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KRPS opens studios for live holiday performances

November 18, 2008 12:00AM

KRPS Public Radio, 89.9 FM, will kick off the holiday season with the second annual "Music, Memories and More: A KRPS Old-Fashioned Christmas Radio Special" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. The special will take listeners on a trip through time to when radio was the primary source of entertainment for the family.

Artists scheduled to perform live throughout the day at the KRPS studios, located in Shirk Hall at Pittsburg State University, include "Little Elvis" Duke Mason, guitarist and vocalist Adam Stanley, African band Kufara, the Workman Bluegrass Band, the Pittsburg Community Middle School 8th Grade Choir, and spoken word artist Barbara Labitska.

From 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., KRPS will host a holiday open house at the KRPS studios. The public is invited to enjoy refreshments, studio tours and live performances.

"Music, Memories and More" is just the start of KRPS's holiday programming, which will include over 100 hours of special content from Nov. 22 through Jan. 1. The schedule is packed with long-time favorites and first-time offerings.

KRPS, a professionally staffed public radio station, is a broadcast service of Pittsburg State University, serving portions of Southeast Kansas, Southwest Missouri, Northwest Arkansas, and Northeast Oklahoma. For more information on KRPS or its holiday programming schedule, contact KRPS at (620) 235-4288.

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