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November 20, 2012
Also in this Issue:
Ticket Giveaway
Travel to Italy
Turkey Confidential
Discussing Religion Civilly
More Recipes

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KGOU Presents 'Searching for Sugar Man' at OKCMOA
Searching for Sugar Man KGOU and the Oklahoma City Musuem of Art present the film "Searching for Sugar Man," the story of a virtually unknown recording artist, a Mexican-American singer/songwriter named Rodriguez, and how his music became the anthem of the white resistance in Apartheid-era South Africa.

The film screens at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at the OKCMOA's Noble Theater, 415 Couch Drive in downtown Oklahoma City. Watch the trailer, and enter our drawing to win a pair of tickets!

KGOU Sponsors 'Reflections of Italy' Tour
Colosseum Collette Vacations is offering a 10-day escorted tour of Italy next fall, and KGOU listeners are invited to come along! The Reflections of Italy tour is scheduled for Sept. 2-11, 2013, exploring Rome, Florence, Siena, Venice, Assisi, Perugia, and Como. For more information about this tour, contact Development Director Jolly Brown at 325-1601.

Turkey Confidential 2012 from The Splendid Table
Roasted turkey On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, help is on the way for cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of The Splendid Table, will answer listener questions throughout the live, two-hour Turkey Confidential program, heard on KGOU from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

This year's show features four guests: cooking experts Marcus Samuelsson, Rick Bayless, and Ina Garten, and eating expert Peter Sagal. To add your question to the show, call (800) 537-5252 or email For inspiring recipes, visit the Turkey Confidential website.

On Being Wraps Civil Conversations Series
Krista Tippett On Being recently wrapped up the second season of its Civil Conversations Project, bringing together different voices on subjects that are typically very polarizing: abortion, same-sex marriage, and morality as applied in economic crisis. Rather than focus on the far ends of the spectrum, host Krista Tippett and guests waded into the vast area in the middle, where most believers fall. Audio and video of the conversations are available here.

Giving Thanks for Can-Free Cooking
canned foods Cooks love a way to reduce the time spent in the kitchen during the busy holiday season. But Kitchen Window's Peter Ogburn says even the most accomplished among us take unnecessary short cuts when it comes to preparing the Big Meal, and he shows us we can do better than cans of cranberry sauce, pumpkin and cream of mushroom soup for Thanksgiving. Recipes for traditional fare like dressing, cranberry relish and pumpkin pie are at
Ticket Giveaway ~ OKC Train Show
OKC Train ShowEach year toy train enthusiasts build a model railroad wonderland for children of all ages to enjoy -- the 36th annual OKC Train Show is Dec. 1 and 2 in the Transportation Building at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, and KGOU has lots of tickets to give away! Fill out our Giveaway form, and in the "Giveaway Name" box, tell us how many adult tickets you'd like (children 12 and under are admitted free). We'll mail them to you on a first-requested, first-served basis.