Arts & Culture

Live on the Saturday Cafe
5:37 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

Roy Zimmerman

Roy Zimmerman considers evidence of climate change in front of the KLCC studios

Political satirist and songwriter Roy Zimmerman has been delighted to find enclaves of progressive activity in conservative states.  His "Connecting the Blue Dots" tour made an unexpected weather detour to Eugene en route to the Lincoln City Cultural Center

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Book Review
9:16 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Book Review: Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Credit Hyperbole and a Half

Eugene Public Library Director Connie Bennet reviews Allie Brosh's "Hyperbole and a Half".

http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/

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Interview
3:37 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Sol Seed, Live at KLCC

Sol Seed

Sol Seed will bring their positive mix of reggae, rock, hip hop and more to the KLCC MicroBrew Festival at the Lane Events Center in Eugene Friday night, February 7th at 7:30. They’ve been voted the Best Band in Eugene two years in a row in the annual Eugene Weekly Readers Poll, as well as winning the Weekly’s “Next Big Thing” contest this year. They have a new CD coming soon called Family Tree. They stopped in to the KLCC studios to play a few songs and spin just a taste of another song from their new CD.

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Hult Center
6:00 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Boz Scaggs, on Memphis and More

Boz Scaggs

Nearly fifty years into his recording career, Boz Scaggs is making some of his best soul music. He’ll appear at the Hult Center in Eugene on February 8th, touring behind his new CD Memphis. Music new and old from Boz, mixed with his conversation with Eric Alan about the magic of recording where Al Green did, forays into jazz, and the mix of music in Saturday’s show. 

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Tsunami Books
6:00 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Winter Songwriter's Showcase with Phoebe Blume

Eugene songwriter Phoebe Blume.

Seven local songwriters will perform during the Winter Songwriter’s Showcase at Tsunami Books in Eugene on February 9th, hosted by Phoebe Blume. She’s also releasing her new CD, Congregation of One. Music from her new release, and conversation with Eric Alan.

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Newport Performing Arts Center
6:00 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Grammy-winning Lady Rizo Returns to Newport from New York

Lady Rizo

Grammy-winning cabaret vocalist and comedienne Lady Rizo returns from New York for a performance in her hometown of Newport, on February 9th. She has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma and Moby, and leads her own band on the new CD Violet. She speaks with Eric Alan about her homecoming concert.

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Live on the Saturday Cafe
5:37 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

Mamo: Hawaiian duo on the Saturday Cafe

Mamo's Jeff Peterson and Nathan Aweau in the KLCC studios.

Jeff Peterson grew up with slack-key guitar as the child of Paniolos, Hawaiian cowboys.   Nathan Aweau grew up with jazz and classical music, only coming to traditional music later.   Performing together as Mamo, they show that island music is so much more than steel guitars and Don Ho.

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Sam Bond's Garage
3:43 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys, Live at KLCC

Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys with Eric Alan in the KLCC studios.

The Michigan band Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys merge bluegrass, swing and other elements, with beautiful vocal harmonies and exceptional instrumental skill. On the road on their Here Between tour, they visited the KLCC studios a couple of songs in the midst of gigs in Lincoln City, Cottage Grove and Eugene.

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Axe and Fiddle
8:48 am
Fri January 31, 2014

The Moonshine, Live at KLCC

The Moonshine join Eric Alan in the KLCC studios for a live performance.

The acoustic Portland quintet called The Moonshine stopped into the KLCC studios before a performance at the Axe and Fiddle in Cottage Grove and a California tour. They played two original songs from their debut CD "And Now... The Moonshine," along with a take on the traditional "Cuckoo," as well as sharing a song from their CD.

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Dowtown Initiative for the Visual Arts
6:00 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Short Films by Oregon Filmmakers at Open Lens Festival

A still from Eugene filmmaker Henry Weintraub's dark comedy "Killing Me."

The 10th annual Open Lens Festival brings Oregon filmmakers and their short films to the UO Baker Center in Eugene on February 1st. Film reviewer and seminar leader Doug Hennessy speaks with Eric Alan about the changing filmmaking landscape, and his controversial list of the best films ever made. 

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