Can a rarely done American classic get a new life? WCVE's All Things Considered theater critic John Porter looks at "The Children's Hour."
Articles by John Porter
Join us this week for Time for the Blues (4/1/12) as we're featuring Peter Green, the originator of Fleetwood Mac! We'll also sample some of the later career of legendary guitarist Mike Bloomfield as well as some new stuff! For a treat, we'll dip into our mailbag here--your questions are way better than our answers!
What does Mississippi have to do with steak bones? No, we’re not talking springtime cook outs here--this is Time For The Blues not "Cookin’ With Henry". This week (3/25/12) we’ll feature an influential guitar master with a cool nickname and also more guitar wizards than you can shake a Stratocaster at. Bad grammar but great music, so find out what’s up our sleeve this week.
Join us this week on Time for the Blues (2/26/12) as I'm throwing CDs around the studio and Henry plays the ones that don't hit him! I warned him to bring his catcher's gear into the studio! I have a feeling he'll be chucking a few back to match me! Who wins in this contest? You do! Look--I studied this instructional picture on how to throw them!
Saboteurs and clowns: WCVE's All Things Considered reviewer John Porter takes a walk along the 39 steps.
A plane crash, a desert island, a boulder, and a conch shell. Theatre critic John Porter looks at "Lord of the Flies," now playing at Henley Street Theatre.
Virginia legend Patsy Cline gets the star treatment by WCVE's All Things Considered reviewer.
The theater season starts back up with a bang. Theater critic John Porter reviews "2 boys in a bed."
Ho-Ho-Ho! It's a Time for the Blues Christmas Special this week (12/25/11) and for the first time in our show's history, it actually airs on Christmas Day and we couldn't be merrier! Look at me--I'm Santa's Blueswailing helper! (or maybe just a bit more?--H.)
Two men walk into a bar. Their names are Picasso and Einstein. Theatre critic John Porter listens in next.