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Tales from the South 020 with P. Allen Smith

From: Paula Morell
Series: Tales from the South 2011 Spring Season
Length: 29:00

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Garden and Lifestyle Expert P. Allen Smith reads his own true boyhood story about a goat, a chicken, and being trapped in a lady's dressing room titled "By Way of Abby." In front of a live audience, Allen answers questions from host Paula Morell in this lively and fun show. Live music by blues guitarist Mark Simpson.

P_allen_smith_small Garden and Lifestyle Expert P. Allen Smith reads his own true boyhood story about a goat, a chicken, and being trapped in a lady's dressing room titled "By Way of Abby." In front of a live audience, Allen answers questions from host Paula Morell in this lively and fun show. Live music by blues guitarist Mark Simpson.

Tales from the South is a 29-minute weekly radio show recorded in front of a live audience at Starving Artist Cafe' in the Argenta Arts District of North Little Rock, Arkansas. Each week, everyday Southerners read their own true story, unrehearsed and live. Local musicians play during dinner, and blues guitarist Mark Simpson plays on the show. Stories range from funny to sad, to enlightening to touching. Writers are all from the South. Although the show itself is unrehearsed, the literary memoirs have been worked on for weeks leading up to the recording. All stories are true and told by the Southerners who lived them.

Piece Description

Garden and Lifestyle Expert P. Allen Smith reads his own true boyhood story about a goat, a chicken, and being trapped in a lady's dressing room titled "By Way of Abby." In front of a live audience, Allen answers questions from host Paula Morell in this lively and fun show. Live music by blues guitarist Mark Simpson.

Tales from the South is a 29-minute weekly radio show recorded in front of a live audience at Starving Artist Cafe' in the Argenta Arts District of North Little Rock, Arkansas. Each week, everyday Southerners read their own true story, unrehearsed and live. Local musicians play during dinner, and blues guitarist Mark Simpson plays on the show. Stories range from funny to sad, to enlightening to touching. Writers are all from the South. Although the show itself is unrehearsed, the literary memoirs have been worked on for weeks leading up to the recording. All stories are true and told by the Southerners who lived them.

Broadcast History

Aired Thursday, March 03, 2011 on UALR Public Radio, Sunday, March 06, 2011 on World Radio Network.

Additional Files

Additional Credits

Presented by William F. Laman Public Library
Sponsored by the Argenta Arts Foundation
AY Magazine
The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute

Related Website

http://www.talesfromthesouth.com