From The Studio

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

Whitworth University Theatre's production of The Spitfire Grill runs October 12 - 21. Director Naphali Fields and members of the cast stopped by the SPR studio to talk with Verne Windham about the show and performed the song "Shoot the Moon."

The cast includes:

Camille Andre as Hanna Fergusen

Dillon King as Caleb Thorpe

Alex Stroming as Percy Talbott

More information about Whitworth University Theatre at:

Spokane Children's Theatre's production of Beauty and the Beast runs October 12 - 28. Director Tanya Brownlee and members of the cast stopped by the SPR studio to talk with Verne Windham and preform three numbers from the show. The cast includes:

Saylyn Goard as Belle

Philip Faler as Maurice

Audrie Pursch as Mrs. Potts

Musical numbers are "No Matter What" (Belle & Maurice), "Beauty and the Beast" (Mrs. Potts), and "Home" (Belle).

"The Survive Project" for Suicide Awareness

22 hours ago

"The Survive Project" is organized by Grace June in an effort to raise awareness for suicide-prevention in Spokane. "Power to the Poetry" will also be involved in the event on Friday, October 12th, 2018 from 5 - 8 PM at the West Central Episcopal Church in Spokane's West Central neighborhood. 

More information is available at Grace June's facebook page and Power 2 the Poetry facebook page.

Poetry Shared by Dennis Held

23 hours ago
Spokane Public Radio

Dennis Held visits the studio to share poetry by local Spokane poets. 

Spokane Public Radio

In anticipation of the upcoming show, "Closing it Up" Molly Allen, Mary Starkey and Andrew Biviano meet with Verne in the studio. 

More information is available at Stage Left Theater's website

Coeur d'Alene Symphony

Maestro Jan Pellant visited the Spokane Public Radio studio on Tuesday, October 2. He is the new
Artistic Director and Conductor of the Coeur d'Alene Symphony as it celebrates its 40th anniversary. 

The season's first concert, Nineteenth Century Grandeur, is Friday, October 5, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 6, at 2 p.m. Maestro Pellant will give a brief lecture at the Salvation Army Kroc Center 45 minutes before the concert time.

Spokane Children's Theatre

Doug Beschta, Managing director of Spokane Children's Theatre and Jenna Carroll, performer, visit SPR studios in anticipation of the upcoming fundraiser gala with the theme, Under the Big Top

The gala takes place on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 6:00 to 9:00 PM. The event is located at Spokane Children's Theatre at 2727 N. Madelia St. #5 in Spokane. 

More information is available at Spokane Children's Theatre website

Julia Sweeney: Older and Wider

Sep 26, 2018
Fox Presents

Verne Windham talks with Julia Sweeney in anticipation of her upcoming show on Friday, September 28th, 2018.

After her highly succesful run at Chicago's The Second City Julia Sweeney is bringing her first-ever stand-up show to Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. 

Spokane Public Radio

Some cast and crew from Inland Northwest Opera's production The Marriage of Figaro visit the studio to promote their upcoming performance. 

Performance dates of The Marriage of Figaro are Friday, September 21st and Saturday, September 23rd.  

Watch video of the performance, featured by KXLY TV.

More information is available at Inland Northwest Opera's website