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Friday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m.: Leaders of big bands switch gears to work with their small combos on “Riverwalk Jazz.”
Friday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m.: Pianist Shelly Berg joins the Tim Cullum Jazz Band for a session of standards on “Riverwalk Jazz.”
Friday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m.: “Riverwalk Jazz” showcases tunes from movies, theater and radio that kept Americans entertained during the Great Depression.
Friday, Oct, 31, 11 a.m.: Award-winning guitarist Tony Morris features music and interviews by many of the world’s leading guitar performers and composers on “Classical Guitar Alive!”
Friday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m.: Two nationally known rock critics examine the latest news in popular music with commentary, interviews and performance on “Sound Opinions.”
Friday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m.: “Riverwalk Jazz” follows Benny Goodman’s innovative transformation from 1920s style hot jazz into swing.
The fall fund drive begins at Yellowstone Public Radio on Monday and runs through Oct. 26.
Friday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m.: Rags, parlor songs and spirituals composed a century ago are featured on “Riverwalk Jazz.”
Friday, Oct. 3, 8 a.m.: Two nationally recognized rock music critics share music news, commentary, interviews and performances on “Sound Opinions.”
Friday, Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m.: Thane Maynard of the Cincinnati Zoo shares his love of animals and concern for their future on “The 90-Second Naturalist.”
Friday, Sept. 19, 10:04 a.m.: The two-minute daily feature “Composers Datebook” presents timely information and entertainment on past and present composers.
U.S. Senate candidates Steve Daines and Amanda Curtis have agreed to a debate in Billings on Oct. 20.
HELENA — Just eight weeks before the election, an Oct. 4 debate between Montana’s U.S. House candidates is the only debate scheduled for any candidates in state congressional races — but another one appears likely to happen.
Friday, Aug. 29, 9 p.m.: “Blue Light Boogie” presents two hours of history, commentary and music from the blues’ mighty traditions to its latest releases.
The major party candidates for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to get elected. Much more is being spent on their behalf by PACs and parties. All of that money goes to carefully presenting the candidate as he wants to be seen in ads, news releases …
For the first time in decades, candidates for Montana’s lone congressional seat won’t debate in Billings.
Friday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m.: Fred Child shares his love of classical music through concerts, music news, features and interviews on “Performance Today.”
Friday, August 1, 2 p.m.: Topsy Chapman and the Jim Cullum Jazz Band explore the feminine mystique through the songs of sophisticated ladies and red-hot mammas on “Riverwalk Jazz.”
When I sent the letters, the grease from Election Night pizza hadn’t even made its way out of my system, and I was running on caffeine and adrenaline.
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