Arts & Culture

Eugene, Bend, Springfield
3:18 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Ashleigh Flynn Live at KLCC

Ashleigh Flynn at KLCC.
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

Portland songwriter Ashleigh Flynn returns to her former home of Eugene for a house concert on Friday evening, June 27th, as well as performing in Bend at McMenamins on Wednesday, July 2nd and at Planktown in Springfield on Thursday, July 3rd, with her band the Back Porch Majority. Her most recent CD is called A Million Stars, produced by Chris Funk from the Decemberists. The album’s songs primarily involve female Wild West characters. She joined Eric Alan in the KLCC studios for songs and conversation.

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Arts & Culture
6:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

A Piece of My Mind: Car Squawk

Honda Fit
Credit www.motorweek.org

Here’s a piece of my mind I call  “Car Squawk,” three small complaints from behind the wheel of my 2010 Honda Fit in Eugene.  Maybe this will resonate with you.

First, it’s hard to avoid playing bumper cars as I park in the city garage closest to KLCC. I contort my body out after squeezing into a tortuously narrow space made narrower by an adjacent
intruding truck.  

Squawk number two:  I’m behind a driver stopped at a red light.  He’s clueless he can now legally turn left onto an empty one-way street. 

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Oregon Bach Festival
10:21 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Oregon Bach Festival Special Broadcast: Jonathan Manson and Simon Martyn-Ellis Live at KLCC

Jonathan Manson on cello and Simon Martyn-Ellis on theorbo in the SELCO Performance Hall of the KLCC studios.
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

KLCC and the Oregon Bach Festival continued their annual collaborative tradition by celebrating the opening of the year's festival with a special hour-long performance in the SELCO Performance Hall of the KLCC studios, on Wednesday evening, June 25th. This year's performance featured cellist Jonathan Manson and lutenist Simon Martyn-Ellis--two of the world's top players on their respective instruments--with a live studio audience. The broadcast was hosted by KLCC's Eric Alan, and co-hosted by John Steinmetz from the Oregon Bach Festival. It was a truly memorable evening.

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Storycatchers
6:54 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Storycatchers: Going Beyond Toxics

Beyond Toxics Executive Director Lisa Arkin and founder Mary O'Brien, with Bob O'Brien.
Credit Lisa Arkin

Mary O’Brien, founder of Beyond Toxics, and Lisa Arkin, the Executive Director, reminisce about their work in the anti-toxics movement and particularly how Eugene’s Toxics Right-to-Know Act came to be. Mary begins by recalling how Lisa got involved in the movement…

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The Bookmine, Art and the Vineyard
6:00 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Jan Eliot, Stone Soup

Another Stone Soup summer sets in.
Credit By Jan Eliot

Syndicated cartoonist Jan Eliot talks with Eric Alan about her strip Stone Soup and the changing nature of the comics business. The tenth Stone Soup collection, It Seemed like a Good Idea at the Time, has just been published, and Jan Eliot will have booksignings in Cottage Grove and at Art and the Vineyard in Eugene.

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Oregon Bach Festival
6:00 am
Wed June 25, 2014

The Next Generation: Oregon Bach Festival's New Artistic Director Matthew Halls

Matthew Halls

The Oregon Bach Festival’s new artistic director Matthew Halls speaks with Eric Alan about this year’s festival, and his vision for both the artistic and educational components in future years to come.

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Arts & Culture
6:00 am
Wed June 25, 2014

The Jacobs Gallery "Expressions"

Janice Laverne Baker (her painting above) and Pat Condron are featured in the Jacobs Gallery exhibit "Expressions"
Credit Jacobs Gallery

Lotte and Terry visit the Jacobs Gallery in Eugene on Viz City.

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Arts & Culture
2:13 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Joan Baez plays Eugene June 25th

Joan Baez
Credit Dana Tynan

KLCC's Michael Canning spoke with award winning musician, and activist Joan Baez. Ms Baez plays a concert with The Indigo Girls at Eugene's Cuthbert amphitheater on Wednesday June 25th at 7:30PM.

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Cozmic
3:19 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Elias Kauhane Live at KLCC

Elias Kauhane in Hawaii.

Elias Kauhane is an Oahu native who will be the featured performer at this month’s Aloha Friday at Cozmic in Eugene, bringing Hawaiian culture to the Willamette Valley in an evening that also features "Hello Summer Songs" and a quiz on the birds of Hawaii. Elias Kauhane joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios for music and conversation about the shifting culture of Hawaii, including the newly enlivened movement around Hawaiian sovereignty.

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Eugene
6:30 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Flurry Of Activities At Washington Jefferson Park Saturday

Catching some air
Credit Desmond O'Boyle

Construction barriers were removed from Eugene's Washington-Jefferson park in April, ushering in hundreds of skate boarders, bicyclists, and in line skaters. Saturday's official opening hopes to show the park is not just for kids, its part of a revitalization of downtown Eugene.

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