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Connecticut Public Radio's Thanksgiving Schedule 2019

Nov 25, 2019

Connecticut Public Radio will present special holiday programming on Thursday and Friday this week. We wish all of our listeners a very happy Thanksgiving!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

9:00 am & 7:00 pm
Best of the Best: The 2019 Third Coast Festival Broadcast (Part 1)
Join host Gwen Macsai presents the top audio stories of the year — and dives deep with some of the producers for a behind-the-scenes look at making beautiful stories in sound.

12:00-2:00 pm
The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential
Francis Lam takes calls and comes to the rescue of Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers, and dinner guests during the biggest cooking day of the year.

3:00 pm
Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, and Gratitude
Great American writers will grace us this Thanksgiving, 2019. Giving Thanks remembers poet Mary Oliver as she reads poems of gratitude and nature. Walt Whitman stops by to celebrate Thanksgiving and his 200th birthday, and we'll set a place at the table for New Yorker writer, best-selling author, humorist, and turkey aficionado Adam Gopnik.

8:00 pm
Every Good Thing
Host Andrea Blain and classical music fans from around the country take time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music. Audiences will hear listeners from across the U.S. share stories about their favorite classical music pieces.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29

9:00 am & 7:00 pm
Best of the Best: The 2019 Third Coast Festival Broadcast (Part 2)
Join host Gwen Macsai presents the top audio stories of the year — and dives deep with some of the producers for a behind-the-scenes look at making beautiful stories in sound.

1:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Playing on Air: A Hedgehog and a Spatula 
With performances by Carol Kane, Jeremy Shamos, April Matthis, and Emily Bergl, features recordings of the winners of Playing on Air's 2018 James Stevenson Prize for Comedic Short Plays. Between the plays, host Claudia Catania interviews the late James Stevenson's wife Josie Merck, the Prize's sponsor, about Stevenson's work and the inspiration behind the contest.

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