Spectrum West With Al Ross

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"Spectrum West" is a weekly program exploring the music, arts, and humanities in western Wisconsin. It's heard weekly on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Ideas 88.3 WHWC-FM/Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/River Falls, with a repeat broadcast at 7 p.m. Fridays on 89.7 WUEC-FM/ Eau Claire and 90.7 WVSS-FM/ Menomonie. The show can also be heard live online at www.wrfw887.com .

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http://www.wpr.org/programs/spectrum-west-al-ross
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"Spectrum West" is a weekly program exploring the music, arts, and humanities in western Wisconsin. It's heard weekly on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Ideas 88.3 WHWC-FM/Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/River Falls, with a repeat broadcast at 7 p.m. Fridays on 89.7 WUEC-FM/ Eau Claire and 90.7 WVSS-FM/ Menomonie. The show can also be heard live online at www.wrfw887.com .
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-12-07 23:46
last episode published
2018-12-06 10:00
publication frequency
6.4 days
Contributors
Wisconsin Public Radio author   owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
130
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
6.12.2018

Spectrum West, December 6, 2018

The Master Singers, Art Exhibit, Poetry Reading and Dance Class- The Master Singers and their annual Christmas concert was discussed on Spectrum West . The program also featured information about upcoming events such as a UW-Eau Claire Theatre producti...
29.11.2018

Spectrum West, November 29, 2018

Radio Station Anniversary and Holiday Performances- The 50 th anniversary of UW-River Falls radio station WRFW will be discussed on Spectrum West . The program also featured information about upcoming holiday performances in Shell Lake and at the Pablo...
16.11.2018

Spectrum West, November 15, 2018

Bluegrass, Symphony, Local Authors and Rock Concert- A member of the bluegrass quintet Monroe Crossing looks ahead to a performance in Hudson with host Al Ross on Spectrum West. The program also previewed upcoming shows from the Chippewa Valley Symphon...
8.11.2018

Spectrum West, November 8, 2018

Fiddlers, Choir, Chamber Orchestra and Author- Kevin Henderson, a member of the Nordic Fiddlers Bloc performing Saturday in Polk County joins host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program also previews a singer from the Stand in the Light Memory Choir of...
1.11.2018

Spectrum West, November 1, 2018

Opera singer, Storytelling, Documentary and Gala- Kate Lindsey, a mezzo-soprano who will be singing at the Pablo Center at the Confluence, joins host Al Ross on Spectrum West. The program also previews an upcoming Eau Claire show featuring Wisconsin st...
25.10.2018

Spectrum West, October 25, 2018

Symphony, Art Association, Library Expansion- Kevin Peters, the director of the Red Cedar Symphony Orchestra of Rice Lake, joined host Al Ross on Spectrum West. The program also featured Chippewa Falls native Joe Niese, working artists and members of t...
18.10.2018

Spectrum West, October 18, 2018

Wayne Bergeron, Caroline Fraser and Film Festival- Wayne Bergeron, an American jazz trumpeter performing with the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra in Eau Claire joined host Al Ross on Spectrum West. The program also featured a Pulitzer Prize winning auth...
5.10.2018

Spectrum West, October 5, 2018

Symphony, Poetry, Theater Production and Art Tours- Nobuyoshi Yasuda, conductor of the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra, joins host Al Ross on Spectrum West. The program will also feature a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire poet, an Eau Claire theat...
28.09.2018

Spectrum West, September 28, 2018

A cappella, play, comedy and art fair- Members of Backtrack, an a capella group from New York City, talk about their upcoming performance in Chippewa Falls on Spectrum West. The program will preview the Chippewa Valley Theater Guild’s season opener, a ...
20.09.2018

Spectrum West, September 20, 2018

Arts Center Opening- The opening of the Pablo Center at the Confluence in downtown Eau Claire will be the focus of a special edition of Spectrum West.
13.09.2018

Spectrum West, September 13, 2018

Acoustic Quartet, Writing Event, Author and Brewery- A violinist from the acoustic quartet Spiro talked about its upcoming concert in Shell Lake on Spectrum West. The program also included a preview of a storytelling event in Eau Claire, a conversation...
30.08.2018

Spectrum West, August 30, 2018

Stained Glass, Jazz Orchestra, Oktoberfest and Art Trail- Host Al Ross visited Menomonie stained glass artist Michael Pilla on Spectrum West. The program also included conversations about the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra, Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest a...
23.08.2018

Spectrum West, August 23, 2018

Tai Chi, Art Gallery, Play and Project- A Hudson Tai Chi instructor joins host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program also included conversations about an art gallery in Frederic, a play in Rice Lake, and a conservation project near Otter Lake in Chipp...
16.08.2018

Spectrum West, August 16, 2018

Theater History, New Book and Bluegrass Festival- A panel discussion looking back at the history of Eau Claire’s State Theatre was featured on Spectrum West . The show also highlighted a new book by a Chippewa Falls author and previewed an annual blueg...
9.08.2018

Spectrum West, August 9, 2018

Folk musician, Music show, Mystery Novelist, Library Exhibit- A musician who first performed in Eau Claire joined host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program also included conversations about an upcoming music show in Chippewa Falls, the release of a n...
26.07.2018

Spectrum West, July 23, 2018

A capella group, State Fair, Play and Encampment- A member of the world-renowned Ladysmith Black Mambazo , previewed the groups appearance in concert in Ladysmith, Wisconsin with Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program also included previews of the Wisc...
26.07.2018

Spectrum West, July 26, 2018

A capella group, State Fair, Play and Encampment- A member of the world-renowned Ladysmith Black Mambazo , previewed the groups appearance in concert in Ladysmith, Wisconsin with Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program also included previews of the Wisc...
19.07.2018

Spectrum West, July 19, 2018

12.07.2018

Spectrum West, July 12, 2018

Music Archive, Art Fair, Art Barn and After Dark- The coordinator of an online archive exploring Eau Claire’s musical history will join host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program will also include conversations about the upcoming Stockholm Art Fair, t...
5.07.2018

Spectrum West, July 5 2018

Musician, Unicyclist, and Author- Chequamegon Bay area musician Yazmin Bowers joined host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program also included conversations with a competitive unicyclist from Hudson, a Bayport, Minn. author with a new novel based in Ea...
28.06.2018

Spectrum West, June 28, 2018

Singer, Author, Musical and Arts Center Directors- Osseo singer/songwriter Brian Bethke joined host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program also included a conversation with Eau Claire author B.J. Hollars, a preview of an upcoming musical in Rice Lake a...
21.06.2018

Spectrum West, June 21, 2018

Arts Board, Book, Outdoor Museum, Arts Center - The executive directors of the Wisconsin Arts Board and Arts Wisconsin join host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program will also include conversations with the author of a new book about Ojibway teens, t...
31.05.2018

Spectrum West, May 31, 2018

Fundraiser, STEAM camp, play and concerts- Pam Rasmussen, president of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, joins host Al Ross to talk about ECRAC’s annual fundraiser “Jubilee” on Spectrum West. Ross, correspondent Jim Oliver and guests will also talk ...
24.05.2018

Spectrum West, May 24, 2018

Jazz pianist, Rice Lake Concerts, Shakespeare festival, Tuesday blues- Geoffrey Keezer, jazz pianist and Eau Claire native will be on Spectrum West. Host Al Ross, correspondent Jim Oliver and guests will also talk about an upcoming concert series in Ri...
17.05.2018

Spectrum West, May 17, 2018

Big River, Art Show, Red Barn and Bluegrass- The host of an upcoming show at the Big River Theater in Alma was on Spectrum West. Host Al Ross and guests also featured an upcoming play in Chippewa Falls, talked about a call for artists to participate in...
10.05.2018

Spectrum West, May 10, 2018

Greg Gilbertson was a guest on Spectrum West . The program also highlighted the largest food drive in western Wisconsin, a one-woman show in St. Croix Falls and previewed a concert in Eau Claire.
3.05.2018

Spectrum West, May 3, 2018

Kingston Trio, playwright, memoirist and band director- Josh Reynolds of The Kingston Trio was a guest on Spectrum West . The program also highlighted a production in Eau Claire by a women’s theater group, explored a western Wisconsin author’s memoir a...
26.04.2018

Spectrum West, April 26, 2018

Idol semifinalist, fundraiser, children's book and art tour- A former semifinalist of “American Idol” and Ellsworth native was a guest on Spectrum West. The program also highlighted an upcoming luncheon in Altoona to support working mothers, explored a...
19.04.2018

Spectrum West, April 19, 2018

Art Gala, Ice Cream Social, Theater and Singing- The president of the River Falls Community Arts Base was on Spectrum West, along with highlighting an upcoming ice cream social to support the arts in the Eleva-Strum public school district, exploring a ...
12.04.2018

Spectrum West, April 12, 2018

Forum Speaker and Jazz Fest- Ashley Parker, speaker at this year’s Ann Devroy Memorial Forum at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, will be a guest on Spectrum West. The program will also highlight the upcoming Eau Claire Jazz Festival, explores a musi...
5.04.2018

Spectrum West, April 5, 2018

Author, Dance, Musical and Fundraiser- B.J. Hollars, Eau Claire educator and author, will discuss his new book on Spectrum West. The program will also highlight a dance production staged in Eau Claire, a University of Wisconsin-Stout musical and an ann...
29.03.2018

Spectrum West, March 29, 2018

Comedy, Photography, Theater and Jazz- A preview of The Second City’s upcoming performance at the Eau Claire Improv Festival was featured on Spectrum West this week. The program also highlighted a photography workshop in Hudson and approaching performa...
22.03.2018

Spectrum West, March 22, 2018

Spring Music- Pianist Alexandre Dossin joins host Al Ross to talk about his upcoming performance in Chippewa Falls on Spectrum West. The program also featured a book by a University of Wisconsin-River Falls professor, a musical in Hudson, and symphony ...
15.03.2018

Spectrum West, March 15, 2018

Comedy, Musicals and Curling- The founder of a comedy tour with an upcoming performance in downtown Eau Claire, joins host Al Ross on Spectrum West. The program will also feature musical plays staged in Chippewa Falls and Rice Lake, and a conversation ...
8.03.2018

Spectrum West, March 8, 2018

Michael Doucet, Chorus, Human Trafficking Benefit and Blood Donation- Cajun band leader Michael Doucet, who will be performing in Menomonie, joins host Al Ross on Spectrum West, this week. The program also featured a spring choral concert in Eau Claire...
1.03.2018

Spectrum West, March 1, 2018

LGBTQ Student Support- Chris Jorgenson of the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Gender and Sexuality Resource center joins host Al Ross on Spectrum West . The program will also feature a community chorus in Chippewa Falls, a conversation with the di...
22.02.2018

Spectrum West, February 22, 2018

Tom Chapin, UW-River Falls Theater and a Benefit Concert- Tom Chapin's upcoming concert in Chippewa Falls was the focus of Spectrum West , which will air on The Ideas Network of Wisconsin Public Radio on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 10 a.m. on 88.3 W...
15.02.2018

Spectrum West, February 15, 2018

Home Goods, Theater Guild and Musicians- An Eau Claire home goods and accessories shop’s efforts to encourage women to seek opportunities was the focus of Spectrum West , along with a preview an upcoming production of the Menomonie Theater Guild and a ...
8.02.2018

Spectrum West, February 8, 2018

Menomonie Musician, Organic Farmer and Orchestra Director - Musician Simone Perrin joined Spectrum West for this episode. The program also featured an organic farm near Spooner, a conversation with the director of a new Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild pr...
1.02.2018

Spectrum West, February 1, 2018

History of summer theater- The history of summer theater in Eau Claire will be the focus of Spectrum West this week along with a highlight of a new orchestra concert in Rice Lake and preview the upcoming art crawl at Banbury Place in Eau Claire.
25.01.2018

Spectrum West, January 25, 2018

Web series- A video web series filmed in western Wisconsin will be the focus along with a highlight a display of prison inmates’ writing and art in Chippewa Falls, preview a play in Eau Claire, and look ahead at a recruitment event for barbershop singe...
18.01.2018

Spectrum West, January 18, 2018

A hands-on effort to document the musical history of Eau Claire will the focus during a special call-in edition of Spectrum West.
4.01.2018

Spectrum West, January 4, 2018

Colleen Raye on Spectrum West- Colleen Ray previews her upcoming performance in Menomonie. The program will also highlight a River Falls author, an Eau Claire dance festival, and a Chippewa Falls blues show.
28.12.2017

Spectrum West, December 28, 2018

2017 Spectrum West Recap- On this special live call in edition of Spectrum West Al Ross and Jim Oliver talk about the highlights of the past year. Ross also interviewed Nick Meyer and Eric Christenson, publisher and managing editor respectively of Eau ...
21.12.2017

Spectrum West, December 21, 2017

Eau Claire Comedy Club Spectrum West- A member of Eau Claire-based Clear Water Comedy discussed the group’s final presentation of the year Thursday, December 21, 2017 on Spectrum West . The program also highlighted an annual art show in Eau Claire, an ...
14.12.2017

Spectrum West, December 14, 2017

Pat Donohue & Holiday Music- Grammy winning guitarist Pat Donohue will talk about his upcoming appearance in Menomonie. The program also previews holiday performances in Stockholm and two at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
7.12.2017

Spectrum West, December 7, 2017

A Beatles tribute, children's choir and art gallery tour - River Falls Public Library is hosting a Beatles tribute. The children's choir from Stillson Elementary School in Chippewa Falls is performing with the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra. Al Ros...
30.11.2017

Spectrum West, November 30, 2017

GEEKcon on Spectrum West- GEEKcon, a program bringing artists to an Eau Claire elementary school, a dinner theater production in Hudson, and an Eau Claire organization working to improve marriage communication are all on this week's installment of Spec...
17.11.2017

Spectrum West, November 16, 2017

Judy Collins on Spectrum West- Judy Collins joins Spectrum West to talk about her upcoming show in Menomonie. The program also highlights a Chippewa County author and a film series in Shell Lake,
10.11.2017

Spectrum West, November 9, 2017

State Fright 8- The Stage Fright 8 show this year is at tribute to "The Last Waltz" a concert and documentary by The Band. That and more on this week's Spectrum West.