Arts & Culture

The Jazz Station
3:31 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Halie Loren Live at KLCC

Halie Loren at KLCC, with Mark Schneider on bass. (Not pictured: Matt Treder on keyboards.)
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

Halie Loren and her band perform two holiday concerts at The Jazz Station in Eugene, on Friday, December 20th. She’s been out touring behind her new release Simply Love, which quickly reached number one on the Billboard Jazz Charts in Japan, as well as reaching high in the national radio charts in Canada and the U.S. She joined us live in the KLCC studios, along with Matt Treder on the keyboards and Mark Schneider on the bass.

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Tsunami Books
3:28 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Caldera Songwriters Beth Wood and John Shipe Live at KLCC

Beth Wood and John Shipe talk songwriting before playing at KLCC.
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

The Caldera Songwriters present their second annual benefit concert for the Egan Warming Center, on Friday December 20th at Tsunami Books in Eugene. Two of the many performers that evening, Beth Wood and John Shipe, stopped by the KLCC studios to play a few songs, and talk about the Caldera group and how the concert will assist the homeless served by the Egan Warming Center.

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Albany Public Library
6:00 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Dylan Tomine, Closer to the Ground

Dylan Tomine and his kids.

Author Dylan Tomine’s new book Closer to the Ground details time spent reconnecting his family to nature via foraging, cooking and eating from the woods and sea. He speaks with Eric Alan about why kids prefer food they find, and the resulting sense of stewardship instilled in them.

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Oregon Mozart Players
6:00 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Oregon Mozart Players Candlelight Baroque

Kelly Kuo

The Oregon Mozart Players present their annual Candlelight Baroque concerts on Thursday and Friday, December 19th and 20th in Eugene. Artistic director and conductor Kelly Kuo speaks with Eric Alan about baroque music, candlelight, and how it all connects to current pop culture. Music is included in the interview, ranging from Albinoni to Corelli.

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Live on the Saturday Cafe
11:10 am
Sun December 15, 2013

A Celtic Christmas

David Stuart Bull, Linda Danielson and Chico Schwall

If the hallmark of a great Christmas story is shared experience, future generations will tell of hearing A Child's Christmas in Wales performed by David Stuart Bull with musicians Chico Schwall and Linda Danielson.

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Veternas' Affairs
8:21 am
Sat December 14, 2013

Holiday Greenery For Oregon Veterans

Credit Oregon News Service

The words 'Remember, Honor, and Teach' are the goals of Saturday's "Wreaths Across America Program." Hundreds of special ceremonies are taking place all over the nation, including three in Lane County that place wreaths on Veterans graves. Civil Air Patrol Captain and Organizer Roxanna Cole says Saturday's events offer a meaningful pause during a sometimes hectic holiday season.

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Tsunami Books
3:20 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

The Klezmonauts Destroy Tsunami

The Klezmonauts

The Klezmonauts have been putting their eclectic international spin on klezmer music for a couple of decades now, and they’re celebrating the release of their new CD, The Klezmonauts Destroy Tsunami. Before holding a CD release concert at Tsunami Books in Eugene on Sunday afternoon, December 15th,  Klezmonauts Jeremy Wegner and Ken Sokolov joined Eric Alan in the KLCC studios to spin a couple of tunes and talk about the music.

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Avalon Lodge
1:10 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Jeffrey Martin, Nathaniel Talbot, Anna Tivel Live

Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Martin

Northwest singer/songwriters Anna Tivel, Nathaniel Talbot, and Jeffrey Martin dropped by the KLCC studio to play in advance of their show at the Avalon Lodge in Eugene.

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John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
10:24 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Looking Ahead at the Shedd

Christmas at the Shedd.

The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts hosts Camelot and Christmas at the Shedd, as well as continuing an active role in concert presentation and music education. Jim and Ginevra Ralph look ahead with Eric Alan to the holiday shows and the year ahead at the Shedd.

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Eugene Register-Guard
10:20 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Bob Welch Retires as a Columnist

Bob Welch

After twenty-four years at the Eugene Register-Guard, columnist Bob Welch has stepped down to pursue other interests. He reflects with Eric Alan about the people met and experiences gathered over the course of writing two thousand columns about our local region.

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