This week we celebrate the music behind the movies of Anthony Quinn. The RI International Film Festival's Executive Director, George T. Marshall, is our guest. We talk about the generations of movies that Anthony Quinn made, and listen to music from Lust for Life, Black Orchid, The Buccaneers, and A Walk In The Clouds. For more information call 401.861.4445 or go to www.film-festival.org
This week we feature Eden Casteel, soprano, voice teacher and President of The RI Chapter, National Association of Teachers of Singing. We'll listen to some examples of her music and also learn about the organization. For more information go to http://www.edencasteel.com/
This weeks guests on The 95.9 Company Break is Carla Davis owner of Dove & Distaff Rug Gallery. Dove & Distaff has been a family owned custom upholstery and drapery shop for over 50 years. Located in one of Historic Wakefield Village's 19th century buildings. Additional services include furniture and clock repair. Dove and Distaff interiors has a large selection of home decorating fabrics. Dove & Distaff Rug Gallery sells area rugs, bags, throws, pillows, lamp shades, wallpaper, and fine bed linens. The rugs are hand made from India with designs from two New England rug companies, Company C and Annie Selke's Dash and Albert Rug Company. Visit their showrooms and experience their personal customer service. Find out more at www.doveanddistaffruggallery.com
This week we feature Don Culp, musician and founding member of The RI Music Hall Of Fame. We will listen to some examples of music from the Unity Concerts CD, recorded live at the Ocean Mist to benefit the Musicians Health Awareness Program. Songs by Roomful of Blues, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, Mark Cutler, Pendragon and more. For more information go to www.RhodeIslandMusicHallOfFame.com
This week The Park Center for Performing Arts, is the subject of the program, with Yusuf Gandhi, Executive Director. We talk about the upcoming season, and listen to some selections from The Celtic Tenors and Engelbert Humperdick, that will be coming to the theatre next month. For more information call 401.467.7275 or go to www.parktheatreri.com
Ocean State Theatre Company, is the subject of this week's program, with Amiee Turner, Producing Artistic Director and Peter Tedeschi, star of “My Fair Lady”, which will play at the theatre September 24 to October 19. We talk about the upcoming musical, and listen to some of the songs from the show. Ocean State Theater is on Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. For more information call (401) 921-6800, or go to www.oceanstatetheatre.org
Theatre by The Sea's successful, just completed 81st season, is the subject of this week's program, with Bill Hanney, Producing Executive Director, and Kevin Hill, Artistic Director. We talk about the 2014 musical season, and listen to some of the very popular songs from “Grease”, “Mary Poppins”, and “Spamalot”, and look forward to next year's productions. For more information call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com
In this episode of Jazz After Dinner we hear pianist Bill Evans & His Trio.