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Holiday Specials On MTPR

'Tis the season for holiday specials. Tune in to MTPR all week to hear holiday music & more. Enjoy these holiday specials beginning December 21:

December 21 – Monday   
7:00 p.m. The Moth special - A special holiday edition of The Moth Radio Hour: A family tradition endures community-wide scandal, a single woman tries to find her soul-mate for Hanukkah, a daughter honors her mother's last Christmas wish, a guard works New Year's Eve at Sing Sing prison, and the holiday spirit fills an emergency room.

8:00 p.m. A Paul Winter Solstice, from the Cathedral of St John the Divine in NYC .

December 22 – Tuesday
11:00 a.m. Michael Marsolek’s holiday Freeforms.

December 23 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. Wednesday Freeforms.

Set your smart phone for Gus’ 'Wednesday Freeforms'.
Today’s holiday special is ORANGE. Combining the warmth of RED and the cheerfulness of YELLOW.

December 24 – Thursday
4:00 p.m. The Pea Green Boat Christmas Eve, Annie will read “Stubby Pringle’s Christmas”.

7:00 p.m. Truman Capote’s classic story, “A Christmas Memory” read by Gus Chambers .

7:35 p.m. Musician’s Spotlight – Winter Holiday Special - Featured artists include Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, The Indigo Girls, Derek Trucks, Alison Krauss, John Gorka and Karan Casey.

8:05 p.m. Pink Martini’s Joy to the World: A Holiday Special.

9:05 p.m. Jazz Piano Christmas XXVI.

10:00 p.m. St. Olaf Christmas Festival.

December 25 – Friday

7:00 a.m. Tinsel Tales.

8:00 a.m. Tinsel Tales 2.

9:00 a.m. A Chanticleer Christmas.

10:00 a.m. Light and Gold – The Music of Eric Whitacre.

11:00 a.m. Christmas Freeforms with Cherie Newman.

2:06 p.m. Performance Today for Christmas Day.

3:00 p.m. Welcome Christmas.

4:00 p.m. Thistle and Shamrock - Welsh singer-songwriter and broadcaster Cerys Matthews recorded “A Child’s Christmas” by Dylan Thomas to mark the poet’s centenary year in 2014.

7:00 p.m. Jonathan Winters’ A Christmas Carol.

8:00 p.m. John Arvish hosts a special Christmas Edition of What I Like about Jazz.

9:00 p.m.  Hollywood Holiday.

10:00 p.m.  Muses Jukebox with Steve Gonzales.

December 27 – Sunday
6:00 p.m. Sound Opinions Presents The Best Albums of 2015.

December 28 – Monday
8:00 p.m. Capitol Steps New Year’s Edition of Politics Takes a Holiday.

December 31 – Thursday
4:00 p.m.  The Pea Green Boat live From First Night Missoula.

8:00 p.m. to midnight – Toast of the Nation live.

January 1, 2016 – Friday
9:00 a.m.  New Year’s Day live from Vienna 2015.

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