music http://publicradioeast.org en Conversation with Lisa Fischer http://publicradioeast.org/post/conversation-lisa-fischer <p>We speak with highly praised and often used background singer Lisa Fischer about her Oscar award winning documentary "Twenty Feet From Stardom" and her performance in Raleigh on Saturday, July 26th.</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:13:51 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 47429 at http://publicradioeast.org Conversation with Lisa Fischer The Outliers Opened Pamlico Opry Series at Turnage Theater http://publicradioeast.org/post/outliers-opened-pamlico-opry-series-turnage-theater <p>Public Radio East is a media sponsor for the Pamlico Opry summer series.&nbsp; It starts this weekend at the Turnage Theater and is sponsored by the Beaufort County Arts Council and the Beaufort County Traditional Music Association.&nbsp; Kicking off the series is Raleigh based bluegrass/americana band "<a href="http://www.theoutliersband.com">The Outliers</a>" this Saturday at 8pm.&nbsp; Mac McKee speaks with band member Julie Brown about her beginnings in music and her career with The Outliers.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:00:54 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 46122 at http://publicradioeast.org The Outliers Opened Pamlico Opry Series at Turnage Theater ECU Student Composers Create New DEJ Theme Music http://publicradioeast.org/post/ecu-student-composers-create-new-dej-theme-music <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Public Radio East collaborates with students at East Carolina University’s School of Music to change the way Down East Journal sounds.</span></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:15:58 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 44637 at http://publicradioeast.org ECU Student Composers Create New DEJ Theme Music Conversation with Singer Songwriter Deidre McCalla http://publicradioeast.org/post/conversation-singer-songwriter-deidre-mccalla <p>Public Radio East's Mac McKee speaks with Diedre McCalla about her upcoming performances in eastern North Carolina.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 14:35:56 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 41154 at http://publicradioeast.org Conversation with Singer Songwriter Deidre McCalla The Down East Journal (05/09/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-050914 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week, local researchers embarked on a 10-day mission off the coast of North Carolina to map the ocean floor.&nbsp; The new data may reveal areas where offshore wind energy development could occur with minimal impacts to sensitive fish habitats and ocean resources.&nbsp; We’ll have more on the research project, this week on the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 21:55:22 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 40821 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/09/14) The Down East Journal (01/31/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-013114 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, a workshop on February 20th aims to connect K-12 teachers with local environmental scientists to help students learn coastal biology lessons.&nbsp; We visit a 3rd grade class at the Tiller School in Beaufort where scientists are teaching students about coastal ecology and food chains.&nbsp; And, the North Carolina Symphony will make a stop in New Bern next week where they will perform one of the most powerful pieces of music ever written, Beethoven's 5th Symphony.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:04:14 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 33533 at http://publicradioeast.org Joshua Bell's Upcoming Performance at East Carolina University http://publicradioeast.org/post/joshua-bells-upcoming-performance-east-carolina-university <p>On Sunday, November 10th, the "poet of the violin" Joshua Bell will perform at Wright Auditorium on the campus of East Carolina University at 8pm. &nbsp;This week, Public Radio East's Finley Woolston spoke with him about the upcoming recital.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:33:47 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 26808 at http://publicradioeast.org Washington's Turnage Theater Opens Again http://publicradioeast.org/post/washingtons-turnage-theater-opens-again <p>After being vacant for two years, the iconic Turnage Theater will soon open its doors again for theater performance and live musical entertainment.&nbsp; We talk to the executive director of the Beaufort County Arts Council about the non-profit's plan for the century old venue for the arts.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:53:32 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 26019 at http://publicradioeast.org Washington's Turnage Theater Opens Again The Down East Journal (09/06/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-090613 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; </span>This week on the Down East Journal, the latest on the Highway 70 bypass project in Kinston and how it might impact a historic battleground site.&nbsp; Plus, its muscadine grape time in eastern North Carolina. &nbsp;Learn how you can grow this native fruit in your own backyard during the Garden Journal. &nbsp; And, new music drawn from the old-time tradition out of Carrboro from the duo Mandolin Orange and their latest CD. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:25:57 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22455 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/06/13) The Down East Journal (07/12/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-071213 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on the Down East Journal, we highlight a partnership between local farmers and the military aimed at eating locally grown food- and producing energy from local biofuel crops.&nbsp; And, we speak with the organizer of the Crystal Coast Music Festival about Saturday’s event on the </span>Bogue<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sound Waterfront in Morehead City. &nbsp;Catch the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:44:16 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 18334 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (07/12/13) Music and Conversation with "Coyote's" Marcy Brenner http://publicradioeast.org/post/music-and-conversation-coyotes-marcy-brenner <p>The band <strong>“Coyote” </strong>has multiple concerts set for this weekend in our area: Friday night at the Trent River Coffee Company, Saturday night at Clawson's Restaurant, and Sunday at Swanfest.&nbsp; For more information, visit: <a href="http://events.publicbroadcasting.net/pre/events.eventsmain">http://events.publicbroadcasting.net/pre/events.eventsmain</a></p><p></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:47:47 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 14275 at http://publicradioeast.org Music and Conversation with "Coyote's" Marcy Brenner Holiday Pops with the North Carolina Symphony http://publicradioeast.org/post/holiday-pops-north-carolina-symphony <p><span class="tease"><span>The North Carolina Symphony is celebrating their 80th season. We talk to the Senior Director of Statewide Development about their upcoming holiday pops concert in downtown New Bern.</span></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:40:58 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7023 at http://publicradioeast.org Holiday Pops with the North Carolina Symphony Cigar Box Guitars http://publicradioeast.org/post/cigar-box-guitars <p><span><span class="sr-tease"><span>A New Bern man is using cigar boxes to make instruments for playing the blues.</span></span></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:37:20 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7003 at http://publicradioeast.org Cigar Box Guitars