Thanksgiving Music and Stories on WCVE Public Radio
Celebrate the very spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday with music and stories on WCVE Public Radio this Thursday, November 22 starting at 12:00 p.m.
Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
With music and stories for Thanksgiving, host John Birge creates a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of the holiday. This year, a grateful tribute to the great writer Nora Ephron, with a warm and funny highlight of her Giving Thanks visit last year.
New for 2012:
- Original Thanksgiving music in the studio with pianist Jacqueline Schwab, heard by millions for her piano music for Ken Burns’ “The Civil War.”
A Thanksgiving blessing from Baxter Black.
- A visit from poet and former NEA chairman Dana Gioia.
For listeners in the kitchen, on the road, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words.
Thanksgiving with Cantus – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Alison Young is joined by Cantus, one of America’s best all-male ensembles, for singing and storytelling about gratitude and what it is to be thankful.
Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
For the Beauty of the Earth
Holy Manna (Sacred Harp)
Heal the World
Hard Times Come Again No More