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.

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.

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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."
 

  

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with Jessica Greenwell in converrsation with Larry Burns, author of 100 Thing To Do In Riverside Before You Die. We'll hear about, well, a couple of them - including the Riverside Festival of Lights. Then it's David Fleming in conversation with Elizabeth Chan, who left her position as an executive in a high profile marketing company... to start a company devoted solely to Christmas Music. She's written well over 1000 Christmas songs, and has just released "Songs For Noelle," named for, and dedicated to, her new daughter.

Rick Dulock speaks with Graham Ellwood, a standup comic and organizer of Custer's Last Standup. That's live indigenous standup in San Bernardino being filmed for a series coming soon to FNX TV, First Nation's Experience. The rest of the show remains funny, but now it's David Fleming in conversation with Bruce Belland, of the Four Preps. The Four Preps are part of a six act lineup with The Chantels, Lala Brooks, The Skyliners, The Marcels, and The Mystics. That's "Legend of Doo Wop and Rock n' Roll" at The California Theatre in San Bernardino December 16th.

It's all doo wop on this edition of KVC-Arts. The show starts with David Fleming in conversation with Lala Brooks, of The Crystals, then David speaks with George Galfo, of The Mystics. These are two of the six headliners with Legends of Doo Wop and Rock and Roll, December 16th at The California Theatre in San Bernardino. The other acts are The Four Preps, The Skyliners, The Chantels, and The Marcels. Affordablemusicproductions.com for tickets and more information.
 

It's another program dedicated to Doo Wop, with "Legend of Doo Wop and Rock n, Roll coming to the California Theatre in San Bernardino December 16th, with The Chantels, The Mystics, The Tokens, The Skyliners, The Marcels, and LaLa Brooks of The Crystals. Affordablemusicproductions.com for tickets and information.

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Kelly Bocanegra about the Assistance League – Foothill Communities, and coming up December 3rd, their annual Christmas Tree Brunch, and the activities associated with it. KVCR Interim General Manager Keith Birkfeld speaks with Rob Reiner - not about the film LBJ, but touching on some social and political issues as well.

11/8/17 - Paul Anka, Kitaro

Nov 8, 2017

This episode of KVC-Arts begins with Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Paul Anka - at the Fox in Riverside November 18th. Then it's David Fleming in conversation with Kitaro - touring Kojiki and the Universe, with stops in La Jolla and LA.

We start with David Fleming in conversation with Linda Dilday, with The Riverside Dickens Festival. The festival isn't until February, but associated WITH it - Gerald Dickens  will be in Riverside performing some of his Great, Great, Grandfather's work. David then speaks with Christa Stevens, co-founder of Redlands Opera Theatre, now transitioning to Inland Opera. 

This edition of KVC-Arts has Rick Dulock finding out more about La Sierra University's Archeology Discovery Weekend. Sasha Chavez shares some memories of Halloween AND Dia de los Muertos, Then it's Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Mario Frangoulis - performing in the area soon.

10/18/17 - Haley Reinhart, Patty Farmer

Oct 18, 2017

On this edition of KVC-Arts, we sit down with author Patty Farmer to discuss her book Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed the Face of Music. We also speak with Haley Reinhart about her new disc "What's That Sound" which features a mix of mid to late 60's tunes alongside some of her originals. 

This edition begins with Rick Dulock in conversation with Collette Lee, Director of The Riverside Arts Acadamy. Then it's Lillian Vasquez speaking with Timothy Jones - co-host, along with Iris Hill, of Hidden Hikes, which just saw it's premiere on KVCR-TV.  The show wraps up with David Fleming and RW Enoch, founder of The Urban Renewal Project, a band out of LA infusing Soul, R&B and Rap & Hip Hop with the swing and sound of Big Band jazz.

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with Rick Dulock in conversation with Ransom Wilson, music director and conductor for The Redlands Symphony. David Fleming checks back in with Corrina Lesser, talking about upcoming events at Scripps College through "Scripps Presents." Then it's music from Flogging Molly, with Ross French in conversation with accordianist Matt Hensley.
 

This edition of KVC-Arts begins with David Fleming in converstion with Corrina Lesser, with Scripps College. We hear about "Scripps Presents," a series of lectures, art, and music. We follow with Lillian Vasquez speaking with Daniel Durston, with "Million Dollar Quartet. Then it's Ross French speaking with Al Pitrelli, musical director and original guitarist with Trans Siberian Orchestra.

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