2018 Thanksgiving Specials
This Thanksgiving, JPR is serving up a few helpings of special programming for you. Here's what we've got planned...
Rhythm & News
11am-3pm -- An American Rhythm Thanksgiving Special
Spend a day getting ready for the feast as host Craig Faulker culls his amazing archives to create four hours of classic and vintage gourmet oldies that celebrate food and the Thanksgiving season!
Classics & News
10am-Noon -- Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, & Gratitude
Host John Birge presents a contemporary celebration of gratitude, with classical music and stories of Thanksgiving. This year's “Giving Thanks” also celebrates the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Special guests include John Rutter, with a world premiere of his latest choral work, conductor Nic McGegan, and offers a remembrance of former guest and U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall.
News & Information
8am/8pm -- Happy(ish) Holidays from Terrible, Thanks for Asking
Some people celebrate the holidays with cheer and eggnog and magic. Some people don’t celebrate the holidays at all. And a lot of people endure the holidays with a grin on their face and a pain in their heart. Because the holidays are tough, and host Nora McInerny is going to talk about it. With special guests and stories from listeners, it is an honest look at why some people aren’t so jolly during this difficult time of year.
9am/9pm -- Brains On! The Science of Cooking
Brains On!, the science show for kids and curious adults, heads to the kitchen to examine the science of cooking. Hosts Molly Bloom and Nantene Ba break down four elements essential to cooking: Mix, Chop, Heat and Chill. Special guests include The Splendid Table host Francis Lam, and various America's Test Kitchen hosts and contributors: Molly Birnbaum, Dan Souza, Tucker Shaw, Katie Leaird, Kristin Sargianis and Elle Simone.