Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food & Gratitude, 11/23 @ 3pm
Giving Thanks celebrates its 25th year on public radio! This year’s show presents the best moments of a quarter century of great guests:
Foodies: Stanley Tucci, Nigella Lawson, Jacques Pepin, Calvin Trillin
- Writers: Anne Lamott, Adam Gopnik, Julia Sweeney, Anna Quindlen, Deepak Chopra
- Poets: Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Nikki Giovanni, Ada Limon. And classic poems read by Patrick Stewart, Bill Moyers, Studs Terkel
- Musicians: Michael Tilson Thomas, John Rutter, Sir Stephen Hough
- In Memoriam: John Updike, Wendy Wasserstein, Nora Ephron, Rabbi Harold Kushner
Giving Thanks sounds the way Thanksgiving feels: inviting, warm, and festive. No clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies. Instead, it’s a contemporary, thoughtful celebration of spirit of the holiday. For listeners up early in the kitchen, on the road to a family gathering, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words.