American Repertory Ballet Artistic Director Douglas Martin talks with host Silagh White about the company, the life of a professional dancer, and some of the new features in the upcoming production of A Midsummer Night's Dream set to the music of Felix Mendelsson. The performance will be at the Zoellner Arts Center on Friday, March 6th at 7:30 pm. Mr. Martin also offers words of encouragement for the many young dancers in our listening area.
On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for March is Jeff Greinke. Jeff Greinke is a musician, composer, performer, and sound sculptor who is known worldwide for his unique sound. Through a highly developed process of layering, Jeff composes and performs music rich in texture, depth, mood, and subtle detail.
Centered around the church burnings in Alabama, Every Tongue Confess is an epic theater poem exploring loss, sin, and redemption. Director Darius Omar Williams and Lehigh University’s Karen Sims join hosts George and Kate to discuss the African American folk religion historical narrative.
Host Eleanor Bobrow discusses Building 21, a Philadelphia program due to partner with the Allentown School District beginning in September 2015. The program is centered on the interests of students and helps them create a vision for their own success in a field that they create for themselves. Laura Shubilla, Co-Founder of Building 21, and Tara Ranzy, Principal of Building 21 in Philadelphia, join as guests.
How does a person run for local office? Which procedures must be followed? Our topic this week comes from the League of Women Voters: Running for Local Office -- a workshop. Join host John Pearce and guests, including Ken Mohr.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based bluegrass band Mipso joined Geoff Chambers in the studio to perform songs off of their album Dark Holler Pop and to talk about their Bluegrass Harmonies Onstage show that night at the Mauch Chunk Opera House.