Arts and Culture

Photo Courtesy of the MIM, Photo Courtesy of the MIM, Nicolas Gomez (Cola) Luthier & Garbage Picker
The families that live in Cateura, Paraguay make their living by recycling trash and selling it. In 2006, Visionary teacher Flavio Chavez decided to start a music program for the children in the area. With no funds or means, he, along with community members, turned to the resources at hand- and decided to build instruments from trash. Seven years later, the children of Cateura have a thriving music school and a youth orchestra that performs internationally. This week, The Recycled Orchestra makes their US debut at the MIM.
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K-BACH's Theater Critic, Chris Curcio reviews two productions he saw at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
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The KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for June/July is the new novel "Song of the Shank" by Jeffrey Renard Allen based on the true story of 19th-century African-American Musical Savant Tom Wiggins, aka "Blind Tom". "An engrossing read based on an incredible but true story"... --Randy Kinkel, KBACH

Judith Weir

Judith Weir-- 1st Woman named Master of the Queen's Music"; Zinman steps down in Zurich.

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

K-BACH February Member of the Month:

Mr. Bob McGinnis