October 28, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Dean Kallenbach
Senior Regional Manager
Wisconsin Public Radio
Water Street’s Joynt Owner Featured on Spectrum West October 30
The owner of popular Water Street hangout, The Joynt will be featured on Spectrum West from Wisconsin Public Radio Ideas Network on October 30 at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls. The show will also highlight the Chippewa Falls fundraiser: “Taste of the North,” a preview of the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra’s concert, and director of the University of Wisconsin- Stout’s upcoming comedy play.
Host Al Ross will speak with Bill Nolte, the founder of legendary venue The Joynt. This favorite watering hole has been around since the 1970’s and has housed jazz and blues artists from across America. Ross will spend time with Nolte at his establishment, share beginning stories, and discuss the joys and challenges of running the Water Street “joint.”
Ross will focus on the approaching fundraiser, “Taste of the North,” coming on Saturday, November 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Heyde Center for the Arts in Chippewa Falls. This ninth annual event will feature cuisine, artisan beverages, entertainment, exhibitions, and more.
Ross will also provide a preview of the upcoming Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) concert “Glorious Vibrations.” It’s set to be performed Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. It will feature Handel’s “Messiah,” include choral soloists, and a collaboration with the ECCO Chamber Choir.
Special Correspondent Jim Oliver will share his conversation with Paul Calenberg, director of the UW-Stout production of the Neil Simon comedy “The Good Doctor.” Stout’s show will be featured at substitute location, Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts in Menomonie, November 5 to 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Spectrum West is a weekly program exploring the music, arts, and humanities in western Wisconsin. The show includes in-depth behind-the-scenes interviews and stories about area writers, musicians, theater, visual arts, and much more. It is heard weekly on Thursdays from 10 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.
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