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Variety marks holiday radio programming

the Inland Register

(From the Dec. 6, 2001 edition of the Inland Register)

The Communications Office of the Diocese of Spokane will again assist in underwriting holiday programming on KPBX, 91-FM, one of Spokane’s public radio stations.

Programming for the season begins Dec. 10 with remembrance of Chanukah.

  • Chanukah Lights, Dec. 10, 7 p.m. A celebration of traditions past and present for the Jewish Feast of Lights.
  • Chanukah: Its Story in Words and Song, Dec. 17, 11 a.m. Hosted by Leonard Nimoy, featuring music from medieval to modern.
  • Wintersongs with Kitka, Dec. 18, 11 a.m. An ensemble of eight women from California, performing seasonal music from Balkan and Slavic nations.
  • Christmas Around the Country, Dec. 19, 11 a.m. A special presentation of the national holiday concert from programming regular Performance Today.
  • Jazz Piano Christmas 12, Dec. 20, 10 p.m. Hosted by Nancy Wilson; performances by Michael Feinstein and others.
  • Shout the Glad Tidings! Dec. 21, 11 a.m. The Plymouth Music Series performs an all-American holiday music program, including two new works from the Series’ “Carol Competition.”
  • Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, Dec. 23, 4 p.m. Tim Mulla’s look at A Christmas Carol from the viewpoint of Jacob Marley, who is faced with the task of helping save “the one man I knew who was worse than I was?”
  • Handel’s Messiah from Boston, Dec. 24, 9 a.m. A live performance from Boston’s Symphony Hall.
  • Jonathan Winters’ A Christmas Carol, Dec. 24, 6:30 p.m. A distinctive reading, based on Charles Dickens’ personal performance edition of the story.
  • National Public Radio offers eight continuous hours of seasonal music on Christmas Day, beginning at noon.
  • A Winter’s Night, Dec. 25, 7 p.m. All-instrumental program of music from Ensemble Gallilei, with original Irish, Scottish, and early music works.
  • A Bach Christmas Celebration, Dec. 25, 8-10 p.m. Cleveland’s Apollo’s Fire presents J.S. Bach’s Advent and Christmas music, including the Advent cantata “Wachet Auf.”
  • Paul Winter Consort: Winter Solstice, the Consort’s 20th anniversary concert, recorded in New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

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