Breaking Character-logo

Breaking Character

Arts & Culture Podcasts >

More Information

Episodes

TCP announces new season; The Go Rounds to play Talking Heads; Breaking Character Episode 93

4/18/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome back Twin City Players board president Bill Klein to talk about the newly released 2019-2020 TCP Mainstage Season; and chat with The Go Rounds' Mike Savina, who along with his bandmates, returns to The Livery on Friday to play a special show dedicated to the music of Talking Heads as part of Funk Fest.

Duration:00:47:36

Krasl Art Center’s new exhibit, ‘Body Language’; Breaking Character Episode 92

4/10/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul welcome back Krasl Art Center Deputy Director and Curator Tami Miller to talk about "Body Language," a new multi-media exhibition, which will be on view beginning Friday in the KAC galleries. The exhibition features the works of Sara Peak Convery, Jacklynn Kelsey, Lisa Krannichfeld, Mychaelyn Michalec, Alanna Huck-Scarry, KC Crow Maddux, Klaus Pinter and Rui Sha.

Duration:00:22:34

The Lovin’ Spoonful at LMC’s The Mendel Center; and Middle and High School Student Art Exhibition at the Box; Breaking Character Episode 91

4/3/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Steve Boone of The Lovin' Spoonful who headlines "Stars of the Sixties" on Saturday at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College; and the Krasl Art Center's Keith Stevens returns to talk about the Middle and High School Student Art Exhibition – a partnership between Krasl, Berrien RESA and the Box Factory for the Arts – which will be on view beginning Saturday at the Box.

Duration:00:26:41

TCP’s ‘The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time’; and The Mendel’s ‘Broadway’s Next Hit Musical’; Breaking Character Episode 90

3/27/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by director Paige Smillie and actors Kraig Kirkdorfer and David Womack from Twin City Players production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," which opens Friday for a three-weekend run at the TCP Playhouse; and improv veteran Deb Rabbai, co-director of "Broadway’s Next Hit Musical," which makes a tour stop Friday at The Mendel Center Mainstage at Lake Michigan College.

Duration:00:36:13

LMC’s ‘Sister Act’; and SMSO Presents Larry Schanker; Breaking Character Episode 89

3/20/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by Roketta Moore and Lorie Kraus, two of the stars of the Lake Michigan College Performing Arts Department’s production of “Sister Act,” which opens this weekend on The Mendel Center Mainstage; and pianist/composer Dr. Larry Schanker, who performs a concert titled “From Ragtime to Rock 'n' Roll” at The Acorn Theater as part of the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra's new SMSO Presents series.

Duration:00:31:35

NTAA’s Spring Art Hop; SMSO’s ‘Amazing Amadeus’; and ‘Recycled Percussion’; Breaking Character Episode 88

3/13/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by New Territory Arts Association's Nathan Margoni and ARS Gallery-Arts & Culture Center founder and namesake Anna Russo Sieber to talk about NTAA's Spring Art Hop in the Benton Harbor Arts District; Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor Robin Fountain, who talks about SMSO's "Amazing Amadeus" concert at the Howard Performing Arts Center; and Justin Spencer of "Recycled Percussion," who brings his show to The...

Duration:00:43:44

Coastline Children’s Film Festival; and Elementary School Student Art Exhibition; Breaking Character Episode 87

3/6/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul are joined by Coastline Children's Film Festival founder and curator Leslie Sullivan and Young Filmmakers Competition coordinator Thomas Allen to talk about the 9th annual, 10-day festival, which kicks off Friday at the Krasl Art Center; and Krasl youth programs coordinator Keith Stevens and youth instructor Emily McKenna about this year's Elementary School Student Art Exhibition, a partnership between Krasl, Berrien RESA and the Box Factory for the...

Duration:00:26:23

Musician Seth Bernard at The Livery; and The GhostLight unveils inaugural season details as it begins final push; Breaking Character Episode 86

2/27/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Michigan musician Seth Bernard who performs with Johnny Irion on Friday at The Livery; and also unveil details about The GhostLight's inaugural season, including the lineup of shows and the final push challenge grant to complete the new Benton Harbor theater.

Duration:00:30:43

The GhostLight’s ‘Saturdays at The Phoenix’ series; LMC’s ‘Fire & Ice’ choir concert; and new events at The Heritage Museum; Breaking Character Episode 85

2/20/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Larie Underwood of The GhostLight and Debbie Boyersmith of Eden Springs about "Benton Harbor's Forgotten Garden," which is part of a new series at The Phoenix Coffeeshop; Lake Michigan College Music Director Kristopher Zook about LMC's "Fire & Ice" vocal concert at The Mendel center's Hanson Theatre; and Lana DeFrancesco and Kate Ulery of The Heritage Museum & Cultural Center about the new exhibition, "Historic Wedding Dresses and The Local...

Duration:00:33:24

TCP’s ‘Wedding Secrets’; new exhibits at Krasl Art Center; and SMSO’s two weekend concerts; Breaking Character Episode 84

2/6/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Peggy Harrington and Susan Meadows of Twin City Players about their production of "Wedding Secrets"; Tami Miller of the Krasl Art Center about the new exhibition, "Aftermath: War is Only Half the Story"; and Joelle Regovich of the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra about The Dukes of Dixieland joining the orchestra at The Mendel Center's Grand Upton Hall at Lake Michigan College and the new series, SMSO Presents, which opens with "That's...

Duration:00:29:29

Cirque Mechanics’ Chris Lashua; and musician Dan Deitrich: Breaking Character Episode 83

1/30/2019
More
In this week’s snowed-in episode, Jeremy talks with Cirque Mechanics founder Chris Lashua about 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College; and musician Dan Deitrich who returns to The Livery with special guests, Cliff Ritchey and Josh Kaufman.

Duration:00:21:45

Upcoming events at The Livery; and a sneak peak of the film ‘Jeanette, The Childhood of Joan of Arc’; Breaking Character Episode 82

1/23/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Brandon DeJaynes, The Livery's booking & promotions manager, about upcoming events at the Benton Harbor brewery; and Coastline Children's Film Festival founder Leslie Sullivan about a special sneak peak screening of "Jeanette, The Childhood of Joan of Arc" at the Box Factory for the Arts.

Duration:00:31:28

Russian National Ballet at The Mendel Center; and new art exhibitions at the Box Factory; Breaking Character Episode 81

1/16/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with The Mendel Center Mainstage director Grace Kelmer about the Russian National Ballet bringing "Sleeping Beauty" to Lake Michigan College on Friday; and Box Factory for the Arts events and programs coordinator Nikki Gauthier and New Buffalo photographer Joel Brussell about new exhibitions opening Friday at the Box.

Duration:00:24:37

Brian Vander Ark; The GhostLight’s inaugural season; Breaking Character Episode 80

1/3/2019
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with The Verve Pipe’s Brian Vander Ark who plays a solo show at The Livery; and examine the recently released inaugural season of The GhostLight Theatre in Benton Harbor.

Duration:00:33:14

May Erlewine & The Motivations; The GhostLight season reveal party; Breaking Character Episode 79

12/27/2018
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with May Erlewine & The Motivations who play The Livery; and Marty Hesse and Alyson Snyder about The GhostLight Theatre"s 2019 season review party at Silver Beach Carousel.

Duration:00:27:45

Paul Mow & Friends Holiday Show; and Freekbass & The Bump Assembly; Breaking Character Episode 78

12/20/2018
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk about the Paul Mow & Friends 10th annual Holiday Show at The Livery with singers Meredith Best George and Kacie Colleen Mercer; and Freekbass returning to The Livery with The Bump Assembly featuring Sammi Garett of Turkuaz.

Duration:00:36:24

TCP’s ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas’; The Citadel’s ‘A Steamed Nutcracker’; and Bryan Lubeck’s ‘Rejoice 2018′; Breaking Character Episode 77

12/13/2018
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk about the Twin City Players second stage production of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”; The Citadel Dance & Music Center's "A Steamed Nutcracker"; and Bryan Lubeck’s “Rejoice 2018.”

Duration:00:40:52

TCP’s ’Scrooge! The Musical; NTAA’s Holiday Art Hop; and PechaKucha Night at the Box; Breaking Character Episode 76

12/6/2018
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk about the Twin City Players production of “Scrooge! The Musical"; New Territory Arts Association’s Holiday Art Hop in the Benton Harbor Arts District; and PechaKucha Night at the Box Factory for the Arts.

Duration:00:30:22

Krasl’s ‘Arte Cubano’ exhibition; CMW’s ‘Aladdin Jr.’; and Jake Allen; Breaking Character Episode 75

11/29/2018
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with Krasl Art Center’s Tami Miller about the new “Arte Cubano” exhibition; Children’s Music Workshop’s Adrienne Glisson and Jen Bomar about their production of “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.”; and musician Jake Allen who plays The Livery.

Duration:00:41:03

Box Factory’s Holiday Makers Market; and The Second City’s Non-Denominational Christmas Show; Breaking Character Episode 74

11/22/2018
More
In this week’s episode, Jeremy and Paul talk with the Box Factory's Nikki Gauthier and Kristen Patzer about the Holiday Makers Market; and comedy sketch and improv artist Sarah Dell’Amico about The Second City’s Non-Denominational Christmas Show at The Acorn Theater.

Duration:00:29:37