KVCaRts Join host David Fleming for a program dedicated to Arts and Entertainment in our region, as well as the people and places providing it. Interviews with authors, producers, visual artists and musicians, spotlighting a classic album or a brand new release. From musical legends and icons - to players at the local level, from Broadway tours to Community theater, from the Hollywood Bowl to the Redlands Bowl.
KVCaRts

KVCaRts

From KVCR

Join host David Fleming for a program dedicated to Arts and Entertainment in our region, as well as the people and places providing it. Interviews with authors, producers, visual artists and musicians, spotlighting a classic album or a brand new release. From musical legends and icons - to players at the local level, from Broadway tours to Community theater, from the Hollywood Bowl to the Redlands Bowl.

Most Recent Episodes

KVC-Arts 1/29/23 - Charles Kelly & His New Release, "You're Not Alone"

David Fleming speaks with Charles Kelly - a professor on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College and a musician whose past includes working with say, Stevie Wonder, Joe Sample, The Pointer Sisters, Sister Sledge, the TV show Fame... He was on the program a little over a year ago talking about a single which had JUST come out called "Endangered Species." That single opens the now complete disc, "You're Not Alone." Contemporary jazz with a funk and drive through and through. We'll hear about the disc - and some of the ideas behind it... and we'll hear FROM it here and there.Great music and QUITE a few laughs. And this is only the first of two parts.

KVC-Arts 1/15/23 - David Arkenstone, His CD's, Soundtrack Work & More

David Fleming speaks with David Arkenstone once again. We heard from Arkenstone in December of 2022 when he was in the region with his Winter's Eve concert. He has under his belt, or is a part of 100 cd's – let alone his soundtrack work, and his music – especially those under his own name – are designed to take you places – real... or imagined. We'll hear about his music inspired by Middle Earth, as well as his soundtrack work – including for WORLD OF WARCRAFT. We'll also hear of collaborations with author Mercedes Lackey.

KVC-Arts 1/8/23 - Sculptor Amy Robbins part 2

David Fleming continues his conversation with Amy Robbins, who creates beautiful works out of pieces of wood often discarded or avoided by others. The burl, the base of a tree or bush... Pendants, sculptures and more. See her works on Instagram - @woodnhart.phoebesforest or etsy.com/shop/phoebesforest

KVC-Arts 1/1/23 - Local Sculptor Amy Robbins

David Fleming speaks with local artist Amy Robbins, a woodworker who rather RESCUES pieces of wood, and really transforms them into something beautiful. Pendants, sculptures and more, Amy's on Instagram - @woodnhart.phoebesforest, and you can see AND purchase works at https://www.etsy.com/shop/PhoebesForest.

KVC-Arts 12/25 - Holiday Tunes From Regional Artists

David Fleming presents music for the season... all from folks who've been guests on KVC-Arts in the past, and for the most part – who live here in this region, if not IN - The Inland Empire. We'll hear from Benjiphonik, Apryle Dalmacio, Peter Curtis, The Modern Gentlemen, Chris Thayer & the TCB, and Brian Hyland.

KVC-Arts 12/11/22 - Jazz Vocalist Jonathan Karrant, & His Holiday Release, Christmas Wish

David Fleming speaks once again with jazz singer Jonathan Karrant. We got an introduction to him with his release ON AND ON, and now – a look at his VERY recent holiday cd - Christmas Wish, which begins with one which is more for the Winter, than the actual holiday, and follows through with a wonderful variety of Christmas music, though for the most part, avoiding some of the tunes you here everywhere else, and also sharing with us memories of his childhood Christmas.More at jonathankarrant.com

KVC-Arts 12/11/22 - Jazz Vocalist Jonathan Karrant, & His Holiday Release, Christmas Wish

KVC-Arts 11/13/22 - Chloe Agnew & Tara McNeil of Celtic Woman

This edition of the program revolves around Celtic Woman, in the region soon – with tickets at kvcrnews.org/events. The program begins with David Fleming in conversation with Chloe Agnew, one of the original members – and still in high school at the time. Later, David speaks with Tara McNeil, announced as a principal member of the band in 2016, playing both fiddle and harp.

KVC Arts 8/7/22 - Dennis Tufano part Two

David Fleming is joined once again by Dennis Tufano, former lead and original member of The Buckinghams. We'll hear about his work with Bernie Taupin, known mostly for his collaborations with Elton John. We'll also hear about the Buckinghams tune, SUSAN... A BEAUTIFUL tune... up UNTIL... right at the 90 second mark. Also - a VERY special harmonica.

KVC-Arts 10/16/22 Al Pitrelli & Trans-Siberian Orchestra

David Fleming speaks with Al Pitrelli, Music Director for, and one of the guitarists with, Trans-Siberian Orchestra. We'll hear about the current tour of The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, as well as touching lightly on a few other albums... including Savatage (thank you Devin Perkins). Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be in the region December 3rd, and KVCRhas tickets at a couple different giving levels as we go into our Fall Membership Campaign. kvcrnews.org/support for more.

KVC-Arts 10/16/22 Al Pitrelli & Trans-Siberian Orchestra

David Fleming speaks with Al Pitrelli, Music Director for, and one of the guitarists with, Trans-Siberian Orchestra. We'll hear about the current tour of The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, as well as touching lightly on a few other albums... including Savatage (thank you Devin Perkins). Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be in the region December 3rd, and KVCRhas tickets at a couple different giving levels as we go into our Fall Membership Campaign. kvcrnews.org/support for more.