APM CELEBRATES

APM Celebrates is our unique package of programs for holidays and more.

From annual listener favorites like The Splendid Table's "Turkey Confidential", to classical music specials, to new offerings that explore everything from transportation trends to personal history and grief, APM Celebrates offers something for every audience and occasion.

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Selected Shorts Hauntings for Halloween

Hauntings for Halloween

Guest host Kate Burton presents some unusual chillers perfect for Halloween.

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Hollywood Halloween

Hollywood Halloween

Hollywood Halloween is a scary collection of the best (and darkest) classical film scores. Join Lynne Warfel, host of APM’s Saturday Cinema and Flicks in Five, for a musical ride through popular film scores just right for Halloween.

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Politics is Local

Politics is Local

Guest host Kate Burton presents three stories about politics and voting, at home and abroad.

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Every Good Thing

Every Good Thing

On Thanksgiving, host Andrea Blain and classical music fans from all around the country take some time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music.

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks sounds the way Thanksgiving feels: inviting, warm, and festive. No clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies. Instead, it’s a contemporary celebration of spirit of Gratitude.

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All is Bright

All is Bright

An hour-long program of contemplative choral and solo vocal music of the season.

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Julie's Library Christmas Special

Julie's Library: A Family Feast

Join beloved icon Julie Andrews for story time! Julie and her daughter, children’s author and educator Emma Walton Hamilton, invite you into their library to read their favorite children's books.

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The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential

The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential

Lighthearted, yet real world problem solving on the most cookingest day of the year. It’s a special with culinary guests answering your Thanksgiving Day meal questions.

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Christmas Spirits High and Low

Christmas Spirits High and Low

We want Christmas to be merry and bright, but sometimes the season can be challenging. Our two stories, presented by guest host Cynthia Nixon, do deliver good cheer in the end (and Nixon shares a few of her own holiday traditions).

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Candles Burning Brightly

Candles Burning Brightly

A one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights with an exploration of Chanukah foods and traditional activities … and plenty of music.

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Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir

Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Audiences will hear a holiday celebration featuring a choir of 360 voices, a 150-piece orchestra at Temple Square, the 32-member Bells on Temple Square, along with other artists and special guests.

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Hollywood Holiday

Hollywood Holiday

Lynne Warfel, host of Saturday Cinema, takes you on a one-hour musical retrospective of some of Hollywood's most cherished Christmas themed movies.

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Hygge Holiday Cozy Classics

Hygge Holiday: Cozy Classics

Join host Elena See for an hour-long program of nostalgic favorites for the winter season.

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Soulful Christmas

A Soulful Christmas

An uplifting Christmas special that features Black music and composers. Including choral music, gospel, spiritual and jazz-inspired styles, this special celebrates and explores non-idiomatic Black classical music and choral traditions.

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Welcome Christmas

Welcome Christmas

There’s no better way to welcome Christmas than Welcome Christmas, the VocalEssence holiday concert. It's a new joyful, classic holiday music special.

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How We Survive: Adapting to Climate Change

How We Survive: Adapting to Climate Change

This one hour special from Marketplace, led by Molly Wood, explores the role of technology in helping humanity weather the impacts of climate change.

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A Chanticleer Christmas

A one-hour program of holiday favorites, new and old, presented live in concert by the superb 12-man ensemble known as "an orchestra of voices."

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St. Olaf Christmas Festival

St. Olaf Christmas Festival is a chance for listeners across the country and around the world to participate in one of the nation’s most treasured holiday celebrations.

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A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Share in a live, world-wide Christmas Eve broadcast of a service of Biblical readings, carols, and related seasonal ‘classical’ music (anthems a cappella and with organ accompaniment, and congregational hymns), presented by King's College.

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