J.J. Cale, A Man Less Famous Than His Songs

Monday, November 18th, 2013, 7:30pm: host Tom Engelmann returns with another episode of "Unsung Heroes: Influential but Overlooked Masters of Modern Music," profiling the work of the late guitarist and songwriter J.J. Cale.

Known mostly as a songwriter for Eric Clapton, John Weldon  “J.J.” Cale wrote compositions that were recorded by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kansas, Poco, Waylon Jennings and numerous others.   Songs written by Cale that have been covered by other musicians include "After Midnight," "Cocaine," "Clyde" and "Call Me the Breeze." In 2008 he was a Grammy Award winner, jointly with Clapton.

Performance Art
12:13 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Happy New Year! First Night in Missoula Celebrates 20 Years

First Night Missoula celebrates 20 years

Michael Marsolek talks with Tom Benson and Matt Anglen,  Executive Director and Program Director for  Missoula Cultural Council, about the upcoming First Night celebrations in Missoula.

A $15 button is your admission to all events -- except First Night Star, which requires an additional $2 ticket ($3 on the 31st).

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Education
2:14 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Report says Montana should do more to promote early education

Thale Dillon
Credit University of Montana

A new report produced by the Annie E. Casey Foundation concludes Americans should do more to promote early childhood education.

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Ninth International Chorale Festival
1:05 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Bringing the World a Little Closer... through Music

El Café Chorale from Costa Rica, conducted by David Ramírez

Michael talks with Melissa Blunt, Executive Director of the International Choral Festival, about the 2013 Choral Festival, July 17-20, in Missoula.

Festival volunteers and host families for members of the chorales are still needed.

The International Choral Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting artistic excellence, global understanding, friendship, and goodwill through choral music.

http://www.choralfestival.org

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