Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Radio CALS - June 14, 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 (6/14/2017) features:

Primary Sources: Matt DeCample talks with Museum of Discovery CEO Kelley Bass about the museum's growth and ambitions, his first career at the Arkansas Gazette, and the Little Rock rock 'n  roll scene during the 1980's.

The full Primary Sources podcast is available at:

Special Program:
The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies will host a film preview and panel discussion on the tragic Elaine race massacre of 1919, at noon on Thursday, June 15, in the Ron Robinson Theater on the CALS Main Library campus in the River Market District of downtown Little Rock. Clips from an upcoming film by Michael Wilson and Natalie Zimmerman will be shown, followed by a discussion led by the Butler Center’s Guy Lancaster and featuring Brian Mitchell, Story Matkin-Rawn, and Grif Stockley. The story of the Elaine tragedy highlights racial and economic pressures in the Arkansas Delta in the post-World War I era, with a legacy still being felt. This program is co-sponsored by the Clinton School of Public Service. Don’t miss “Massacre and Memory: Elaine 1919 in History and Film,” at noon on Thursday, June 15, in the Ron Robinson Theater. For more information, call 501.918.3033.

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


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