Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Radio CALS - March 22, 2017

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock from 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. It may be streamed live at www.kabf.org (click "Listen Live") or anytime at www.soundcloud.com/radiocals.

Today's broadcast of Radio CALS (3/22/2017) features:

Chewing the Fat - This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about cool things in Hot Springs and how people really are starting to see the importance of the city and park to the state and the nation, seeing about a hundred games at the Arkansas state high school basketball tournament and its fascinating mix of urban and rural Arkansas, how the old Baptist expression “Every head bowed/every eye closed” became a basketball benediction, Paul’s latest distressing trend and Rex’s deep sense of disappointment about it, travel tips on how to get to Hot Springs, and Paul’s rant about the best way (his) to present the National Anthem before sporting events (hint: tell Aunt Martha to stay home that night). 

The full Chewing the Fat podcast is available at: 
www.cals.org/podcasts


Arkansas Sounds Presents
Moving Forward: A Music by Itsjusbobby
Friday, March 24, 7pm
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
General admission: $10
www.arkansassounds.org 

Arkansas Sounds Presents
Film Screening of "Dream Land: Little Rock's West 9th Street "
Friday, March 31, 7pm
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave. 
Free admission 
www.arkansassounds.org

Music used in this broadcast was created by:
The Joy Drops - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Joy_Drops
David Szesztay - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/David_Szesztay

Radio CALS is a production of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), its Arkansas history department, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, and the CALS Communications and Public Relations Department. For more information, visit www.cals.org and www.butlercenter.org. Our producer is  Glenn Whaley, and our production manager is Brett Ratliff. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Brett Ratliff. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Radio CALS - March 15, 2017

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock from 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. It may be streamed live at www.kabf.org (click "Listen Live") or anytime at www.soundcloud.com/radiocals.

Today's broadcast of Radio CALS (3/15/2017) features:

  • Primary Sources - This week on Primary Sources, host Matt DeCample is joined in the Radio CALS studio by Gabe Holmstrom.  Holmstrom is the Executive Director of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, a nonprofit group that advocated for planning, legislation, transportation, economic development and numerous public and private initiatives to improve downtown Little Rock.  Holmstrom previously served as chief of staff to the Arkansas House of Representatives, and handled public affairs for Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods after a decade in state and federal government and politics. He has also served as an aide to former Cong. Marion Berry.  Holmstrom lives downtown in the Governor’s Mansion Historic District and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is a member of the Arkansas State Board of Finance and board member of the Quapaw Quarter Association.   

Links related to this broadcast:
Downtown Little Rock Partnership's website:
www.downtownlr.com

The full Primary Sources podcast is available at: 
www.cals.org/podcasts


Arkansas Sounds Presents
Moving Forward: A Music by Itsjusbobby
Friday, March 24, 7pm
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
General admission: $10
www.arkansassounds.org 

Arkansas Sounds Presents
Film Screening of "Dream Land: Little Rock's West 9th Street "
Friday, March 31, 7pm
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave. 
Free admission 
www.arkansassounds.org

Music used in this broadcast was created by:
The Joy Drops - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Joy_Drops
David Szesztay - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/David_Szesztay

Radio CALS is a production of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), its Arkansas history department, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, and the CALS Communications and Public Relations Department. For more information, visit www.cals.org and www.butlercenter.org. Our producer is  Glenn Whaley, and our production manager is Brett Ratliff. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Brett Ratliff. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Radio CALS - March 8, 2017

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock from 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. It may be streamed live at www.kabf.org (click "Listen Live") or anytime at www.soundcloud.com/radiocals.


Today's broadcast of Radio CALS (3/8/2017) features:

This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about the Slovak Oyster Supper, old U.S. Highway 70, famous people who come to Arkansas each year to hunt ducks, how some of the Brennan family of New Orleans came in to create a legendary seven-course meal in DeWitt, the new Arkansas Food Hall of Fame and how the boys were gearing up to help the Department of Arkansas Heritage host the first induction ceremony, graphic details of hog killing in preparation for the annual fund-raiser at the Eddie Mae Herron Center in Pocahontas, characters from Clark County and (where else?) Imboden, the lengths to which Rex’s dad went to stay on good terms with people who had good quail-hunting land, and the difficulties of keeping wild quail plentiful. 

Links related to this broadcast:

The full Chewing the Fat podcast is available at 

Music used in this broadcast was created by:
Radio CALS is a production of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), its Arkansas history department, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, and the CALS Communications and Public Relations Department. For more information, visit www.cals.org and www.butlercenter.org. Our producer is Glenn Whaley, and our production manager is Brett Ratliff. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Michael Stotts. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin.

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