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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof June 5th

Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (1958) is the powerful, highly-charged, moving story of a neurotic, dysfunctional Southern family with its rivalries, tensions, and avarice. Its provocative screenplay by Richard Brooks and James Poe was adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Richard Brooks and Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson, Judith Anderson, Madeleine Sherwood, Larry Gates. Southern patriarch Ives learns he is dying; his greedy family, except for son Newman, falls all over itself sucking up to him. Tennessee Williams' classic study of ``mendacity'' comes to the screen somewhat laundered but still packing a wallop. Adaptation by Brooks and James Poe. Tickets are $5

Sugar and The Mint on June 7th

Sugar & The Mint, winners of the 2017 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, is comprised of six amazing young musicians ranging in age from 17-21. The band’s repertoire spans many genres, including songs from artists like Bill Monroe, Robert Johnson, and even AC/DC, and they have shared the main stage with Norah Jones, the Punch Brothers, Sam Cush Bank, Hot Rize, and others. Sugar & The Mint (originally known as Generation) originated as a youth cultural music conservatory group with The Sharlot Hall Museum in Prescott, Arizona in 2011.  A vibrant young band with a unique style, they play a blend of  contemporary bluegrass and indie-folk music. In addition to winning last year’s Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Sugar & The Mint’s first place honors include Pickin’ in the Pines Acoustic Music Festival, and the Wickenberg Arizona Bluegrass Festival. Their debut album, Grape Flavored was released in 2017, and their new album, Just Past Midnight will be out May 19th. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 at the door and can be purchased by calling 970-241-8801, or online.  Doors open at 7pm, and concert begins at 7:30pm.

North by North performing June 16th in the Radio Room

Hailing from the land of brutal winters and deep dish pizza, North by North have developed their own brand of infectious, spastic yet finely-honed rock and roll. They seamlessly toe the line between 3 minute garage pop anthems and your dad’s favorite “prog-rock deep cuts” cassette tape, with plenty of hooks to spare.Chicago garage duo, North By North’s surf-inspired rock and roll conjures images of catching waves off the Hawaiian coast all day before chasing the sun and sand with the swanky cabaret-blue nightcap. Guitar and vocalist, Nate Girard, and Kendra Blank, backup vocalist and drummer, blend blues, surf and cabaret into a heady rock and roll stew. Join us for a night of live music featuring North by North in the KAFM Radio Room on June 16th starting at 7:30 pm! Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Doors open at 7pm

Rabbit Holes: A Quaker, a Buddhist, and a Weaver walk into a Bar June 20th

WCWF presents Rabbit Holes with guests Rachel Kellum ,Pete Anderson, and Laurie James musical guest, Jared Shaw June 20th in the KAFM Radio Room. Doors open at 6:30 and discussion starts at 7pm. Tickets are $5 for WCWF and KAFM members and $10 for non members. Tickets can be purchase here.

Broadway Bound Theater Camp for Kids July 9th-20th

Express yourself this summer at KAFM Radio with Broadway Bound! Kids will be learning acting exercises including fun games, developing characters and stage presence. Directed by experienced actors, each participant will prepare a final monologue to perform on the last Friday for family and friends to enjoy. Open to kids ages 8 to 18. Sign up through GJ Parks and Rec, or for more info, call KAFM at 970.241.8801

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