May 20, 2013
Dan Polletta introduces us to the new president of The Great Lakes Science Center - Dr. Kirsten Ellenbogen. Plus we hear from playwright Sean Christopher Lewis about Manning Up at Actors' Summit Theater. And author/entrepreneur Clifton Taulbert discusses his book Who Owns the Ice House.
May 17, 2013
Dee Perry welcomes the founder of Venezuela's El Sistema music education program - Dr. José Antonio Abreu - who receives an honorary doctorate this weekend from The Cleveland Institute of Music.
May 16, 2013
Dee Perry shares her conversation with Bootsy Collins who's onstage with The Contemporary Youth Orchestra Friday night. Plus, bestselling author Tracy Chevalier shares the Ohio story of her new novel - The Last Runaway. And we hear a conversation with Tony-award-winning actress - Sutton Foster - who takes the stage at PlayhouseSquare this weekend.
May 15, 2013
Dee Perry shares her interview with the late Vincent Dowling former artistic director for Great Lakes Theater who passed away last week at the age of 83. Plus, British Hammond B-3 master Brian Auger returns to Nighttown with his Oblivion Express. And we introduce you to Minneapolis musicians Davina and the Vagabonds who perform live in our Key Bank Studio.
May 14, 2013
Dee Perry broadcasts live from The Reinberger Theater in Gordon Square to spotlight The Cleveland Orchestra residency At Home in Gordon Square taking place all week long in Cleveland's burgeoning near west side neigborhood.
May 13, 2013
Dee Perry shares her interview with filmmaker Marian Marzynski whose film Never Forget To Lie documents his own Holocaust survival story and screens tomorrow night on WVIZ/PBS. Plus, Cleveland Orchestra cellist Brian Thornton pays tribute to his teacher and Holocaust survivor - Lev Aronson. And Felton Thomas, director of The Cleveland Public Library spotlights this summer's activities at CPL.
May 10, 2013
Jim Goldurs shares his interviews with Oakland R&B masters Tower of Power who perform for the Rock Hall this weekend. Also we hear from the man known as the Pitbull of Comedy - Bobby Slayton - who performs at Hilarities this weekend.
May 9, 2013
Dee Perry talks with playwright Mickle Maher about his play There Is a Happiness That Morning Is onstage at Cleveland Public Theater. Plus Apollo's Fire musician and Oberlin music professor Michael Lynn shares the story of his return to music after his liver transplant. And we preview WCLV's 6th annual Jubilation! The Elizabeth Stuart Church Choir Festival.
May 8, 2013
Dee Perry broadcasts live from Perk Park Plaza for downtown Cleveland's summertime Food Truck extravaganza - Walnut Wednesdays. She speaks with a few food truck operators as well as those who helped renovate Perk Plaza into a new downtown destination. Join Dee at East 12th Street and Walnut Avenue for this special live outdoor broadcast!
May 7, 2013
Dee Perry gets in step with Dancing Wheels' Mary Verdi Fletcher to preview the new production - Daring to Be Dumbo. Plus we meet techno-thriller author Daniel Palmer who appears tonight at The Cuyahoga County Public Library. And we spotlight the 4th annual International Children's Festival coming to PlayhouseSquare this week.