Precious and April are our guests on Welcome. Sit. Stay. He, Precious, is 8 and never betrays his gentleman's disposition. April is 13, dressed in a tuxedo, and enjoys being mischievous. They would like to find a home together. If you have a double vacancy, please see them at the Siouxland Humane Society.
Today our dog is a cat - a cat named Kitty. She hath drunketh from the milk bowl of youth, looking more like a, well, a kitty, than the 11 year old cat she actually is. But in those 11 years, she has learned to be eternally sweet, a perfect Valentine. Find her at the Siouxland Humane Society.
The Morningside Piano Recital Series continues this Thursday with a recital by acclaimed pianist Denis Evstuhin. The program includes Tchaikovsky's The Seasons, a set of twelve pieces that were commissioned by a magazine publisher in 1875 and published one at a time over the course of year. The work was steady and provided Tchaikovsky a dependable income as he contemporaneously composed Swan Lake.
In our ongoing series Music for Pollock, we invite local bands and musicians to view Jackson Pollock's Mural and find a way to express their impressions using music. We begin the process at the Sioux City Art Center, where Mural is currently on view.
Shadow and his two daughters came to the Humane Society from a loving home, but now he is the last of his family still needing adoption. He loves to be held, and he has learned to do a special dance when he wants up. Hear about him on Welcome. Sit. Stay.
Yunnan province in southwestern China spreads between the tropical jungles of Burma and Vietnam on the South and the Himalayan heights of Tibet on the north; it's a massive land with dynamic features and history. Shanren, comprised of musicians from this region, joins together the features and traditions that have been shaped by these dynamics as well as the by the band members' studies and travels throughout the world.
The Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival kindles our tundra-frozen senses each year, reminding us that there is more to life than layering. Jim Adamson, the mover and shaker behind the fest, joins FM90's Steve Smith to talk about this years bill and the history of the CJBF.