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7:00 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

Ring in 2014 with WCQS!

Our holiday programming continues this season
 with offerings to celebrate the New Year.  From all of us at WCQS we wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Tuesday – 12/31

7 pm – THE PAUL WINTER SOLSTICE CONCERT
It’s an encore broadcast on New Year’s Eve of The Paul Winter Consort Solstice Concert! A holiday celebration on a spectacular scale -- Music, dance and renewal of spirit at the great turning point of the year.

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Station News
3:04 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Bonus Episode of Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin

Jerry Seinfeld is featured on a bonus episode of Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin

WCQS will air a bonus episode of Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin this Saturday and Sunday. Alec sits down with comedian Jerry Seinfeld who debuted on HBO in 1981, the same year he first appeared on Johnny Carson. Jerry Seinfeld was 27 years old.

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Station News
7:04 am
Tue December 10, 2013

WCQS Pledge Line - 855-688-3818

WCQS has a new pledge number - 855-688-3818

WCQS has a new pledge line during our year end membership drive. Call 1-855-688-3818.

Give yourself a gift that will last all year: Support WCQS now.

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Station News
6:59 am
Tue December 10, 2013

WCQS Holiday Pet Food Drive

The WCQS Pet Food Drive gets a big paws up from Morning Edition co-host Scout Johnsen.
Credit Greta Johnsen

In addition to doing your part for WCQS during our year-end membership drive, can also help our less fortunate four legged friends. WCQS is collecting pet food for homeless animals this holiday season.  Help make the holidays brighter for less fortunate cats and dogs by dropping by the station with canned or dry food.

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Station News
11:46 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Nelson Mandela: 1918 - 2013

Nelson Mandela 1918 - 2013. Rest in Peace.

NPR News will be covering the events commemorating the life of Nelson Mandela this week with a team of reporters in South Africa. In depth coverage will begin in Morning Edition on Tuesday with the Memorial Service in Johannesburg that will be attended by President Obama and former Presidents H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton.

NPR will cover the event through its newscasts, news magazine shows and online. The schedule of events at this point are as follows:

Tuesday: Memorial service at FNB stadium in Johannesburg.

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Station News
5:04 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Holiday Programs 2013

Making spirits bright - our gift to you - special programming for the holiday season.

WCQS is running special programming for the season from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. Be sure to check back often for updates.

From all of us at WCQS, have a happy and healthy holiday season.

Saturday – 12/28

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12:21 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Nelson Mandela: An Audio History

Mandela: An Audio History airs Friday at 2.

In remembrance of Nelson Mandela, WCQS will air Mandela: An Audio History today at 2. The programs Draws from a vast collection of interviews and recordings. The hour-long audio-history celebrates the life and work of Nelson Mandela.

Joe Richman, founder of Radio Diaries and one of the producers of Mandela: An Audio History, wrote this thoughtful essay after Mandela's passing yesterday:

Nelson Mandela 1918-2013

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Station News
4:54 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Holiday Programs 2013

Making spirits bright - our gift to you - special programming for the holiday season.

WCQS is running special seasonal programming from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. Be sure to check back often for updates.

From all of us at WCQS, have a happy and healthy holiday season.

Monday - 12/2

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4:13 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Time is Running Out to Make a Year-End Tax-deductible Contribution to WCQS

As you support organizations that mean a lot to you, your family and your community during this holiday season, consider a tax-deductible contribution before the end of 2013.  You rely on the news and music you hear and enjoy every day, and WCQS depends on your gift today.

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Station News
12:00 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Holiday Programs 2013

Our gift to you! Special programming for the season, from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day.
Credit Freedom from Want - Norman Rockwell, The Saturday Evening Post March 6 1943.

WCQS' special programming begins Wednesday, Nov. 27 with celebrations for Thanksgiving and Chanukah.

Be sure to check back often for updates. From all of us at WCQS, have a happy and healthy holiday season.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

2 pm CANDLES BURNING BRIGHTLY

Join hosts Mindy Ratner and Bill Morelock for a one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. There's plenty of music from Jewish communities around the world, plus an exploration of holiday traditions, and a special story reading by the incomparable Theodore Bikel.

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