2002 at SPR

Jul 7, 2020

SPR celebrates 22 years

January 

Anniversary party at Cameo Catering.

Bill Roesch series, A Collector’s World of Opera,  airs Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Marty Demarest starts a 15-part series exploring the string quartets of Shostakovich.

SPR hosts NPR’s Murray Horwitz.

February 

The EWU percussion ensemble performs at a KPBX  Kids’ Concert.

Health Form on Diabetes

March

Health Forum to discuss the “Dangers of Diabetes.”

“String Jam takes cartoon music to explore styles” – KPBX Kids’ Concert at North Central High School.

April 

KSFC begins to air On Point.

NPR’s Daniel Schorr receives Murrow Award & appears at WSU.

Broadcast of Musicfest Northwest

May

Piano Summit as a Thank You Concert: Brent Edstrom, Linda Siverts & Scott Kirby.

SPR airs African Opera.

Musicfest Northwest is featured on the  air.

SPR explores the  area poverty problem with featured programming.

June 

KPBX Kids’ Concert with On The Side Band, featuring Dixieland.

July 

New radio series, The Brahms Chamber Music Project, is hosted/produced by Alex Goukassian.

LaRae Wiley and band playing for the August KPB Kids' Concert

August 

Watergate documentary series airs on KPBX.

Traditional and contemporary Native American tribal music at KPBX Kids’ Concert.

September 

Airing of September 11th aftermath specials on KPBX and KSFC.

Forum examines standardized testing in Washington State.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap is welcomed as new Volunteer Coordinator.

SPR news team gets PRNDI awards.

October 

Blues Review evolves into Down Home Blues on Saturdays from 10 p.m - midnight.

November 

KPBX Kids’ Concert: SPARC and Bottom Line String Duo.

First SIX day pledge drive.

December 

NPR brings back the Yiddish Radio Project.

Features about the history of Santa, Kwanzaa, Festival of Lights, as well as holiday programs.

Morning Edition releases its first ever original radio play, I’d Rather Eat Pants.