Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Radio CALS - May 10, 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

Since KABF was having technical problems on May 3, the program scheduled to air on that date will in fact air today, May 10. Today's broadcast features: 

This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about Paul’s annual appearance at the Friends of the Library pancake breakfast in Imboden, the wonders of fried pies, Imboden war stories, how the traffic jam in front of the strawberry stand in Bald Knob thwarted Paul’s best efforts, Slader’s Alaskan Dumplings in Searcy, sad news about Bryce’s Cafeteria in Texarkana, Rex’s fears of a tomato aspic shortage, Paul’s trip to Stamps and a side trip to Burge’s in Lewisville and their legendary turkey salad, eating catfish in Garland City, calf fries, the need to get upcoming festivals nailed down on calendars, Paul’s discovery that oysters in Georgia are no match for those in Arkansas, Rex and Paul’s ideas about asphalt, how they’ve given up waiting for their historian friends to organize a trip to visit the Civil War battleground at Shiloh, Paul’s possible status as the only person in Arkansas who’s eaten German food at Hot Springs and Mammoth Spring in the same month, expansion plans for the store at Oark, good news about peaches, Paul’s Cave City retirement plan, wood handles and bats in Batesville, and how Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul may constitute the essence of the Arkansas experience.

The full Chewing the Fat podcast is available at:

Arkansas Sounds Presents
Bob Dorough
Friday, May 19, 7pm
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
General admission: $15 ($5 - 12 years old and under) 

Music used in this broadcast was created by:
The Joy Drops -
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 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. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 


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