Holiday travel dropped
off during the recession but has been making a slow recovery during
the past four years. This Thanksgiving you can expect to find
more people on the roadways but less at the airports.
Dropping gas prices might be a factor. We'll take a look at
how travel trends this holiday week are different than past years
with two different travel experts
. Plus, Capital Public Radio's Regional Reporter Bob
joins us from the Sacramento airport's main concourse
with travel tips to speed up your departure.
Kushman by the Bottle
Just in time for the
holidays, Capital Public Radio's resident wine expert (and
occasional guest host) Rick Kushman
joins us for the next installment of installment of Kushman by
with advice on which wines (and how many bottles)
to bring to the Thanksgiving Day table.
Jazz Gitan Jazz Gitan
is a northern California acoustic
jazz trio specializing in the "hot club" style of jazz made popular
in the 30's and 40's combined with some modern Gyspy Jazz
influences. They are playing at the Mid Town Village Cafe in
Sacramento on November 24th and their lead guitarist, Don Price
recently released a
book on gypsy jazz guitar playing
Sound Advice: Thanksgiving You may be
shuffling through your iPod wondering what music will set the right
mood this Thanksgiving. In this week's Sound Advice, Capital
Public Radio's Afternoon Classical Host Cale Wiggins joins us with
a list of classical compositions that may set the mood even better
than Turkey and stuffing.
Featured on today's Sound Advice:
1. "Pilgrims and Pioneers" by Virgil Thomson. Performed
by James Sedares, c; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
2. "Now Thank We All Our God" by JS. Bach. Performed by
Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass.
3. "New England Triptych: Chester" by William Schuman.
Performed by Andrew Litton, c; The Dallas Symphony
4. "Simple Gifts" by Elder Joseph Brackett arr. By Dale
Warland. Performed by The Dale Warland Singers.