Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Radio CALS 10-17-2017

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 (10/17/2017) features Charles Stewart, founder of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame and editor of the Butler Center Books newest publication Seeds of Genius: 25 Years of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame: 

Charles Stewart sits with Matt Decample to talk about how growing up in a large family help shaped his character, how he started the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, and how they are celebrating the Hall's 25th anniversary.

Upcoming Events: 



The Navy Band Southeast Fair Winds Woodwind
Tuesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m.
CALS Nixon Library, 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville
Free

Brenda and Ellis, a wife and husband pop piano and vocal duo 
Thursday, Oct. 19
6:30pm Terry Library
2015 Napa Valley Dr, Little Rock, AR 72212
FREE

For more info, contact: John Miller, jmiller@cals.org, 501-320-5728

Thursday, October 26, 6:30 p.m., Free
CALS Main Library Darragh Center, 100 Rock St.
Join us as we honor the winners of the most prestigious literary awards in Arkansas: Kenneth C. Barnes, the winner of the Booker Worthen Prize, and Padma Viswanathan, winner of the Porter Prize. Reception immediately following. For more information or to RSVP, constact Shelle Stormoe at sstormoe@cals.org or 501-918-3033.

Friday, October 27, 7:00 p.m., Free (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave.
This free concert features two award-winning choirs from Little Rock: Top of the Rock Chorus, an all-women’s chorus, and Acapella Rising, an all-men's chorus.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Radio CALS -- 10-11-2017

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 (10/11/2017) features Chewing the Fat with Rex & Paul:

This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about Paul’s Rotary Club talk at the Church of Christ in Wynne and how he had to change his talk when he realized it was going to be at the church, Paul’s mother’s elderberry jelly, the difficulties of picking elderberries, the need to go to the Mayhaw Festival in El Dorado and Chocolate Roll Festival in Searcy County, Rex’s opinion that the Old South Restaurant in Russellville has the best chicken-fried steak in Arkansas, Rex and Paul’s recent Civil War foray based on the Camden Expedition, the fascinating and often obscure terminology regarding Civil War fights.

Want more? Check out the Chewing the Fat podcast at: https://soundcloud.com/radiocals


Upcoming Events: 

Second Friday Art Night 
October 13, 2017; 5-8PM
Butler Center Galleries, 401 President Clinton Ave.
Exhibition Opening: Bret Aaker: Conatus
Exhibition location: Loft Gallery

These new assemblages by Bret Aaker explore the idea of conatus, which means, in early philosophical thinking about psychology and metaphysics, the innate drive of something to continue to exist and enhance itself.

Featured Musician: Matt Treadway (solo jazz guitar)

Sounds in the Stacks
The Navy Band Southeast Fair Winds Woodwind
Tuesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m.
CALS Nixon Library, 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville
Free

Brenda & Ellis, a wife and husband pop piano and vocal duo 
Thursday, Oct. 19
6:30pm Terry Library
2015 Napa Valley Dr, Little Rock, AR 72212
FREE

For more info, contact: John Miller, jmiller@cals.org, 501-320-5728

A Prized Evening
Thursday, October 26, 6:30 p.m., Free
CALS Main Library Darragh Center, 100 Rock St.
Join us as we honor the winners of the most prestigious literary awards in Arkansas: Kenneth C. Barnes, the winner of the Booker Worthen Prize, and Padma Viswanathan, winner of the Porter Prize. Reception immediately following. For more information or to RSVP, constact Shelle Stormoe at sstormoe@cals.org or 501-918-3033.

Top of the Rock Chorus and Acapella Rising
Friday, October 27, 7:00 p.m., Free (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave.
This free concert features two award-winning choirs from Little Rock: Top of the Rock Chorus, an all-women’s chorus, and Acapella Rising, an all-men's chorus.


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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Radio CALS 10-4-2017

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 (10/4/2017) features Primary Sources and an interview with Robin Woods Louck. 

Students from Central High Memory Project and City of Little Rock youth radio interns interview Robin Woods Loucks about her experience offering to share her Algebra textbook with Terrence Roberts,  on the Little Rock Nine’s first day to attend classes at Central in September 1957.  The Memory Project Team, sponsored by CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, is a student-produced effort to collect, preserve, and share oral history about civil rights and human rights experiences.

Upcoming Events: 

Legacies & Lunch 
Arkansas Public Media and 60 Years of KASU-Jonesboro
October 4, 2017  
12PM (Noon)   
Darragh Center, Main Library 100 S. Rock Street
Free

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and 60th Anniversary of KASU in Jonesboro, Arkansas's oldest public radio station. This event will feature a panel of well-known public media personalities in Arkansas, including Bobby Ampezzan, Managing Editor of Arkansas Public Media and Mike Doyle, Station Manager at KASU, Regina Dean, an early KUAR General Manager and current general manager at WUOT, and representatives from AETN, among others.  Sponsored by the Arkansas Humanities Council.

For more info, contact: Shelle Stormoe   sstormoe@cals.org   501-918-3033

Second Friday Art Night  
October 13, 2017; 5-8PM 
Butler Center Galleries, 401 President Clinton Ave.
Exhibition Opening: Bret Aaker: Conatus 
Exhibition location: Loft Gallery 

These new assemblages by Bret Aaker explore the idea of conatus, which means, in early philosophical thinking about psychology and metaphysics, the innate drive of something to continue to exist and enhance itself.  

Featured Musician: Matt Treadway (solo jazz guitar)

Sounds in the Stacks
The Navy Band Southeast Fair Winds Woodwind
Tuesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m.
CALS Nixon Library, 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville
Free

Brenda & Ellis, a wife and husband pop piano and vocal duo.
Thursday, Oct. 19 
6:30pm Terry Library
2015 Napa Valley Dr, Little Rock, AR 72212
FREE 

For more info, contact: John Miller, jmiller@cals.org, 501-320-5728

A Prized Evening
Thursday, October 26, 6:30 p.m., Free
CALS Main Library Darragh Center, 100 Rock St.
Join us as we honor the winners of the most prestigious literary awards in Arkansas: Kenneth C. Barnes, the winner of the Booker Worthen Prize, and Padma Viswanathan, winner of the Porter Prize. Reception immediately following. 

Top of the Rock Chorus and Acapella Rising
Friday, October 27, 7:00 p.m., Free (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. 
This free concert features two award-winning choirs from Little Rock: Top of the Rock Chorus, an all-women’s chorus, and Acapella Rising, an all-men's chorus. 

Read more...

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