Arts and Culture

the public had an opportunity to explore AZ Opera’s new space, and a new opera, as the company presented a free workshop performance of Craig Bohmler’s Riders of the Purple Sage, based on the 1912 Zane Grey novel. K-Bach’s Sterling Beeaff chatted with composer Craig Bohmler about his work in progress.
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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