Since 1925, the story of Porgy and Bess remains relevant A jazz interpretation of the American opera Porgy and Bess debuts this weekend at the New Vic Theater in Santa Barbara. KCRW's Larry Perel spoke with the starring actors about the history behind the production and why the story is just as relevant today.
Show #237: Smokin’ Mambo Concerts from 1960’s New York City New York City was the mecca of mambo in the 1960’s. Clubs like the Palladium Ballroom on 53rd and Broadway presented spectacular mambo reviews and dance contests. Downtown, The Village… Read More