From The Studio

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

Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

Taylor Hillary Boykins, Tommy Bocchi and Timothy Westerhaus visit with Verne in anticipation of their  performance this Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 7:30 PM. 

More information is available at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox website. 

Spokane Public Radio

Verne visits with a group from Spokane Civic Theatre's production of Misalliance. The play is about the mismatched arrangements between people. 

Performance Dates and Times: 
April 27 - May 20, 2018

Curtain times: 

Thursday - Saturday: 7:30 PM

Sunday: 2:00 PM

More information is available at Spokane Civic Theatre's website.

Spokane Public Radio

KPBX studio features members of United States Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base. The brass band joined Verne in the KPBX studio in anticipation of their upcoming performance at two different locations in Spokane. 

Two upcoming events in Spokane:

Travis Brass at the Fox: Friday, April 27th, 2018 at 8:00 PM at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. 

Spokane Public Radio

Verne interviews some cast and crew of "Children of Eden" (Stephen Schwartz, composer). The production opens this Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the KROC center in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.

Children of Eden is described as "A joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith... not to mention centuries of unresolved family business". 

More information available at Aspire Community Theatre's website.

Spokane Public Radio

Jeff Vom Saal, Spokane Symphony Executive Director speaks with Verne about the production of West Side Story at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox this weekend, Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 8:00 PM and Saturday, April 21st at 8:00 PM. 

This weekend's production is is a collaborative effort of Spokane Civic Theatre and Spokane Symphony. More information is available at Spokane Symphony's website

Soprano, Madeline McNeill will perform in recital this Friday evening, along with Emily Willett and Deanna Joy, also Sopranos, and accompanied by Janet Dodd, Pianist, and Caroline Bickford, Cellist.

This morning, Madeline spoke with Verne in the studio, and performed a preview of her program.

The Recital will take place at the Steinway Gallery, 13418 E Nora in Spokane Valley, and is free and open to the Public

Spokane Public Radio

Verne shares a deeply insightful interview with Mateusz Wolski, Spokane Symphony Concertmaster about the upcoming performance entitled "Love's Inspiration". The performance will feature pieces by J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms and Robert Shumann.   

Show times are 8:00 PM on Saturday, April 14th, 2018


3:00 PM on Sunday, April 15th, 2018. 

More information is available at the Spokane Symphony website

Spokane Public Radio

Guests from Ignite! Community Theatre's production of "A Shayna Maidel" visit the studio to promote their upcoming performances. The play depicts a Polish family separated by war. Mordechai and his oldest daughter Rose are reunited with his younger daughter who survived Nazi concentration camps with her mother, who did not survive. The contrast between the two sisters adds powerful depth to the play. 

Performances take place on Friday at 7:30 PM, Saturday, 7:30 PM and Sunday at 2:00 PM from Friday, April 13th, 2018 through Sunday, April 29th, 2018.

Spokane Public Radio

Spokane Civic Theatre and Spokane Symphony collaborate to present an upcoming performance of West Side Story. 

More information available at Spokane Symphony's Website