Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Radio CALS, January 18, 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 (click "Listen Live") or anytime at

Today's broadcast of Radio CALS (1/18/2017) features:

This week on Primary Sources, host John Miller is joined in the Radio CALS studio by John Cain for the debut segment of Primary Sources: Arkansas Sounds Interviews. John Cain is a community organizer and Program Director of Little Rock’s 100,000 watt community radio station KABF 88.3 FM. Not only did Cain help lay the groundwork for what would become KABF back in 1977, but his involvement with Jazz on a musical and cultural level dates back 66 years promoting shows, heritage and Black History. During this time he’s worked throughout the southeast to preserve Jazz as America’s original art form in cities like Birmingham, Atlanta and throughout Arkansas. Here in Little Rock, Cain spearheaded the movement to preserve the Mosaic Templars' African American Cultural Center’s building back in 1992.  

Links related to this broadcast:

The full Primary Sources podcast is available at 

Arkansas Sounds: The Last Waltz (40th Anniversary Film Screening)
Friday, January 27, 7 p.m.
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
General admission: $5

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 and 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, Michael Stotts and Anna Lancaster. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 


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