New Hampshire Calling

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New Hampshire Calling is NHPR's pop-up call-in show designed to connect you with us - and with each other - in the time of coronavirus. We invite you to call in to talk about how your life and family are being affected right now....and how you're holding up. And yes, feel free to share what's bringing you joy in this unprecedented time.

The show airs some weeknights at 7 p.m. and is hosted by Jack Rodolico and other members of NHPR's newsroom.

CALL IN DURING THE SHOW OR LEAVE A MESSAGE: (603) 513-7700

EMAIL US ANY TIME WITH YOUR QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, OR SONG REQUESTS FOR OUR BREAK MUSIC: NHCalling@nhpr.org

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It's a weird time to be dating right now...so how's that going? And if you're single, what does your life look like right now?

This show features Christina Phillips, a producer for NHPR's The Exchange-- who also happens to be single. 

Christina is a Virgo, enjoys running (a lot), and usually has 40-60 tabs open on her computer at any given time.

This program aired  on Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m.

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It's graduation time, and for the Class of 2020, it's an experience like no class has had before. 

What are your words of wisdom for these young people? Are you graduating and want to share your story? We want to talk to you.

This program aired on Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program aired on Thursday, May 21th at 7 p.m.

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Are you part of a vulnerable community and experiencing this pandemic differently? We want to talk to you.

This program aired on Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m.

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What has this pandemic taught you so far? What lessons will you bring with you once this over? 

This program aired on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m.

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For the most part, live music and theater productions are on hold.  So tonight, let's reminisce: what was the most memorable performance you've ever seen?

This program aired on Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program airs on Thursday, May 14th at 7 p.m.

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What are the backyard wonders that have you wondering right now? 

This program aired on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.

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Are you staying active during this pandemic? Or...not so much? We want to hear from you either way.

Give us a call during the show or leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700 - or email nhcalling@nhpr.org.

This program aired on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m.

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Are you ready for New Hampshire to reopen right now? Whether you're gung-ho about newly reopened businesses or feeling like it's too soon, we want to hear from you. 

Give us a call during the show or leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700 - or email nhcalling@nhpr.org.

This program airs on Monday, May 11 at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program aired on Thursday, May 7, and featured Jeff Stern, of Portsmouth-- creator of Brockets.

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Are you a sports fan with no games or matches or scrums to watch right now? We want to hear from you.

This program aired on Wednesday, May 6th at 7 p.m.

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Where are you finding joy in these weird times we're living in? We want to hear from you.

This program will aired on Tuesday, May 5th at 7 p.m.

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Are you hoping with grief or loss? Are you worried about how you'll cope? We want to hear from you.

This program aired on Monday, May 4th at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program aired on Thursday, April 30.

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What are you eating these days? Are you leaning on certain - um - comfort foods? 

This program aired on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 and featured Kathy Gunst, author of Rage Baking (with coauthor Katherine Alford). She is the award-winning Resident Chef for NPR's Here and Now, heard on over 550 public radio stations with over 5 million listeners.

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Social distancing is taking its toll on all of us. But the exact toll its taking on YOU probably has something to do with this question: Are you an introvert, or are you an extrovert?

Joining us on the show:

Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won't Stop Talking. Here's a link to her TED Talk from 2012.

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Are you an extrovert who's DYING for some human contact right now? Are you an introvert who's coping just fine...or not? We want to talk to you!

This program will air on Tuesday, April 27.

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While many people are either stuck at home or working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are still going to work.

Are you considered an "essential worker" right now? We want to talk to you. 

    This program aired on Monday, April 27.

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    New Hampshire Calling host Jack Rodolico listened to a long list of movies and TV shows that Granite Staters say they're watching during the state's stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    The call-in show aired April 15. You can listen to it in full here, but we've encapsulated the 38 top titles mentioned. 

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    Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. This week - your soul pandemic playlist.

    This program aired on Thursday, April 23.

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    We wanted to talk to you gardeners out there and find out how it's going. 

    This program aired on Wednesday, April 22.

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    Are you loving your solitude right now? Or desparately wishing for alone time? We want to talk to you.

    This program airs on Tuesday, April 21.

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    Are you getting a COVID-19 stimulus check? Have you already gotten paid? How are you planning to spend that money? Give us a call and let us know.

    This program aired on Monday, April 20.

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    One of the few upsides of the coronavirus pandemic? An opportunity to Netflix and chill...

    What TV shows or movies are you loving right now? Or just watching for a guilty pleasure? We want to hear about 'em!

    This program airs on Wednesday, April 15th. 

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    Small businesses are struggling right now...but people *are* trying to help. Are you a small business owner? Are you doing your best to support the businesses you love? We want to talk to you!

    This program aired on Tuesday, April 14th. 

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    How has your life been interrupted? This episode of New Hampshire Calling is all about what life events have you've had to cancel, reschedule or reinvent in the time of coronavirus.

    This program aired on Monday, April 13th. 

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    Last week on New Hampshire Calling, we had a conversation about the books that are getting listeners through this time of social distancing. You can listen to that show right here.

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    What's your pandemic playlist? This episode of New Hampshire Calling is all about the music that's getting us through these very strange times.

    This program aired on Thursday, April 9th. 

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    What are you reading right now? If you're a writer, what are you writing? NHPR's Peter Biello joins us to talk books in the time of coronavirus.

    This program aired on Wednesday, April 8th. 

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