KVC-Arts

Wednesday Evenings at 7:00 and Sunday Evenings at 6:00

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.

7/11/18 - Charles Weldon

Jul 11, 2018

The entirety of this edition of KVC-Arts is devoted entirely to Charles Weldon. With The Paradons, he gave us Diamonds and Pearls. As an actor, we saw him in Rooster Cogburn, Stir Crazy, Roots Next Generation, most of the cop shows on TV in the 70's 80's and 90's... and so much more. Weldon will be appearing with Jimmy Clanton, The Dukes of Doo Wop, Kathy Young, Norman Fox and the Rob Roys, Larry Chance and the Earls, Gene Chandler, and Sonny Turner of The Platters. That's Legends of Doo Wop and Rock n' Roll Volume 2, at the California Theatre in San Bernardino August 18th.

The program begins with David Fleming in conversation with Larry Chance, of The Earls. The Earls, along with Kathy Young, Gene Chandler, The Dukes of Doo Wop, Sonny Turner of the Platters, Charles Weldon, Norman Fox and the Rob Roys, and Jimmy Clanton make up "Legends of Doo Wop and Rock n' Roll." That's August 18th at The California Theatre in San Bernardino. More at affordablemusicproductions.com. Then we'll be revisiting a conversation with David Fleming and Eugene Pitt, of The Jive Five. Mr Pitt passed away June 29th. RIP
 

Frank Blanquet

This KVC-Arts begins with Emmanuel Rogers in conversatio once again with Steven Raichlen about his book and PBS TV series - Project Smoke - smoking foods at home. Then we're joined by Shibastik once again along with MC Red Cloud (along with Crystal Lightning as Lightning Cloud). Music AND art with both these guys, and music videos from both Shibastik and Lightning Cloud on The AUX. fnx.org/theaux

David Fleming

This KVC-Arts begins in conversation with Vicki Goodglick about the Lake Arrowhead Village Summer Concert Series. We'll also hear from Shibastik (Cree for "Underground Flow"). He's an accomplished painter and rap & hip hop producer - and has music in rotation on The AUX, the music video service of FNX - First Nations Experience. fnx.org/theaux
 

6/13/18 - Fox & the Red Hares

Jun 13, 2018

The sole focus of theis edition of KVC-Arts is Fox and the Red Hares, a band based out of Riverside, California. Americana twisted with country blues and dark storytelling - that's Fox and the Red Hares. Now add a sea shanty, and a traditional Irish feelin' tune - Thats their latest cd - Last Letter From Queensland. We'll hear from Jestin Lee Fox and Lucas Schneider.

David Fleming

In this episode of KVC-Arts, David Fleming pulls a favorite interview out of the archives with singer, songwriter and teen heartthrob of the 50s and 60s, Johnny Tillotson. This week's show begins with Emmanuel Rogers in conversation with the host of the PBS shows Project Smoke, and most recently Project Fire - both seen on KVCR TV.

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This week on KVC-Arts, David Fleming chats with Annette Haywood-Carter about her work as Film & Digital Media Department Chair at Idyllwild Arts Academy. Also, Part two of Sahar Khadjenoury's conversation with Navajo musician and fimmaker, Pete Sands.

David Fleming

In this edition of KVC-Arts, David Fleming kicks things off in conversation with the multi-faceted and very busy musician, David Ragsdale. Part two of this episode is Part one of a fun and fascinating interview with Navajo musician Pete Sands of Blackkiss who is now venturing into film. Enjoy!

5/16/18 - Pink Floyd - with author Bill Kopp

May 16, 2018
David Fleming

It's all Pink Floyd on this edition of KVC-Arts, with David Fleming in conversation with author Bill Kopp. His new book is "REINVENTING PINK FLOYD - FROM SYD BARRETT TO THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON." The book examines the time of around Barrett's departure from the band through the period of the band discovering who the were, and working out who they would become. The book serves as a WONDERFUL unofficial companion to the albums during this five year stretch.

David Fleming

We begin with "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," presented by Riverside Community Players. We have David Fleming in conversation with director Mia Mercado, and Shawn Warner, playing the role of Ransom Foster. That opens May 25th - riversidecommunityplayers.com for tickets and information. Then it's David in conversation now with Rusty Anderson. Anderson has been Paul McCartney's guitarist since 2001, though has also been fronting his own bands for years. The latest - The Rusty Anderson Afternoon. And the latest disc, simply called "RAA."

We start with David Fleming in conversation with Janee Both-Gragg, founder and organizer of the Vibe Festival of Wellness coming up May 12th. Then David speaks with Tara McNeil, of Celtic Woman. Celtic Woman will be in the area May 17th. We close with Emmanuel Rogers in conversation with comedian Drew LaCapa - part of the lineup at fnx.org/comedy.

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with Lillian Vasquez in conversation about the 2018 Herbivore Festival at Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa. Then it's music from The Union Drifters, and conversation with two of the members, Richard Mann and Spenser Kalnin. We'll hear about the beginning of the band, as well as their recent self-titled release.

Lillian Vasquez begins this KVC-Arts in conversation with Jonathan Sharp, with Inland Pacific Ballet, talking about their upcoming performance of Cinderella. Information at ipballet.org.  Then it's David Fleming in conversation with Gary Puckett. April 28th at the California Theatre in San Bernardino it's Gary Puckett & the Union Gap and The Righteous Brothers. More at affordablemusicproductions.com.

 

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with David Fleming in conversation with Mathilde Boureau, General Coordinator of the 2018 Riverside International Film Festival. Then David speaks with Bill Medley, of the Righteous Brothers. The Righteous Brothers and Gary Puckett & the Union Gap with be at the California Theatre April 28th. Information at affordablemusicproductions.com

KVC-Arts begins with Emmanuel Rogers in conversation with Candice Thompson, one of the many comedians performing on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College as part of First Nations Comedy Experience. Then it's Legba's Juke Joint - a new series of graphic novels dealing with a person selling their soul at the crossroads - just like Robert Johnson. Each book explores a different decade... and a different set of needs and wants. Add to that - a cd which accompanies each book, and is interwoven into the story.

3/28/18 - Fanny Walked the Earth!

Mar 28, 2018

This edition of KVC-Arts is devoted entirely to Fanny - starting in the mid 60's, arguably amongst the FIRST all-female rock groups. They recently re-grouped with a new disc - "Fanny Walked the Earth. David Fleming speaks with original member, June Millington.

David Fleming speaks with Vicki Goodglick about activities around Lake Arrowhead Village - mainly, the Summer Concert Series. David then speaks with Kent Hartman, author of Goodnight LA - The Rise and Fall of Rock and Roll - The Untold Story From Inside the Recording Studios

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Debbie Prutsman - playing Ursula in an upcoming production of "The Little Mermaid." Then it's David Fleming in conversation with Barry Hansen - AKA Dr Demento and John Cafiero, of Osaka Popstar. Cafiero produced the latest in the line of Dr Demento offerings, "Dr Demento Covered in Punk."

Lillian Vasquez begins this edition of KVC-Arts in conversation with Eric Gorges, host of "A Craftsman's Legacy," shown on KVCR-TV most Saturday afternoons. Then it's David Fleming in conversation with Andy Vargas about his band Souleros, The Andy Vargas Foundation, and his work over the last almost 20 years with Carlos Santana.
 

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with the final installment of Jessica Greenwell in conversation with Larry Burns, author of 100 Things to do in Riverside CA Before You Die. We'll also get music from The Masqueraders, and David Fleming in conversation with original member Tex Wrightsil. You may have caught The Masqueraders in the '60's... on America's Got Talent last season... AND they'll be in San Bernardino March 9th, and Bellflower on the 10th - with more and more guests being added!

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with Rick Dulock in conversation with Ransom Wilson about the next performances of The Redlands Symphony Orchestra. Then it's Jessica Greenwell speaking with Larry Burns, author of 100 Things to do in Riverside CA Before You Die. We wrap up with Emmanuel Rogers speaking with James Mane, one of the many comedians performing on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College as part of First Nations Comedy Experience.
 

The show begins with Emmanuel Rogers in conversation with comedian Kevin Avery - one of the many comedians appearing on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College as part of First Nations Comedy Experience. Then it's David Fleming speaking with Linda Dilday about the upcoming Riverside Dickens Festival. Rick Dulock rounds out the program speaking with Dana Zimbric, Artistic Director and Conductor for the California Chamber Orchestra.

This edition of KVC-Arts starts with Emmanuel Rogers in conversation with comedian Jackson Perdue, one of the comedian performing on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College as part of First Nations Comedy Experience. We'll hear from John Van Donk about storytelling in Chino withj Ichny Central, and Lillian Vasquez speaks with Englebert Humperdink about his new cd, put together as a love letter to his wife.

1/31/18 - Eddie Holman, Actor Richard Bermudez

Jan 31, 2018

David Fleming speaks with Richard Bermudez, playing the role of Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar - at The Landis Performing Arts Center opening February 9th. Then David speaks with singer Eddie Holman - part of an all-star lineup at the Honda Center in Anaheim February 10th.

David Fleming speaks with David Hepworth - author of "Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Star. After that it's Lillian Vasquez in conversation with LeeAnn Rimes - though it's more about her OFF-stage life than on. After that it's Pat Boone. David Fleming speaks with Pat about a song he wrote when he heard of the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King. It's also the 20th anniversary of Pat Boone: In a Metal Mood - No More Mr Nice Guy.

David Fleming

We celebrate KVC-Arts number 200 with the group we were fortunate to have for the 100th show - Groovesession! David Fleming speaks with Manny Sanchez and Sarven Mangiuat about "Free As You Wanna Be," the new disc about to be released. We'll hear about their work with Producer John Avila (Oingo Boingo), and their next ALBUM - a re-recording and re-release of their FIRST disc, "The Flying Burrito" - ten years old now. We also mentioned why the third member of Groovesession - Ronnie Sanchez - was not with us for the interview. A rather special reason.
 

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with Emmanuel Rogers in conversation with Graham Elwood about First Nation's Comedy Experience - standup comedy on the campus of  San Bernardino Valley College, soon to become a series shown on FNX-TV.  Rick Dulock then checks in with Maestro Ransom Wilson about the next performances with the Redlands Symphony.  The show close with David Fleming and Sahar Khadjenoury joined by Audiopharmacy, combining rap and hip hop with ambience, jazz, world fusion and more. You can find more of Audiopharmacy at fnx.org/theaux

1/3/18 - Vijay Iyer part 2, Paul Anka, Kitaro

Jan 3, 2018

The show begins with Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Paul Anka, coming to Palm Desert January 12th and 13th, and Beverly Hills on the 14th. We'll hear once again from Vijay Iyer, performing and lecturing at University of Redlands January 17th. More at redlands.edu/events/vijayiyer. We'll also hear from Kitaro, about his series of discs, Sacred Journey of Ku'kai.

We start with David Fleming in conversation with Ray Padgett about his recent book, "Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time." Then David speaks with pianist Vijay Iyer, lecturing and performing at University of Redlands January 17th. More at redlands.edu/events/vijay iyer. We close the show - and the year -  with David in conversation with Warren Zanes, author of "Petty: The Biography."
 

  

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with David Fleming in conversation with jazz bassist Rob Thorsen, at The Merc in Temecula December 28th. David then speaks to Candice Night, who along with Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow...), make up Blackmore's Night. And - they've JUST re-released "Winter Carols."
 

  

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