Special Programming


The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble
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Chanukah in Story and Song

December  11th  at  7:00 P.M.  
Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and sung by the acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble,  "Chanukah in Story and Song" is a unique holiday program created especially for public radio listeners. This delightfully engaging program presents 25 eclectic selections, from the Ladino songs of the Spanish Jews and Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe to modern Israeli tunes and the ensemble's original version of "I Have a Little Dreydle." The ensemble performs a cappella as well as with instrumental accompaniment. Listeners of all ages will hum the tunes after enjoying this wonderful program.

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Candles Burning Brightly

December  11th  at  8:00 P.M.
Join hosts Mindy Ratner and Bill Morelock for a one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights with an exploration of Chanukah foods and traditional activities ... and plenty of music from American Public Media. 

You'll find these programs Friday, December 11th starting at 7 P.M. on Peoria Public Radio.