WGTE Public Media

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For over 40 years, WGTE has been a trusted source of information, music, and entertainment - a valued and vital service that provides award-winning programming to Northwest Ohio, Southeast Michigan and beyond.


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91 Pieces

"Living American Composers: New Music from Bowling Green" is a radio series devoted to living American composers and their works. 13 New Episodes (Season Ten) will be released April - June 2023!

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307 Pieces

"Celebrating the connections we make through the people we meet."

Latest Pieces

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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we follow the creation of Enjoy Zest, a pop-up dinner party experience created by Katie Pettee during one of t...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2021
  • Length: 06:08
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Today on the RDD, we're talking to Unruly Arts, a small studio with a big vision, a space passionate about providing a nurturing, inclusive and joy...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 06:01
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, we're talking to Kelly Savino. Before she was a teacher of fine art at the local botanical garden, Kelly was ...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2021
  • Length: 06:10
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, we're talking to local jazz legend, Gene Parker. Gene has been a professional musician in the Toledo area for...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 06:06
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Toraigh is an Irish Gaelic word that means "seek" or "search." It's also the title of this week's Rough Draft Diaries as we meet a local band of t...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2021
  • Length: 06:07
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We examine the chamber music drama "Interstate" with music by Kamala Sankaram and a libretto by Jennifer Cresswell and Kathleen Kelly (inspired in ...

Bought by WCQS, KMUN, WRTI, KWAX, KDX Worldround Radio and more

  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Brittanie Kuhr serves as the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement at Defiance College, but for this interview on The Rough Draft Diaries...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 06:17
Caption: Samuel Adler and his wife Emily Freeman Brown, Credit: WGTE
Legendary composer Samuel Adler, now in his ninth decade, shares some of the music he's written for various performers during the global pandemic.

Bought by WCQS, KMUN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRTI, KWAX and more

  • Added: Mar 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we're talking to Dani Fuller, owner of Fuller Art House in Sylvania, Ohio. A space specifically located in the...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2021
  • Length: 05:59
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Jan Thomas’ love of nature was fostered by her Old World Italian grandfather during her childhood in Cleveland, OH. She currently resides in Toled...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2021
  • Length: 06:17