Radio Broadcasts


Rebroadcasts: Sunday 1pm, Tuesday 8pm, Wednesday 2am


Air Date     Program

11/6/16         Abbi Jacobson

11/13/16       Billy Collins

11/20/16      Bjarke Ingels

11/27/16      Marina Abramovic

12/4/16        Trevor Noah

12/11/16       Frances McDormand & Elizabeth Strout

12/18/16       Joel Coen

12/25/16      A Darlene Love Christmas

1/1/17           Patti Smith

1/8/17          Equal Justice: Post-Obama

1/15/17         Rebecca Solnit

1/22/17        Zadie Smith

1/29/17        Colson Whitehead

2/5/17          TBD

2/12/17        Kay Ryan & Atsuro Riley

2/19/17        TBD

2/26/17       Roxane Gay

3/5/17         Andrew Solomon


Most City Arts & Lectures programs can be heard in edited and delayed broadcasts in the San Francisco Bay Area on KQED-FM (88.5). These programs are also heard on these 130 public radio stations around the country (please contact your local affiliate for broadcast times). The radio broadcasts are hosted by Academy Award-winning actress Linda Hunt.

Our past 33 seasons of programming have been digitally archived at the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley. Those wishing to hear the archived programs can make a personal visit to the library. A list of shows can be viewed on their website.