José Antonio Abreu
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.
Bootsy Collins, Tracy Chevalier and Sutton Foster
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.
Vincent Dowling, Brian Auger and ‘Davina and The...
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.
The Cleveland Orchestra at Home in Gordon Square
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.
‘Never Forget to Lie’, Lev Aronson and Felton Thomas
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.
Tower of Power and Bobby Slayton
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.
Cleveland Public Theater, Apollo’s Fire and WCLV...
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.
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!
Dancing Wheels, Daniel Palmer and The International...
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.
Dee Perry hosts another edition of Music Monday with Lauren Onkey from The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Tom Welsh from The Cleveland Museum of Art and Kevin Neudecker of Music Saves Record Store. Tune in to hear new music from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, William Tyler and Roomful of Teeth.
Dee Perry shares her interview with East Coast funnyman Bob Marley before he heads to East 4th Street for a stand-up gig at Hilarities.
John Pizzarelli, The Numbers Band and ‘May 4 Voices’
Dee Perry welcomes back jazz man John Pizzarelli to share music from his new CD - Double Exposure - as he gets ready for his Nighttown gig tonight. Plus we preview the Applause special on The Numbers Band that airs this weekend on WVIZ/PBS. And we share the May 4 Voices of Kent poets - David Hassler and Maj Ragain.
‘Rich Girl’, Muamin Collective and Hathaway Brown...
Dee Perry welcomes the star and playwright behind 'Rich Girl' onstage at Cleveland Play House for The New Ground Theatre Festival. Plus The Muamin Collective performs live with Neil Chastain's Quartet to preview their Sanctuary gig at Touch Supper Club this weekend. And we meet a couple of talented teens who traveled to Europe as members of The Hathaway Brown Recorder Consort.
Erik Larson, Sarah Morrison and ‘The Iceman Cometh’
Dee Perry shares her interview with bestselling author The Devil in the White City and In The Garden of Beasts - Erik Larson - who returns to town tonight for The Cuyahoga County Public Library. Plus, Sarah Morrison celebrates her 15th anniversary of MorrisonDance with a performance at PlayhouseSquare. And we look into the importance of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh with Ensemble Theater.
‘California Masterworks’, Jared Bendis and West Shore...
Dee Perry explores the California Masterworks collaboration between The Cleveland Museum of Art and The Cleveland Orchestra. Plus our resident tech guru Jared Bendis from Case Western Reserve University joins us with the latest technology news. And we meet a blind tenor who's taking the stage as Samson for West Shore Chorale.
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