Arts & Culture

John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
6:00 am
Mon March 3, 2014

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis

Jazz at Lincoln Center has been dedicated to the performance, education and preservation of jazz for over 25 years, all with Wynton Marsalis as Artistic Director. Wynton Marsalis joins Eric Alan for conversation and music, before the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performs at the Hult Center on March 5th.

 

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Live on the Saturday Cafe
5:35 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Babes With Axes

It's been 14 years since the last Babes With Axes show at the WOW Hall. Now Laura Kemp, Katie Henry, Debbie Diedrich and TR Kelley are reuniting for a 20th anniversary show Saturday, March 8.  Three fourths of the Babes (Katie lives out-of-state) join Frank on the Saturday Cafe to talk about what the passage of time has wrought. (Hint: all the songs get capo'd to a lower key...)

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Eugene Hilton
6:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Wordcrafters in Eugene

Elizabeth Engstrom

The first Wordcrafters in Eugene writers’ conference will be held at the Eugene Hilton from March 7th through 9th, with a particular focus on fiction. Author Elizabeth Engstrom, a conference organizer, joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios to preview the conference.

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Hult Center
6:00 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Faure's Requiem, with the Eugene Concert Choir

Eugene Concert Choir

The Eugene Concert Choir presents Faure’s Requiem   at the Hult Center in Eugene on Saturday, March 1st, joined by the Oregon Mozart Players and guest vocalists Sharla Nafziger and Anton Belov. Diane Retallack, Artistic and Executive Director of the Eugene Concert Choir, speaks with Eric Alan.

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John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
3:19 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Saxophonist and vocalist Grace Kelly at KLCC

Grace Kelly with Eric Alan in the KLCC studios.

Saxophonist, vocalist and songwriter Grace Kelly has already had a very accomplished career. She’s released eight albums, and played with a range of jazz luminaries from Dave Brubeck to Wynton Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr. Now, at the age of 21, her new album Live at Scullers is her most vocally-oriented release, and finds her stretching more beyond jazz. Before performing at the Jaqua Concert Hall in Eugene, she joined Eric Alan in the KLCC studios for music and conversation.

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Florence Playhouse
6:00 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Ned Hickson, Humor at the Speed of Life

Ned Hickson displays his credentials.

Syndicated humor columnist Ned Hickson has been awarded “Best Local Column” from both the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. He celebrates the release of his book, Humor at the Speed of Life, with a roasting at the Florence Playhouse on February 28th. He speaks with Eric Alan about the Winter Olympics, the Academy Awards, and how blowing things out of proportion helps give perspective.

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Arts & Culture
4:02 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Rooster Award Nominations

Each year, the Rainy Day Blues Society hosts the Rooster Awards, honoring local talent in a number of different categories. These include:

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WOW Hall
3:18 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

David Wilcox Live at KLCC

David Wilcox att KLCC.
Credit Photo by Isabel A. Zacharias

Songwriter, storyteller and dedicated bicyclist David Wilcox has hit the road from North Carolina, to celebrate the release of his 18th album, Blaze. He begins his West Coast tour on Friday night, February 21st at the WOW Hall in Eugene, with Justin Farren opening. David Wilcox joined us live in the KLCC studios, for songs and conversation.

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Arts & Culture
12:35 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Printmaking Show at The Gallery at The Watershed

Terry Way and Sandy Brown Jenson visit The Gallery and review the show.

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