Traveling Feet - August 23, 2008 - Shownotes & Audio Archive

Focus on Fall Travel on Traveling Feet! Theatre projects are bursting across the nation and listeners are swept off to get “Wicked!” in Minneapolis, have a ghostly experience with Oscar Wilde in Berkshire County, MA, immerse in the Tanglewood Jazz Festival, and go to camp with their dogs!

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Hour 1

Topics Include:

How to visit Minneapolis walking through eight miles of sunlit atriums leading from the Radisson Minneapolis to shops and places of interest for a warm and cozy experience year ‘round!

Learn about the reasons people choose the Minneapolis Radisson Hotel for its 4-star luxury, location 12 miles from the airport, proximity to ‘everything,' Sleep Number Beds, wired and wireless internet service. Plus its $129.00 package including accommodations for two, complimentary welcome cocktail, late checkout for those purchasing tickets for the Broadway Tour of “Wicked!”

News on the newly appointed Director in Residence at Shakespeare & Co. in Berkshire County, Massachusetts where Oscar Wilde's short story, The Canterville Ghost is being scripted as a play which will debut September 15, 2008.


Guests Include:

Judith Kalfon, General Manger, Minneapolis, MN.

Irina Brook, Director in Residence, Shakespeare & Co.

Jeremy Goodwin, Shakespeare & Co.

Hour 2

Topics Include:

Details on Jazz greats lining up for the Tanglewood Jazz Festival with news of the planned appearances of Tanglewood Jazz Festival: Edmar Castaneda Trio with special guest Joe Locke; Elaine Elias, Bill Evans Tribute, Colombian harpist, Edmar Castaneda, and his trio featuring vibraphonist, Joe Locke. Pianist Eliane Elias.

On Saturday, August 30, at 2 p.m., Marian McPartland celebrates her 90th birthday in the seventh annual live taping of “Piano Jazz” for NPR. Joining Marian McPartland will be Nnenna Freelon, Spencer Day, and pianist, Mulgrew Miller.

Saturday, August 30, at 8 p.m., pianist and composer, Donal Fox, will perform his Scarlatti Jazz Suite Project with special guest, trumpeter, Christian Scott. Renowned vocalist Dianne Reeves takes the stage in the second half of the concert.

The Sunday afternoon concert on August 31 will open at 2 p.m. with clarinetist and saxophonist, Eddie Daniels, and his quartet. The concert continues with violinist, Mark O'Connor, with special guest jazz vocalist Jane Monheit in a show titled “Hot Swing.”

Closing the festival on Sunday, August 31, at 8 p.m. will be a Tanglewood exclusive—a very special concert by trumpeter and composer, Terence Blanchard, with a 30-piece orchestra performing the material from this year's Grammy winning CD, “A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina).”

Then off to experience a dog's where dogs get a vacation at Camp Unleashed!

Guests Include:

Dawn Singh, Senior Project Coordinator for the Tanglewood Jazz Festival.

Annie Brodie, CWO, (Chief Woof Officer), Founder and Director, Camp Unleashed.