Past Events

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Four members of the violin family took the spotlight on Saturday, January 17 for the KPBX Kids' Concert with Sixteen Strings. The FREE, all-ages concert started at 1 p.m. at the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

SPR and Friends of the Bing presented a special one-day-only double feature of Coen Brothers movies on Sunday, January 11, 2015.  An enthusiastic crowd watched “Raising Arizona” and “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” on the big screen of the Bing Crosby Theater with the Movies 101 crew.

Learn about one of America's most important eras, the Great Depression, and how it relates to feelings in this current economy at the next KPBX Kids' Concert on Saturday, November 22, from 1-2 p.m. at the Bing Crosby Theater. "Songs of Hope in Hard Times" showcases a collection of music  from the Depression era, from Woody Guthrie to Hollywood and Broadway musicals.

Spend an elegant evening with Pearl Django, performing energetic and exciting Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhart and the Hot Club of France this November 20. The group adds traditional jazz classics and the feel of American swing for an unforgettable musical delight. “Irresistible to jazz and non-jazz listeners alike,” says the Seattle Weekly.

Carlos Alden Verne Windham
Janean Jorgensen

KPBX Folk host Carlos Alden pulled together some of the past favorites of the annual Fall Folk Festival for this year's two-hour broadcast, which aired live on KPBX 91.1 FM Saturday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Audience members watched in the Lair Auditorium, on the campus of Spokane Community College. The radio performers for 2014 were Broken Whistle (local Celtic), Heartbreak Pass (Bluegrass), PK Dwyer (Blues from Seattle), Alice Howe (solo folk from Seattle), Mateo Ryan (Flamenco Guitar), and Dram & Go (Celtic from Portland).

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