Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

KRCU Will Air ‘Dracula’ on Halloween

Oct 30, 2017

The dead will howl this Halloween, Oct. 31, as 90.9/88.9FM, KRCU presents “Dracula.”

Listeners will be terrified and treated to Philip Feeney’s “Dracula,” a ballet based on the novel by Bram Stoker.  The program will be hosted by special ghost-host Morgana; a sorceress who has been frightening audiences for centuries.

Barbara Herbert, host of “Afternoon Classics,” is excited about the prospect of doing a Halloween special.

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The vocal-pop supergroup The Flat Five have a jaunty and swingin' adaptation of "The Raven." Your feet will be still nevermore. 

William Shatner is best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk on Star Trek: The Original Series. The television series ran for only three seasons, from 1966-1969, though the cultural influence of Shatner’s character and that of Star Trek overall endures.

"Dracula" Opening at the River Campus on Halloween

Oct 24, 2017
Southeast Missouri State University

Dracula: “I want your fear. For your fear … like a current … rushes through your body.”

Opening this Halloween, "Dracula" on stage at the River Campus. This adaptation follows Bram Stoker’s novel closely, presenting a play rich with humor and lots of horror. Director Kenn Stilson of the Conservatory of Theatre and Dance says it has provided roles that actors, well, ahem, can sink their teeth into. 

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Sharon Jones sadly died of cancer last year, but while receiving treatment managed to record one last album. Soul of a Woman by Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings is high-energy, bold, and ultimately optimistic.