June 17, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

On the Wednesday edition of "Live and Local," we'll meet Ross Bundy, president of the Community Arts Resource in St. Joseph, and Justin Lee, conductor of the newly formed Community Summer Band. We'll also talk with local theater veteran Gary Ambler, appearing in "Tuesdays with Morrie" at the Krannert Center in Urbana.


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June 15, 2009

Illinois Shakespeare Festival and the ACT Theatre Company in Gibson City

On the first portion of the Monday edition of "Live and Local," my guests are John Poole, managing director of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival in Bloomington, and Glenn Wilson, renowned baritone saxophone player, who coordinates the Festival's weekend jazz series. On the second portion of the show, we visit with Rich Perkins and Diane Bechtel of the ACT Theatre Company in Gibson City, about their current production, "Midlife: The Crisis Musical."


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June 12, 2009

Concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

We'll take a break from the regular show on Friday to bring you a concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. The program includes music by Prokofiev, Respighi and Dvorak.


June 11, 2009

West African Mande music, Little Oy on the Prairie, Tommy Emmanuel and Scottish singer Jean Redpath

The Thursday edition of "Live and Local" will be a special edition for our one-day fundraiser. I've pulled four of my favorite segments from the four months since we started the show. You'll hear Mande music from West Africa, the klezmer band Little Oy on the Prairie, guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, and Scottish singer Jean Redpath. If you missed them the first time or would just like to hear them again, I hope you'll tune in.


June 09, 2009

Concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

We'll take a break from the regular show on Wednesday to bring you a concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. The program includes music by Beethoven and Richard Strauss.


June 09, 2009

Concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

We'll take a break from the regular show on Tuesday to bring you a concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Cliff Colnot conducts a program of music by Paul Hindemith and Igor Stravinsky.


June 08, 2009

Concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

We'll take a break from the regular show on Monday to bring you a concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Oliver Knussen conducts a program of music by Igor Stravinsky and Marc-Anthony Turnage.


June 04, 2009

Stringtown Lane and “The Full Monty”

On the Thursday edition of "Live and Local," we'll meet the members of Stringtown Lane, quite an eclectic band playing this week's First Friday event in Monticello. They'll be live in our studio, followed by the director and two of the actors from The Station Theatre's production of the musical "The Full Monty," which opens in Urbana next week.


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