Arts and Culture

The 13th Annual Phoenix Film Festival ran April 4 -11 at the Harkins 101, 7000 E. Mayo Boulevard in Phoenix. The festival annually screens more than 150 films; this year’s offerings included four feature films making their world premieres. K-BACH's Janine Miller, mid-day host and self described film-lover, caught up with 24 year old filmmaker, Sarah Lofti, about her film, "Menschen", which screened April 6th & 7th.

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KBAQ Theater Critic Chris Curcio reviews the Arizona Theatre Company production of Christopher Durang’s Tony Award winning play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” that looks at a family and the foibles that enter into everyone’s daily lives.
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If you've ever thought about going back and picking up that old instrument you used to play as a kid, Ari Goldman's book "The Late Starter orchestra" may just give you the inspiration you need to do it.  Goldman, a former new York Times Reporter and Author of the book "The Search For God at Harvard", now teaches Journalism at Columbia, but once upon a time, he was a cellist.  or at least a cello student.  he decides to start playing again, and finds the group of amaeur string players called "The Late Starters Orchestra" that meets every week in an abandoned coat factory in Ma

Violins = Leaves, Biologist says; Aussies ban Carmen for Smoking; Radiohead's Greenwood: return excitement to classical.

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KBACH February Member of the Month: Mr. Bob McGinnis

K-BACH February Member of the Month:

Mr. Bob McGinnis