April 2019 Connect
Piano Battle with Andreas Kern
and Paul Cibis.
Steve Reeder To Judge
Piano Battle In Olympia
Classical music host Steve Reeder plays critic on Saturday, when he assumes the role of guest professional judge for the acclaimed PIANO BATTLE in Olympia. The program is the brainchild of two classically-trained artists, Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis, who combine several rounds of serious performances with humor and improvisation. Steve joins them and an enthusiastic audience at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday at 7:30 PM. 
Premieres on Northwest Public Broadcasting’s television service - KTNW April 8, 9 PM; KWSU, April 9, 8 PM.
In Good Faith
As the United States exploded westward, Congress put forth its intent toward American Indian people in the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. It provided for the protection of property, rights and liberty of Native Americans. But what of the lesser-known treaties that followed? The documentary In Good Faith follows Washington State University history professor Dr. Orlan Svingen, his students and their Native American counterparts as they delve into the modern-day mystery of an unratified treaty.
Let's Talk about Sex: A Series from All Things Considered and Ailsa Chang
Sex is a social behavior in which most humans will engage over the course of their lives. And yet, open, frank and constructive conversations around this subject are rare. For the next few weeks, All Things Considered continues its series Let’s Talk About Sex , which hopes to provide tools for listeners to help them navigate their own questions and concerns, and to discover how conversations about sex can shape society. Note: Before each piece airs, program hosts will convey to listeners the nature of the story.
Escape To The Chateau premieres on KWSU April 14, 6 PM; and on KTNW, April 15, 7 PM. Both stations will repeat the program at various times throughout the week.
Escape To The Chateau
UK couple Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree leave their two-bedroom flat in Essex county for a beautiful 45-room chateau in northern France. Their plan is to transform it into a stunning home, hopefully just in time for their own wedding. The problem: After 40 years unoccupied, the chateau doesn’t have electricity, water, or proper plumbing. What a challenge.
Easter Week Special From Early Music Now Host Sara Schneider
Northwest Public Broadcasting celebrates on Palm Sunday and Good Friday: Sara Schneider presents O Sacred Banquet: Music for Holy Week and Easter . This program highlights music from England, Italy, Spain, and Germany, from the 16th-18th centuries. Hear works by Orlando Gibbons and Palestrina, and selections from J.S. Bach's Easter Oratorio. Performers include Stile Antico and the Gabrieli Consort and Players. Sunday April 14, 2-3 PM; Friday April 19, 8-9 PM, NPR and Classical music service
Please Renew Your Annual Financial Support
You don’t have to wait for a fund drive to renew your NWPB membership: You can do it now . Your ongoing financial support is more important than ever. Federal funding of NWPB has declined steadily over the last several years. Revenue from that source is about 100 thousand dollars less than in previous years. Meanwhile, expenses – as you might imagine - have only gone up. Your donation ensures the programs you value can continue to come to you on air and online. If it’s time, please renew your annual gift now . Thank you!
Thank You Suzanne Bona
Suzanne Bona, producer and host of Sunday Baroque on NWPB and syndicated across the US, visited the Palouse March 18 - 21. During the week, she spoke at a fundraising lunch for NWPB classical music, performed with guitarist James Reid to a standing ovation, and joined Anjuli Dodhia live on air (pictured left).

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