As you dash about checking off the last of Christmas lists, begin to set the trimmings of a holiday feast, or simply relax with a day off of work, spend some time with the annual “St. Louis on the Air” Christmas special, which will air at noon on Christmas Eve.
We’re celebrating the holiday with renditions of favorite holiday music, stories and poems. Here’s what you’ll hear:
- “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by the Ambassadors of Harmony
- “Is there a Santa Claus?,” an editorial published in The New York Sun in 1897
- “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!,” written by Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel in 1957 and recited by Kirkwood storyteller Anne Williams
- Excerpts from “A Christmas Carol,” written by Charles Dickens in 1843 and recited by Williams.
- “Christmas Carol,” written by St. Louis poet Sara Teasdale in 1911
- “A Visit from St. Nicholas” read by the St. Louis Public Radio staff
- “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” performed by Judy Garland in 1944’s “Meet Me in St. Louis”
- “The Day After Christmas,” by “St. Louis on the Air” host Don Marsh
"St. Louis on the Air" discusses issues and concerns facing the St. Louis area. The show is produced by Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer and Kelly Moffitt and hosted by veteran journalist Don Marsh. Follow us on Twitter and join the conversation at @STLonAir.