27 April 2007
It's again time for "Showtime," the annual music revue at Lawrence High School.
This week's Pulse Podcast includes three songs from this year's act - which kicked off Thursday and continues with shows at 7:30 tonight and Saturday night - and interviews with Cathy Crispino, LHS choir director, and student performers Sydney Serrate and Isaac Lewis-O'Connor.
And, as always, we'll tell you about some of the other events going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature.
20 April 2007
There are a lot of string quartets in the world, and a lot of ways of measuring their success.
If you're judging by Grammy Awards, the <a href="http://www.emersonquartet.com/">Emerson String Quartet</a> is right up there - the group has eight.
The quartet comes to the Lied Center for a show at 7:30 tonight.
In this week's Pulse Podcast, hear violinist and founding member Eugene Drucker talk about the history of his group, how it stands out from the crowd and exactly what those Grammys mean.
Also, hear about some of the other events going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature.
13 April 2007
Kansas University's Day on the Hill returns this year - its second year in a row.
The on-again, off-again music festival features headliners The Faint and G. Love and Special Sauce. They're joined by Lawrence bands Pomeroy and The Roseline.
This week's Pulse Podcast includes an interview with Tanner Burns, live music coordinator with KU's Student Union Activities, and with Colin Haliburton of The Roseline.
Also, hear some of the Roseline's music, and hear about some of the other events going on in Lawrence this weekend.
6 April 2007
Trio Fedele, a group of local classical musicians, has been around for more than a decade. But the trio only recently put out its first CD, "Debut," on Artek Records.
The group's music is the focus of this week's Pulse Podcast. The podcast includes music from the CD and an interview with members David Fedele, a Kansas University faculty member and flutist, and Lawrence resident Matthew Herren, a cellist. The other member of the group is pianist Robert Koenig, also on the KU faculty.
Also, hear about some of the events going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets section.