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The AAPI Experience

In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we encourage everyone to explore our Social Justice Learning digital space, in particular this lesson focused on "The AAPI Experience.”

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Atomic Age Cocktail Party (1021) Broadway Bound

We’re Broadway Bound this time on the program! Tons of swinging hi-fi versions of tunes from the Great White Way from shows like Guys and Dolls, The Pajama Game, Kiss Me…
Evening Concert

Mahler’s “8th Symphony”

Monday night May 23 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. The Philharmonic is joined by the New…
Classic Mornings

A Few Of May’s Favorite Things

Remember the lessons Maria taught us in The Sound of Music?


The 21st Show

On the streets of Springfield’s Pridefest

Members of the LGBTQ+ community share perspectives as Springfield's 2022 pride fest get underway.
The 21st Show
Singer/Songwriter Sarah Beth Tomberlin

Artist Interview: Tomberlin

The 21st caught up with Illinois native Sarah Beth Tomberlin, who is on tour to promote her new album, "i don't know who needs to hear this."
The 21st Show
State Capitol in Springfield

Primary Races and IL undercount

Two reporters talk more about the upcoming Illinois primary, and about how our state actually gained population in the last decade.


Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardner - April 2022

This month, we're still battling the cold temperature while still trying to get ready for spring planting season. Some of our experts give you some tips to help…
Mid-American Gardener

Episode 1132 - March 31, 2022

Martie Alagna stops by to give us some early Spring pruning tips and show us some helpful ways to give our garden tools some love!
Mid-American Gardener

Episode 1131 - March 24, 2022

Tinisha is joined in studio by panelist Ella Maxwell, and they discuss Microgreens and some helpful way to grow them!

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Frankie Drake Mysteries

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