Western Wisconsin’s Flyway Film Festival to be featured on Spectrum West

October 2, 2012

For Immediate Release

Contact: Al Ross

715-839-3868

Western Wisconsin’s Flyway Film Festival to be featured on Spectrum West

Executive Director Rick Vaicius of the Flyway Film Festival, hosted in the villages of Pepin and Stockholm, will be featured on Spectrum West this Friday, October 5 at 5 p.m. on 88.3 WHWC/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW/River Falls. The show will also preview the Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour, the Heyde Center second annual chili cook-off, the “Gallery of Poems: An Evening of Neural Rewiring” at the Local Store in Eau Claire, and The Britins’ performance at the Heyde Center.

The fifth annual Flyway Film Festival will be hosted in the villages of Pepin and Stockholm Thursday, October 18 through Sunday, October 21. Host Al Ross will talk with Rick Vaicius about this year’s festival.

The ninth annual celebration of the Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour is Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7. Participant Annette Hennekens will join Ross on the show and provide an overview of the tour.

Gregory Paules, playwright and director of The Cat from Coulton County, talks with Special Correspondent Jim Oliver about the production. The show will be presented October 19 and 20 at the Menomonie Theater Guild facility.

Melissa Kuchlenz, business management intern at the Heyde Center for the Arts in Chippewa Falls, talks with Ross about the second annual chili cook-off. The cook-off supports youth involvement in the arts.

The Volume One Gallery and Local Store in Eau Claire hosts the “Gallery of Poems: An Evening of Neural Rewiring” Friday October 5. Noel Kroeplin, one of the four featured artists, will present some of her works on Spectrum West.

This Saturday, October 6, the Heyde center presents The Britins: A Tribute to the Beatles. Ross will talk with member and founder Rick Bertoni about the band and their decades of performances.

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 Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. on Ideas 88.3 WHWC/Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW/River Falls.

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