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Programs APM Celebrates

Overview

APM Celebrates is our unique package of programs for holidays and more. From annual listener favorites like The Splendid Table's "Turkey Confidential", to classical music specials, to new offerings that explore everything from transportation trends to personal history and grief, APM Celebrates offers something for every audience and occasion.


Current Specials

Rebels, Renegades and Wild Women

A Beautiful World: "Rebels, Renegades and Wild Women"

Heather McElhatton hosts this celebration of powerful women throughout history, including Susan B. Anthony, Jane Goodall, Mae Jamison and other trailblazers. A beautiful new offering for Women's History Month!

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Women's History Month

Witness: Women's History Month

Selected from the BBC World Service's Witness program, and available to all APM Stations, BBC presenters share remarkable stories of women's history, told by the women who were there. Listeners will hear the story of the first women to vote in Kuwait, the woman who revealed the structure of DNA, and more.

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World Choral Spectacular

Join host Brian Newhouse for highlights from the 11th World Choral Symposium in Barcelona, a week-long festival featuring performances by some of the finest choirs in the world.

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Ocean Stories

Ocean Stories

From Mauritius to Alaska, the Philippines to Cape Town, Liz Bonnin tells the story of the people who make a living from the sea and its wildlife, capturing the powerful ties that bind so many of us to the awesome majesty of the Oceans.

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King's last march

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Half a century later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

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Earth Rx: Climate Solutions for a Changing Planet

Earth Rx: Climate Solutions for a Changing Planet

Host Paul Huttner makes sense of climate science and offers solutions to the global climate crisis.

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Past Specials

FY 17

Classical
  • Hollywood Halloween
  • From Casals to Camelot
  • Dreams of the Fallen: Music of Honor and Remembrance for Memorial Day
  • Let Freedom Sing
  • Cinema in the Parks
  • Salute in Song (APM Honors)
  • Giving Thanks 2016
  • Advent Voices (2015 Encore)
  • Carols & Cheer
  • Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir 2016
  • Hollywood Holiday 2016
  • Welcome Christmas 2016
  • A Chanticleer Christmas 2016
  • St. Olaf Christmas Festival 2016
  • Candles Burning Brightly (2015 Encore)
  • A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols 2016
  • Kaddish (APM Honors)
  • The Movies & Music
  • Making Oprah
  • Salute in Song
  • Semper Fi
News & Entertainment
  • TBTL Halloween Spooktacular
  • KPCC's The Ride
  • The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential
  • Terrible, Thanks for Asking
  • Marketplace Takes Care of Holiday Business 2016
  • The Dinner Party Download Holiday Special
  • WUNC's Occasional Shivers
  • Marketplace Tech's Codebreaker Solstice
  • The Splendid Table's Homemade Holidays with America's Test Kitchen
  • WBEZ's Making Oprah

FY 16

Classical
  • Giving Thanks 2015
  • Thanksgiving with Cantus 2015
  • Candles Burning Brightly 2015
  • Advent Voices 2015
  • Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir 2015
  • Welcome Christmas 2015
  • Caroling with The Singers
  • Hollywood Holiday 2015
  • Light & Gold (2014 Encore)
  • St. Olaf Christmas Festival 2015
  • A Chanticleer Christmas 2015
  • A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols 2015
  • Valentine's Day with Cantus
  • Irish Inspirations
  • The April Fools
  • Viva la Musica
News & Entertainment
  • The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential
  • Awesome Holiday Etiquette
  • Marketplace Takes Care of Holiday Business
  • Marketplace Tech Holiday
  • The Dinner Party Download Holiday Special
  • The Dinner Party Download All Food Episode
  • The Dinner Party Download Best of 2015
  • The Splendid Table's Global Holiday Celebration
  • The Frame Oscar Special

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