Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Radio CALS - June 21, 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 (June 21, 2017) features:

This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about their trip to the Delta Regional Council in Cleveland, Mississippi, about the fact that there’s more Delta in Arkansas than there is in Mississippi, Sonny Perdue, Rex’s troubling lack of seersucker and wholly inadequate headware, the Biscoe IGA and its famous sausage biscuits and meat counter, the charms of old U.S. Highway 70, the Cache and White rivers, the Grammy Museum, a cotton-based style show dominated by political dignitaries, how Paul got to go back to the Alluvian Hotel because he took Jan there, the Viking Range corporation, Lusco’s restaurant in Greenwood, halving a pompano, Turnrow Book Company, sauce acquisition, the Alluvian’s library bar—it has real books—the Oxford book-buying experience and cool new hotels that should come to Arkansas, hanging out at famed journalist Curtis Wilkie’s house, his book The Fall of the House of Zeus, the City Grocery restaurant and fried pickled okra, how Douglas Southall Freeman overcame Rex’s willpower and made him buy four books, an Earl Long biography, the published correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell, John. T. Edge, and how Paul displayed his superior willpower and restraint by buying only seven books, but don’t tell Jan.
The full Chewing the Fat podcast is available at:
www.cals.org/podcasts

David Rosen Big Band
Friday, June 30, 7:00 PM
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue
FREE
Patriotic concert featuring songs popularized during various jazz, swing and pop eras especially arranged for the big band.
For more information, contact John Miller, jmiller@cals.org, 501-320-5728


Music used in this broadcast was created by:
The Joy Drops - freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Joy_Drops
David Szesztay - 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. Our production manager is Shelle Stormoe. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Shelle Stormoe and Anna Lancaster. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Radio CALS - June 14, 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 (6/14/2017) features:

Primary Sources: Matt DeCample talks with Museum of Discovery CEO Kelley Bass about the museum's growth and ambitions, his first career at the Arkansas Gazette, and the Little Rock rock 'n  roll scene during the 1980's.

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

Special Program:
The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies will host a film preview and panel discussion on the tragic Elaine race massacre of 1919, at noon on Thursday, June 15, in the Ron Robinson Theater on the CALS Main Library campus in the River Market District of downtown Little Rock. Clips from an upcoming film by Michael Wilson and Natalie Zimmerman will be shown, followed by a discussion led by the Butler Center’s Guy Lancaster and featuring Brian Mitchell, Story Matkin-Rawn, and Grif Stockley. The story of the Elaine tragedy highlights racial and economic pressures in the Arkansas Delta in the post-World War I era, with a legacy still being felt. This program is co-sponsored by the Clinton School of Public Service. Don’t miss “Massacre and Memory: Elaine 1919 in History and Film,” at noon on Thursday, June 15, in the Ron Robinson Theater. For more information, call 501.918.3033.

Arkansas Sounds presents:
"45 RPM", a movie by Arkansan Juli Jackson, filmed in Arkansas and features many Arkansas bands and musicians.
Friday, June 16, 7 p.m.
Free
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.

Music used in this broadcast was created by:
The Joy Drops - freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Joy_Drops
David Szesztay - 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. Production Manager is Shelle Stormoe. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Anna Lancaster and Shelle Stormoe. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Radio CALS - June 7, 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 (June 7, 2017) features:

This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about Sam Houston’s brother’s grave, Calico Rock, the River View Hotel there, Angler’s Resort near Mountain View, jam sessions in Mountain View, folk festivals in the area, the JFK Overlook at Heber Springs, Wilbur Mills, Fordyce and its great sports history, the Smithsonian’s Hometown Teams traveling exhibition Paul and the Arkansas Humanities Council are working on, how auctioneers always seem to be called “Colonel,” how Rex became a Kentucky Colonel, Paul’s odd affection for the game of cricket, Rex’s love of the old Iron Bowl games, his book Southern Fried, the Southern Foodways Alliance, how Paul fought the perception that he might be a food snob by making Sloppy Joes and eating a whole box of Little Debbie cakes, stopping at the Bulldog in Bald Knob for strawberry shortcake, how the boys need to get to some food festivals to replenish their supplies of various sauces, RIP: the footbridge at Oark that got washed away in the flood about the same time they talked about it on the last Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul, the peach-picking paradise at Clarksville, Rex’s suspicions about Paul’s commitment to Rex’s Burger Challenge, Mennonites selling jelly, wondering if Rex and Paul might get asked to be grand marshals at the PurpleHull Pea Festival, the passing of Congressman Jay Dickey—a true Arkansas character, and RIP: Bryce’s Cafeteria, which died recently at 86.

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

Arkansas Sounds, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and the Clinton School of Public Service Present a special Legacies and Lunch program June 7, 2017 at 12 noon:
"The Great Flood" commemorating the 90th anniversary of the Great Flood of 1927 with a screening of the 80 minute documentary film that includes all known images of the Flood.
Bring a sack lunch, drinks and dessert provided.
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
Legacies and Lunch is sponsored in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council.

Arkansas Sounds presents:
"45 RPM", a movie by Arkansan Juli Jackson, filmed in Arkansas and features many Arkansas bands and musicians.
Friday, June 16, 7 p.m.
Free
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.

Music used in this broadcast was created by:
The Joy Drops - freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Joy_Drops
David Szesztay - 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. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Anna Lancaster. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin.

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