Arts and Culture

Soprano Renée Fleming made her very first appearance here in the Valley Wednesday at the Mesa Arts Center. A recital of works from “off the beaten path”—music by Cantaloube, Mozart, Strauss and Delibes. The program, "Guilty Pleasures" is also the title of the recording she released last fall. K-Bach's Sterling Beeaff catches up with the opera star.
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K-BACH Theater Critic Chris Curcio reviews the Actors Theatre production of Sandy Rustin Fleischer’s “The Cottage” that looks at three couples who are all friends. None of the people are happy with their chosen spouses and they all want to bed one of their friends’ partners. Chris assesses the effectiveness of the staging and discusses the play’s message.
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The KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for June/July is the new novel "Song of the Shank" by Jeffrey Renard Allen based on the true story of 19th-century African-American Musical Savant Tom Wiggins, aka "Blind Tom". "An engrossing read based on an incredible but true story"... --Randy Kinkel, KBACH

Judith Weir

Judith Weir-- 1st Woman named Master of the Queen's Music"; Zinman steps down in Zurich.

Community Engagements
KBACH February Member of the Month: Mr. Bob McGinnis

K-BACH February Member of the Month:

Mr. Bob McGinnis