Rogue Festival http://kvpr.org en Fresno's Benjamin Boone Mixes Jazz With The Poetry Of Philip Levine http://kvpr.org/post/fresnos-benjamin-boone-mixes-jazz-poetry-philip-levine <p>Fresno jazz artist, educator and composer Benjamin Boone has embarked on a fascinating new musical journey: mixing his music with the poems of former Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine.&nbsp;</p><p>Levine, who is a longtime Fresno resident is among the nation's most revered poets. He's also a big jazz fan, dating back to his youth in Detroit. In fact, many of his poems reference jazz, including iconic stars like Clifford Brown and John Coltrane.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:31:41 +0000 Joe Moore 29252 at http://kvpr.org Fresno's Benjamin Boone Mixes Jazz With The Poetry Of Philip Levine Commentary: California Should Go 'Rogue' Like Fresno http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-california-should-go-rogue-fresno <p>I’m not talking about secession or flying Sarah Palin down from Alaska but about what may be the most important California arts event most Californians have never heard of: Fresno’s Rogue Festival. Founded more than a decade ago in the backyard of artist Marcel Nunis, the independent festival brings thousands of people from around the country and the world to Fresno the first two weekends of March for hundreds of performances in a dozen different venues. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:11:45 +0000 Joe Mathews 28651 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: California Should Go 'Rogue' Like Fresno On Valley Edition: The Affordable Care Act; College Of The Sequoias; Rogue Festival http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-affordable-care-act-college-sequoias-rogue-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Valley Edition: The Affordable Care Act is expected to expand health insurance coverage to millions of Californians. But with those newly insured patients will come a dire need for more primary doctors. FM 89.3’s Rebecca </span>Plevin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports on a new type of medical residency program that’s intended to train primary doctors who will remain in the Central Valley and work in local community health centers.</span></p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:38:25 +0000 Juanita Stevenson, Rebecca Plevin & Joe Moore 11357 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: The Affordable Care Act; College Of The Sequoias; Rogue Festival