Paula West / Gallo arts center / Vagabond Opera

Paula West  Bay Area jazz singer Paula West is performing in Reno this weekend. Today on Insight, West tells you how she interprets the Great American Songbook and you’ll hear clips from her albums.

Gallo arts center  We follow up on the opening of the new Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. Modesto Symphony Orchestra music director David Lockington tells you what it’s like to perform in the new hall.

Vagabond Opera  The Vagabond Opera returns to the Sacramento area this weekend. They call is "liberated opera" - opera and vaudeville rolled into one with an international twist. They play and sing everything from Ukrainian folk-punk ballads to tango to Arabic belly-dance to swing. You'll meet the six members of this unique band and hear them perform. This segment originally aired April 5, 2007.

Vagabond Opera performs at 8 p.m. today at the Sutter Creek Theatre, 44 Main St., Sutter Creek. Information: (866) 463-8659.

Friday, September 28, 2007