Here's who's featured on Sounds Good this week. Please note: Sounds Good is only an hour long each day this week. The second hour will be a variety of holiday specials, as part of our Holidays Sound Good series.
Here's who's on Sounds Good this week. Because of our lineup of holiday programming, Sounds Good will only be an hour each of the days (except Friday).
Monday, December 8
Coming in January, Murray State's main website will undergo a major change to accommodate mobile users, and we learn more about it from web manager Charley Allen.
Festivo Alt. Latino with Coral Cantigas- Felix Contreras hosts this special featuring 20 piece choral ensemble Coral Cantigas, Peruvian Christmas carols, folk music from Brazil, Spain, and Mexico plus Parrandas from Venezuela and Puerto Rico.
Tomorrow, Murray Main Street kicks off its Main Street Merriment festivities from 5 to 8 p.m. Executive Director Deana Wright visits Sounds Good and says she's planned some familiar events along with some new ones sure to help bring Christmas to the city. Here's a rundown of festivities:
Pennyroyal Center Executive Director David Ptaszek heads a multi-service private nonprofit organization with 66 facilities throughout its 8-county service area that has served Western Kentucky since 1967. He stopped by WKMS to talk about one his newer facilities: the Pennyroyal Veterans Center in Hopkinsville.
Many of our region's art guilds and museums offer great alternative shopping opportunities for holiday giving. Paula Lisowsky of the Janice Mason Art Museum in Cadiz joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about the original items there, made by this region's artists and artisans.
Thursday, Market House Theatre kicks off its two-weekend run of “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The classic animated program first aired back in 1965, and has since made itself a staple of the holidays. Theatre Executive Director Michael Cochran stopped by for a Sounds Good interview with Kate Lochte.
Here's a look ahead at who's on Sounds Good this week:
Monday, December 1
John Fannin will conduct his piece "A Winter’s Dawn" for Saturday's Community Band Concert in Murray. Fannin's compositions are getting nationwide attention in the wind band repertoire.
Today we meet Kathy Tinkham of Red Roof Ranch Alpacas in Trigg County. The Tinkhams have built a fifty plus alpaca herd on their hundred acre ranch. Each alpaca is named and its wool is identified in hand-made items in the store, alongside Peruvian goods.
Murray-based jam, funk,rock band Big Atomic plays our next Sounds Good Live Lunch, December 12 at Noon. With a versatile sound, Big Atomic ranges form pulsing dance to funky rock to smooth r&b. They released a self-titled EP last August and have since played in Murray and Paducah, looking to expand to regional venues in 2015.