Now streaming: the December episode of ‘The Munro Review’

The third episode of my monthly half-hour arts talk show, done in collaboration with the Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC), is now streaming. My guests for December:

• Carla Lippert and Shirley Winters of Central California Ballet’s upcoming weekend production of “The Nutcracker,” along with local dancer Marin Brant.

• Julie Carter, artistic director of the women’s choral ensemble Soli Deo Gloria, which performs Friday. A special treat: A group of her singers came with her to the studio to offer a beautiful tune. (My first live-to-tape musical performance on my show!)

I also offer recaps of my profiles of new Fresno Philharmonic music director Rei Hotoda and Joan Schulze, the Fresno Art Museum’s distinguished woman artist for 2017; a rundown on my news coverage of the saga of Children’s Musical Theaterworks and the Veterans Memorial Auditorium; capsule reviews and shout-outs about College of the Sequoias’ production of “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” and Selma Arts Center’s “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Plus, I offer a preview of the December arts scene, including a Bob Hope tribute and the Broadway in Fresno production of “Cirque Dreams Holidaze.”

As always, thanks to my volunteer CMAC crew and producers Lisa Talley and Kyle Lowe.


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Author: Donald Munro

Covering the arts in the central San Joaquin Valley and beyond.

One thought on “Now streaming: the December episode of ‘The Munro Review’”

  1. I enjoy the streaming reviews and I heartily applaud ALL CMAC efforts.

    One tip for the next review – lowering your lapel mic a bit so we don’t pick up every breath inward taken by you. It’s a trial and error thing, and it’s only the third episode of what I hope will be a long-lasting series.

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