KBAQ Heart of the Arts

Fourteen years ago, a trio of musicians met at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute for Music. Their group later became Time for 3: violinists Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall, and double bassist Ranaan Meyer. Featuring guest artists like cellist Alisa Weilerstein and ukulelist Jake Shimabukuro, Time for 3’s latest self-titled album pushes the boundaries of classical music. K-Bach's Sterling Beeaff brings you this week's Heart of the Arts feature.
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Katie Palmer’s eyes shine as she explains the programs she’s developed as Museum Educator at the Musical Instrument Museum. In the past eighteen months, her programs AND her students, have grown.
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A wealth of stories representing a wide variety of cultures, traditions and viewpoints ignites the Valley of the Sun this week, at the 2014 National Storytelling Conference. K-Bach's Jane Hilton catches up with Liz Warren, Director of the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute.
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Orange Theatre presents its production of Blood Wedding–a radical, multimedia re-imagining of the Spanish classic by Federico García Lorca– in residence July 17- 20 and 23-27 at 8pm at the Lyceum Theatre at ASU. K-Bach's Sterling Beeaff chats with company members, Matthew Watkins (Artistic Director), Joya Scott (Associate Artistic Director), Stephen Christiansen (Technical Director/ Sound Designer) and William Crook (Performer).
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Most of our local orchestras close shop for the summer. Yet, for the second consecutive summer, Az Pro Arte is braving the heat and presenting, not one, but three, classical programs, at the Tempe Center for the Arts.

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