Arts and culture

Robert Mott

Jan 7, 2016

Northwest Public Radio recently had the opportunity to sit down with Robert Mott to talk about his 12 years at Washington State and the critical role he played in the development of public radio, both locally and nationally. Bob Mott left commercial radio in Colorado in 1956 to move to Washington State and take a role in the university faculty and in the operations of the broadcast station. In the following interview he talks about what led him to make those changes, and what the radio world was like in the mid-1950s.

Icicle Creek International Chamber Music Festival

Jul 18, 2013
Andrew Jacobs

    Robin Rilette and Jessie Jacobs are in Leavenworth this weekend as part of the Icicle Creek International Music Festival.  Robin will host a program featuring the music of Brahms and Mozart performed by the Avalon String Quartet and pianist, Oksana Ezhokina.  Join Robin and Jessie Friday evening at 8:00 at the Icicle Creek Music Center in Leavenworth.  Click here for more information. 

Remembering Isaiah Sheffer, Host of Selected Shorts

Nov 13, 2012

Isaiah Sheffer, the warm resonating voice from Selected Shorts, passed away in Manhattan on November 9. The New York Times reported Mr. Sheffer's death resulted from complications of a stroke.