Making ContactMaking ContactMaking Contact is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program that analyses critical social and environmental issues and showcases grassroots solutions in order to inform and inspire audiences to action.
Philosophy TalkPhilosophy TalkPhilosophy Talk celebrates the value of the examined life. Each week, our philosophers invite you to join them in conversation on a wide variety of issues ranging from popular culture to our most deeply-held beliefs about science, morality, and the human condition.
Big Picture ScienceBig Picture ScienceEach week, “Big Picture Science,” hosted by astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley, interviews leading scientists, technology researchers, and science journalists about emerging scientific research. The one-hour themed program offers both insight and humor to present surprising connections and new ways of thinking about science. Once a month, a “Skeptic Check” episode casts a critical eye on pseudoscience.
10 and 2 // A Car Advice Show10 and 2 // A Car Advice Show Local car hero Bradley Brownell of Jalopnik will bring you deep-dives and no-nonsense car advice for everyday folks as well as car enthusiasts, without the jargon or chassis codes or minutiae that might cause a normal commuter to change the station.
Black Mountain RadioBlack Mountain RadioBlack Mountain Radio is an artist-driven, community-focused audio project broadcast from Las Vegas to the world, created by the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Black Mountain Institute (BMI), home of The Believer.
Sundance Poetry SeriesSundance Poetry SeriesFor the past twenty years, Sundance Books and Music, Reno’s oldest independent bookstore, has celebrated National Poetry Month with readings by poets from this region and beyond. This April the event was cancelled due to the virus and so, it seemed only fitting to move the readings to KWNK 97.7FM.
Loud As Folk RadioLoud As Folk RadioA monthly songwriter showcase hosted by Spike McGuire. The program has an ever-changing format including live recordings from LAF showcases, interviews, in-studio guests, deep cuts, and all the latest release from LAF regulars.
Dadswax presents Sound of StyleDadswax presents Sound of StyleA segment from Dadswax about how local producers found and create their sound and style.
The Labor Edge PodcastThe Labor Edge PodcastThe Labor Edge is a podcast from the Northern Nevada Central Labor Council about news from Nevada’s growing labor movement.
Democracy Now!Democracy Now!A daily, global, independent news hour anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines followed by in-depth discussions from a rich diversity of people and perspectives rarely heard from in mainstream media.
Heart of Sound: Acutonics and Sound HealingHeart of Sound: Acutonics and Sound HealingTogether the Heart Of Sound weaves frequencies of the didgeridoo, crystal quartz singing bowls, rattles, drums, and many more surprise instruments to create an audio soundscape.
A Writer's World with Shaun GriffinA Writer's World with Shaun GriffinShaun Griffin is a poet and writer who brings some part of that world to you every other week on KWNK with a new audio segment.
The Glass Die's Featured GameThe Glass Die's Featured GameAn audio series highlighting board games from local board game parlor The Glass Die.
LIVE Jazz Jam Sessions from Laughing PlanetLIVE Jazz Jam Sessions from Laughing PlanetListen in to 97.7FM for the LIVE Jazz Jam from Laughing Planet UNR! Every other Wednesday of the month we’ll be broadcasting the Jazz Jam Session with students from the University of Nevada’s Jazz and Improvisational Music Program.