Program schedule

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At The National (repeat)
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
At The National (repeat)

A repeat of Saturday night’s program featuring concerts recorded by ArtSoundFM at the National Folk Festival, held each Easter at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

Arts Café
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Café

Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the Arts Café opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music, interviews, arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

Monday features the Exhibition Rundown just before The World at 1pm.

This week (19th August) features an interview with Photoaccess director Dr Kirsten Wehner,focusing on the new exhibition by 2019 Double Exposure resident Kirsty Macafee, and we also speak to artist Alex Lundy about her upcoming exhibition at Tributary Projects. 

 

Classical Mood
Aug 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Classical Mood

Each weekday afternoon a variety of ArtSound FM’s knowledgeable classical enthusiasts present “Classical Mood”, an hour and a half of time-honoured favourites and new works from the world’s finest composers, soloists, ensembles and orchestras.

Global Village
Aug 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

World music with a difference – a musical carpet ride for armchair travellers. Habib Massad presents a celebration of cultural diversity that features music from all corners of the globe.

In The Foyer
Aug 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Photo of Paris Opera

IN THE FOYER – 3.30pm Mondays .. repeated 3.30pm Wednesday.

30 minutes of interviews, reviews and music focusing on shows being presented in the Canberra region and beyond, and the artists who create and perform in them.

In the Foyer is produced and presented by Bill Stephens OAM, a familiar voice to Artsound listeners through his programs Red Velvet and Wild Boronia (6.00 pm Sundays and 3.30 pm Tuesdays) and Dress Circle. Bill narrated The Gershwin Project and contributed weekly interviews to On Stage, both produced by Len Power.

In addition to his work with ArtSound FM, Bill is a member of the Canberra Critics Circle, reviewing dance, musical theatre and cabaret for City News, Australian Arts Review and the Canberra Critics Circle. He writes feature articles for Stage Whispers, is a member of the Helpmann Awards Cabaret Voting panel, and a longtime interviewer for the National Library of Australia’s Oral History program, specialising in the performing arts.

Disc Drive
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Disc Drive

Every weekday afternoon it’s time for ArtSound FM’s dedicated team to accompany you with Disc Drive, our program of great music, arts interviews, reviews, and Arts Diary. The program features Australian Independent Radio News, weather bulletins on the hour and interviews with local community organisations.

Down in the Basement
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Down in the Basement

Two hours of great jazz, blues, with splashes of soul and funk.