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Indie Fest with The Hunts, The Accidentals and Switchback; and Callaghan; Breaking Character Episode 69

10/18/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with The Mendel Center’s Grace Kelmer and the bands The Hunts, The Accidentals and Switchback about Indie Fest 18 at The Mendel Center; and British pop singer-songwriter Callaghan, who returns to The Acorn Theater.

Duration:00:42:22

Cellist Ifetayo Ali-Landing; artist John Gutoskey; and Desmond Jones; Breaking Character Episode 68

10/11/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with cellist Ifetayo Ali-Landing, who joins the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra for “Romantic Cello"; Nathan Margoni of the New Territory Arts Association and artist John Gutoskey about the Fall Harvest Art Hop; and Isaac Berkowitz and Chris Bota of Grand Rapids-based band Desmond Jones who plays The Livery.

Duration:00:47:48

“Halloween’s” Tony Moran; The Winsome Hags; and The North 41; Breaking Character Episode 67

10/4/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Michael Myers’ actor Tony Moran, who visits Niles Scream Park; Bev Smith of The Winsome Hags, who plays the Box Factory for the Arts; and Pat Walsh of The North 41, who return to The Livery.

Duration:00:32:19

“Piano Men”; glass artist Eli Zilke; and Joshua Davis; Breaking Character Episode 66

9/27/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra executive director Sue Kellogg and Craig A. Meyer to talk about "Piano Men" at The Mendel Center; glass artist Eli Zilke and Nikki Gauthier to talk about new exhibitions at the Box Factory for the Arts; and “The Voice” finalist Joshua Davis, who brings his band to The Livery.

Duration:00:41:05

Jared & The Mill at Roots & Brews; The HillBenders; and Kimberly Gordon; Breaking Character Episode 65

9/20/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by St. Joseph Today’s Amy Zapal to talk about Roots & Brews featuring Phoenix-based indie rock band Jared & The Mill; The HillBenders who return to The Livery to present "The Who's Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry"; and jazz vocalist Kimberly Gordon, who brings her quartet to The Acorn Theater.

Duration:00:36:26

NTAA’s Artoberfest and PechaKucha Night; Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line; and Benje Daneman; Breaking Character Episode 64

9/13/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by Nathan Margoni and Adrienne Alane White to talk about NTAA’s Artoberfest featuring PechaKucha Night; Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, who returns to The Livery; and trumpet player Benje Daneman, who performs at the South Haven Jazz Fest.

Duration:00:41:32

Twin City Players’ ‘Chicago’; ‘Super Troopers’ star Erik Stolhanske; Saxsquatch & The Bridge Band; Breaking Character Episode 63

9/6/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by Scott Bradford, Meagan Francis and Adrienne Glisson to talk about Twin City Players' season-opening production of “Chicago;” Erik Stolhanske, best known for his role as Rabbit in the “Super Troopers” films, who visits The Livery; and Jarad Selnar of Kalamazoo band Saxsquatch & The Bridge Band who returns to The Livery.

Duration:00:38:38

‘African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press’; blues guitarist Jake Kershaw; and flutist Rhonda Larson; Breaking Character Episode 62

8/30/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by Krasl Art Center deputy director Tami Miller to talk about the new exhibition, “Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press”; young blues guitarist Jake Kershaw who plays The Livery; and Grammy Award-winning flutist Rhonda Larson, who closes the summer season of the South Haven Performance Series.

Duration:00:41:06

Robbie Fulks; Kenny Wayne Shepherd; and Hollywood Makeout; Breaking Character Episode 61

8/23/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with alt-country singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks, who plays The Acorn Theater; rock and blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd whose band plays Four Winds Casino’s Silver Creek Event Center; and Erin Lenau, whose Grand Rapids band Hollywood Makeout makes their debut at The Livery.

Duration:00:34:37

The Livery’s 13th anniversary; TCP’s “The Velocity of Autumn”; and The GhostLight’s kickoff; Breaking Character Episode 60

8/16/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Slim Gypsy Baggage vocalist Morgan Ingle and The Livery’s owner and brewmaster Simon Rush about the venue’s 13th anniversary party; actors Carol Sizer and Paul Stortz of “The Velocity of Autumn,” the finale of The Twin City Players’ Women in Theatre Summer Festival; and Marty Hesse of The GhostLight Theatre about the project’s capital campaign kickoff event.

Duration:00:46:01

Box Factory’s new exhibits; TCP’s “The Belle of Amherst”; and the SMSO’s R-E-S-P-E-C-T; Breaking Character Episode 59

8/9/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with artist David Baker and the Box Factory for the Arts’ Nikki Gauthier about the new exhibits “Broken,” "Curiouser and Curiouser” and “Undertow”; actor Meghan Pelkey about the one-woman show “The Belle of Amherst” as part of The Twin City Players’ Women in Theatre Summer Festival; and Beth Haire-Lewis, Candice Elders and Joelle Regovich about the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra's R-E-S-P-E-C-T concert.

Duration:00:39:52

TCP’s “Big Pants and Botox”; May Erlewine; and Ikuyo Nakamichi; Breaking Character Episode 58

8/2/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with actor Christy Sloan about the one-woman show “Big Pants and Botox” as part of The Twin City Players’ Women in Theatre Summer Festival; Traverse City-based singer-songwriter May Erlewine, who plays The Livery; and pianist Ikuyo Nakamichi who performs at Listiak Auditorium as part of the South Haven Performance Series.

Duration:00:34:41

TCP’s Women in Theatre Summer Festival; Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival’s Touring Company production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’; Breaking Character Episode 57

7/26/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with director Larry Nielsen about the opening weekend of The Twin City Players’ Women in Theatre Summer Festival featuring “Hospice” and “And Baby Makes Two: An Adoption Tale”; and Jemma Alix Levy, founding artistic director of Muse of Fire Theatre Company, who is directing Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival’s Touring Company production of “The Merchant of Venice.”

Duration:00:37:59

SMSO’S PRODUCTION OF ‘IN THE HEIGHTS’; AND LIPSTICK JODI; BREAKING CHARACTER EPISODE 56

7/19/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Leah Tirado, Rachel Thomas and Jorge Rivera-Herrans about the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra’s production of "In The Heights" in partnership with South Bend Civic Theatre; and Karli Morehouse of the Grand Rapids indie alt-pop band Lipstick Jodi, which plays The Livery.

Duration:00:45:03

Krasl Art Fair; Smooth Jazz at Sunset; and CMW’s ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’; Breaking Character Episode 55

7/12/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Krasl Art Center’s Dee Hodgson and Laura Lukas about the Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff; trumpet player Cindy Bradley who headlines the Smooth Jazz at Sunset concert; and Children’s Music Workshop executive director Adrienne Glisson about the TeenStock production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

Duration:00:41:11

Mulebone; Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues; and Katie Todd; Breaking Character Episode 54

7/5/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Mulebone who plays both The Livery and a Foundry Hall show; Corky Siegel whose Chamber Blues ensemble returns to The Acorn Theater with guest vocalist Lynne Jordan; and singer-songwriter Katie Todd, who plays The Acorn after a self-imposed musical hiatus.

Duration:00:38:07

PechaKucha; Char Jones; and Adrian + Meredith; Breaking Character Episode 53

6/28/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Lana DeFrancesco, Nathan Margoni and Ali Hansen about PechaKucha Night St. Joseph/Benton Harbor Volume 13; Southwest Michigan singer Char Jones about the release of her new CD “Stronger 5.0!”; and East Nashville-based band Adrian + Meredith, who will be making their debut at The Livery.

Duration:00:37:12

Niki Haris; Fireside Collective; and Bill German; Breaking Character Episode 52

6/21/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with singer Niki Haris, who headlines the Gene Harris Coming Home Coming Together 20th Anniversary Concert; Asheville, N.C.-based acoustic string band Fireside Collective, who will be making their debut at The Livery; and “Under Their Thumb” author Bill German, who shares his tales from his years in the inner sanctum of the Rolling Stones, at The Acorn Theater.

Duration:00:46:51

Fun Squad; ‘MAAC’ Exhibit; and Benjamin James; Breaking Character Episode 51

6/14/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with the Fun Squad as part of the New Territory Arts Association’s Summer Solstice Art Hop; Cara Ronk about the “Michiana Area Art Competition” at the Box Factory for the Arts; and Benjamin James who plays The Livery.

Duration:00:46:39

TCP’s ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’; Billy Strings; and Decades Rewind; Breaking Character Episode 50

6/7/2018
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In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk about the Twin City Players new production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"; Billy Strings headlining the Makers Trail Festival; and Decades Rewind returning to the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center Mainstage Theatre.

Duration:00:37:00