. Additional details will be shared via ContentDepot as they become available.

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Marketplace (PM)

  • Kai talks to Michelle Holder, Associate Professor of Economics at John Jay College, City University of New York, about what’s behind the historically low Black unemployment rate.

  • Observers of the national boom in new business formation have noticed a new phenomenon: Where in the past most new businesses were formed in central business districts, they’re now more common in the “donut” of residential neighborhoods immediately surrounding central business districts. With fewer people working downtown and more working from home, entrepreneurs are trying to capitalize on the shift. Marketplace’s Justin Ho reports.

On Point

  • May 29: Thirty years ago, a secret dinner at the Pentagon led to a flurry of consolidation in the defense industry. In this rebroadcast episode we bring you story of that so-called “last supper” and what it means for the Pentagon’s $800 billion dollar budget today.

  • May 30: Washington Post personal finance columnist – and one half of On Point’s Money Ladies duo – joins Meghna to answer listeners’ personal finance questions.

  • May 31: Earlier this month Vermont became the first state in the union to amend its medically aid in dying law to allow terminally ill people from out of state to take advantage of it. In the past five years, the number of states allowing access to life-ending medication for the terminally ill has more than tripled. We find out how public opinion and doctors’ views are changing on medical aid in dying.

Arts and Culture

Splendid Table

June 2 – New Episode

  • This week it’s summer parties with laundry evangelist Patric Richardson author of Laundry Love, Nicole A. Taylor author of Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations and Natasha David author of Drink Lightly.

Performance Today

  • Memorial Day performances of music by Caroline Shaw, John Adams, Charles Ives, Florence Price, John Williams, John Philip Sousa, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Aaron Copland, Aldolphus Hailstork

  • A performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s Sarcasms, Op.17 by PT Classical Woman of the Year Gabriela Montero at Prager Family Center for the Arts in Easton, MD

  • A performance of Gabriela Lena Frank:’s Elegia Andina at Bard College by The Orchestra Now, conducted by Naomi Woo

  • A performance of Valerie Coleman’s Requiem Milonga from the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, MN

  • Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Symphony No. 2 performed by Minnesota Orchestra

  • Catalyst Quartet performing Tailleferre’s String Quartet at Spivey Hall

APM Presents special of the week

Early Risers: Parent Perspectives on Racial Equity in Early Childhood

Air Window: Now – September 6, 2023

Description: In this one-hour special, listeners will hear first-person perspectives of parents navigating racial equity discussions with their children. In addition, we will also share practical tips and insights from a variety of early childhood experts about how to talk with very young children about race and racism.

Questions? Please contact your Station Representative.