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A new documentary airing Wednesday, Oct 21 on KVCR-TV profiles the Me2/Orchestra, a musical ensemble made up of people with mental illness and their allies. KVCR interviewed Margie Friedman and Barbara Multer-Wellin, the film’s executive producers/directors, about the documentary called “Orchestrating Change.”

The documentary “Orchestrating Change” will air on KVCR-TV at 10p.m. Pacific, Oct 21. 

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At the Morrison Hotel Gallery in West Hollywood, photos are displayed of one of the greatest music icons: Freddie Mercury from Queen. This is just in time for the release of the highly anticipated Bohemian Rhapsody biopic that documents how Queen rose to stardom. The exhibit features images captured by legendary rock photograoher Neal Preston.

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Riverside City College will hold a benefit concert on Sunday, September 30 at their downtown location. KVCR's Rick Dulock has details.

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A little bit of funk, rock, and soul, Inland Empire’s homegrown band Kiki Diago will be performing in Downtown Riverside at the end of this month.

Other performers include Eduardo Arenas from Chicano Batman, Fontana based band Dream Lover, and LA based solo artist Katzu Oso.

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Stephen Stills will perform at the Fox in Riverside on Monday, July 27.  KVCR's David Fleming spoke with Stills recently, and one topic that came up had to do with soaking guitar strings in barbeque sauce...

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy was a big part of the resurgence of swing music a couple of decadces ago, and they're still touring -- with an upcoming performance at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage.  Rick Dulock has more in this conversation with band member Glen Marhevka.

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When you think rock music, the violin is not the first instrument you might consider essential to a rock band.  However, we’re going to meet a rock violinist who's contributed signature sounds to bands such as Kansas, Smashing Pumpkins... and Queensryche.  Rock fiddler David Ragsdale talks with KVCR’s David Fleming, in this excerpt from tonight's edition of 'KVCaRts,' which airs this evening at 7 on 91.9 KVCR.

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Tonight on KVCaRts, David Fleming talks with jazz musician Stanley Clarke.  Here's a preview of the conversation and music you'll hear on the program this evening at 7:00.