Christmas Programming on KLRU-Q

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Wednesday 12/4
Great Performances Rod Steward: Merry Christmas, Baby at 9 pm
Legendary rocker Rod Stewart’s first solo holiday special, featuring 13 classic songs.

Darla Z’s Christmas ‘Round The World at 11 pm
Hear the different sounds of Christmas by the captivating songstress Darla Z and the legendary arranger and conductor, Bob Rozario.

Tuesday 12/10
Anderson University’s Candles & Carols at 10 am
Usher in the Christmas season with Anderson University’s annual “Candle’s & Carols” event, featuring the combined choirs and a chamber orchestra.
Anderson University’s Candles & Carols at 1 pm
Usher in the Christmas season with Anderson University’s annual “Candle’s & Carols” event, featuring the combined choirs and a chamber orchestra.
B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert at 11 pm
B.E. Taylor makes his national public television debut with an entertaining holiday special.

Sunday 12/15
Silent Night at 9 pm
This acclaimed opera recount the true story of the World War I Christmas Eve truce in 1914.

Monday 12/16
Farm Holiday Special with Ian Knauler
at 9:30 am
Celebrate the holidays with The Farm’s host Ian Knauer (From Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie & Gourmet’s Adventures with Ruth) as your guide. Learn new takes on classic family dishes like dried cranberry dressing with home made crusty bread and smoked-braised duck and follow along as Ian builds a smoker from parts he finds on the farm. Family and friends gather to enjoy the garden-to-table feast.

Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience – The Spirit Of The Season at 9 pm
Emmy-winning tenor Shaun Johnson goes solo in a spirited holiday special.

Straight No Chaser – Songs of the Decades: Holiday Edition at 10 pm
Tune in for the male a capella group, Straight No Chaser, as they perform holiday songs.

Southern Celtic Christmas Concert at 11 pm
Celebrate the high spirits and mystical beauty of Celtic and Appalachian Christmas traditions.

Tuesday 12/17
Purdue Christmas Show 2012 at 10 am
The Purdue Christmas Show delights viewers of all ages with entertaining vocal and instrumental arrangements of holiday favorites, both traditional and modern, sacred and secular.
Purdue Christmas Show 2012 at 1 pm
The Purdue Christmas Show delights viewers of all ages with entertaining vocal and instrumental arrangements of holiday favorites, both traditional and modern, sacred and secular.
Anuna: Christmas Memories at 11 pm
In a new special, the internationally renowned Celtic Irish choral group Anuna perform popular and lesser-known Christmas music and reminisce about their most cherished holiday memories.

Saturday 12/21
Reindeer Queen at 12:30 pm
Profiles “Sinrock Mary” Antisarlook, the Arctic’s wealthiest woman during the Alaska Gold Rush. The daughter of a Russian merchant father and a native Alaskan mother, Mary, through twists of fate, amassed the largest reindeer herd in the North.

Sunday 12/22
Reindeer Queen at 5:30 pm
Profiles “Sinrock Mary” Antisarlook, the Arctic’s wealthiest woman during the Alaska Gold Rush. The daughter of a Russian merchant father and a native Alaskan mother, Mary, through twists of fate, amassed the largest reindeer herd in the North.

Monday 12/23
Heirloom Meals Christmas at 9 am
Heirloom Meals Christmas celebrates the holiday season by delving into America’s rich and diverse culinary history and honoring tried-and-true recipes and dining traditions.

Travelscope: Christmas In Switzerland at 3:30 pm
Travelscope’s first half-hour special delivers a full itinerary of holiday fun.

Casting Call to Curtain Call at 9 pm
‘Casting Call to Curtain Call’ documents every step of the process as the Omaha Community Playhouse performs A Christmas Carol.

Christmas Carol: The Concert at 10 pm
“A Christmas Carol: The Concert” is a unique musical and television event — the first time Dickens’ classic tale has been adapted for a live orchestral concert with choir and soloists, and performed for audiences in a concert setting.

 Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience – The Spirit Of The Season at 11:30 pm
Emmy-winning tenor Shaun Johnson goes solo in a spirited holiday special.

Tuesday 12/24 
Travelscope: Christmas In Switzerland at 9:30 am
Travelscope’s first half-hour special delivers a full itinerary of holiday fun.

Christmas Carol: Theater of the Mind at 10 am
Journey back to the beloved Charles Dickens’ tale of Scrooge and the lessons learned by a lonely, forlorn old curmudgeon all presented with live sound effects like a classic radio-style drama the all-new “A Christmas Carol.”

Christmas Carol: Theater of the Mind at 1 pm
Journey back to the beloved Charles Dickens’ tale of Scrooge and the lessons learned by a lonely, forlorn old curmudgeon all presented with live sound effects like a classic radio-style drama the all-new “A Christmas Carol.”

Reindeer Queen at 2:30 pm
Profiles “Sinrock Mary” Antisarlook, the Arctic’s wealthiest woman during the Alaska Gold Rush. The daughter of a Russian merchant father and a native Alaskan mother, Mary, through twists of fate, amassed the largest reindeer herd in the North.

Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope A San Antonio Christmas at 3:30 pm
Joseph joins the locals and visitors to celebrate the season along San Antonio’s famous river walk surrounded by songs, decorations and plenty of holiday cheer.

Tracks of the Imagination at 8 pm
This Alexandria, Kentucky-based studio creates spectacular holiday and seasonal train displays that delight crowds at botanical gardens across the United States.

Daylight: The Most Beautiful Train in the World at 9 pm
This documentary tells the history of one of America’s most famous passenger trains that operated between 1937 and 1971. Crew members and passengers recall the famous train that ran between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Night Before Christmas Carol at 10 pm
Filmed in the spirit of a classic BBC-style presentation, actor David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens — and seventeen other familiar characters from the ghostly classic, A Christmas Carol.

L.A. Holiday Celebration at 11 pm
L.A. Holiday Celebration 2011 is the “best of” of the 51st Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Music Center in December 2010.

Wednesday 12/25
Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope  A San Antonio Christmas at 10 am
Host Joseph Rosendo journeys from the California coast to the islands of Hong Kong and to Chile’s Tierra del Fuego.

Tracks of the Imagination at 10:30 am
This December, ride the miniature rails as we follow the creative team of Applied Imagination.

Tracks of the Imagination at 1 pm
This December, ride the miniature rails as we follow the creative team of Applied Imagination.

Tonic Sol-Fa Christmas at 2 pm
Tonic Sol-fa Christmas captures one of the group’s annual Holiday Tour concerts, taped live at a sold-out Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn.

Grand Mercer Christmas at 3:30 pm
Taped in Macon, Georgia’s historic Grand Opera House, this program features students and faculty from Mercer’s Townsend School of Music and its internationally renowned Robert McDuffie Center for Strings.

Balto – A Hero From Alaska at 5 pm
Balto – A Hero From Alaska is a compelling documentary about a heroic hound that saved the population of Nome from a diphtheria epidemic.

Counting Birds at 6 pm
How did a Christmas-time tradition of shooting birds change to one of counting them? Willem Lange travels to Keene & Errol, NH, Ecuador and Cuba to meet people dedicated to the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.

Globe Trekker ”Alps & Lapland” at 8 pm
In Norwegian Lapland, Holly travels by dogsled south from Alta toward the Sami people’s most important celebration – the Easter Festival.

The Northern Railway: Journey Across The Arctic Circle at 9 pm
The Northern Railway: A Journey Across the Arctic Circle takes its viewers on this remarkable trip, seen through every season.

Christmas on the Danube at 10 pm
Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.

European Christmas Markets at 10:30 pm
This show is a true Christmas treat, as we experience Europe at a time of community, conviviality and color.

Christmas Concert from Norway at 11 pm
This festive concert of glorious holiday and traditional classical music, from an historic church in the small town of Hamar, Norway, has become an international Christmas tradition.