Friday, May 27, 2016

Radio CALS - May 27, 2016

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock from noon-2 p.m. every Friday. 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 (5/27/16) features:
  • A conversation between Lisa Donovan, assistant director for youth services at CALS, and Ellen Samples, head of youth services at the Main Library, about Summer Reading Club 2016
  • Selections from an interview with Willie Booker Jr., who describes his military experience during desegregation and his time spent managing a large farm; interview conducted for the Butler Center collections by Jajuan Johnson in 2009 
  • Information about this year's Summer Seminar for state educators from George West, the Butler Center's education coordinator, and David Stricklin, head of the Butler Center
  • Bizarre Arkansas, with a story about Rhonda Lee Oglesby Coullet, who was crowned Miss Arkansas in 1965, then abruptly moved to California and is the only Miss Arkansas to resign her title
  • Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul, who talk about their constant pursuit of good southern food with only the purest research interests, the Cream Castle in Blytheville, Revis Edmonds and his article on the Cream Castle in the Arkansas Historical Quarterly, the mobile barbecue stand in the parking lot at the Hays store and Penn barbecue in Blytheville, Paul’s suggestion that the Arkansas Historical Association (AHA) adopt barbecue, if not his hometown of Imboden, as the theme for its 2017 meeting, new AHA president Mark Christ’s quest for the best Arkansas hamburger, Civil War arguments about events that might not have taken place and the plaques commemorating them, the Battle of the Bees, Rex’s phantom memories of broadcasting a football game he didn’t do, when Miss Arkansas Elizabeth Ward became Miss America in 1982, and the upcoming meeting of the Delta Council and Rex and Paul’s plans to eat their way through the Mississippi Delta on the way to and from the meeting
  • Information about and music by Ben Nichols, frontman of the alt-country band Lucero; Nichols is performing a solo acoustic show, with Jeff Coleman to open, on Tuesday, June 21, for the Arkansas Sounds monthly concert series
  • An interview with Mark Christ, author/editor of numerous books including The Die is Cast published by Butler Center Books; Christ has another book coming out from Butler Center Books this fall
  • An interview with Rhonda Stewart, the Butler Center's local genealogy expert, who shares information about the Butler Center's annual genealogy workshop this summer
  • Selections from a CALS Con discussion of Star Trek; CALS Con is the library system's free annual celebration of all things fandom
  • Selections from an Arkansas Sounds concert featuring Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers
Links related to this broadcast:

Summer Reading Club

This Month in Arkansas History: Tuffy Goff
Full interview with Willie Brooks Jr. 

Butler Center Education Resources

EOA entry on Rhonda Lee Coullet

Arkansas Sounds: Ben Nichols
Tuesday, June 21, 7 p.m.
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave. 
Tickets: $20, general admission
Available at www.arkansassounds.org or Butler Center Galleries, 401 Pres. Clinton Ave. 

Butler Center Books

Genealogy Workshop 2016

To learn more about CALS Con, email: lneale@cals.org

This Month in Arkansas History: Levon Helm
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=628

EOA entry on Sonny Burgess
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 Community Outreach Department. For more information, visit www.cals.org and www.butlercenter.org. Radio CALS was produced this week by Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn, Kate Chagnon, Stewart Fuell, Rod Lorenzen, John Miller, Laura Neale, David Stricklin, and Glenn Whaley. Voices by Kate Chagnon, John Miller, Stacy Pendergraft, and Jasmine Jobe. Engineering and editing by Michael Stotts and Anna Lancaster. Our production manager is Glenn Whaley. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Radio CALS - May 20, 2016

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock from noon-2 p.m. every Friday. 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 (5/20/16) features:
  • A conversation between Lisa Donovan, assistant director for youth services at CALS, and Bobby Roberts, former director of CALS, regarding the Child Nutrition Program created by Roberts prior to his retirement
  • An interview with Carol-Ann Blow, who attended Catholic schools in Little Rock during desegregation and was the first African-American student to attend Mount St. Mary Academy 
  • Information about and music by Sonny Burgess, who will perform with his band, the Legendary Pacers, for the Arkansas Sounds monthly concert series tonight (Friday, May 20) at 7 p.m. at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater
  • Bizarre Arkansas, with a story about Gerald L.K. Smith, a minister and political agitator who built a series of “Sacred Projects,” tourist attractions with a religious theme, in Eureka Springs beginning in the 1960s
  • Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul, who talk about barbecue, Rien Fertel, the Arkansas Literary Festival, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, the concept of whole hog barbecue, buffalo ribs (a form of fish), catfish (a slice of pork), attendant confusion about that, Craig’s at DeValls Bluff, famous pie lady Mary Thomas, Lena’s fried pies, the White Pig Inn, Caddo Valley, the Pig Pit, Mrs. Jack Frost, Burge’s in Little Rock, Lewisville, Prescott, Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Maxine’s, the White House in Camden, El Dorado, the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program, the Lassis Inn in Little Rock, Central Fish Market in Pine Bluff, Greider Field, Saracen Lake, Ruby Jones, the Produce Shed, the Bulldog in Bald Knob, strawberry shortcake, Shane Broadway, Whole Hog Barbecue, the Dixie Pig in Blytheville, hot sauce, chicken livers, Doe’s Eat Place, and Bill Bryson
  • More information about and music by Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers, with an interview of Bobby Crafford, drummer for Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers, who talks about highlights of the band's history, including meeting Elvis and performing with Sun Records legends such as Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis
  • An interview with Mike Polston, co-author of To Can the Kaiser: Arkansas and the Great War, published by Butler Center Books 
  • Selections from a CALS Con discussion of Studio Ghibli; CALS Con is the library system's free annual celebration of all things fandom
  • Selections from an Arkansas Sounds concert featuring Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers
Links related to this broadcast:

Roberts Children's Nutrition Fund

Sounds in the Stacks: Sam Carroll, keyboardist for Rodney Block & the Real Music Lovers
Thursday, May 26, 6:30 p.m.
Dee Brown Library
6325 Baseline Rd., Little Rock
Free and open to the public

This Month in Arkansas History: Ruth McEnery Stuart 
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1777

EOA entry on Sonny Burgess
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=2491

Charlie Rich Jr. and Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers
Presented by Arkansas Sounds
Friday, May 20, 7 p.m.
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
Tickets: $20, available online or in Butler Center Galleries
http://www.arkansassounds.org

EOA entry on Gerald L.K. Smith
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1767

Arkansas Declaration of Learning
http://www.butlercenter.org/education/index.html


This Month in Arkansas History: The Legend of Boggy Creek

To Can the Kaiser: Arkansas and the Great War

Sounds in the Stacks: Brenda & Ellis
Thursday, June 9, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library
100 S. Rock Street, Little Rock
Free and open to the public

For more information about CALS Con, contact Laura Neale at lneale@cals.org

This Month in Arkansas History: Rabbi Ira Sanders

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 Community Outreach Department. For more information, visit www.cals.org and www.butlercenter.org. Radio CALS was produced this week by Kate Chagnon, Stewart Fuell, Rod Lorenzen, John Miller, Sarah Stricklin, David Stricklin, and Glenn Whaley. Voices by Kate Chagnon, Stacy Pendergraft, and Jasmine Jobe. Engineering and editing by Michael Stotts and Anna Lancaster. Our production manager is Glenn Whaley. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Radio CALS - May 13, 2016

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock from noon-2 p.m. every Friday. 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 (5/13/16) features:
  • Information about and music by Charlie Rich, a country music legend from Colt, Arkansas, whose son will perform for the Arkansas Sounds monthly concert series on Friday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at CALS Ron Robinson Theater 
  • An interview with Carmen Alexandria, an Arkansas artist whose paintings and prints are featured tonight at Butler Center Galleries for Second Friday Art Night, 5-8 p.m.
  • An interview with Sgt. Allen L. "Sonny" Dunn, a veteran of the Korean War and native of Fayetteville, Arkansas; interview conducted by Brian Robertson, senior archivist and manager of research services at the Butler Center, for the Korean War Project
  • A reading of an article from Radio Topics Magazine (September, 1922) written by Harvey C. Couch, the entrepreneur who upgraded local utilities and founded what is now known as Entergy
  • Bizarre Arkansas, with a story about a traveling salesman known only as "Old Mike" who became a macabre tourist attraction in Prescott when he passed away and his corpse was displayed for many years while attempts were made to determine his identity
  • Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul, who talk about railroads, Rex’s first solo train ride, the Imboden station, Hoxie, Gurdon, the beauty of old train stations, Arkandelphia, Prescott, Mena, Little Rock, how the Imboden town marshall got around not having a car, Merle Haggard, hobo “hotels,” how Paul scared himself while reading In Cold Blood, the Sloan family of Northeast Arkansas, Sloan-Hendrix Academy, the Imboden library’s pancake breakfast, how Paul swiped fried pies at the pancake breakfast, the Lion’s Club pancake breakfast in Arkadelphia, Des Arc, Paul’s theory about the poor effects or air conditioning on small towns, Christ Church in Little Rock, Douglas MacArthur’s baptism there, Rev. Rufus J. Womble, Richard Butler, Catholic Bishop Andrew McDonald, Will Stephens, Mr. Stephens’s driver’s habit of adding “Jesus wept” to the end of every prayer, former coach Ken Hatfield’s use of Bible verses in his TV program about Razorback football, and the crushing effects of football losses on the Arkansas psyche
  • A "CALS Story" from Chris Hancock of the Historic Arkansas Museum and Create Little Rock; Hancock talks about the last five books he read
  • Selections from Bagels & Books, a partnership between the CALS Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center and jUSt, a pending nonprofit that serves as the leadership for Global Kids Arkansas; this week's segment features a multigenerational conversation about feminism, misogyny, and sexism (continued from last week); panelist Amber Smith expands upon the constricting realities of gender roles within sexist thinking
  • Information about and music by Iris DeMent and Tracy Lawrence
  • Selections from an Arkansas Sounds concert featuring Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers
Links related to this broadcast:


EOA entry on Charlie Rich

Charlie Rich Jr. and Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers
Presented by Arkansas Sounds
Friday, May 20, 7 p.m.
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
Tickets: $20, available online or in Butler Center Galleries
http://www.arkansassounds.org

Second Friday Art Night
Friday, May 13 (tonight), 5-8 p.m.
Butler Center Galleries
401 Pres. Clinton Ave.
Featured artist: Carmen Alexandria
Featured music: DJ Harlem James
http://www.butlercenter.org/art

This Month in Arkansas History: Johnnie Taylor
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=637

Full interview with Sgt. Allen L. "Sonny" Dunn

Forgotten: The Arkansas Korean War Project

Sounds in the Stacks: A Free Concert Series
Thursday, May 26, 6:30 p.m.
Sam Carroll will play piano in the stacks
Dee Brown Library
6325 Baseline Road, Little Rock

Finding aid for the Couch-Remmel family papers

EOA entry on "Old Mike" 

CALS Stories Adventure Challenge

This Month in Arkansas History: Steve's Show
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 Community Outreach Department. For more information, visit www.cals.org and www.butlercenter.org. Radio CALS was produced this week by Stephanie Bayless, Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn, Kate Chagnon, Stewart Fuell, John Miller, Brian Robertson, Sarah Stricklin, David Stricklin, and Glenn Whaley. Voices by Kate Chagnon, Mark Hotchkiss, Stacy Pendergraft, and Jasmine Jobe. Engineering and editing by Michael Stotts and Anna Lancaster. Our production manager is Glenn Whaley. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 

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