Friday, January 22, 2016

Radio CALS Links & Credits - January 22, 2016

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM from noon-2 p.m. every Friday. It may be streamed live at or anytime at

Today's broadcast of Radio CALS (1/22/16) features: 
  • David Pryor, talking about his rise in Arkansas politics and love of the state’s history
  • Information about Arkansas musicians William Grant Still, Florence Price, Tracy Lawrence, and Iris DeMent
  • More music from our 2015 Wildflowers concert
  • An interview with Bill Carter, an attorney/musician's consultant who got two of the Rolling Stones out of jail in Fordyce, AR
  • Take 5, an interview with Bobby Missile from the 2015 AR Times Musicians Showcase winning band Ghost Bones, who will perform in our Arkansas Sounds concert series on January 29
  • An interview with Arkansas writer Jay Grelen
  • Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul, in which they talk about the Dalton Fish Fry, the Mennonite store in Dalton, the Strawberry River, Tollville, the Slovak Oyster Supper, the Grady Fish Fry, Mike Huckabee, Blanche Lincoln, a hushpuppy machine, the Eddie Mae Heron Center hogkilling in Pocahontas, making cracklins, sausage, mincemeat pie, and a disastrous experience Paul had trying to make piecrust one time when he got the balance wrong between lard and water
Here are links to resources mentioned on the January 22, 2016, broadcast of Radio CALS:

Senator David Pryor at Legacies & Lunch

Ron Robinson Theater Upcoming Movies
  • Dirty Dancing, Tuesday, January 26, 7 p.m. 
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Saturday, January 30, 2 p.m. 
  • Singing in the Rain, Saturday, January 30, 7 p.m. 
Buy tickets: 

Ira Sanders Distinguished Lecture
Featuring author Eli Evans on Jewish life in the South
Thurday, January 28, 7 p.m., Ron Robinson Theater, FREE
RSVP (appreciated but not required) to or 501-918-3024

Legacies & Lunch – Selections from the first 100 programs
- Parker Westbrook
- Craig O'Neill
- Phillip Kaplan
Office of Desegragation Monitoring Records: 
- Robert McCord
Laman vs. McCord

Upcoming Arkansas Sounds events:

Mad Nomad & Ghost Bones
Friday, January 29, 7 p.m.
Ron Robinson Theater
Tickets: $10
Buy tickets:

A Tribute to Florence B. Price and William Grant Still
Friday, February 22, 7 p.m.
Ron Robinson Theater

This Month in Arkansas History:

CALS Digital Magazine Collection

CALS Stories Adventure Challenge

Authors on Air

Bill Carter oral history

Wildflowers concert

CALS new catalog, Bibliocommons

Take 5 with Ghost Bones member, Bobby Missile

Music used in this broadcast was created by the Joy Drops (

Radio CALS is a production of the Central Arkansas Library System and its Arkansas history department, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. For more information visit and Radio CALS was produced this week by Kate Chagnon, Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn, Anna Lancaster, John Miller, Chris Stewart, David Stricklin, and Glenn Whaley. Voicing by 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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