Seasonal Specials: 9 Lessons & Carols, Chanticleer, Capitol Steps and more

Dec 20, 2013

Sunday 12/22 

9-11pm:  A Paul Winter Solstice.  Malian singer Abdoulaye Diabate joins The Paul Winter Consort with Paul McCandless and gospel vocalist Theresa Thomason at the New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Monday 12/23

7pm:  Backstory: "Naughty & Nice."  The History Guys examine the history of the “holiday season” in America.

Tuesday 12/24

9pm: Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols.  From the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England, the 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music

11pm:  Chanticleer Christmas.  A celebration of the season in the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men's choir. The program spans the globe and the centuries — from England in the 1300s to new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols.

Wednesday 12/25

7pm: Best of the Best: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast.  Showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2013 Third Coast Competition.

Thursday 12/26

1pm: A Season's Griot.  An hour-long Kwanzaa celebration in story and song. This year's program features youth as the special guest griots, reading their own original and traditional stories.

Monday 12/30

7pm: The Capitol Steps' Politics Take a Holiday.  Help roast 2013 to a crisp with the Capitol Steps' annual year-in-review awards ceremony.

9pm: A Season's Griot.

Wednesday 1/1

7pm: The Capitol Steps' Politics Take a Holiday.