Music And Stories For A Colorado Thanksgiving

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Include Colorado Public Radio in your Thanksgiving holiday traditions with annual specials celebrating the season of feasting and gratitude on CPR Classical, CPR News and CPR’s OpenAir.

Thanksgiving Day specials:

“A Colorado Thanksgiving” | 6 a.m. - midnight on CPR's OpenAir
Add local flavor to your Thanksgiving celebration with an all-day playlist dedicated to local musicians like Ian Cooke, The Yawpers, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Flobots and more. See what’s in store at

"An All-American Classical Thanksgiving" | 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. on CPR Classical
Celebrate the rich tapestry of American music, from Barber and Gershwin, to John Williams, Jennifer Higdon, Philip Glass and Duke Ellington. Learn more at

“Turkey Confidential” | 10 a.m. - noon on CPR News
Tune in to this annual call-in show for chefs, kitchen helpers and dinner guests alike, with tips from host Lynne Rossetto Kasper on the biggest cooking day of the year. Learn more about scheduled guests, including Lidia Bastianich and Dan Souza of America’s Test Kitchen, and submit your cooking questions ahead of time at

“Giving Thanks” | 5 - 7 p.m. on CPR Classical | 7 - 8 p.m. on CPR News
As the holiday comes to a close, unwind and reflect with American Public Media host John Birge, who will feature music, poetry and stories for a contemporary celebration of the spirit of gratitude.

If you’re like thousands of Americans who’ll be on the road this Thanksgiving, you can take CPR News, CPR Classical and CPR’s OpenAir with you while you travel with the Colorado Public Radio app.

Stay tuned after Thanksgiving for more holiday programs from Colorado Public Radio, including music and stories for Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year.