Paul Winter's 36th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration

Paul Winter's 36th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration

Friday, December 21, at 8 PM
Celebrate the return of the sun - and the warming of the heart with Paul Winter’s Annual Winter Solstice Celebration.


Tinsel Tales 4

Tinsel Tales 4

Saturday, December 22, at 7 AM
NPR’s holiday tradition, Tinsel Tales, is back with a fourth collection of extraordinary Christmas stories that will transport you to unexpected places and emotions.


Swing with Bill Cartwright Christmas Special

Swing with Bill Cartwright Christmas Special

Saturday, December 22, at 10 PM
Get in the holiday mood with tunes from swing era musicians.


A Blues Christmas

A Blues Christmas

Saturday, December 22, at 11 PM
Lee Hay presents a special celebration of holiday music from favorite blues artists.


Tinsel Tales 2

Tinsel Tales 2

Sunday, December 23, at 7 AM
Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season.


Around Cincinnati Christmas

Around Cincinnati Christmas

Sunday, December 23, at 7 PM
Rock your Christmas Eve with holiday music from Cincinnati’s finest musicians.


Hollywood Holiday

Hollywood Holiday

Sunday, December 23, at 8 PM
Lynne Warfel presents a musical retrospective of some of Hollywood's most cherished Christmas-themed movies.


Jonathan Winters' A Christmas Carol

Jonathan Winters' A Christmas Carol

Sunday, December 23, at 9 PM
Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents his own distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic.


Jazz with OT Christmas

Jazz with OT Christmas

Sunday, December 23, at 10 PM
An archival Christmas program from December 24, 1986. The two-hour holiday special includes jazz renditions of “The Christmas Song” and “At the Christmas Ball” as well as other Christmas songs by the World Saxophone Quartet and Louis Armstrong.


Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites

Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites

Monday, December 24, at 1 PM
Don’t miss stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas.


Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs

Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs

Monday, December 24, at 7 PM
The choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges present a joyous celebration of spirituals and carols.


Joy to the World: A Holiday in Pink

Joy to the World: A Holiday in Pink

Monday, December 24, at 9 PM
The internationally acclaimed “little orchestra" Pink Martini bedecks the airwaves with festive holiday songs from across the globe.


Tiny Desk Holiday Special

Tiny Desk Holiday Special

Monday, December 24, at 9 PM
Enjoy amazing holiday performances from NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series including Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Steve Martin, Hanson, The Polyphonic Spree and more!


Tinsel Tales 3

Tinsel Tales 3

Tuesday, December 25, at 1 PM
Audie Cornish, Ken Harbaugh, Nina Totenberg and other voices from NPR's past and present tell stories of the season.


Carols and Cheer

Carols and Cheer

Tuesday, December 25, at 8 PM
From holiday classics to contemporary hits, you will love singing along with favorite songs for the Christmas season, performed by today's leading artists and ensembles.


Jazz Piano Christmas

Jazz Piano Christmas

Tuesday, December 25, at 9 PM
Join the Kennedy Center and NPR Music for a special Mardi Gras themed holiday concert. Hosted by Felix Contreras.


Selected Shorts Gift Set: Tough Love for the Holidays

Selected Shorts Gift Set: Tough Love for the Holidays

Saturday, December 29, at 7 AM
Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Selected Shorts Gift Set: Funny Favorites from Andy Borowitz

Selected Shorts Gift Set: Funny Favorites from Andy Borowitz

Sunday, December 30, at 7 AM
Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Capital Steps New Year’s Special

Capital Steps New Year’s Special

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 1 PM
Politics Takes a Holiday as the Capital Steps review the political craziness of 2017’s amazing world of politics.

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