From The Studio

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

The Spokane String Quartet joined Verne in the studio this morning for some live music and to talk about their upcoming concert "Fugue for 4" on March 5. 

Rose Hemingway, who plays Lauren in Kinky Boots stopped by the studio this morning to talk with Verne about the show.  Kinky Boots runs this week only at the INB Performing Arts Center.

Stage Left Theater in Spokane will present Emma, a play by historian Howard Zinn about the life of Emma Goldman.  Director Jessica Loomer and cast members Kearney Jordan and David Hardie spoke with Verne this morning about the show and how the history of resistance and protest in the United States resonated in modern times. Emma opens Friday March 3 and runs though March 19 at Stage Left Theater.

This morning, Troy Nickerson of the Lake City Playhouse and cast members from two upcoming shows joined Verne for a fun "Theater Friday" conversation. Billy Hultquist and Molly Allen talked about On Shaky Ground, a play written by Allen which will have a reader's theater show on Saturday, February 25 at 7:30pm.  Then Kathie Doyle-Lipe and Melody Deatherage gave a preview of a scene from Parallel Lives which opens on Thursday, March 2 and runs through March 12.