The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.
Dee Perry speaks with award-winning Cleveland journalist James M. Wood about the life and times of legendary local columnist - Winsor French - who's the subject of a new cabaret - Winsor! Plus, Dee introduces us to the retro-R&B sounds of Vintage Trouble who play The Grog Shop this Saturday night. And James Levin stops by to preview his latest project - The One World Festival - happening this weekend in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. Plus, Dee shares an interview with legendary writer Elmore Leonard who passed away today at the age of 87.
James Wood, journalist/playwright
Bill Rudman, Musical Theatre Project
Richard Danielson, Vintage Trouble
James Levin, One World Festival
Elmore Leonard, author