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A Holiday Tradion Continues with Lamb Arts Regional Theater: A Christmas Carol Live Radio Play

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Stage set for Lamb Arts Theater production of A Christmas Carol

On Friday, December 17, Siouxland Public Media and Lamb Arts Regional Theater Once Again Present A Christmas Carol

This week on The Exchange we talk with Russ Wooley of Lamb Arts Regional Theater in Sioux City, about our co-production of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. This live, radio play will have an in-person audience, complete with sound effects, and it will also be broadcast live on Siouxland Public Media on Friday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. It will be be rebroadcast on Christmas Day at 9:00 a.m. There will be a freewill offering to offset the cost of the new home of Lamb Theater on Nebraska Street in downtown Sioux City.

Plans for the new Lamb theater in downtown Sioux City
Russ Wooley of Lamb Arts Regional Theater
Russ Wooley of Lamb Theater sits in the audience in advance of the Friday night radio play of A Christmas Carol

Also on this week's program we talk with the people at the Red Cross behind local efforts to help last weekend's tornado victims in the South and Midwest.
We also hear about how the Mary J. Treglia Community House is helping Afghan refugees settle in Siouxland.

We have updates from the Sioux City Council and the Sioux City Community School Board. The school board is taking steps to provide more support for teachers and increasing pay for substitute teachers to deal with an ongoing shortage of substitute teachers.

We also talk with the leader of the Iowa Library Association about an effort to criminalize books that lawmakers might find to be obscene in school libraries across the state.

Award-winning author Mary Swander introduces a Bad Poetry Contest and you are invited to submit an entry.

We also have another Small Wonder from Jim Scrap.

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