CPR Shows and Podcasts

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Off the Walls

A podcast about the people and the stories behind Denver’s street art.

Music Blocks

A music appreciation podcast about the building blocks that make up your favorite sounds.

Back from Broken

This is a show about recovery, hosted by CPR News host Vic Vela.
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Colorado Matters

Hosted by Ryan Warner and Chandra Thomas Whitfield, CPR News' daily interview show focuses on the state's people, issues and ideas. Airs Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sundays at 10 a.m.
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Parched is a podcast about the Colorado River, the people who rely on it and their ideas on how to save it.

Real Talk

Real Talk is a collaboration between CPR News and Denver7 that features raw, honest conversations with diverse voices from all walks of life. Airs on CPR News/KRCC Fridays at 3:30 p.m. and Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
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Colorado In Depth

A podcast featuring documentary news, storytelling and special reporting from CPR News.
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My Story So Far

My Story So Far amplifies the experiences of overlooked and underrepresented folks across Colorado, inviting them to tell their truths in their own voices.


Purplish is CPR News' podcast about state politics, state government, elections and political identity. Hosted by public affairs reporters Bente Birkeland, Andrew Kenney and Caitlyn Kim.
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Terra Firma

A podcast about the outdoors, the sounds of the natural world and our place in it.


Systemic is an award-winning podcast that uses audio diaries and interviews to document the lives of people working to create change.
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The Wedge

Who hasn’t been there? Angry, hurt and frustrated with someone you love about a polarizing issue. Listen to one woman and her mom have a dialogue many of us are avoiding.

¿Quién Are We?

¿Quién Are We? is a podcast exploring what it means to be Latino, Hispanic or Chicana ... or however you identify. Host and journalist May Ortega shares stories about our wide-ranging identities and the beautiful things that make us who we are.
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Ghost Train

A podcast miniseries about the people with a vision for a greener transportation system in Colorado, the challenges that kept much of that plan from becoming successful and the ideas that might help the region move forward.

On Something

A podcast exploring the political, legal and cultural effects of marijuana legalization.
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At a Distance

A friendly guide to coping with life during the coronavirus pandemic, hosted by CPR News reporters Sam Brasch and May Ortega.
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Indie 102.3 Sessions

Indie 102.3 Sessions features performances and interviews from national and Colorado musicians in the CPR Performance Studio.

Since Columbine

On April 20, 1999 a school shooting in Littleton, Colo., shook the country. Now, 20 years later, Reporters Nate Minor and Andrea Dukakis look at how one shooting changed America and what we've learned since.

The Taxman

This is the story of TABOR — the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — and how a man named Douglas Bruce convinced voters to pass this amendment to the state constitution.

The Great Composers

The Great Composers dives deep into the lives behind some of the greatest music ever written. Host Karla Walker and conductor Scott O'Neil look at the world through the eyes of these gifted artists.

Centennial Sounds

Centennial Sounds, hosted by Brad Turner, spotlights contemporary classical music performed at concert venues and festivals around the Centennial State.

The Beethoven 9

The Beethoven 9 offers an in-depth exploration of Ludwig van Beethoven's nine symphonies, featuring host Monika Vischer and Beethoven biographer Jan Swafford.

The Playlist League

Indie 102.3 hosts and musical guests battle it out in a podcast that pits playlist against playlist.

Inside Track

Inside Track helps you learn about up-and-coming musicians through insight and storytelling surrounding their songs.
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Converge Lecture Series

In partnership with Converge Lecture Series in Colorado Springs, this podcast explores big ideas with some of the biggest writers and thinkers around.
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Wish We Were Here

A documentary series from KRCC that features stories that complicate the Colorado Spring's reputation as one of America's most conservative cities.
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Air Check

A program to showcase all the great music and musical expertise that KRCC has to offer. Air Check features music reviews, exclusive in-studio performances, artist interviews, and much more.

Peak Curiosity

Whether you've lived in the Southern Colorado region all your life or you're brand new to the area, your insights and observations are unique, and they can help guide us toward stories that deserve to be told.
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Looking Up

Hal Bidlack from the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society alerts Southern Colorado listeners what to watch for in our night skies.

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