Tony Krabill

Host, All Things Considered

Tony has hosted All Things Considered on WVPE for much of the past two decades. He joined the station as ATC host in August 1997, then switched to Morning Edition in August 2000. One of his Morning Edition newscasts earned WVPE a Best Radio Newscast Award from the Associated Press in 2002. Tony left WVPE in January 2002 to work in communications and marketing at Mennonite Mission Network and worked as a freelance audio producer before returning to WVPE in 2007. An Iowa native, Tony got his start in radio as a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Harrisonburg, Va., and managed the radio station there for three years after graduating. He also worked in commercial and Christian radio prior to his first stint at WVPE. Tony lives with his family in Elkhart.

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Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, 9 PM

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, 9 PM

Bob Boilen’s had it with the holidays. He storms out of the studio and finds himself taking a Dickensian journey, with visits from some old friends including Carrie Brownstein, Dan Auerbach, Aimee Mann, Ben Folds, and more. And um, they will also play the usual unusual holiday songs.

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Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, 11 PM

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 both the Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jewish communities, plus an exploration of well-loved holiday traditions.

Hanukkah Lights

Dec 18, 2016

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, 10 PM

A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features all new Hanukkah stories. Written by R.L. Maizes, Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, and Ellen Orleans. Read by hosts Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, 11 PM

The internationally acclaimed “little orchestra" Pink Martini bedecks the airwaves with festive holiday songs from across the globe. From timeless classics to rarely heard gems, hear a multi-denominational, multi-cultural jubilee, overflowing with enough holiday spirit to warm your entire family. Hosted by All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro, and co-produced by OPB and Murray Street Productions.

An Afro Blue Christmas

Dec 18, 2016

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, 10 PM

Here's a very special holiday concert with Howard University's premiere vocal ensemble Afro Blue, and special guest pianist Cyrus Chestnut. The a-cappela group performs a variety of holiday songs including African-American spirituals, jazz and pop tunes, and classical repertoire. The joyous celebration includes one of a kind arrangements on traditional holiday songs plus new compositions... music perfect for the holidays and the spirit of Christmas. Hosted by Michele Norris.

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Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, 9 PM

Occasional Shivers

Dec 18, 2016
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Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, 10 PM

Thursday, Dec. 22, 9 PM

Join Michael Feinstein for an hour of yuletide cheer and music. This edition of Song Travels journeys from Hollywood’s vintage silver screen to New York City’s iconic Birdland club. The Michael Feinstein Big Band performs selections from the classic movie White Christmas, and Feinstein shares rare recordings from some of his favorite performers.

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 10 PM - 12 AM

Celebrate the return of the sun and the warming of the heart with Paul Winter's 2014 encore Winter Solstice Celebration. On the darkest night of the year, we head back to New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine to hear The Paul Winter Consort and the glorious Cathedral Pipe Organ. The performance brings traditional holiday favorites and new sounds from around the world with special guests Ivan Lins and Renato Braz. Hosted by John Schaefer

Friday, Dec. 16, 9 PM

Hollywood Holiday

Dec 5, 2016
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Thursday, Dec. 15, 9 PM

Join Lynne Warfel for an hour of holiday movie music that ranges from the sentimental to the completely cranky. From "White Christmas" and cozy homes for the holidays to Grinches, Scrooges, and Muppets, A Hollywood Holiday takes in your favorite holiday movies from a musical point of view.

Indiana Public Media

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, 6 PM

Hoosiers from across the state will celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial with a look at the state’s past, present, and future on Saturday, December 10th at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

The Bicentennial Gala will feature special guests, performances by Hoosiers, and a celebration of the heritage that makes up the 92 counties in the state.

Highlights from the live event:

Portraits of Faith

Dec 5, 2016
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Friday, Dec. 9, 9 PM

Nine people of nine different faiths and philosophies attempt to answer a deceptively simple question: What does it mean to you to believe?

Advent Voices

Dec 2, 2016
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Thursday, Dec. 8, 9 PM

Advent is a time of quiet contemplation and waiting. It's waiting for darkness to become light and for hopes to be realized. Throughout the centuries Advent has been observed musically in sacred and secular ways. Join Lynne Warfel for an hour of the most beautiful vocal music inspired by and written for Advent.

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