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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for July, 2012

Seth Boustead and Jesse McQuarters (Relevant Tones – Part 1 of 2)

In the first of two programs on new ways to present new music, Andrew’s guests are Seth Boustead and Jesse McQuarters, host and producer of WFMT’s new weekly program Relevant Tones.

LA LA LA

Andrew discusses the state of art museums in Los Angeles.

Jack Zimmerman (Rebroadcast from 2011)

A conversation with Chicago-native Jack Zimmerman, whose CD of autobiographical stories and original music entitled The Gift is gaining national popularity.

Chicago’s Cultural Plan

Andrew discusses the Draft Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 recently unveiled by the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events after months of public discussion: http://www.chicagoculturalplan2012.com/

David Robertson (Conductor)

Andrew speaks with conductor David Robertson.

W.S. Di Piero

Andrew reads two poems by his latest Critical Thinking guest, W.S. Di Piero, winner of the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.

W.S. Di Piero (Poet – Part 2 of 2)

In the second of a two-part conversation, Andrew speaks with poet and winner of the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, W.S. Di Piero.

W.S. Di Piero (Poet – Part 1 of 2)

In the first of a two-part conversation, Andrew speaks with poet and winner of the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, W.S. Di Piero.

When the Moon Shines Over Ravinia: Stephanie Blythe brings her Kate Smith tribute to the Martin Theatre Monday night

  Stephanie Blythe sings Kate Smith Opera star brings beloved Americana to Ravinia   with Craig Terry, piano Monday, July 2 at 8 p.m. Martin Theatre, Ravinia 200 Ravinia Park Road Highland Park, Ill. 847-266-5100; ravinia.org   Read my full story and interview with Stephanie Blythe here. And see you at Ravinia!