25 May 2007
Patrick Rea says his latest film, "The Empty Acre," fits in the horror genre, but he also calls it "quiet."
That means no torturing, and no blood or gore.
The film screens at 7:30 tonight at the Kanzafest film festival in Atchison. It's at the Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe St.
Rea, who directed the film, talks about the movie, the horror movie genre and the Kansas film industry in this week's Pulse Podcast.
18 May 2007
Elizabeth Berghout will have an interesting vantage point for Sunday's commencement ceremonies at Kansas University.
She'll be 100 feet above the ground, in the Campanile, where she'll play before and after the ceremony.
In this week's Pulse Podcast, Berghout talks about what it's like to be above all the festivities, as well as what it's like to play the instrument and how appreciated it is on campus.
11 May 2007
The Americana Music Academy has celebrated its fifth anniversary in Lawrence. It's expanding into new territory, both literally (with classes now in Paola and Topeka) and more figuratively (with its own tent at the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival).
Find out what Director Thom Alexander thinks of the first five years, and his goals for the future, in this week's Pulse Podcast.
4 May 2007
John Lynch, director of Kansas University bands for five years, is leaving for the same position at the University of Georgia.
In this week's Pulse Podcast, find out why Lynch is leaving and what he considers the highlights of his tenure here. Also, learn about Scott Weiss, who will be the new KU director of bands.
Also, learn about some of the events going on this weekend in Lawrence during our weekly "Best Bets" feature.