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2015 at SPR

January/February March 

35th Anniversary of Spokane Public Radio is on  January 20!

SPR goes to the movies celebrated the Coen Brothers, with a showing of “Raising Arizona” and “O Brother, Where Art Thou,” along with a discussion by the Movies 101 crew.


Cokie Roberts at The Bing


Cokie Roberts comes  to talk about her new book “Capitol Dames” at the Bing on May 14.

Too Slim and the Tail Draggers Unplugged, at The Bing on June 11.

SPR Goes to the Movies with  “2001: A Space Odyssey,” discussion and film showing at The Bing, June 17.

Innovation Hub replaces Sound Medicine on KSFC on Saturdays, 2-3 p.m.

SPR participates in Bike to Work Week with an Energizer Station on May 20.



The Firehouse nears completion and volunteers help  facilitate the 11 block move.

SPR participates in Art on the Green, July 31-Aug 2.

SPR participates in Arts Season Preview at Comstock Park at the Labor Day Concert, September 7.

Community Forum, hosted by Steve Jackson, on “Our Water, Our Future,” on September 24.

KPBX Kids’ Concert: Old Time Jam at July 17.


Verne, Carlos, and Milad for the Fall Folk Festival


SPR Goes to the Movies presents “Alien,” with a Movies 101 discussion at The Bing, Oct 8.

Paula Poundstone performs  at The Bing on October 15.

SPR is a media partner for the David Sedaris event at The Bing, on November 12.

Verne Windham & Carlos Alden host the live, on-air broadcast of the Fall Folk Festival on Nov 14.

Windstorm Aftermath

The first pledge drive from the new building begins  on November 17, and was scheduled to continue through November 21.

Windstorm occurs on November 18, knocking out power to both the  old and new buildings, causing the pledge drive to be cancelled. Limited broadcast ability was returned to the Hoban building because of lack of power in both locations.

Kids Concert on November 21 provides relief from the aftermath of the windstorm because The Bing had power and heat. 200 people attended a performance by Brown’s Mountain Boys.

It’s a Wonderful Life is presented by Spokane Civic Theatre as a radio play, to be broadcast live from the Bing on Christmas Eve. Heavy Snow at the tower site cut power, which knocked 91.1 off of the air.  The program was instead streamed via the internet.

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