Programs A-Z

  • A collaboration between River Action and the QC Theatre Workshop, the RiverStages Reading Series featured readings of six plays exploring environmental themes. Each was performed at a different local arts venue and was followed by a discussion...

  • Bret Dale joins us each Saturday at 8 PM for an hour of the finest blues and roots music selections from the RME library.

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  • A series of award-winning stories about our region's traditions, institutions, and people, past and present. Rock Island Lines is written and read by Roald Tweet, Professor Emeritus of English at Augustana College. The stories in these three...

  • Don Wooten and a cavalcade of guests kill an hour in a very unceremonious way. 

  • Michael Wahlmann presents classical music on Sunday evening from 7:00 pm to Midnight, including local concerts from the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, the Muscatine Symphony Orchestra, and Nova Singers. Follow...

  • Sound Opinions is where people who love music can come together. You can make discoveries, debate, learn about pop culture, engage, have fun and find new ways to further enrich your lives through music.

    Whether you're an expert,...

  • Reporting from in and around Illinois.

  • Interviews with local military veterans and their families. This project is a part of WQPT's Embracing the Military intitiative. These interviews on WVIK are sponsored by

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio...

  • All concerts are scheduled to air Sundays at 7pm unless otherwise noted.

    You can view a printable schedule here.

  • Don Wooten hosts an hour of swing-era favorites.

  • Guy Raz explores the emotions, insights, and discoveries that make us human. The TED Radio Hour is a narrative journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and...

  • The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create. Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered...

  • A public radio talk show hosted by Niala Boodhoo that brings you the news, culture, and stories that matter to Illinois.

    We regularly interview Illinois’s elected officials – whether they’re in state government or in Congress. 

  • The Cities is a local features program hosted by Jim Mertens, broadcast on WQPT on Thursdays at 7:00 P.M.

  • This is how the news should sound. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by New York Times journalism.

  • The Midnight Special is one of the most enduring syndicated folk music radio programs from the WFMT Radio Network. The Midnight Special was established in Chicago on 98.7 WFMT-FM in 1953, and went national in 1971. It has stayed current through...

  • The Moth Radio Hour features our most beloved tales and the stories behind the stories. The series debuted in 2009 and is now airing on more than 500 stations nationwide. The Moth Radio Hour is co-produced by 

  • The Splendid Table, hosted by award-winning food writer Francis Lam, has been an original weekend companion, celebrating the intersection of food and life for more than two decades. A culinary, culture and lifestyle program, it has...

  • Since launching in November 2006, Think and host Krys Boyd have earned more than a dozen local, regional and national awards, including the 2012 Public Radio News Directors Inc. first place award for best call-in show, the 2016 Texas...

  • A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond....

  • Subscribe to to hear W. Kent Barnds' insightful admissions about the state of College Admissions today.

    W. Kent Barnds is Executive Vice President of Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, and Vice...

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. Now in its 16th year, the Peabody Award-winning show has an audience of more...

  • Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by over 13 million* people on nearly 700 radio stations each week,...

  • Nutrition and wellness educator Kristin Bogdonas of University of Illinois Extension provides timely news, information, ideas to promote healthy living in the Quad Cities and beyond.

    Wellness Wake Up Call is produced by WVIK in...

  • Is there something about the Quad Cities you've always wanted to know?  Something you've always wondered about?  Ask WVIK's Renata Sago and the WVIK Newsroom, your unanswered questions and we'll seek out the answers.  Email us at why@wvik.org...

  • With Heart and Voice presents sacred music that spans the full range of Western classical music, from the Gothic period through the 21st century, with occasional surprises from the non-western tradition. The program, hosted by Peter DuBois,...

  • World of Opera with host Lisa Simeone brings listeners compelling performances from top American and international opera companies. World of Opera

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