The Arts Channel

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Classical KING FM’s Arts Channel is your passport to Northwest arts through conversations with the people who are part of this vibrant community. You’ll find conversations on dance, theatre, film, visual and literary arts, and more, all hosted by KING FM’s Marta Zekan!

Andre Feriante & Stella Rossi – The Four Seasons of Love

Guitarist Andre Feriante and flamenco artist Stella Rossi each sing a tune in this conversation with Marta Zekan about “The Four Seasons of Love,” a concert featuring Andre’s Bohemian Entourage (tenor Steve Thoreson, pianist Overton Berry, dancer/singer Stella Rossi, tabla player Anil Prasad, bass Jeff Davies), Feb. 11 at Nordstrom Recital Hall.

Room Service at Taproot Theatre

Taproot Theatre’s Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund talks with Marta Zekan about ‘Room Service.’ A huge hit when it opened during the Depression, this 1937 comedy was adapted by the Marx Bros. for film. It’s a bright, funny opening for Taproot’s 41st season.

Puget Sound Christmas Revels 2016

Wales is the setting for this year’s Christmas Revels, onstage December 17-21 at the Rialto Theatre in Tacoma. Marta Zekan talks with Revels stage director, BJ Douglas, and also with the Welsh duo, Deuair (Elsa Davies and Ceri Owen-Jones), who’ve traveled from Wales to create the music for the show. Elsa and Ceri share a couple of lovely old Welsh tunes during the conversation.

Fall 2016 at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre

Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre opens their season with ‘Man of La Mancha,’ followed by Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid.’ Marta Zekan talks with the 5th Avenue’s David Armstrong and Albert Evans about the shows and about the exciting physical changes at this historic Seattle theatre.

In the House of Beauty with Andre Feriante

Andre Feriante and his Bohemian Entourage present In the House of Beauty, an evening of music, dance and poetry, November 19th. On the 18th, another side of Andre as he speaks of Music and Healing in a TEDx talk at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Hear one of his sonic meditations in this conversation about both events with KING FM’s Marta Zekan.

Man of La Mancha at the 5th

Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre opens their season with ‘Man of La Mancha,’ followed by Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid.’ Marta Zekan talks with the 5th Avenue’s David Armstrong and Albert Evans about the shows and about the exciting physical changes at this historic Seattle theatre.

2016-17 at ArtsWest

Making his first appearance on the KING FM Arts Channel is Mathew Wright, the Artistic Director at ArtsWest in West Seattle. Onstage now, a riveting production of Ibsen’s ‘Ghosts,’ to be followed with Peter and the Starcatcher,’ in a season called ‘Uncharted,’ exploring the relationship of parent and child. Marta Zekan talks with Mat about the 2016-17 season at ArtsWest.

Pacific NW Ballet’s New Season

There is something for everyone inside Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 2016-17 season, which has just begun with ‘Tricolore,’ and choreography by Millepied and Balanchine. Marta Zekan talks with Artistic Director Peter Boal about what else is coming to the PNB stage this season.

Fall 2017 at Taproot Theatre

Scott Nolte and Karen Lund join Marta Zekan to talk about the final 4 plays in Taproot Theatre’s 40th anniversary season. ‘Joyful Noise,’ about the writing of Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ opens September 23rd, followed by ‘The God Game,’ a timely drama exploring the concept of political – and personal – authenticity. Two holiday shows end the year. Have a listen!