December 08, 2010

Millikin University guitar ensembles

The Millikin University guitar ensembles will play their fall concert Thursday night in Decatur. They have been led since 1987 by Prof. Manley Mallard, who will join me on the Wednesday edition of "Live and Local." And we'll hear some very young harpists live in our studio in advance of their performance at the Urbana Free Library Wednesday evening.


Listen
December 07, 2010

The Doudna Fine Arts Center production of It’s A Wonderful Life; White Christmas

The film It's A Wonderful Life comes to the stage of The Doudna Fine Arts Center in Charleston this weekend in the intriguing form of a live radio broadcast. I'll talk with the man who made the adaptation on the Tuesday edition of "Live and Local." We'll also hear members of the cast of a production in Sullivan of the Irving Berlin musical White Christmas.


Listen
December 06, 2010

Urbana Pops Orchestra

Still in its first year of existence, the Urbana Pops Orchestra will celebrate the holidays with a concert on Sunday evening at Wesley United Methodist Church in Urbana. On today's edition of the show, we'll welcome principal conductor Daniel Southerland, associate conductor Stephen Larson and the concert's two vocal soloists, soprano Audrey Vallance and 11-year-old singer Matt Reeder.


Listen
December 02, 2010

Danville’s Red Mask Players; Independent Media Center variety show

This weekend, Danville's Red Mask Players will present Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some), complete with the Fruitcake Game, Gustav the green-nosed reingoat and the Island of Misfit Toys. We'll preview the show on the Thursday edition of "Live and Local," as well as a variety show at the Independent Media Center in Urbana Friday night.


Listen
December 01, 2010

Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical

Parkland Theatre will present their third show featuring the Little Sisters of Hoboken the next two weekends in Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical, and Santa assures me it will be a most entertaining event. I'll be joined by Sister Amnesia and The Reverend Mother for a live preview on the Wednesday edition of "Live and Local."

 

Video Bonus:

 


Listen

Page 2 of 2 pages  < 1 2