Arts and Culture

For many Christmas wasn’t Christmas without Giancarlo Menotti’s “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” Can you imagine an opera commissioned and produced by one of the three networks? Well, NBC did just that in 1951 and it was presented each year until 1966. This Sunday, The West Valley Symphony, with Cantilena, presents "“Amahl and the Night Visitors”at the Valley Vista Performing Arts Center in Surprise. K-BACH's Sterling Beeaff sat down with maestro Cal Kellogg and found out how closely his life is tied to this holiday classic…
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KBACH's Theater Critic, Chris Curcio reviews "Phantom" at Gilbert's Hale Centre Theatre.
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If you've ever thought about going back and picking up that old instrument you used to play as a kid, Ari Goldman's book "The Late Starter orchestra" may just give you the inspiration you need to do it.  Goldman, a former new York Times Reporter and Author of the book "The Search For God at Harvard", now teaches Journalism at Columbia, but once upon a time, he was a cellist.  or at least a cello student.  he decides to start playing again, and fins the group of amaeur string players called "The Late Starters Orchestra" that meets every week in an abandoned coat factory in Man

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Community Engagements
KBACH February Member of the Month: Mr. Bob McGinnis

K-BACH February Member of the Month:

Mr. Bob McGinnis