From The Studio

Interviews and performances from inside the KPBX studio. Please click the headline for expanded text and/or audio.

This morning violinist Benjamin Beilman joined Verne in the studio.  Beilman will  perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto this weekend with the Spokane Symphony's "Russian Soul" concert Saturday March 25 at 8p.m. and Sunday March 26 at 3p.m.

The Friends of the Guitar Hour concert series will feature John Goulart at the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center on March 24 at 7:30pm. This morning Goulart joined Verne and Leon in the studio for a preview of the show.

This morning we had representatives from Lilac City Fairy Tales in the studio to talk about their upcoming benefit for Spark Central, Weird Sisters.  Kathryn Smith, Sara Edlin-Marlowe, Mikyla Bordner and Caridwen Irvine-Spatz previewed the event which will include a original stories, poems and songs from local and regional artists as well as a special performance of scenes from Macbeth

The Spokane Civic Theatre will present Holding On-Letting Go March 17 through April 9 in the Studio Theatre.  This morning, playwright Bryan Harnetiaux, director Jack Delehanty and cast member Susan Hardie chatted with Verne in our studios about the play, which takes a humorous and heartrending look at end-of-life issues.  The performances on March 19, March 26, April 2 and April 6 will feature a special guided dialogue session after the show with the cast, production team and representatives from Hospice of Spokane.