Join host David Fleming for a program dedicated to Arts and Entertainment in our region, as well as the people and places providing it. Interviews with authors, producers, visual artists and musicians, spotlighting a classic album or a brand new release.
From musical legends and icons - to players at the local level, from Broadway tours to Community theater, from the Hollywood Bowl to the Redlands Bowl.
KVC-Arts, the first Friday of every month at 91.9 FM or at kvcr.org.
Comedian Brad Williams, The Ontario Improv, and Marcus Collins, of The Texas Tenors December 5, 2014
Mindi MvNeil gives us more on the Ontario Improv, as well as comedian, Brad Williams - headlining at the Improv in early December. Lillian Vasquez speaks with Marcus Collins, of the Texas Tenors.
Judy Collins, Stanley Clarke, Justine Danielle Del Monte and Brandon King Chappell Frank (Drew?s Dancing Drum), and Shannon Walters ? and the Riverside Festival of Lights at the Mission Inn November 21, 2014
Mindi McNeil gives us more on the Riverside Festival of Lights, Lillian Vasquez speaks with Justine Danielle De Monte,, author of Drew?s Dancing Drum ? a children?s book about bullying. Lillian also spoke with the illustrator of the book, Brandon King Chappell. I spoke with Stanley Clarke about the Stanley Clarke Foundation Annual Scholarship finalist concert. We?ll also be re-visiting a conversation I had with Judy Collins when she was getting ready to come to the area this Summer. She?s performing in early December.
Tim Hauser, Cameron Bond (Beauty and the Beast), and Kathy Griffin
Mindi McNeil in conversation with comedienne Kathy Griffin. Lillian Vasquez speaks with Cameron Bond, a San Diego native playing Gaston on a national tour of Beauty and the Beast ? that?s coming to Riverside soon. Also, re-visiting a conversation between David Fleming and Tim Hauser, founding member of the Manhattan Transfer. Hauser passed away October 16th at the age of 72.
Chris Thayer and Big Papa and the TCB, Oktoberfest at Lake Arrowhead Village.
On the next KVC-Arts, We?ll check out what?s going on with Oktoberfest at Lake Arrowhead Village. Also - Big Papa and the TCB. With 5 discs out now, and more than enough material for the next, the latest release is SIX PACK OF COOL. Music, plus a talk with the FOUNDER of the group - Chris Thayer.
NY Times best-selling author Ron Suskind & Building Bridges, Cody Lyman and DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN, The San Bernardino Symphony at Valley College, and violinist William Hagen
On the next KVC-Arts, it?s Lillian Vasquez in conversation with NY TIMES best-selling author, Ron Suskind. He?ll be speaking at The California Center for the Performing Arts in Escondido, along with an all-Disney performance by the Palomar Symphony Orchestra. Cody Lyman is coming to the area soon with a performance of DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN. Lillian spoke with him as well. Rick Dulock spoke with Kevin Dooley about the grand re-opening of the Valley College Auditorium with a performance by the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra. I was able to speak with William Hagen, guest violinist with the symphony FOR this performance.
KVCarts September 19th, 2014
A preview of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra?s 2014-15 Season, Jazz at the Merc in Temecula, and the Live Oak Canyon Christmas Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch.
Home ECOnomics, The Big Bear Alpine Zoo, Janiva Magness and the Blues for the Zoo benefit Concert
Dr. Priya Jha - University of Redlands, interviews Danielle Giudici Wallis, curator for Home ECO-nomics: Communal Housekeeping for the 21st century ? an exhibit at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga. David Fleming speaks with Shelley Golden about the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, and the 5th annual benefit concert, Blues for the Zoo. Also, music and conversation with Janiva Magness ? one of the performers AT this years? concert.
Songghammer Club Cosplay and Deanne Rabon of San Bernardino Valley College
Rick Dulock spoke with Deanne Rabon about jazz Flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq - lecturing AND performing on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College later in the month. Also, Dustin Miller, of Songhammer, drops by to talk about the band?s newest video ? War, and its premiere at Club Cosplay Nightclub in Corona. The creator OF Club Cosplay came by as well. Also in the studio, John Leonetti. He directed War, as well as Songhammer?s previous ? Death is on the Way.
Ballet Folklorico de Mexico and SingerSongwriter Apryle Dalmacio
Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Salvador Lopez, general manager for Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. Also, David Fleming with music and conversation with Riverside native Apryle Dalmacio. She?s JUST released her new self-titled cd.
Don McLean and Judy Collins
Don McLean and Judy Collins are performing together at the Fox in Riverside July 25. David Fleming spoke with both ? not only about the tour, but about their long history as well. We?ll have music and conversation with both. Why American Pie was written, Judy inspiring Stephen Stills AND performing with muppets, Don AND Judy on Bob Dylan? and much more of course.
Author Jeri Westerson Heather Dolph Kinkennon and Tracy Masiamano
David Fleming speaks with author Jeri Westerson, ABOUT to release the seventh in her medieval noir series of books starring Crispin Guest, a disgraced knight, turned detective in 14th century London. Shaelyn Blaney speaks with Heather Dolph Kinkennon, organizer for the John T. Ross Memorial Choral Concert in Riverside. Matt Guillham speaks with Tracy Masiamano, the new Program Director for The Redlands Bowl.
Ethan Bortnik, Damian McGinty, and Clifton Fou Fou Eddie
Lillian Vasquez in conversation with both Damian McGinty (Celtic Thunder, Glee), as well as 13 year-old PBS singing sensation Ethan Bortnik. David Fleming speaks with drummer Clifton Eddie ? known to more as Fou Fou. His history include The Dells, Tommy Hunt, Don Johnson, Adam West, and SO much more
Pete Wernick, Doyle Lawson, and Rhonda Vincent
Pete Wernick, Doyle Lawson, and Rhonda Vincent
Generation Now and San Manuel Events
David Fleming ? Generation Now and the San Bernardino Community Festival
Alfredo Cruz with Bill Cosby ? Appearing May 22, 2014 at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino
Rob Mardis and NerdPop, also Guitarist Sean Longstreet
David Fleming speaks with Rob Mardis about NerdPop and N-Cult, organizing live art, with live music, and a tour around the area. Also, guitarist Sean Longstreet ? no stranger to THESE airwaves. Sean?s a regional musician and educator who?s been listening to KVCR for as long as he can remember, and now you can hear him ON KVCR.
KVC-Arts Jazz Appreciation Month Special ? Bill Cosby, Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson
For a special edition of KVC-Arts, KVCR General Manager Alfredo Cruz speaks with Bill Cosby? about Jazz. Cosby performs in the area soon. Also, David Fleming speaks with Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson about jazz in Rialto
Allan Borgen, host of Let?s Dine Out, Author Susan Straight, CSUSB?s Arts and Music Festival, and The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, and the exhibition FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS.
Rick Dulock checks in with Allen Borgen, host of ?LET?S DINE OUT,? seen on KVCR-TV. There?re a couple of area special dinners associated with the program in the near future. Author Susan Straight came to the KVCR studios shortly before accepting the Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. Ken Vincent has that conversation. CSUSB?s Stacey Fraser, Bob Knopp, and Stephanie McLean, from the RAFFMA to tell us about the CSUSB Arts and Music Festival, and the week of music leading up TO it. Also, KVCR?s Jhoann Acosta gives us more on The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, honored to be the only West Coast venue for the exhibition FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS.
The 9th Annual Riverside Salute to Veteran?s Parade, Lindsay Wagner, and flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook
On this edition of KVC-Arts, Rick Dulock speaks with Darryl Brock about The 9th Annual Riverside Salute to Veteran?s Parade, and David Fleming speaks with Guitarist Jesse Cook, and continues his conversation with actress, Lindsay Wagner.
Leela MadhavaRau, Lindsay Wagner and Under the Streetlamp
? Shaelyn Blaney speaks with Leela MadhavaRau about the Living On Common Ground Multicultural Festival at University of Redlands April 5th.
? David Fleming speaks with Lindsay Wagner on her acting career AND with information on An Evening with Lindsay Wagner at San Bernardino Valley College April 25th.
? Lillian Vasquez interviews members of two ?PBS? singing groups; Under the Streetlamp AND Gentleman?s Rule ? both performing at the Greek Theatre May 4th.
Arts Connection in San Bernardino, Full Metal Alchemist, and The Annie Moses Band:
On this edition of KVC-Arts, David Fleming speaks with Andy Woods, of Arts Connection - a central hub, if you will, for anything and everything arts-related in San Bernardino County. Rick Dulock speaks with Annie Dupree of the Annie Moses Band. The program begins with a look at Manga and Anime. Maybe learning it shouldn?t be brushed off as ? well, comics and cartoons. Not always, anyway. We have John Sheldon with Allyson Floyd, talking about Full Metal Alchemist - Western influences on an Eastern story.
Redlands Opera Theatre, The Guardian Princess Alliance, West Side Story, 13th Annual Native American Film Fest in Palm Springs.
On this edition of KVC-Arts ? David Fleming speaks to Christa Stevens and Tiana Dye about Redlands Opera Theatre ? and their performance of Mozart Arias and Vignettes. Matt Guillham speaks with Setsu Shigematsu ? creator of the Guardian Princess Alliance. Lillian Vasquez speaks with Benjiman Dallas Redding, who?s playing RIFF in the National tour of West Side Story. Terria Smith gives us more on the 13th Annual Native Film Fest in Palm Springs.
JP Houston and Julie Van Dusen of American Parlor Songbook, Bradley Scott Hampton, Vocal Jazz Director at CSUSB
On this edition of KVC-Arts, Join David Fleming for a conversation with JP Houston and Julie Van Dusen? Creators, producers, AND the voices behind AMERICAN PARLOR SONGBOOK ? heard here on KVCR-FM, Saturday afternoons at 4:30, and Monday evenings at 7:30. We?ll also hear from Bradley Scott Hampton - vocal Jazz Director at CSUSB. He?s bringing the Swedish A Cappella sensation, The Real Group to the area for a couple of concerts in the near future.
The Zombie/Western - Revelation Trail, Native Shorts, The Lewis Family Playhouse, and a run with zombies - to benefit huskies
On this episode we'll hear about what's coming up at the Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga, also a talk with Ariel Twedo and Bird Runningwater - hosts for an upcoming show on both KVCR-TV and FNX. A show looking at films from the Sundance festival produced by and/or indigenous people. We'll hear from actor Daniel Van Thomas about the Zombie/Western - REVELATION TRAIL. Also - zombies as a part of a benefit for huskies - yes. The dog.
David Flemming and Songhammer
KVCR's David Flemming interviews Songhammer in the KVCR studio.
November Arts Story
On the next KVC-Arts ? David Fleming speaks with Shaelyn Blaney about JAMS - Journeying Across Musical Scenes - a University of Redlands organization open to the public. Also Matt Guilhem looks at UC Riverside STEM research involving PBS characters. John Sheldon speaks with Tom Bryant about the upcoming Crafton Hills College Theatre season, and a Terria Smith speaks with Jolee Proudfit about a Native American Film Festival coming up in November.
KVC-Arts ? dedicated to Arts and Entertainment in our region, as well as the people and places providing it.
Friday night at 8, then again Saturday night at 7 on 91.9 KVCR
KVCR's Rick Dulock interviews Diane Mitchell, Artistic Director for the HCCA
KVCR's Rick Dulock talks with Diane Mitchell, past President and current Artistic Director of Hemet Community Concert Assosication. The 2013-2014 season for the Hemet Community Concert Association AND The Main Street Theatre Company at Lewis Family Playhouse, El Dis de los Muertos at the Ontario Museum of History and Art, going RAW (food, that is) with Festivity Ignition, and Lillian Vasquez talks about KVCR events, initiatives and supporting the autistic community-through a bit of art.
Paula Poundstone and SB Symphony season
On the next KVC-aRts, comedienne and Wait Wait Don't Tell Me panelist - Paula Poundstone. Also, Rick Dulock on conversation with Maestro Frank Paul Fetta, previewing the 2013-2014 San Bernardino Symphony season, which kicks off late September.
Tim Weisberg and Janice Mann
On this episode of KVC-Arts, KVCR's David Fleming talks with flutist Tim Weisberg and Jazz vocalist Janis Mann.
Juan Felipe Herrera and Darryl MacDonald
On this KVC-Arts ? Justine Bentley speaks with Juan Felipe Herrera ? California?s Poet Laureate ? about a poetry project for the people of Boston, in the wake of the marathon bombings. Also ? the 2013 Palm Springs International Shortfest and Film Market?s coming up ? David Fleming speaks with festival Director Darryl MacDonald. We?ll also hear about the Koroneburg Old World Renaissance Festival.
Lillian Vasquez Mario Interview
KVCR's Lillian Vasquez talks with Mario Frangoulis in KVCR's Studio. Excerpts of this interview would be added to the upcomming KVC Arts Episode.
Ray Brooks, Dr. Karen Derris and Nina Fernando
On this week's episode of KVC Arts, it is a talk with Dr. Karen Derris and Nina Fernando about a recent trip to India to study with his holiness the 17th Karmapa. This lead to a book which has just been published. Also, music and conversation with Bluesman Ray Brooks, who played with folks like Floyd Dixon and Gatemouth Brown in his early years in Texas. He is now a Victorville resident and a couple of weeks ago appeared for the 2nd time now at the High Desert Music Festival in Victorville.
Mario Frangoulis and Lillian Vasquez
On the this KVC-Arts, David Fleming interviews Lillian Vasquez about art on display in the Inland Empire, specifically for April, Autism Awareness month. Then it's an interview Lillian did with Greek tenor, Mario Frangoulis. We'll have hear some of Mario's music.
Kyle Eastwood, Sean Longstreet and Yvonne Flack
On this KVC-Arts, it's a talk with Kyle Eastwood. Yup. That's the son of Clint Eastwood. He's a composer and bass player, and has several great jazz cd's out. We'll look at a couple of them, as he gets ready to release his next. Also, he'll be performing at Catalina's in LA March 17th. We'll talk with Sean Longstreet, who's providing an original soundtrack for a production of MacBeth at The Esplanade Arts Center in San Jacinto, that'll be opening March 14th. Also, a talk with Yvonne Flack, directing this production.
Chris Beach and Jules Day
On this episode of KVC Arts, it's a talk with Chris Beach, director of "8", a play by Dustin Lance Black about Proposition 8. Also music and conversation with Jazz singer, Jules Day a former resident of the Inland Empire.
David McCabe, Dr. Ernie Garcia and Tim Hauser
On this next KVC-Arts, it's a talk with regional author David McCabe, author of "Without Sin" - a recent novel about human trafficking, and the people involved. Also, Dr. Ernie Garcia, and The National Orange Show Art Gallery, here in San Bernardino. And Tim Hauser - founding member of "The Manhattan Transfer". They'll be in the area soon. We have that conversation and music from the Manhattan Transfer.
Jesse Cook and Chris Clarke
On the next KVC-Arts, a talk with Chris Clarke about the George F Beatty Planetarium right here on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College. We?ll hear about the 7th Biannual Animation showcase coming up next Friday at Riverside City College. Also, as flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook was wrapping up his first PBS Special and his newest CD, he stopped in the KVCR studios, and spoke with Rick Dulock. We?ll have that conversation as well as music from Jesse?s latest CD. This and remembering Dave Brubeck, on this KVC-arts, with David Fleming.
Geraldine Keams, Tim Harjo and Shawn Michael Perry
On the next KVC-Arts ?Geraldine Keams. You may have seen her on Northern Exposure? or Twin Peaks, though she may be best known for her role as Little Moonlight, in The Outlaw Josey Wales. We?ll hear about her life as an actress AND professional storyteller. We?ll hear from Tim Harjo, Director of Programming for FNX ? the KVCR-digital TV channel dedicated to indigenous people. Also ? Shawn Michael Perry - an actor, musician, AND someone trying to keep music education alive for those who can?t afford it.
Richard Marx, Paul Rodgers, Arlo Guthrie and Joan Hedges McCall Interview
For this edition of KVC-Arts, originally aired for our Fall 2012 Membership ccampaign, we'll hear from Paul Rodgers from FREE, BAD COMPANY, THE FIRM, and lately, fronting QUEEN. Pop star Richard Marx talks about Raisin Bran, Canned Tuna AND his performance at the Annenberg Theatre in Palm Springs in November. Kenn Vincent speaks to Joan Hedges McCall about how the city of Redlands came to be. That's in McCall's new book. Also, Arlo Guthrie, talking about Alice's Restaurant, AND public broadcasting.
Hippie Cream - maybe one of the best bands you've never heard of. Their latest release, "Antique Imagination", combines folk, bluegrass, some Americana and a lotta sound effects it also spawned a short film.
Kenny Burrel and Bubba Jackson
On the 2nd installment of KVC-Arts, An interview with Bubba Jackson, Artistic Director for Jazz in the Pines. Also, Kenny Burrell - conversation AND music form his latest release, his first solo recording in his 50 year career!
Lee Rocker and Marsha Gebera
KVC aRts Pilot Episode:
KVCR's David Fleming is in conversation with Stray Cat's Lee Rocker and Redlands Bowl's Marsha Gebera.
Allan Borgen - host of Let?s Dine Out, Author Susan Straight, CSUSB?s Stacey Fraser, Bob Knopp, and Stephanie McLean, from the RAFFMA
On this edition of KVC-Arts ? Rick Dulock checks in with Allen Borgen, host of ?LET?S DINE OUT,? seen on KVCR-TV. There?re a couple of area special dinners associated with the program in the near future. Author Susan Straight came to the KVCR studios shortly before accepting the Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. Ken Vincent has that conversation. Also, CSUSB?s Stacey Fraser, Bob Knopp, and Stephanie McLean, from the RAFFMA to tell us about the CSUSB Arts and Music Festival, and the week of music leading up TO it. Also, KVCR?s Jhoann Acosta gives us more on The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, honored to be the only West Coast venue for the exhibition FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS.