Holidays http://kplu.org en The 2012 KPLU Christmas Jam featuring Pearl Django http://kplu.org/post/2012-kplu-christmas-jam-featuring-pearl-django <p>KPLU’s much-anticipated free holiday concert, featured guest artists, Gypsy-Jazz masters Pearl Django live from Lagerquist Hall in the Mary Baker Russell Music Center on the Pacific Lutheran University campus.&nbsp;</p><p>Pearl Django&nbsp;performed Christmas selections with the University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. David Deacon-Joyner. The event, hosted by Nick Morrison, can be listened to in its entirety above, and will also re-broadcast on KPLU Christmas Day from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.</p><p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:19:47 +0000 KPLU 7357 at http://kplu.org The 2012 KPLU Christmas Jam featuring Pearl Django Enjoy the 15th Annual KPLU Christmas Jam http://kplu.org/post/enjoy-15th-annual-kplu-christmas-jam <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-997869.mp3</p><p>KPLU was pleased to welcome back our special guest from last year, award-winning Northwest jazz vocalist Gail Pettis to the 15th Annual Christmas Jam on December 8. Along with the PLU Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. David Deacon-Joyner, Pettis performed numerous holiday classics.</p><p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 22:00:02 +0000 Justin Steyer 3520 at http://kplu.org Enjoy the 15th Annual KPLU Christmas Jam Pastorela shows life between two cultures in Yakima http://kplu.org/post/pastorela-shows-life-between-two-cultures-yakima-0 <p>There&rsquo;s a Mexican Christmas tradition called a &ldquo;pastorela.&rdquo; And it&rsquo;s getting a new twist in Yakima.</p><p>A pastorela is a play about the shepherds&rsquo; search for the baby Jesus. This weekend members of the community will perform a pastorela that draws on the real-life experiences of Latinos in the Northwest.</p><p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:00:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 3505 at http://kplu.org Pastorela shows life between two cultures in Yakima Dreamliner test flights resuming http://kplu.org/post/dreamliner-test-flights-resuming <p>Most of the Boeing Company is taking a break&nbsp; for the holidays.&nbsp; But, not crews involved in test flight activities for the 787 Dreamliner.&nbsp; The new jet <a href="http://boeing.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&amp;item=1571">is resuming test flights</a> after a six-week grounding because of an electrical fire.</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-941959.mp3</p><p> Fri, 24 Dec 2010 00:32:07 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 432 at http://kplu.org Dreamliner test flights resuming Relive the 2010 KPLU Christmas Jam concert http://kplu.org/post/relive-2010-kplu-christmas-jam-concert <p>The 14th-Annual KPLU Christmas Jam, <span class="stylebodytext2">our much-anticipated annual free holiday concert and live </span><span class="stylebodytext2">broadcast, </span>was held on the Pacific Lutheran University campus on December 9, 2010.</p><p>This year we featured <a href="http://www.gailpettis.com/index.htm">acclaimed jazz vocalist Gail Pettis</a>, as well as the PLU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Robert Miller. They performed classic holiday favorites from "This Christmas" to "Baby It's Cold Outside," and closed the program with an audience sing-along of "White Christmas."</p><p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 04:25:31 +0000 Justin Steyer 356 at http://kplu.org Relive the 2010 KPLU Christmas Jam concert