A New Radio Series Produced by KBAQ 

KBAQ commemorates Arizona’s centennial with a collection of stories from the last one hundred years of the state’s arts and cultural history. It’s called Hearing the Century: Voices of Arizona’s Arts Past and Present – beginning Feb. 1, 2012 – and airing weekdays throughout the month at 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on KBAQ 89.5 FM.

The series features a variety of artists and scholars who share historical perspectives, stories and legendary tales about Arizona’s artistic heritage and contributions. Contributors include award-winning cowboy poet Mike Dunn, painter and founder of Superstition Land Trust Anne Coe and award-winning filmmaker Dustinn Craig.

There are 21 stories in the series, focusing on the unique styles and contributions of Arizona artists specializing in music, theater, painting and other art forms– from north, central and southern parts of the state.

About KBAQ 89.5 FM and HD1- Phoenix

KBAQ is a listener-supported public radio station licensed to the Maricopa Community College District as a community service of Rio Salado College’s Division of Public Service, which also includes KJZZ 91.5, Sun Sounds of Arizona and MCTV. KBAQ is the Valley’s only classical music station dedicated to sharing information about arts and cultural events—serving more than 160,000 weekly listeners. It is available 24-hours a day on 89.5 FM and HD and online via streaming audio on kbaq.org.