Wildish Theater

Wildish Theater
6:00 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Why Shakespeare is Relevant in the Age of Homer Simpson and Bill Cosby

Credit Photo by Chris White

After over two decades in academia, the New Shakespeare Showcase goes public with a performance at the Wildish Theater in Springfield. Judith “Sparky” Roberts and Matt Keating speak with Eric Alan about the modern relevance of Shakespeare, including how his plays relate to Homer Simpson and the troubles of Bill Cosby.

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Wildish Theater
3:19 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Classical Guitarist Scott Kritzer Live at KLCC

Scott Kritzer
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

Scott Kritzer has become one of America’s leading classical guitarists, along a path that has taken him from Carnegie Hall to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, from solo recordings to collaborative performances, and teaching experience that includes the creation of his own guitar training method. He is in residence with Chamber Music Amici for a week of performances through December 8th, and he joined us in the KLCC studios for performance and conversation.

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Wildish Theater
6:00 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Wayne Morse and the Ghosts of Tonkin

Senator Wayne Morse (Greg Monahan) and President Lyndon Johnson (Gray Eubank) in The Ghosts of Tonkin.
Credit Photo by Levy Moroshan

Playwright Steve Lyons speaks about The Ghosts of Tonkin, his play that explores the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and Senator Wayne Morse’s opposition to that resolution, which sent the United States fully into the Vietnam War. The Ghosts of Tonkin will be presented at the Wildish Theatre in Springfield on September 28th, with a post-play discussion moderated by KLCC News Director Tripp Sommer.

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Wildish Theater
6:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Downtown Languages: A Ten-Year Celebration of Diversity

Pre-Hispanic and Mexican Folk Dance will be presented by thisTepeyac-Olincalli Ballet Folclórico group.

Downtown Languages celebrates ten years of providing language and life-skills classes to adult immigrants and their families in Lane County, with an evening of folkloric dance and music at the Wildish Theater in Springfield. Eric Alan speaks with Paulina Romo Villasenor, Executive Director of Downtown Languages, and folkloric musician Alessandro.

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Wildish Theater
6:00 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Sprout Film Festival Breaks Down Barriers, Furthers Inclusion

Full Access Community Outreach Coordinator Laura Weil-Noppenberger and client Nickolas Kaasa in the KLCC studios.
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

The Sprout Film Festival features short films about people with intellectual disabilities, at the Wildish Theatre in Springfield on Friday, March 14th. Laura Weil-Noppenberger, Community Outreach Coordinator for Full Access, and client Nickolas Kaasa talk with Eric Alan about the festival’s role in breaking down barriers and furthering inclusion.

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