From The Studio

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

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In the KPBX Studio in the 10 a.m. hour: Phil Baldwin and Roberta Botelli preparing for the Spokane Youth Orchestra's season opener this Sunday, "Promise of Autumn." Baldwin is Spokane Youth Symphony Artistic Director, while Botelli is a cellist and coach in the Spokane Symphony's Young Musician Education Program.

Audio coming soon

The cast of the upcoming play The Glass Menagerie stopped by the KPBX Studio to share moments from the classic play. The show is the first at the rebranded "Modern Theater Spokane."

performs in the Spokane Public Radio performance studio as part of their northwest performances. The group joins children of the St. Aloysius Gonzaga elementary school choir in concert Wednesday night at the church on Gonzaga's campus.

Audio from the in-studio performance and interview coming soon.

Tim Campbell and Linda Siverts of Northwest Opera speak with Verne about the upcoming show, Barn Aid 2014

  Verne interviews Tiffany Skidmore of the One Night Art Gallery, which will be at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture on Saturday, October 25 from 2-5pm.

MEN in the Studio

Oct 17, 2014

Justin Raffa and Max Mendez of  Male Ensemble Northwest (MEN)  

Pianist Armen Guzelimian on his collaboration with the Spokane String Quartet.

Violinist Kurt Nikkanen, in anticipation of his October 13 appearance with the Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Listen to his conversation with Verne Windham during From the Studio.

Jane Fritz of The Idaho Mythweaver speaks with Verne Windham about the American Indian Film Festival in Sandpoint, Idaho on October 11, 2014 at the Panida Theater. 

Zuill Bailey announces the 2015 Bach Festival  

This Thursday, Oct. 2, The Guitar Hour starts at 10 a.m. for a two-hour KPBX special. Guests Alex de Grassi and Brad Richter perform, plus host Leon Atkinson previews the Harp Guitar Convention taking place that weekend in Coeur d'Alene. "We have all these people representing the wonderful guitar events taking place in the region, and we'll be able to have these great artists interacting on the radio," says co-host Verne Windham.

Listen live:

  Chris Kopzynski talks with Verne Windham about mountaineering and his documentary film, "Wisdom Earned."

Verne Windham interviews Spokane Civic Theatre Artistic Director, Keith Dixon, and cast members Patrick McHenry-Kroetch (Tevye) and Mary Starkey (Yentel) from the season opening production of Fiddler On the Roof.

Verne talks with the cast of "Broadway Bound," the Neil Simon sequel to "Brighton Beach Memoirs," which was produced at Interplayers Theater last season.

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a dripping faucet!
Fred Newman is best known to the KPBX audience as Garrison Keillor’s go-to man for every sound effect humanly possible. But he also travels the country with his own One-Mouth Show.

Fred shared his uncanny ability to recreate sounds at the Bing Crosby Theater Wednesday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. He also told stories of his past -- how a fly impersonation kept him in a college class, and growing up in Georgia hearing stories from the best.

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