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Special Holiday Programming

This weekend: don’t miss The Battery Exchange, Christmas with the Roncos, and Christmas at St. Olaf,  plus a whole lot more. Also, Prairie Home Companion and Radio Boogie will air at slightly different times on Saturday. Here’s the full schedule:

 

Saturday, Dec 24
To The Best of Our Knowledge: 6-7 am
Weekend Edition: 7-9 am
Alaska Fisheries Report + local weather and announcements: 9-9:30
At the Hop with Denton: 9:30-11:00
Car Talk: 11 am – noon
The Root Cellar, hosted by Angie: noon – 2pm
Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me: 2-3 pm
Rayo del Sol: 3-4 pm
Radio Boogie: 4-6 pm
Prairie Home Companion: 6-8 pm
The Battery Exchange, with Rich McClear: stories & music 8-10; phone lines open from 10-midnight (or post to the Raven Radio Facebook page, or just stop by the station!)

Mountain Stage: midnight – 2 am
Afropop Worldwide: 2-3 am

Sunday, Dec 25
Living on Earth: 6-7 am
Weekend Edition: 7-9 am
Music for Amphibians, hosted by Susan: 9-10:30 am
Christmas with the Roncos: 10:30 am – noon
2011 Christmas at St. Olaf: noon – 2pm
“Bight Before Christmas” (Sitka’s own Will Swagel) and “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” (Dylan Thomas): 2-2:30

Cable House Classics – a Christmas concert with Dorothy: 2:30-4:00
Thistle & Shamrock: 4:00-5:00
Paper Wings, hosted by Sarah: 5:00-6:30
Sitka Sports, with Mike Vieira: 6:30-7:00
Christmas with the Blind Boys of Alabama: 7:00-8:00
This American Life: 8:00-9:00
Alternative Radio: 9:00-10:00
Round of Plastic: 10:00-midnight
World Cafe: midnight – 2 am

 

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