Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Radio CALS - May 24, 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 features:

This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about Pocahontas, the oddly named Sanitary Barbershop, the Lesmeister Guest House, Ninth Street in Little Rock, the Olde Stonehouse b&b in Hardy, having three doctors at dinner who couldn’t do anybody any good, the Biggers b&b and steak place in Hardy, the Eddie Mae Herron Center in Pocahontas, Ravenden, Williford, Ravenden Springs, Mammoth Spring, skipping the awards banquet at the Arkansas Historical Association because Chewing the Fat with Rex & Paul didn’t get an award, La Pastorella Bistro in Mammoth Spring, Fred’s Fish House, Rex’s college buddies and their high-class taste in fish camps, Sportsman’s in Flippin, Gaston’s in Lakeview, the Jim Gaston Visitor Center in Bull Shoals, Harry Truman’s 1952 visit, Bull Shoals controversies, Paul’s Royal Ambassadors camping trip, his contention that he was not to blame for the fishing lure that got stuck in Phil Smith’s head, rural electrification, the Norfork Dam, and the Jacob Wolf House in Baxter County.

The full Chewing the Fat podcast is available at:

Arkansas Sounds, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and the Clinton School of Public Service Present a special Legacies and Lunch program June 7, 2017 at 12 noon:
"The Great Flood" commemorating the 90th anniversary of the Great Flood of 1927 with a screening of the 80 minute documentary film that includes all known images of the Flood.

Bring a sack lunch, drinks and dessert provided.
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.
Legacies and Lunch is sponsored in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council.

Arkansas Sounds presents:
"45 RPM", a movie by Arkansan Juli Jackson, filmed in Arkansas and features many Arkansas bands and musicians.
Friday, June 16, 7 p.m.
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Ave.

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. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Anna Lancaster. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin.


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