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From the Studio: Stage Left Theater Presents "Mandelstam"

Spokane Public Radio

Stage Left Theater's latest production is Doug Nigro's darkly comic "Mandelstam." Director Doug Dawson visits the studio with actors J.P. O'Shaughnessy (Joseph Stalin) and Sean Behary (Boris Pasternak) to discuss the play and to perform a preview.

"Mandelstam" opens Friday, January 10 at 7:30 PM, and runs through January 26. For tickets and more information, visit

Verne Windham got his start at Spokane Public Radio 20 years ago. “I came in to complain and they hired me.” He’s now the Program Director, as well as the host of Morning Classical and Concert of the Week. When choosing music for Morning Classical, Verne likes to keep the agenda as broadly defined as possible. For Concert of the Week, he focuses on the best of recent local performances, mostly classical in nature. For many years, Verne was also the conductor of the Spokane Youth Orchestra. He enjoys gardening, his vintage car and playing French horn.
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