A Conversation With . . .

A Conversation with Al Bell

Legendary music executive, music producer, and songwriter Al Bell, an Arkansas native, joined Stax Records as its head of promotions in the 1960s and became one of the label's co-owners in 1969, helping to create the funky recordings that defined "the Memphis sound" worldwide and, at its height, made the label the 2nd biggest African-American-owned business in the US. Since 2009, Over the years Bell has received numerous awards including the more recent recognition with his Induction into the Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame in Clarksdale, Mississippi, June 6, 2015, Inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame, February 13, 2015, and Induction into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame, 2014.

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Fri, 02/14 at 7:30 PM

Sat, 02/15 at 12:30 AM

Sun, 02/16 at 12:00 PM

WKNO-2

Channel 910 (10.2)

Sat, 02/15 at 3:30 PM

Wed, 02/19 at 11:00 AM


A Conversation with Pat Mitchell-Worley

The Soulsville Foundation announced in 2018 that Pat Mitchell-Worley, the STAX Music Academy's interim director, will take over the reins permanently.Mitchell-Worley began teaching part-time in the academy's after school program last year. In addition to cohosting Beale Street Caravan for almost 20 years, she's narrated selections in The B.B. King Museum, the Mississippi River Museum and numerous documentaries on Memphis history and music.She is also the founder of her own music-related community relations firm, FanFareCR; prior to that, she served as the development director for the Memphis Music Foundation.

WKNO-2

Channel 910 (10.2)

Wed, 03/11 at 11:00 AM


A Conversation with Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny is the author of No Happy Endings and the creator of Terrible, Thanks for Asking, a podcast about living through personal tragedy and addressing grief. Her bittersweet, humorous approach to life's losses have endeared her to audiences. Jeremy C. Park hosts A Conversation With Nora McInerny.

WKNO-2

Channel 910 (10.2)

Wed, 03/18 at 11:00 AM


A Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Robinson

The United Way of the Mid-South has served our region for nearly 100 years. And its president & CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson has helped focus its mission with the Driving The Dream Initiative, a multi-agency approach taking aim at poverty. Hosted by Dr. Scott Morris of the Church Health Center.

WKNO-2

Channel 910 (10.2)

Wed, 03/25 at 11:00 AM

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