WGTE FM 91 Introduces New Programs
Toledo, Ohio —WGTE Public Media will begin broadcasting a selection of new programs July 1 on WGTE FM 91.3 in Toledo, WGLE FM 90.7 in Lima, WGBE FM 90.9 in Bryan and WGDE FM 91.9 in Defiance.
Ask Me Another
Saturdays from 10 - 11 a.m. beginning July 1, 2017
Ask Me Another brings the lively spirit and healthy competition of your favorite trivia night right to your ears. With a rotating cast of funny people, puzzle writers and VIP guests, it features the wit of host Ophira Eisenberg, the music of house musician Jonathan Coulton, and rambunctious trivia games, all played in front of a live audience.
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio
Saturdays from 12 - 1 p.m. beginning July 1, 2017
From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat. With a four-star cast of contributors including Sara Moulton (long-time public television host and cookbook author), Adam Gopnik (contributing writer for The New Yorker), Stephen Meuse (wine writer and expert), Dan Pashman (host of The Sporkful podcast) and host Christopher Kimball (founder of Cook’s Magazine, long-time public TV and radio host, and founder of Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio is recorded in the studios of WGBH in Boston, Massachusetts.
Sundays from 11a.m. – noon beginning July 2, 2017
Fresh and inviting, upbeat and inspiring, Sunday Baroque is a weekly radio program featuring beloved and appealing music composed in the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. The music may be centuries-old, but it's the perfect antidote for the stress and distractions of our modern lives, so you can relax and recharge for the week ahead. Host Suzanne Bona offers a huge variety of beloved and appealing music performed by the world's finest musicians on a wide variety of instruments.
Conversations from the World Café
Sundays from 9 - 10 p.m. beginning July 2, 2017
A weekly one-hour show hosted by Talia Schlanger presenting interviews and performances of the daily show while exploring trends in contemporary music and culture and the artists who create it. Serving up a blend of blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country, live performances, and intimate interviews, the program is produced by WXPN-FM in Philadelphia.
Mondays from 10 p.m. - midnight beginning July 3, 2017
Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English. The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians. Hosted by WDAV's Frank Dominguez.
Tuesdays from 10 p.m.- midnight beginning July 4, 2017
Collectors’ Corner is about discovering and rediscovering music that rocked the world in days gone by. Host Henry Fogel crafts an historical narrative out of his personal record collection, a treasury amassed from decades of jaunts to record stores and resale shops across the globe.
Wednesdays from 11 p.m. - midnight beginning July 5, 2017
Fiesta! is an original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to your listeners. The acclaimed composer, musician, performer, and professor Elbio Barilari is the host and creative force behind this series. He invites listeners to enjoy and learn about the lively and compelling sounds of Latin American classical music.
Thursdays from 10 p.m. - midnight beginning July 6, 2017
A two-hour weekly show of new music, and new releases, with an in-depth look at classical music. Host John Clare speaks with leading musicians, from Adams to Zwilich; and highlights incredible releases. Topics include instruments (the cello, the piano), artists (Joyce DiDonato, Jose Serebrier), and variety (colors, locomotives).
Weekdays from 12 – 6 a.m.; Saturdays from 4 – 8 a.m.; Sundays from 4 – 6 a.m.
Great works from the classical canon are heard during the overnight hours, programmed and hosted by WGTE music hosts Brad Cresswell and Haley Taylor. NPR top of the hour newsbreaks will air during the 4 – 6 a.m. (8 a.m. on Sat) hours.
WGTE Public Media (The Public Broadcasting Foundation of Northwest Ohio) is a non-profit organization and a center of learning and education for northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Founded as an educational institute in 1953, education remains at the heart of what we do every day. From our entertaining, informative and educational programs that air on WGTE TV, FM 91, and www.Knowledgestream.org to our professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers and preschool day care providers, WGTE helps to make northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan a better place to live.