Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Radio CALS: 9-20-17

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 (9/13/2017) features Primary Sources and an interview with Jeff Nichols:

Matt Decample talks with director Jeff Nichols about growing up in Little Rock, his entrance into the film industry, and the Arkansas Cinema Society.  

Upcoming Events:  

Betsey Wright Distinguished Lecture Series: “Hattie Caraway's Long Shadow: Women in the U.S. Senate”
Thursday, September 21, 7:00 p.m., Free (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave.
Dr. Donald A. Ritchie, Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate, will discuss the influence of women on Capitol Hill since Arkansas voters elected Hattie Caraway in 1932—making her the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate. Ritchie will be introduced by former U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, the most recent woman to represent Arkansas in the Senate.

Sounds in the Stacks
Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 p.m., Free
CALS Fletcher Library, 823 N. Buchannan St.
Sounds in the Stacks, a program of Arkansas Sounds, is a series of free piano concerts at CALS branches. The September artists are vocalists who play piano and saxophone, father-and-son duo Robert "Frisbee" Coleman & Franko Nilsson Coleman. The program is sponsored, in part, by Piano Kraft, Kawai, and KATV 7.

Children of the Little Rock 9
Sunday September 24, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (free)
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave.

On the day before the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock Central High School, children of the Little Rock Nine will discuss their parents’ role in the history-making crisis and how it has impacted their own lives. This panel discussion will look at what it is like when you are growing up as the child of a Civil Rights icon. Several of the children of the Little Rock Nine will share the experiences they have had as youths and adults. They will also discuss how having a parent as a Civil Rights pioneer has shaped their own life. In partnership with the Clinton School for Public Service.

Hot Club of Cowtown
Friday, September 29, 7:00 p.m., $20 (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave.
Arkansas Sounds presents the Western swing-gypsy jazz trio that has been lauded for its “down-home melodies and exuberant improvisation” (The Times, London). Buy tickets here.


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